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Money Beliefs and Luxury Lifestyle TV

If you watch TV shows that flash luxury products and feature rags-to-riches stories or the lives of the rich and famous, will you become more materialistic and cold-hearted toward the poor? You might, according to an August 1 story by Sarah Knapton in The Telegraph.

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International Car Rental Insurance Not Always Trouble-Free

When traveling in the US, I rarely purchase the insurance offered by car rental companies. By paying with a major credit card, you will typically have all the insurance coverage you need and save $20 to $50 a day in unnecessary charges. I do suggest calling the card company in advance to verify your coverage […]

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Surprising Spending Patterns of High Earners

If you want to guess someone’s income level, look at what they buy. Obviously, the rich and the poor will spend their available funds on different things. Just what those things are, however, is less obvious. To illustrate, here is a pop quiz: Since 1992, what two products most consistently indicated that those using them […]

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