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Is It Better To Save Or Spend Your Loose Change?

There is the thought process of you saving your spare change and cashing it in after some time on a reward, such as a vacation or shopping spree, but is it the best way for your money to work for you? Well it isn't a simple yes or no question. A financial advisor recently took up the question and...
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Using Your Phone In The Grocery Store is Making You Fat And Broke

Texting is a double-edged sword. While being a convenient and fun way to communicate with friends and family, it can be dangerous behind the wheel. Last week the Florida legislature approved a bill to make texting and driving a primary offense and if signed by Governor DeSantis, would become law...
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The Strange Effects Of Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Prepare for it now. Daylight saving time starts this Sunday, which not only means we lose an hour of weekend (and sleep) but strange things happen. The likelihood that you'll spend more money in the first Monday of Daylight Saving Time (DST) was proven in a 2016 study comparing spending habits in...
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Nearly Half Of Americans Feel Pressure To Overspend During The Holidays

Spend, buy, debt. These are words that many Americans associate with the holidays. However a new survey finds a growing number of people are fed up with the pressure. 45% of gift shoppers feel pressured to reach deeper into their wallets than they’re comfortable with, according to the 2018 Bankrate...
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Early Holiday Shopping Result In Higher Spending

A stronger confidence in the U.S. economy and an improvement in household financial security will most likely contribute to Americans spending more during the holidays this year than last. However for those who have already begun shopping, odds are you will spend around $370 more than those who...
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Try This Trick Next Time You Go Shopping To Avoid Overspending

Serious shoppers sometimes find themselves with a money problem, where more money is being spent than earned. That can be a recipe of financial disaster but reflecting on recently used personal possessions can help stifle the urge to impulse-buy, according to new study. In other words, if stop to...
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Kids Cash In With Pocket Money

Being a kid is big business. A new study find that on average, children score about $6,500 in pocket money by the time they’re 16. Kids collect nearly $600 a year in pocket money, birthday and Christmas gifts and rewards for good grades over the nine years leading up to age 16. They earn another $1...
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People Spend More Money When Online Shopping Through A Phone

Love to online shop using your smart phone? Good, say retails as you are more likely to spend much more money using a mobile device. Researchers have released the results on a study that found people are more likely to make more frivolous, impulsive purchases if they’re shopping on their phones...
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Money Does Buy Happiness If You Use It To Buy Time

Money can't buy you happiness is what they say but it's not necessarily true. A new Harvard Business School study has found that using money to buy yourself time indeed can make you happy. The bet part is you don't have to be a millionaire to enjoy the benefits. The study found that paying people...
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The More Spent On A Wedding Increases The Chance Of Divorce

We are getting into the summer wedding season and there’s always the question of "will this marriage last?" Well it all depends on the cash! In short, the more you spend, the shorter the marriage is. That's the summary of two Emory University economics professors that wanted to know if out-of-...
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