The Smartphone: Many of us carry them in our pockets or purses; some of us may even sleep with them nestled under our pillow. In his new book iDisorder, Professor Larry Rosen argues our reliance on technology creates many health side-affects, and may also make us more narcissistic. That in...
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Henry Butman is a rising senior at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, where he majors in English and psychology. After graduation, Henry plans on returning to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he studied in the Fall of 2010, to conduct research in the field of Positive Psychology. He hopes someday to combine his affinity for writing and traveling to expand the intercultural appreciation necessary for continued, successful global integration.
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16 May 2012Many of you shoppers probably use or have used coupons at some point in your life. Some of you probably use them more than others. And some of you may even call yourselves “extreme couponers.” It’s not an easy task, being an extreme couponer: it takes time, energy, diligence, persistence,...
14 May 2012In March, Americans reached a level of total consumer borrowing that approaches what it was just after the “Great Recession” began. In July 2008, our total consumer debt, including student, auto, and credit card loans, was $2.58 trillion; now it’s $2.54. The increase in borrowing in March was the largest...Archived in Personal Finance
21 Mar 2012In case you missed it, GetRichSlowly, a personal finance website that shares many of our core beliefs – namely avoiding debt, responsible saving and spending, and living within your means – is sponsoring a video contest that could put $500 in your wallet....Archived in Bright Future
13 Mar 2012If you’re trying to avoid being in debt, you have probably made some not-so-easy decisions: cutting your credit cards, selling your car, making sacrifices in your budget. But according to a recent report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), student loan debt outweighs both credit and auto...Archived in Bright Future
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