7 Money Links We Love: Why Retail Therapy Is Overrated

7 Money Links We Love: Why Retail Therapy Is Overrated

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Turn setbacks into comebacks by asking these key questions. Find Out Why You Didn’t Get the Job with These Followup Questions — Lifehacker

For weddings this year, 45% of couples went over budget—and 23% of couples didn’t even have one. How Much Would You Spend on Your Wedding? — Yahoo

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced that, come 2020, a woman will be gracing the face of the $10 bill. Woman’s Portrait Will Appear on the $10 Bill — New York Times

Nearly two thirds of Americans report literally losing sleep over money concerns. Losing Sleep Over Money Problems? You're Not Alone — CBS News

Online banking is on the rise—yet cybersecurity experts warn against second-rate security. Banks Are Skimping on Website Security — CNN Money

Retail therapy isn't so effective, after all: new findings show it doesn't produce as much happiness as a simple cash reward.Why Does Shopping Make You Happy? — The Wall Street Journal

A new survey says Millennial savers are more likely track expenses and stick to a budget than their Boomer counterparts. T. Rowe Price: Millennial 401(k) Savers Have Better Financial Habits Than Baby Boomers — MarketWatch

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