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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. How does the realization that not all work is paid add life to retirement?
2. What are two tips for reducing transportation expenses?
3. What are 1,001 SURE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY?
4. What is the main purpose of the wall chart?
5. What is the best method of choosing which expenses to reduce or eliminate?
Short Essay Questions
1. How should investment income be tracked on the wall chart? What is the significance of this number?
2. Why are most people happier when their jobs are not related to their passions?
3. What span of time should the wall chart cover? Why?
4. What will participants inevitably end up doing if they strive to maximize income and minimize expenses? As a result, what should they do next?
5. Why do volunteers often feel more fulfilled than ever before?
6. Summarize the 10 SURE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY.
7. What are 1,001 SURE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY?
8. What happens for most people, after using the wall chart for a while?
9. What is Step 7? What are the advantages of following this step?
10. What is ONE SURE WAY TO SAVE MONEY?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Why do the authors encourage program participants to calculate their real wage? Based on real wage, why should people sometimes consider changing to a lower-paying job? How does this jibe with the authors' advice elsewhere in the book, to maximize income?
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
As expressed by the authors in Chapter 9, what impact would their financial program have on culture, living conditions, the environment, and the economy, if most people followed it? Describe their predictions in detail, referring also to their descriptions in Chapter 1 of ways in which most Americans' current lifestyle is harmful to our culture, living conditions, the environment, and the economy.
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