Get happy

It also comes in mighty handy: Money actually can buy happiness, say the authors of a new book called “Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending”. They recommend spending money in less typical ways.

The Buzz assumes that means occasionally changing up your lottery-ticket purchasing habits, and buying Hit 5 instead of Powerball.

No window shopping for you: The requirement that users set up accounts before they can browse for health-care plans appears to be a major culprit behind the problems with healthcare.gov.

That, and the decision to run the thing on Windows Vista.

Your account number is urgently desired: Africa has many more billionaires than previously reported — 55 of them, including 20 Nigerians, a magazine reports.

You’ve got to wonder whether all those Nigerian billionaires receive a bunch of emails from American princes who urgently need their help in moving their fortunes from the United States.

— Mark Carlson, Herald staff

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