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March 20, 2017
Why our brains make stupid money choices
Our money illusions can work against us, treating some forms of money as less real than others, and that can really cost you.
By LIZ WESTON
We often blow budgets while on vacation because we want to relax and not stress over every purchase. And foreign currency can seem like play money.
Money is money, whether it's cash in our hands, plastic cards at checkout counters or encrypted bits of data coursing between computers on the internet.
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