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- Megan | Work + Money | Mon, Nov 12, 2012 11:51 AM EST | Comments
"My Shopping Addiction" captures an intimate look into the lives of young people facing a crisis brought on by a dangerous addiction to spending. The third installment of the show, My Shopping Addition, features Tawnie, a life size barbie girl who is addicted to buying bikinis and shoes. My Shopping Addiction airs Mondays at 11pm/10c on Oxygen....Read More »
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NEW YORK - October 1, 2012 - Oxygen Media today released a study, conducted by Research Now, targeting the shopping habits of young men and women. The results confirm that while only six percent of Americans admit that they are personally addicted to shopping, a large number of U.S. adults confess to spending behaviors that are compulsive and 32 percent said they know someone who may be addicted to shopping. Most people believe compulsive shopping is more prevalent in society than compulsive stealing and gambling, and as common as eating disorders. The result
- Betterhealthblog.com | Work + Money | Mon, Nov 12, 2012 10:46 AM EST | CommentsFinancial know-how does not come naturally to everyone. Teenagers especially, are quite grim about how to manage finances really well. Both men and women are equally bad at managing finances and there is no easy way for them to learn it when asked about it in a poll.
Ways to Gain Financial Literacy
Here are 5 ways to easily gain financial literacy:1. Differentiate Between Your Needs and Wants
A lot of people are involved in impulsive purchasing which is why they spend too much money. Such people would do great if they were able to differentiate between their needs and wants. Before you go out shopping, prepare a list of items that you actually need to avoid falling to the temptation of buying everything you come across in supermarkets.2. Your Means Are Scarce
People need to realize that there's a limit to every other resource they can access. Many think that purchasing through credit cards will help them...Read More »
- Mandy Seay, Quickeasyfit | Work + Money | Mon, Nov 12, 2012 10:12 AM EST | Comments
Written By Mandy Seay For QuickEasyFitInflation is present everywhere in the world today. Prices are rocketing sky high each month. The grocery, electricity and other utility bills have doubled in just two years. The fuel price has also gone up by more than 100%. The day to day small things also cost more now. In such an era, saving even a few dollars everyday accumulates to quite a lot of money per month. So much money is spent on things that are not required as such. Reduction on even a few will be extremely helpful in the long run.
Monthly Budget Plan
Read Also - Tips to Reduce Your Energy Bills in the winter
Electricity Bills -Reduce the usage of your air conditioning unit. The AC is left on, even when there is no one at home. Some people love to turn it on early in the morning when the weather is actually nice. Use a fan with AC so that the thermostat can be set at a higher temperature, reducing energy consumption. If the weather is very hot, then pulling down curtains and shutting wi...Read More »
- Babble.com | Work + Money | Sun, Nov 11, 2012 6:50 PM EST | CommentsWith Veteran's day just around the corner, our thoughts are with America's soldiers abroad and their spouses left behind. There is one moment we can all appreciate: the unmistakable, unbridled joy of a soldier returning home to their family. Tear-jerkers ahead!
Did someone order a hero in a box?
This soldier dad gives his kids a bit of a scare, but it doesn't stop them from welcoming him with a giant hug!
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- Thiddle | Work + Money | Sun, Nov 11, 2012 3:14 AM EST | Comments
At the supermarket yesterday I handed the cashier a blank check and said, "$25 over, please."...Read More »
You don't have to fill out your check at our supermarket. You just give them the blank and the machine fills it out.
If you want to make the check for over the amount and get some cash back, you just tell the cashier.
It was a busy day. She and one other cashier watched over ten or 12 customer checkouts.
I watched her hand as it went into the till, first drawing a $20 bill and then a $5 bill.
Her attention was divided and she did not notice.
"It's not my birthday, but I thank you even so," I told her.
This stopped her in her tracks. Was she about to hand me too much money?
"You said $25 over," she said, looking at the two bills in her hand. By this time the other cashier was paying attention.
"I did say that," I said, "but that's not what I mean."
I pointed to the $20 bill, still in her hand, and said, "I mean that."
She looked at the bill and had to laugh.
"What is it?
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