The summer holiday season can be a time to kick back and catch up on some reading.
But which books are top of the list? Four ING economists have shared their must read books for 2015 – with the list ranging from the economics of cycling to a book about “hyper-capitalism”.
Dramas, comedies and other TV shows might not seem to have much in common with managing money.
But mounting evidence suggests TV may be more than just entertainment that fills spare time. A box-set “binge-watch” may actually influence decision making in other parts of life.
Numbers, maths and statistics errors can easily trip us up when it comes to personal finance.
We learn at school that numbers are a great way to represent facts. When a number is quoted, it automatically lends greater weight to a claim.
I’ve been told that when I put my hands on my hips, people know I mean business.
It’s a well-intentioned joke – but well-known research suggests there might be a serious side, and that this sort of “power pose” might help in salary and other important negotiations. The idea is back under the spotlight…
Research suggests people take more risk on the trading floor because
Psychology means interest rates may only rise slowly after a financial
Taxi drivers never seem available in rain, when more people wandering