April 2008

The 3 Reasons Money Brings Satisfaction But Not Happiness

8 April 2008

If money doesn’t bring happiness, then why do people behave as though it does?

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6 Quirks of Ownership: How Possessions Bend Our Perceptions

7 April 2008

Anyone who’s ever tried to sell a house, a car, or practically anything, quickly discovers that buyers and sellers rarely see eye-to-eye on price.

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Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely (Book review)

4 April 2008

A lucid and accessible description of the biases that affect our decision making.

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FREE! But at What Price?

4 April 2008

We like ‘free’ because it makes us feel good and there’s no downside. But sometimes ‘free’ tricks us into poor decisions.

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The Psychology of Money

4 April 2008

Series of posts looking at some of the latest research findings on the psychology of money.

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Social Versus Financial Thinking – When Money Makes People Lazy and Selfish

2 April 2008

People inhabit two separate worlds – the social and the financial – and depending on which one is activated, their thoughts and behaviour can change dramatically.

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Avoid The Relativity Trap – How Thinking Globally Can Save You Money

1 April 2008

Research shows that when making spending decisions we try to avoid difficult comparisons – but it’s the easy comparisons that can get us into trouble.

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