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December 4, 2018 - Great articles from the web on money and your life.

Cat’s miaow

Cat’s miaow

Push notifications from budgeting apps can help you manage your spending, but sometimes a notification just doesn’t cut it. A cat’s miaow might. The sound is short and sharp, so it draws your attention. But it’s not quite as loud or obtrusive as a dog’s bark.

No good deed

No good deed

It’s generally assumed that people who believe strongly in free will are more honest and more generous. If people are free to choose between a good or bad deed, they’re more likely to choose good. But a recent study found that this theory might be flawed.

Fair price

Fair price

Would you pay £0 for a breakfast if they let you choose your own price? It may seem like a good deal, but evidence suggests most people would always pay more than zero. That’s because we want to be seen as being good and fair.

Jessica Exton
Jessica Exton

Behavioural scientist at ING
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