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    ‘My Rich Friend Always Pays for Me. Is Our Friendship Doomed?’Her buying you stuff shouldn’t be a central part of your friendship.
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    ‘I Spent So Much Money on My Wedding, and Now I Can’t Stop!’Wedding price tags get so distorted that it’s easy to forget what’s reasonable (or just stop caring).
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    ‘I’m Finally Making Money, But It Doesn’t Feel Great’You should spend some time rethinking your priorities now that you have money to spend on them.
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    How to Trick Yourself Into Shopping LessThe key is to make spending money a little more painful.
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    ‘Should I Just Give Up on Saving Money?’Cut yourself some slack.
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    ‘How Am I Supposed to Choose a Credit Card?’You want a card that you’ll have for a long time.
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    ‘Is It a Bad Idea to Borrow $1K From My Friend?’Make sure you’ve truly exhausted your other options.
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    ‘Can I Still Charge My Boyfriend Rent Once We’re Married?’If you’re only focused on what’s “fair,” you’re going to run into trouble.
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    The Case For Having Tightwad FriendsThere’s an upside to feeling like you spend too much.
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    When Lying to Yourself Pays OffWhat do you do when you need to think positive but can’t? Fake it.
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    How Scammers Trick People Into Thinking They’re WealthyWhat separates a grand larcenist from a would-be mooch?
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    When Two Bank Accounts Become OneCould pooling your finances make you happier?
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    ‘I’m Terrified of Messing Up Now That I’m Out of Debt’So you made some money mistakes in your 20s. Here’s how to get back on track.
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    The Fear of Losing It AllWhat happens to your brain when you worry about money.
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    My Parents Think I Can’t Support Myself Financially. What If They’re Right?You’re the one who needs convincing, not your parents.
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    Welcome to Your Financial ReckoningTax season is here. It’s time to get in control.
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    The Freelancer’s Guide to Feeling Good About MoneyFive tips for keeping track of your finances when you become your own boss.
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    5 Money Questions to Ask Before Moving in TogetherRomance and money may seem like unlikely bedfellows, but it’s usually necessary to mix the two.
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    The Psychological Trap of FreelancingThe time-is-money mind-set is hard to escape.
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    How to Survive a LayoffMake sure you walk away with the best deal possible.
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    Is Clutter Also Making You Bad With Money?Marie Kondo’s philosophy can make you rethink spending.
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    ‘I Make a Six-Figure Salary But I’m Still Always Broke’There is a way to train your brain to stop wanting to buy things, even after years and years of feeling like you need them.
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    Should You Try a ‘Money Punishment’ in 2019?A budgeting strategy for your inner masochist.
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    6 Ways to Feel Better About Your Money in 2019Advice for starting fresh in the new year, regardless of how your bank account currently looks.
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    How Much Does It Actually Cost to Give Birth?There are ways to make your hospital bill less of a mystery.
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    Older Women Are the Best Money MentorsFinding someone whose advice you trust is one of the best financial moves you can make.
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    How to Know If Your Partner Is Financially ‘Cheating’ in Your RelationshipA surprising percentage of us are dishonest about money without realizing it.
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    8 Ways to Not Go Broke This Holiday SeasonDon’t enter 2019 in debt.
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    What to Know About the Cost of an AbortionThe future of your right to choose may be uncertain these days, and its monetary cost may be even more so.
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    ‘After My Parents Died, I Got Enough Money to Buy an Apartment in Cash’Will it ever stop feeling weird?
  31. living with money
    I’m 30 and Planning on Retiring in 10 YearsYou don’t have to be rich or crazy to retire early.
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    My Boyfriend Owes Me a Ton of MoneyAnd I’m scared it will ruin us.
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    I’m Terrified I’ll Still Be Living With My Parents When I’m 40How do I start climbing out of debt?
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    ‘Working With Rich People Is Making Me Depressed!’Let your rage fuel you.
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    I’m Really Anxious About Money and I Feel Like I Have No One to Talk ToI’d probably feel better if I had someone to vent to or talk me through it when I’m panicking.
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    I Want to Travel, My Fiancé Wants to Save for a House. How Can We Compromise?He views my spending as frivolous, even though he spends money on all the sports packages.
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    I Defaulted on My Student Loans. Now What?What to do when you’re in a debt trap.
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    How Can I Recover From the Money Problems of My Early 20s?Your problems might be frustrating, but at least they’re fixable.
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    How to Live With Student Debt Without Losing Your MindEating cereal for dinner isn’t the solution.
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    I’m a Freelancer. What Should I Do With My $20,000 Savings?A solution for those of us without a 401(k).
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    ‘My Husband Spends All His Money on His 13-Year-Old Daughter’And we’re about to have a baby.
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    How to Stop Cheating on Your BudgetThe key is to catch yourself at just the right moment.
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    I Think My Broke Roommate Is Taking Advantage of MeBut I also feel bad for her!
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    What If I Don’t Want to Combine Finances With My Live-in Boyfriend?There’s a difference between laissez-faire trust and turning a blind eye.
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    How Can I Get My Spending Under Control and Stop Feeling Guilty?You need to prove to yourself that you’re capable of creating better habits.
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    How to Take Maternity Leave When You’re a FreelancerIt can feel like uncharted territory when you’re your own boss.
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    I Don’t Want to Keep Taking My Parents’ MoneyIt’s easy to get hooked on free stuff.
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    How 5 Women Paid Off Their Student Loans in Under 10 YearsThe numbers can be overwhelming, but that doesn’t mean you should throw in the towel.
  49. psychology
    The Personality Trait That Determines Whether You’re Good With MoneyIt’s called ‘self-efficacy.’
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    My Ex-Boyfriend Owes Me $10,000. How Do I Get Him to Pay Me Back?Step one: Get a lawyer.
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