Quote:"They examined four personality attributes — talkativeness (called verbal fluency), adaptability (cope well with new situations), impulsiveness and self-minimizing behavior (essentially being humble to the point of minimizing one's importance).
// I remember a number of studies from my undergrad days that showed personalities varied until someone was in their thirties. Of course, they're looking at very specific but broadly interpreted behaviors.
Quote:"Jeff Yeager, author of "The Cheapskate Next Door," agrees. He cites AAA figures showing that the average cost to keep a car on the road is close to $1 per mile after factoring in all of the associated costs.
"That's probably close to $10,000 a year," he says.
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