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Source: Common Domain

Sorry, millennials: Not everyone is happier spending money on experiences over stuff


The research puts a wrinkle into the popular theory that spending on experiences — something championed by millennials — is the path to lasting happiness, while buying material goods provides only momentary pleasure.

They were happier or felt the same when they bought possessions rather than experiences, according to a new series of studies published in the peer-reviewed Psychological Science, the flagship journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

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Source: BBC

The young Americans bucking the divorce trend

Wednesday 06:06 GMT

We were both successful and accomplished when we got married, and had a real sense of our own identity" says Natalie.. "A marriage is much stronger when each partner allows themselves to be themselves, and love another person, just as they are, and for everything they still aspire to be."

"Christian marriage gets a bad rep from many people, but when you consider marriage as a "covenant" - in a very literal sense; a new start, a new promise, a new family that joins people together - its meaning is very deep," Natalie explains.

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Source: Common Domain

Christmas sweaters will be in style this holiday season

Wednesday 06:06 GMT

Christmas sweaters will be all the rage this holiday season as many shoppers reported plans to spend more on clothing this year versus last, according to the latest Consumer Snapshot from GlobalData Retail.

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Source: CBS News

Brett Kavanaugh hears first arguments as Supreme Court justice

Wednesday 20:03 GMT

Following weeks of contentious debate over sexual assault allegations, Tuesday marked Brett Kavanaugh's first full day as associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.

Brett Kavanaugh took the bench with his new Supreme Court colleagues for the first time Tuesday in a jovial atmosphere that was strikingly at odds with the tension and rancor surrounding his high court confirmation, the Associated Press reports.

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Source: Global News

Survey finds 1 in 5 Canadian millennials are delaying having kids. Here’s how to start a family anyway

Thursday 11:46 GMT

One in five millennials are actively delaying having children because they feel they can’t afford a family, according to a new survey by accounting and advisory services firm BDO Canada.

Here’s what cash-strapped would-be parents can do to make the math work:. Often what people mean when they say they can’t afford to have a family is that they won’t be able to pay for everything they had when they were kids, said Shannon Lee Simmons, a Toronto-based fee-only financial planner and founder of the New School of Finance.

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Source: CBS News

What does age have to do with credit scores Plenty

Friday 18:12 GMT

If they add you as a user on an account with a $10,000 limit, that "available credit" jumps onto your credit file, cutting your credit "usage" percentage and boosting your credit score.

That's primarily why members of the elder Silent Generation have average credit scores that are 100 points higher than newbie millennials. The typical millennial has a "fair" credit score of just 634, according to a LendingTree study, which examined an anonymized sample of its 9 million users.

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