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  1. Weak economy motivates Americans to save more

    by , 12-28-2009 at 12:18 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    The recession has caused a seismic shift in the consumer culture, converting die-hard spenders into savers. A growing number of people, either smarting from a job loss or spooked by the financial crises of others, are scrambling to get out of debt, establish emergency funds, and add to their retirement and savings accounts.

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  2. Financial Crisis: What Do You Say?

    by , 09-07-2009 at 03:49 PM (C@rol's Blog)
    For all that I supposedly know about money and personal finance, I learned this week that there is one thing that I still don’t know. I don’t know what to say to someone whose life is in crisis due to financial problems. Because money is so private, personal and (in this country, at least, taboo), do you say nothing at all? Do you change the subject rather than get drawn into problems you can’t fix? Do you try to offer advice? Is it like a death, where you say how sorry you are, ...