If you didn’t notice it, yesterday was celebrated in some quarters as Free Shipping Day. It does seem odd, though, to focus …
Behavioral economist Dan Ariely talks about why everyone’s willing to cheat a little, why you’ll steal a staple from work but not petty cash and whether punishments for cheating actually work
By now, you’ve probably given some thought to the mysterious concept known as “the perfect gift.” You want to give it. You want to receive it. But what exactly makes a gift perfect?
What, does that sound impractical? If so, consider at least reading these two stories filled with insights that’ll help you make smart purchases—and help you avoid ones you’ll regret so much you’ll have to talk them over with your shrink.
“Most people get sucked into a habit. Once we pay a certain price a few times, we stop asking questions about whether it’s reasonable and we just assume it’s the right amount.”