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  • Top tips on how to better manage your money 
    Save + Invest

    July 22, 2014 - 
    What are the 10 most important things about personal finance a non-finance background person must know?
  • Four dos and don’ts for online shopping 
    Mind + Money

    March 17, 2014 - 
    Perhaps you’re checking out new camera models, which seasonal products have arrived at the grocery store or perhaps what’s in a new clothing range. You click through to…
  • Five pricing tricks to watch for 
    Spend + Earn

    March 3, 2014 - 
    The point of the question is not to test your mental arithmetic but to demonstrate that the way retailers discount goods can be tricky – and can require a lot of thought…
  • Six ways “doing nothing” can harm finances 
    Save + Invest

    October 8, 2013 - 
    Set in our ways, it’s tempting to stick with certain spending, saving and investment habits even when incomes rise (or fall) or other factors change.
  • Five ways “doing nothing” can actually help 
    Save + Invest

    October 1, 2013 - 
    But what might not be so obvious is that in some situations inertia can be used to our advantage.
  • Do think the worst (and four other surprising tips about money) 
    Save + Invest

    June 18, 2013 - 
    That’s one of the key insights from behavioural economics, according to a paper from the United Kingdom’s newly re-formed financial services regulator, the Financial Conduct…
  • Six tips for negotiating a better price 
    Spend + Earn

    May 28, 2013 - 
    The same holds true in other shopping situations as well – think of buying a house or haggling over the cost of a car. And different “rules” apply in different parts…
  • Five tips to “nudge” towards better savings habits 
    Save + Invest

    July 6, 2012 - 
    “Nudges” are said to steer people towards certain decisions by presenting choices in a certain way. A well-known example is having an expensive item on a restaurant menu…
  • Five intelligent tips for shopping smarter 
    Spend + Earn

    March 15, 2012 - 
    Such in-store specials can offer good value when buying food, electronics and other items but these promotion techniques may also involve tricks and traps to encourage shoppers…