Tag Archives: money

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can reduce sadness

Kelly Dilworth

Having more money in the bank won’t make you feel happier on a day-to-day basis, according to a new study. But it might make you less unhappy — especially if you have enough cash stashed away to feel like you have some control over your circumstances.
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3 ways to alleviate financial stress

Sienna Kossman

Over the past few months I’ve decided to combat my financial stress in more constructive ways instead of over-indulging or ignoring obligations. Here are some tips that have worked for me that may refresh your financial outlook:
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First comes financial stability, then comes marriage, say young adults

Kelly Dilworth

A substantial number of young people are bucking tradition and putting off marriage until they feel more financially secure, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.
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3 reasons why we hate to talk about money

Sienna Kossman

Since money plays such a big role in everyone’s lives, rich or poor, it seems we should have no problem talking about it. After all, public discussions about gay marriage and legalizing marijuana are fairly commonplace and money isn’t nearly as controversial as those topics, right? Wrong. According to a survey conducted by Wells Fargo, 44 percent of Americans feel that personal finance is the most difficult topic to discuss, trumping death, politics and religion.
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Think twice before tossing ‘expired’ food

Kelly Dilworth

Researchers at Harvard University and the National Resources Defense Council estimate that up to 90 percent of Americans waste money — and food — by needlessly paying attention to “sell by” and “best before” dates on packaged products.
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