Almost anything is a better investment than flushing your money down the lottery toilet.
J$ takes the quiz and finds out he's "got cash projections that even the Trumps would admire."
People choose not to because the next level of cuts requires a lot more effort or a noticeable lifestyle change.
A new survey says many people could pay the bills for a year or more if they lost their jobs.
Some people take saving money to extremes, but you can live on a budget without pinching pennies until your fingers bleed.
Because a frugal person focuses on the maximization of value, sometimes it's easy to fall into the trap of keeping too much stuff.
Experiments with monkeys indicate we've been making the same money mistakes for millions of years.
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