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Psychological Reasons People Tend to Be Crueler Online Than in Person

People on the internet can be awful. If you are brave enough to enter the comments section of even the most wholesome YouTube video, you’re likely to find a wretched hive of scum and villainy that would put Mos Eisley to shame. Have you ever stopped to wonder why? Yes, you could just say the answer is anonymity and call it a day. However, it turns out it goes deeper than that. There are actual reasons that people say and (kinda) do horrible things behind a keyboard that they would never do in the real world. It’s important to...

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What You Should Know Before Using Stock Market Trading Apps

Have you ever considered investing in the stock market? There are two major factors stopping most people from finally diving in. 1, you have to be willing to risk significant amounts of money to make significant amounts of money. 2, the stock market, the lingo, the abbreviations, all seem really complicated from an outside perspective. There’s a fairly long history of people taking advantage of how complicated the market seems. It’s illegal but very profitable. In fact, there are several movies on the subject if you’re interested. Technology, as it often does, has made buying and selling stocks somewhat...

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When and When Not to Give Out Holiday Tips to Service Professionals

It’s time once again to talk about the age-old, American (and kinda Canadian) tradition of giving people money because society has collectively decided not to pay them a reasonable wage in the first place. That’s right boys and girls; today we’re revisiting American tipping culture: The Holiday Edition. Holiday Tips In contrast to the regular tipping of around 15-20% for wait staff, hotel staff, and various other service industry professionals, holiday “tipping” is more like an end of the year bonus for professionals you interact with regularly. For instance, you may want to tip your letter carrier, doorman, babysitter,...

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Financial Infidelity Is More Serious Than You May Think

Infidelity can ruin a relationship (yep, this is going to be a heavy one). There’s more than one way to be unfaithful to a significant other. There’s physical infidelity. There’s emotional infidelity. However, one that may not immediately come to mind for most people is financial infidelity. If you think it’s not as serious as the other two, you’d be wrong. Studies have shown that money issues are reported as the leading cause of divorce in America. Financial Infidelity Marriage is not simply a romantic or religious endeavor; it’s actually quite akin to a business merger. It’s a kind...

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Ring in 2019 Without Going ‘Broke Broke Broke’ with These New Year’s Eve Tips

That about does it for 2018. It has certainly been… a year. With New Year’s Eve only a few short weeks away, now is the time to start thinking about how you plan to ring in 2019. Whether you want to celebrate the prospect of burgeoning possibilities in the new year or just celebrate the fact that 2018 will never be able to hurt you again, there are plenty of ways to do it. Unfortunately, most of them are going to cost you quite a bit of cash. It doesn’t help that New Year’s Eve is only a week...

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