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How An Entrepreneur Downsized, And Found Contentment

Is giving away everything the best way to heal emotionally and financially? (stormbringerser/Pixabay)
Is giving away everything the best way to heal emotionally and financially? (stormbringerser/Pixabay)

At age 48, former tech entrepreneur and author James Altucher prides himself on owning just 15 things.

It’s not that he can’t afford more. But after a series of financial failures, and hitting bottom emotionally, he realized the best way to heal was to give away everything. Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Altucher living more with less.

Read Altucher’s essay “I Want to Die.”

Guest

James Altucher, former tech entrepreneur and investor, author and podcaster. He tweets @jaltucher.

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