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From the Ted Talk by Tammy Lally: Let's get honest about our money problems

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Let me give you a cpluoe of examples of what I mean. I believe that we all have money smhae, whether you earn 10,000 dollars a year or 10 million, and it's because we give money all of our power. Here's what it would look like if someone that you love, or you, might have money shame. They play the big shot, always pnicikg up the check, financially rescuing family and friends. They are financially srcuee, but they live in a state of chronic not-enoughness. They drive a Mercedes, but their budget really only can afford a hndoa. And they're looking good at every cost.

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Let me give you a ______ of examples of what I mean. I believe that we all have money _____, whether you earn 10,000 dollars a year or 10 million, and it's because we give money all of our power. Here's what it would look like if someone that you love, or you, might have money shame. They play the big shot, always _______ up the check, financially rescuing family and friends. They are financially ______, but they live in a state of chronic not-enoughness. They drive a Mercedes, but their budget really only can afford a _____. And they're looking good at every cost.

Solution

  1. honda
  2. secure
  3. picking
  4. shame
  5. couple

Original Text

Let me give you a couple of examples of what I mean. I believe that we all have money shame, whether you earn 10,000 dollars a year or 10 million, and it's because we give money all of our power. Here's what it would look like if someone that you love, or you, might have money shame. They play the big shot, always picking up the check, financially rescuing family and friends. They are financially secure, but they live in a state of chronic not-enoughness. They drive a Mercedes, but their budget really only can afford a Honda. And they're looking good at every cost.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
money shame 4
budget conversation 2
intensely painful 2
painful feeling 2
bank account 2
money beliefs 2
money belief 2

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
intensely painful feeling 2

Important Words

  1. afford
  2. big
  3. budget
  4. check
  5. chronic
  6. cost
  7. couple
  8. dollars
  9. drive
  10. earn
  11. examples
  12. family
  13. financially
  14. friends
  15. give
  16. good
  17. honda
  18. live
  19. love
  20. mercedes
  21. million
  22. money
  23. picking
  24. play
  25. power
  26. rescuing
  27. secure
  28. shame
  29. shot
  30. state
  31. year