Allana Akhtar, provided by Published 8:11 am CDT, Friday, July 26, 2019 Flamingo Images/Shutterstock Countless studies have shown the ways our parents' behavior shape our own habits. If your mother was constantly juggling multiple jobs, you are likely to suffer from stress. If your parents set high expectations for you, you were more likely to perform better in school. Here are 10 ways your parents shaped who you are today. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Whether your parents were your best friends or you barely knew them, your relationship with Mom and Dad had an impact on who you are today. At least that's what Sigmund Freud said when he theorized that our adult personality develops from early childhood experiences, an insight empirically tested by attachment theory and developmental psychology through the 20th century up until today. Read more: 11 things people decide within seconds of meeting you Countless studies and extensive clinical research … [Read more...] about 10 ways your parents’ behaviors shaped who you are today
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recent study at the University of Michigan. “All of these—education, homeownership, marriage—in turn help you accumulate wealth.” But the extent to which family money helps future generations retain and build on their wealth—or acquire financial literacy—is less marked than you might imagine. Here are some of the commonly held misconceptions about the beneficiaries of generational wealth. 1. Their wealth lasts many generations We don’t have to look further than one Donald Trump to see how wealth can trickle down and set up future generations for success. But generational wealth is actually harder to maintain than America’s richest families might lead you to believe: About 70% of wealthy families lose their wealth by the second generation, and 90% do by the following generation. One reason that happens is the next generation may not be equipped to manage the money they inherit. But it’s also that family wealth can be diluted as it … [Read more...] about 5 lies you’ve been told about generational wealth
At the moment, it might be easy to draw conclusions about rich people based on the billionaire in the White House. But in reality, most affluent Americans are much less inclined to wear their wealth—or talk about it—than Donald Trump. The people more likely to flaunt their wealth are actually the ones with less money in the bank. “The most extravagant homes I’ve been in have belonged to people who, four out of five times, had to move out because they couldn’t afford it,” says wealth advisor Natalie Schmook. Here are some of the myths we believe about how rich people spend: 1. They don’t worry about money How do affluent people who aren’t born into money strike it rich in the first place? By worrying about it. “I see people with $10 million, and they can tell you exactly how much they’re saving each month,” Manisha Thakor, the VP of financial education at wealth management firm Brighton Jones, told me recently. … [Read more...] about 5 lies you’ve been told about rich people and money
By Blogs Desk Published: March 8, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Are we really basing our romantic fantasies around men who get up to help women up the stairs, take off their wives’ jewellery, carry their bag or fix their hair? Ladies, have you ever been told that you have ‘really high standards’ when it comes to men? That you need to lower the threshold a bit, otherwise you will never ‘find anyone’? Or that you need to make some ‘compromises’ to be in a relationship? When it comes to dating or finding a husband, women are constantly told they cannot find a ‘perfect guy’, which is why they should just be happy and settle for a man who seems to be a reasonably okay person. If the ‘boys will be boys’ trope wasn’t enough, it has been made very clear to women that men will not change, so your idea of perfection should. Thus, while men strut around settling for nothing less than … [Read more...] about Ladies, if you think your man is #goals, you definitely need to raise the bar!
PUBLISHED: 15:33 21 February 2019 | UPDATED: 16:35 21 February 2019 Jane Hunt Tavis Spencer-Aitkens Picture: SUPPLIED BY FAMILY Archant The killers of Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer-Aitkens “acted like a pack” by hunting down their prey and showing no mercy when they attacked him, it has been claimed. In his closing speech to the jury in the trial of six defendants accused of murdering 17-year-old Tavis, prosecution counsel Oliver Glasgow QC said the case centred around two rival gangs from opposite sides of the town with a “mutual hatred” for each other.He said the J-Block gang from the Jubilee Park part of Ipswich and the rival Neno gang from the Nacton area would stop at nothing to “get one over each other” and the death of one of their members was inevitable.In his speech to the jury, Mr Glasgow said: “Few of you could have imagined that a summons for jury service would have seen you immersed in a world of … [Read more...] about Accused Tavis killers ‘hunted their prey and showed no mercy’, court told