Are buyers being manipulated into overbidding for the relatively few attractive homes on the market?
Psychology of Money
Americans generally remain frugal in the aftermath of the Great Recession. But prom night appears invulnerable to austerity. Here’s what you can do about it.
Reminders are effective when it comes to reaching savings goals, and now you can sign up for regular helpful advice via text and get a shot at $500 to boot.
After months of abysmal sales tallies, the Ron Johnson era is over at JC Penney. Now that Johnson’s “fair and square” no-coupons pricing policies have proved to be a failure, the department store will have to try something else …
You know the phrase, “When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping”? There just may be some wisdom in that.
When shoppers met the smartphone, they quickly learned that the device was ideal for shopping around — while shopping in person. They could do things like check Kelley Blue Book prices at car dealerships, or see if a dress in a …
An Ohio school teacher sounds off on blogger’s assertion that personal finance is a waste of time unless it focuses on the psychology of spending.
I’m often asked what I’d do to improve financial literacy in the United States. The premise seems to be that if we teach young people about compound interest and two-cycle billing, this information will lead them to make better financial choices. I’m not convinced.
Wendy’s recently rolled out a new logo in the hopes of updating the company’s image and giving the brand a bit of a facelift. But sometimes the desire for a little nip and tuck can backfire.
Certain phrases pop up again and again in real estate listings, and these keywords offer a good indication of the prices a property will command. A listing promising a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” for instance, has an …
The most depressing day of the year supposedly takes place right around now. It’s also prime time to be tempted into shopping as a cure for the blues.
It’s prime time for consumers to buy things they shouldn’t, even at 75% off.