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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Taking care of possessions and avoiding shopping are part of which list?
2. Being financially independent requires what?
3. If "work" is different from "paid employment," then which of the following is true?
4. What is the true definition of work?
5. What should people do about unusual extra expenses, such as medical bills or birthday parties?
Short Essay Questions
1. Summarize the 10 SURE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY.
2. Why are most people happier when their jobs are not related to their passions?
3. Describe the process of creating the wall chart.
4. What is Step 7? What are the advantages of following this step?
5. What do many people try to get from other jobs, other than a paycheck?
6. How do peoples' words cause them to identify themselves personally with their jobs? Why is this a problem?
7. What are the advantages of predicting when the crossover point will occur?
8. How is Step 8 completed? What does it allow program participants to do?
9. Describe the nature of 101 SURE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY.
10. How far away from homelessness are most Americans?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
According to the authors, why does money have no intrinsic value? What are the four perspectives of money? Which perspectives do the authors reject? Why? Which perspective do the authors advocate? Why?
Essay Topic 2
The authors express displeasure with each of the following concepts: business as usual; over-consumption; keeping up with neighbors; the rat race; and clutter. Choose one concept and analyze why the item causes problems for individuals, for society, and for the planet.
Essay Topic 3
What is inflation? Why are retired people largely inflation-proof, according to the authors? What strategies can anyone use, whether retired or not, to avoid the effects of inflation?
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