Super Bowl Sibling Rivalry

Can a sibling’s success add to your self-esteem? It depends. Sometimes you can feel better about yourself when your brother or sister does something fantastic. However, if your self-esteem relat…

Salary Secrecy

What happens when everyone knows how much you earn? A Boulder, Colorado firm, has voluntarily decided to let workers check a spreadsheet and see what others take home. One employee said she likes it, …

A Happiness Check

The jobs, income and wealth scene is a bit bleak. Unemployment has soared, many workers are earning less, the government owes a ton of money, the stock market has been down, up, and down again, housin…

Money and Happiness

It is possible, after all, that money can make us happy. A recent Brookings paper from 3 University of Pennsylvania researchers concluded that people experience greater “subjective well-being…

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