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Money Mantras

You know what they say, the best things in life are free. And when it comes to personal finance advice, the more simply stated the better. That’s why we reached out to you to solicit your best personal finance advice in the time honored form of the haiku. Strictly speaking, a haiku is a form of Japanese poetry dating back to the 19th Century, and consisting of 17 moras (or on), in three metrical phrases of 5, 7, and 5 moras respectively. English Haiku usually appear in three lines, to parallel the three metrical phrases of Japanese haiku. Make one of these your daily money mantra and you are certain to live a rich life.

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If you like haiku, you might enjoy Mint’s weekly haiku contest for our Facebook fans and Twitter followers. The last four here came from the contest. Become a fan and enter our next one to win a Mint prize pack and get a chance to have your haiku featured in a future post.