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How to Overcome The Fear of Taking Risks in Life
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How to Overcome The Fear of Taking Risks in Life

As children, we’re natural risk-takers. We’ll jump into the pool from a 12 foot ledge while our parents watch in horror, we’ll ask strangers wildly inappropriate questions because we just want to know the answer. As we get older, we learn to fear failure and therefore start holding ourselves back […]

Don’t Be Fooled: Sneaky Ways Companies Get You to Spend More Money
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Don’t Be Fooled: Sneaky Ways Companies Get You to Spend More Money

When it comes down to it, most of our purchases are fueled by some level of emotion. We buy things that elevate our levels of self-worth, that make us feel cooler or smarter or better looking. Once we find something that we think will do these things for us, we […]

In a Slump? 4 Powerful Ways to Get Yourself Motivated
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In a Slump? 4 Powerful Ways to Get Yourself Motivated

It happens to all of us. We set intentions, we set goals, we talk about how much we want to get things done — but we don’t actually do anything. It doesn’t mean that you’re lazy or bad at prioritizing (skipping your workout to eat delicious, buttery pancakes?) – it […]

(Another) New iPhone!? How To Get The Most Money For Your Old Phone
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(Another) New iPhone!? How To Get The Most Money For Your Old Phone

Surprise, surprise. Apple has released yet another iPhone that has us lining up at the Apple store like damn fools and looking at our 5S devices that we got less than a year ago with utter disdain. Why Apple? Why do you do this to us? I personally am in no […]

Join The Fight Against Stinginess: The Many Benefits of Generosity
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Join The Fight Against Stinginess: The Many Benefits of Generosity

One of the biggest drawbacks of being extremely frugal-minded like myself is that oftentimes you can hold on a little too tight to your money. While this is great in situations where you say no to $650 designer shoes, I’ve learned that I also need to loosen up on my […]

Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Apartment Costs
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Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Apartment Costs

This may be one of the biggest money mistakes that young people make – paying way too much for their apartment. Financial experts agree that no more than 30% of your pre-tax income should go towards your housing expense, although very few of us follow this rule. We want to live […]

The Rich Get Richer: Is Economic Inequality Hurting Us All?
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The Rich Get Richer: Is Economic Inequality Hurting Us All?

When you live in a city like New York, it’s very easy to see the huge income gap between the very rich and the very poor. It’s a place where people who are hungry for success come to chase their dream of being a part of the elite 1% — […]