Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Play the game, see if you can avoid homelessness

Posted by on Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 10:10 AM

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These days, with the recession dragging on, more people are becoming sympathetic to the plight of the newly homeless.

At the same time, a lot of us still feel like it couldn't happen to us. Now there's a site dedicated to proving how wrong you are.

It's a game. You start as a laid-off person, running out of money and making your own financial decisions. Then you see how long it takes you to end up homeless. (I guess it's possible there's a way to win this game, but so far, I haven't found it.)

Check it out here: http://playspent.org/.

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