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Does Being a Middle Child Affect Your Financial Decisions?

Have you ever wondered how your relationship with your siblings might be affecting your financial decisions? There has been a lot of psychological research on middle children and how birth order in general can have a long-term effect on your personality. Of course blanket statements about large groups of people should always come with a grain of salt, but middle children tend to be relaxed, social and excellent peace makers.  After being raised as the go-between for their siblings, many adopt the personality of a creative people pleaser. While these traits may have somewhat obvious effects in our personal lives, how do middle children fair in the world of money? Do they do as well as their siblings? Here are some of the common financial traits of middle children. The middle child is the most generous: The stereotypical middle child aims to please and doesn’t stress the small stuff. This can…
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