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Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

Switching on outside office risks relationships, psychologists find

Workers who ‘switched on’ long after the office was shut were more likely to have problems with their health and private lives<p>A company mobile phone or laptop might seem like a perk of the job but it could spell disaster for personal relationships, a new study has found.<p>Modern gadgets which allows …

Employment

12 Months Of Money Motivation: A Guide To Keeping Your Finances On Track In 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Ah, New Year’s—that time when we reminisce about the days of auld lang syne and vow to do better over the next 365 days.<p>Money, too, is never far from our minds during this season of contemplation.<p>According to a recent Fidelity study, about a third of the …

What's The Biggest Obstacle To Homeownership?

It seems homeownership is still a critical component of the American Dream. According to a Trulia survey, even in 2011 — when the market was volatile and uncertain — 65 percent of young adult consumers said they still considered owning a home a part of their life goals. In a more recent study, that …

Carrick on money: Seven things the middle class can’t afford any more

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Seven things the middle class can't afford any more</b><br>This is a U.S. list and it's presented here as context for assessing the Canadian middle class. The things …

How Smart Learners Stay Smart: 16 Ways To Stay On The Cutting Edge

Everybody wants to be smarter. Unfortunately, not all of us will get there. There is a distinct line between smart learners and those who just learn. The former become “students of the game;” they learn <i>how</i> to learn and in doing so broaden their own perspectives through self-discovery. The latter …

Friends came over and made this tonight. Amazing! ...

Friends came over and made this tonight. Amazing! Thanks for the recipe.

Energy Savings Myths

Carrick on money: Your Starbucks habit is not why you’re broke

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Your Starbucks habit is not why you're broke</b><br>"There's always somebody whining about Starbucks," a blogger says in a strong rebuttal to all the thinking about …