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Focusing on the Value of Your Time Can Stress You Out

 Calculating the value of your time can be useful for making money decisions, like how long it’ll take you to pay for that new gadget you want—but there’s a downside to it, too. Turns out, the old “time is money” adage can stress you out.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Does Free Shipping Make You Spend More Money?

Good news if you shop Amazon but aren’t a Prime customer: they just dropped their free shipping minimum again. While they dropped it from $49 to $35 earlier this year, it’s now down to $25. They’re trying to keep up with Walmart, but here’s what it means for you as a consumer.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Money Advice I Wish I Learned Sooner  

Remember last week, when I asked y’all what money advice you wish you would’ve gotten sooner? You shared some great answers, but many of you said it wasn’t about when you got the advice, it was more about when you decided to actually take it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Are Meal Kits Really Cheaper Than Groceries?

Blue Apron claims the grocery store is “70 percent more expensive” than its service. Home Chef cites a TV news investigation that found a slight savings over groceries. But then I look in my meal kit and see I spent $20 for each meal that barely feeds two people. What gives?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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