By Laura Lee

The fiscal downturn has compelled approximately all people right into a lifetime of restricted potential, yet writer Laura Lee used to be broke sooner than it was once cool. She won’t inform somebody to clip coupons or forego their morning latte—in truth, she won’t provide any advice on the right way to be kept from a gloomy monetary future. in its place she offers readers with a mental how-to packed with enjoyable tidbits. Broke is Beautiful is an insightful compendium of historical past, thought, proof, and humor that every one have fun the inability of cash as a gateway to extra serenity, self-awareness, and sure, even security.

In the culture of Alain de Botton’s How Proust Can swap Your Life and Eric Wilson’s Against Happiness: In compliment of Melancholy, this is an unconventional tackle a topic that's proper to us all. it truly is quirky convenience for the (literally) terrible soul: delivering old and geographic viewpoint, ponderings on consumerism and credits ratings, or even recipes for ramen noodles.

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