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Why It’s So Difficult to Raise Kids and Save for Retirement

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My youngest daughter was born 21 years ago. At the time, I called an economist named Mark Lino from the U.S. Department of Agriculture,... Read Now

5 Ways to Trick Your Brain and Build Your Wealth

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Sadly, our brains aren’t wired to make us rich. Thanks to evolutionary quirks in how we view the world and make decisions, behavioral... Read Now

Don’t Create a Budget — and 12 Other Financial Tips to Live By

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I’m in a crabby mood. Why not spread the joy around? Welcome to today’s deliberately inflammatory column. Here are 13 of my firmly held... Read Now

5 Reasons Americans Are Unhappy

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The economy may be improving, but many Americans are still miserable. Some people recently expressed surprise that New York City — the... Read Now