Image description: When it comes to credit reports and scores, 65 percent of U.S. adults have not reviewed their credit reports in the last 12 months, and 1 in 5 are not at all sure about what types of information are included in a standard credit report.
Learn more about American trends with personal finance from the 2014 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.
The problem? No one really wanted to share their candy-buying habits. “People got angry—playfully—with the Twitter account that sends the messages,” Hayward says. “They’d say things like ‘I thought this was our secret, why are you telling everyone I bought snacks?’”
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Amid all the talk of inbox zero, there are actually advocates for engineering email inundation into your work flow. If it’s time to embrace the bloated inbox, read on.
MORE BRAIN SPACE FOR OTHER THINGS
For Mazur and Cerulo, their inboxes serve the same function as a master to-do list. Cataloging tasks in one easily searchable place opens up bandwidth for other things. “We don’t waste brain space trying to remember if this got done, or losing sleep about some little thing that the other one may have taken care of, or bugging each other about scheduling nonsense,” said Cerulo.
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