Dec 17, 2018
Jonathan Clements has spent the last 33 years writing and
thinking about money out of which he spent almost 20 years at
The Wall Street Journal, where he was the newspaper’s
personal finance columnist.
He's the founder of the website HumbleDollar.com, he has written a novel
and eight personal finance books, and also contributed
to five others.
We spoke about
- His latest book is From Here to Financial Happiness
and How to Think About Money.
- Easterlin paradox: Easterlin
argued that life satisfaction does rise with average
incomes but only up to a point. Beyond that, the marginal gain in
Tips from Jonathan
- Don't put yourself in a situation where you are at a
comparative disadvantage with other people. Comparing yourself with
people who have more will make you unhappy.
- Invest in experiences, not on things.