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Turn Your Finances Into A Game?

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 8:52 PM
From Kiplinger's Personal Finance

     No one would disagree that taking the time to manage your
     finances is rewarding, at least in the long run. But few
     would call it fun. That's changing, however, as financial
     institutions and Web sites start to take cues from World
     of Warcraft, Farmville and other games. Why?  ...

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Anyone here tried out SaveUp or any of the the other Gamififcation
sites talked about?  Win anything?
cumuluscumulus363 posts since
Jan 16, 2010
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1. Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 7:20 AM
As a sidepoint, investing can be regarded as a game-theoretic approach.  For example, one can figure out the worst-case stock market situation/scenario and design one's tactics to optimize one's portfolio against such a worst-case scenario (it is termed minimax approach in Game Theory).
51hh51hh1,476 posts since
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