My fifteen month old son has taken to referring to himself in the third person as Joe Joe. He enters a room, spreads his arms wide, and shouts “JOE JOE!” Amusing? Narcissistic? You be the judge. On with the personal finance posts.
The Psychology Of Money I don’t believe the psychology, as described in this article, has much to do with money at all. It has to do with feelings of inadequacy in a consumerist society. The “demonstration” of people’s greed was merely a set-up to make them feel inadequate and less prone to be altruistic. (@ cognitive daily)
Why I Don’t Use Debit Cards With A Visa/Mastercard Logo An excellent analysis of why debit cards aren’t necessarily a good solution: they don’t afford the same protections that a credit card can deliver. (@ get rich slick)
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