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Gen Zers and millennials are ditching 'spendy friends' who are tempting them to overspend and go into debt

Over a third of Gen Z and millennial consumers said friends lead them to spend more than they could…

Grace Mayer   


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One of the US's largest racial-justice organizations is slashing its budget and laying off staff after overspending on lavish perks

Documents and interviews show Color of Change spent millions on consultants, flashy offices, events…

Sean Campbell   


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A recovering overspender explains how she makes a game out of having a 'no-spend day' to break bad habits and get her finances back on track

One TikToker recommends that people who spend a lot like her and who are going into debt practice h…

Jason Lalljee   


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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was sentenced to a year in prison after being found guilty of overspending on political campaigns

Prosecutors said Sarkozy spent nearly double the 22.5 million euros allowed under electoral law. Th…

Sinéad Baker   


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I'm a financial coach and there are 5 steps I recommend to clients when they overspend

Financial coach Katie Oelker suggests putting a full stop on all spending until you can get a bette…

Katie Oelker   


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Bolivia's health minister has been arrested on corruption charges after overspending millions for ventilators that don't even work right

Suspicions around Marcelo Navajas arose last week, after doctors complained the ventilators weren't…

James Pasley   


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The Modi administration’s overspending gets rewarded with an interim dividend from the central bank

The RBI will transfer ₹280 billion worth of its surplus reserves in the form of an advanced divi…

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13 tricks retailers use in stores and online to make you overspend - and keep coming back for more

Below is a list of some of the most creative (and frankly, impressive) strategies stores use to mak…

Shana Lebowitz   


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5 excuses that we make when we overshoot our budget

Here are FIVE excuses, stories and reasons what we tell ourselves. Well, it was sale during monsoon…

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A couple who paid off $133,000 in debt, including 16 student loans, swears by a stunningly simple trick to keep from overspending

The couple was able to pay off their debt, in part, because of an increase in income totaling $75,0…

Tanza Loudenback   


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Know the cost of acquiring customers. Don’t overspend and kill your startup

Failure to get product/market fit right is likely the number 1 reason for a startup’s failure. Howe…

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Americans are borrowing more to pay for cars than college - here's how to avoid overspending on your next ride

Before buying a car, the question to ask yourself is how much you're willing to give up to pay for …

Lauren Lyons Cole   


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A 27-year-old with $181,000 in the bank explains the simple calculation that keeps him from overspending

"It's a fast transaction, and you didn't even notice the $25 dent in your wallet," he wrote. "Now …

Tanza Loudenback   


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The 'Bordeaux Dilemma' explains why too many people overspend on luxury items until they're in debt

While there are exceptions, like people who set aside half their income to pay off their mortgage o…

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Apple quietly admits it's paying too much to run its streaming service

Apple has unlimited money. But it doesn't want to spend unlimited money in Hollywood. "Ted Lasso" i…

Peter Kafka   


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Looser regulation would allow business-led growth to relieve the 'massive' deficit burden, BlackRock chief Larry Fink says

"We can do so much as a country right now. But we're inhibited by our controls," BlackRock CEO Larr…

Filip De Mott   


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It might be your fault you can't afford a house, says finance guru Dave Ramsey

Record prices and steeper mortgage rates are a pain, but debt-fueled overspending is stopping some …

Theron Mohamed