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Survey: 65% of Americans Have No Idea How Much They Spent Last Month

Most people don’t keep very good track of all their finances. While you may not know your credit score off the top of your head or have your bank account number memorized, the assumption is that you know what really counts: your everyday expenses. Yet the evidence suggests that when it comes to their budgets,…

Biased mainstream media again misuses science to paint sensible Sweden as reckless gamblers – here is why they are wrong

Sweden has found that just 7.3 percent of Stockholmers have antibodies for coronavirus, despite the country’s laissez-faire handling of the outbreak. The mainstream media think this proves them right. It doesn’t. Just last week, I criticized a piece of reportage in the Guardian, that grand old publication, for its remedial understanding of coronavirus. They are at…

34% of Retirees Spend More Than They Budgeted, a Survey Says

When we’re young, many of us envision retirement as a time of freedom and relaxation after decades in the workforce, but this isn’t always how it goes. Retirement means life on a fixed income: an income you essentially guess at based on your goals and estimates of inflation, life expectancy, and investment growth. Optimism is…