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May 2, 2018 - Great articles from the web on money and your life.

More, more, more

More, more, more

A higher cost of living worries many but how much extra money does it take to ease the pressure? It turns out that the more you have, the more you think you need. Bigger earners typically think they need much more money than those on low incomes, an Australian study finds.

A**ehole designs

A**ehole designs

When shopping online, we've come to expect a seamless, even delightful, experience. But user experience can have an element of control. For example, an image of a strand of hair can get us to click on it, trying to remove it, and text can work to keep us on the page: some call these a**ehole designs.

Stay in school?

Stay in school?

Should you study more or start work? It may pay to do both. Research suggests working while studying gives a higher return than simply enrolling in an extra year in school. In fact, the benefits of that extra year are significantly overstated without the work experience, it says.

Jessica Exton
Jessica Exton

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