Impulse buys are seldom reasonable, but most are at least excusable. The World’s First Flying Tricycle, for example, has a multitude of practical uses. To impulsively buy a house, however, is neither reasonable nor excusable....

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Did you call your mother? Did she remark that she can’t believe it’s snowing in Colorado on Mother’s Day? “Easter, sure, but Mother’s Day?” This seems to be the template for most conversations with mothers:...

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You prepared for it all winter. You dreaded it, accepted it, then bit the bullet and tackled it. You scrubbed the floors, purged the closets, and shook out the rugs. Now—finally!—you feel you’ve finished with...

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We’re four days into the New Year, and by now almost a quarter of individuals who made New Year’s resolutions have abandoned them. The odds on New Year’s resolutions are in nobody’s favor; just 8%...

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Since 2008’s housing crisis and subsequent recession, the prevalence of homeowners going through foreclosure or short-sale on their homes has grown exponentially. Confusion remains, however, on the difference between foreclosure and short-sales, and the effects...

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