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Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic

John de Graaf and his co-authors report in their book, Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic, that four million pounds of raw material, such as mined ...


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Charity Director Sentenced for Fraud

When US District Court judge Sara Ellis sentenced Stuart Nitzkin to more than three years in prison, she noted that the case essentially boiled down to ...


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Humble Carpenter Left Fund For 33 Strangers to Go to College

Idaho carpenter Dale Schroeder was a blue-collar, lunch pail kind of a guy. He went to work every day, worked really hard, and was frugal like a lot of ...


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George Clooney Gives $14 Million to Friends

In a recent interview with GQ, George Clooney discusses his "charmed" life. GQ's "Icon of the Year" was married in 2014 at the ...


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Billionaire's Life Goal: Dying Broke

A recent article in Forbes reported the conclusion of Chuck Feeney’s journey to give away a fortune. The article was titled "The Billionaire ...


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Famous Author Had Something Worth More than Money

In his book, John Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, recounts an event that highlights the importance of contentment.

There was a party given by a billionaire ...

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Having Money Increases ‘Mean’ Behavior

Paul Piff, a professor at University of California, Irvine, studies how money influences humans' relationships with one another. His striking conclusion ...


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Happiness with Regret

A New York Timesarticle entitled “Can Money Buy Happiness?” notes the wealthy often struggle to balance the benefit and the burden of affluence. ...


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Study Finds the Rich Are Still Not Satisfied

In 2018, Harvard Business School undertook a first-of-it's-kind study of over 4000 millionaires in the United States asking them about how much money ...


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Tidying Wave Boon to Local Thrift Shops

Lifestyle consultant Marie Kondo has become a bona fide sensation. Through her 2011 bestseller The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and her recently ...


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