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Does Money Make You Mean? Answer: Yes!

In one of my favorite Ted Talks, social psychologist Paul Piff shares his research into how people behave when they feel wealthy.  Individuals were divided into a rigged game of Monopoly where groups were divided into a group of rich players and a group of poorl players.  As the game went on, the “rich” players […]

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If I Had A Million Dollars

Ever since the disaster of not playing the lottery and missing my chance to win $350 million, I’ve thought about what I would do if I won a million dollars.  The commercials for the lottery say that all I need is a “little bit of luck” or “a dollar and a dream” and I’ve had […]

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Money Saving iPhone Apps

There are literally thousands and thousands of iPhone apps available which cover a huge range of tastes and requirements. They vary from jokes, games and social networking availability through to serious business applications enabling trade on the Stock Exchange and a virtual office. Somewhere in the middle are potentially hundreds of very useful money saving […]

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What Motivated You To Be Financially Responsible

This is an article by Shane of BeatingBroke.com as part of the Yakezie Blog Swap. This swaps’ topic is “What motivates you to be financially responsible.” Motivation is a funny thing. It’s a word that we give to many things, all of which are things that drive us to do something. Often, when someone is […]

When Is It Okay To Dip Into Your Savings?

If you’re lucky enough to be able to sacrifice some of your income to put in savings, you might not necessarily be thinking about what the money will one day be used for.  If you’re sitting there reading this and you do have money in savings, do you already have it earmarked for something? Perhaps […]

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Can't Make Money On Twitter? Think Charlie Sheen!

I know what you’re thinking, not another article on Charlie Sheen.  This isn’t an article on Charlie Sheen.  Well not really anyway.  It’s about the massive power of the internet and Twitter.  What’s a personal finance blog doing talking about Twitter?   The potential for making lots of money of course!

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Can't Make Money On Twitter? Think Charlie Sheen!

I know what you’re thinking, not another article on Charlie Sheen.  This isn’t an article on Charlie Sheen.  Well not really anyway.  It’s about the massive power of the internet and Twitter.  What’s a personal finance blog doing talking about Twitter?   The potential for making lots of money of course!

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Where Does Your Cash Go?

The Credit Loan blog had a very interesting infographic chronicling how the average consumer spend their paycheck. The infographic was compiled from a survey conducted by the Department of Labor. We like to cry broke, but according to the information, the average family has an income of $62,857 before taxes but spends about $49,067.  Not […]

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Beware: TSA Workers Steal Money From Travelers

[I guess feeling us up wasn't enough]…You’d think your personal possessions and money would be safe around security workers, but apparently they’re not. A TSA employee at Newark Liberty International Airport confessed on Monday that he actually stole money from passengers who went through his security checkpoint, and he accepted bribes and kickbacks for looking […]