7 Money Links We Love: When $$$ Can Buy You Happiness

7 Money Links We Love: When $$$ Can Buy You Happiness

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Fancy a gig that’s all about feet? Good news for you: Podiatrists earn upwards of $100K a year. Find out what other offbeat jobs pay similarly hefty salaries. 9 Unusual Jobs That Earn $100,000 or More — CBS

About one-fifth of women earn at least $5,000 more than their husbands. Less than 1% of dads are stay-at-home parents. What other fascinating facts about American families does the Census reveal? Useless But Interesting Facts About America’s Married Couples — Slate

The Federal Reserve revealed it's still trying to figure out the right time to boost interest rates. Yet the healthier economy signals the time could be soon. Fed Stays 'Patient' But Rate Hikes Are Coming — CNN

From pre-sliced meats to batteries, these supermarket items are overpriced—and can be found cheaper elsewhere. 8 Overpriced Grocery Items to Skip — Popsugar

According to a new survey, almost half of Gen Y-ers say their financial situation is better than a year ago. Do they have good reason to be confident? Millennials Appear Eternally Optimistic About Their Finances — MarketWatch

Turns out money can buy happiness—if you spend it the right way. How the “comfort principle” factors in. How to Buy Happiness: The Purchases Most Likely to Bring You Joy — Lifehacker

Financial feuds often result when one partner is more frugal than the other. But the first step to reducing conflict is understanding what frugality really means—and no, it’s not being cheap. How to Live With a Frugal Partner — U.S. News

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