A Yale economist's research shows that if you speak a language that, grammatically speaking, treats the present tense and future tense the same way, unlike English, you'll save vastly more more money over the course of your life.
A controversial new study out of Yale concludes that people who speak languages without future verb tenses like Chinese are better at preparing for the future than people who use a future tense like in English, French, and Spanish for example.
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