This Thanksgiving, Try to Remember Why You Do What You DoThe more money we have, the more choices we have in life. So, money is important. But as we all know, money is not the only thing that matters. It’s a Wonderful Life plays on the major television networks each year at Christmas. The film’s main protagonist—George Bailey—struggles with how to value his life. He evaluates his contributions, contemplates the rewards life has yielded back and grows increasingly dissatisfied.