17 Lessons Money Diarists Learned After Tracking Their Spending

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@refinery29—Every Monday, we take a deeper dive into the Money Diaries community. We started by rounding up some of our favorite comments. Later, we asked all of you whom you like (or don't like) to talk to about money. And since then, we've asked diarists about their most expensive purchases and rounded up their favorite books. Today, we're sharing lessons that past diarists have learned after tracking their spending. While we aren't able to publish every Money Diary that gets submitted — which means that...

Advertisers still spend almost as much money on print ads as PC web ads — even though consumers spend far more time surfing the net than reading newspapers. There's an old saying in advertising that money follows eyeballs. But that's not universally true. As this chart from Statista shows, advertisers spend the large majority of their dollars on ads targeted at television, mobile devices, and PC web browsers — the forms of media with which consumers are spending most of their time. But the medium that ranks fourth in terms of ad revenue is print — good old fashioned newspapers, magazines, and the like. That seems out of whack when you consider that...