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Come for the football, stay for the commercials

Did you watch the Super Bowl last night?

Or did you just check-in for the commercials?

Which was your favorite?

Here are our favorite money(ish) articles for today:

Climbing the Wealth Ladder [Of Dollars and Data] – “If I gave you $100, would that change your life? What about $100,000? How about $100 million? Your answer will depend on many things including age, family situation, and your current net worth. More importantly though, how you change your behavior after receiving such money can tell you a lot about your current financial standing.”

Three Theories for Why You Have No Time [The Atlantic] – “The household economy of cooking, cleaning, mending, washing, and grocery shopping has arguably changed more in the past 100 years than the American factory or the modern office. And its evolution tells an illuminating story about why, no matter what work we do, we never seem to have enough time. In the 20th century, labor-saving household technology improved dramatically, but no labor appears to have been saved.”

Your Life is Driven by Network Effects [NfX] – “What city you live in. Who you date or marry. Which job you choose. What clothes you wear. We all think we make these choices ourselves. It certainly feels like we’re in full control. But it turns out that our choices — both in our startups and in our lives — are more constrained than we think. The unseen hand in them all is the networks that surround us and the powerful math they exert on us.”

This is still my favorite Super Bowl commercial of all time:

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