The sixth annual ING International Survey on savings asks more than 14,000 people in 15 countries how comfortable they are with their...
Are most people more willing to trust each other than we might recognise? Chris Dillow explores the economics.
Why more can be less when it comes to package deals
ING International Survey Savings 2017 suggests 36% of those who do have savings may only have enough to last three months or less.
Where is your focus at Christmas?
Will you get what you want this Christmas?
Feeling festive at Christmas typically packs a punch to the wallet; across Europe 10% of people even...
What would you do with a gift of helicopter money?
Imagine a helicopter flying over a country and dropping money on the people below: if those people...
We all recall that nagging feeling after an important decision or a large purchase. We call it having second thoughts, but behavioural economists call it buyer’s remorse.
billion dollars worth of jewellery was sold globally in 2016
What is a contactless payment?
“Why wait when I can pay now?” Mobile banking, shopping and payments get lift-off
The fourth annual ING International Survey on Mobile Banking finds that people in Europe, the USA...
billion dollars worth of fresh chicken was exported by the Netherlands in 2015
Was the financial crisis bad for wages? For some, earnings actually improved
percent of the global spend on luxury goods was by people in China in 2015
What is price discrimination?
trillion euros were spent globally on luxury goods, including fancy cars, expensive hospitality and
What is the wisdom of crowds?
percent of people in Europe say spending on new clothes is the first item to go from the budget
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