Personal finance from around the Web:
- Think twice before you buy all-natural and green products: A University of Toronto study finds that “virtuous shopping can actually lead to immoral behavior.” [Slate]
- Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner extends the $700 billion bailout through next October, in hopes that much of the money can still be used to rescue homeowners and small companies. [Bloomberg]
- Lawmakers want to extend $31 billion in tax breaks, including deductions for sales tax and property taxes. Too bad they haven’t figured out how to get the money to do so. [The Associated Press]
- A University of Illinois professor says that legalizing online gambling, an effort spearheaded by Congressman Barney Frank, would do nothing short of tanking the world’s economy. Go figure. [R&D Magazine]
- The frequency with which you argue with your spouse over money predicts the likelihood that you’ll get divorced, according to Utah State University research. [Economix]
- Apple computer owners: Looking for an easy-to-use personal finance management program? Lots of fellow Mac users are raving about Moneydance 2010. [The Unofficial Apple Weblog via AOL Tech]
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