In my previous MoneySense column, I wrote about the power of shifting our spending from acquiring things to spending on experiences as it has been shown to create lasting satisfaction in our lives. Now, let me put that to the test. Here is my real-life personal story that highlights the profound impact of spending on experiences instead of material possessions. But before I get to that, think back to your favourite concert. Who was on stage? Where were you? Who was with you? Which song kicked off the night? And what was the unforgettable encore that had everyone buzzing with euphoria?
Allow me to share my story.
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Why music is a good “investment”
Music was a constant presence in my life growing up. During car rides and at home, my parents sang along to classics such as “Fishing in the Dark,” “Standing Outside the Fire,” “Copperhead Road,” “Summer of ’69” and “Bad Moon Rising…