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Why Are Americans So Bad at Saving Money?
Sep 01, 2014
The math of savings isn't hard. But, for Americans, the act itself seems quite impossible, as the U.S. has one of the developed world's lowest savings rates, despite the fact that the richest Americans easily put aside half their salary. The culprit isn't only in our wallets and price tags, but also in our brains.
Author: Derek Thompson
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Derek Thompson answers questions from readers about business and money.