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How Much More Money to Be Happy?

About seven in ten respondents in a survey said they strongly or somewhat agreed with the statement: “Having more money would solve most of my problems.” ...


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The De-moralization of American Culture

In his article “How America Got Mean,” David Brooks laments what he calls “the de-moralization of American culture.” Brooks notes ...


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People Spending Money on Luxuries for Pets

Pets these days are living more luxurious lives than ever as humans increasingly pour money into making their properties fetching for nonhuman family ...


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Unhappy Money

Writing for The Atlantic, Michael Mechanic parsed the findings of the most recent study on the perennial “Does Money Buy Happiness?” question. ...


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Fired Disney CEO Prioritized Profits over People

When Disney CEO Bob Chapek was fired and replaced by his predecessor Bob Iger, many of Disney’s most vocal fans rejoiced. One of them is Len Testa, ...


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The Sale that Stole Thanksgiving

The first Thanksgiving tells of survival against imponderably difficult odds and the celebration of Native Americans and English settlers alike around ...


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Wealthy Tech Townies Fight Affordable Housing

Tech companies often make public statements in favor of affordable housing in the context of public acts of philanthropy. But the sincerity of these pronouncements ...


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Americans Have More Possessions than Any Society in History

Many Americans struggle with clutter. This is one reason for the popularity of the simplicity movement. And it’s why books like Marie Kondo’s, ...


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Sins of the Rich: Liberal Hypocrisy Exposed

The rich talk a good game but often don’t live up to their convictions. Many affluent Americans whose politics are on the liberal left are being ...


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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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