In the new movie “The Hunger Games,” there is quite a bit of symbolism ranging from an attack on the war in Iraq, centralized government and the media as a whole.
Watching it the other night, it even seemed to mesh with the primaries going on right now, especially when you see the way Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich all bash each other and Barack Obama, hoping to clinch the nomination.
To catch you up on the story, “The Hunger Games” takes place in a dystopian world called Panem.
Recent travels have made it abundantly clear that there aren’t many places like Ruston.
On the last day of September, I loaded down my Jeep with two sleepy-eyed little boys and set off on a 12-hour trip to see my husband, Slade.
Before you say I’m crazy — I was well prepared for the trip. I had my oil changed and car checked out in the days prior. My Jeep was also packed full of snacks, games and movies for the kids to watch.
It was the stuff sports dreams are made of. The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.
I’ll be the first to admit I’ve never been a big soccer buff. It was just started to become an accepted sport while I was in high school, and I never played.
But I’ll also that I spent a major portion of Sunday afternoon, glued to the television watching the Women’s World Cup Championship. And believe me, the women who comprise the United States and Japan teams are all champions.
Question: I find it very hard to make financial decisions. It’s like I think about it a long time and then I do nothing. Any suggestions?
Answer: It sounds like you’re a “Cautious Thinker” when it comes to money decisions.
I find that people generally fit into one of four general categories when it comes to making money decisions. I call this your “money personality."
All of us approach money from a point of view (or paradigm) that seems totally right to us, and many of our conflicts come when our point of view differs from someone else.