Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Sunday, March 04, 2012 3:29 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

If you got rid of the outer trappings of wealth, would you gain inner wealth? One woman says yes, and is trying to convince others that backing away from what she calls “a greedy consumer society” provides a better quality of life and personal freedom. Heidemarie Schwermer, a 69-year-old German woman, is putting her money