It’s Spring. Winter is over, does this mean the mobile ordering at Starbucks phenomena is a success? Other stories today include how to retire in five steps, whether or not retirement is something that you should be striving for, money mistakes that middle-income people make and how to overcome them, plus much more.
While Ed Dale might think that mobile ordering at Starbucks is perhaps the greatest thing ever, other’s aren’t nearly as convinced as he is. The folks at Business Insider went to see just how well (or how poorly) the coffee giant is handling this issue. (BI)
This is all on one mobile order during a 50 customer half hour. They showed up looking for it five minutes after the order came through.
Six reasons to delay retirement and stay on the job – Working into the second half of your 60s (or even longer) can mean a happier, more financially secure retirement when you finally leave your job. Personally, retirement suits me well thank you very much, but for others, working longer is more satisfying. (personal finance / Richmond.com)
Eight Money Mistakes the Middle Class Keeps Making – If middle-class Americans hope to build a financially viable future, it’s up to us to make the best decisions we can, no matter what’s happening with the economy at large. (The Simple Dollar)
Beware of mind games when shopping mortgage rates – It’s called cognitive bias: a judgment deviates from what would be considered desirable from the perspective of accepted norms or correct in terms of formal logic. Think you’re too smart to make silly decisions? You might be surprised. (mortgage / USA TODAY)
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