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August 21, 2018 - Great articles from the web on money and your life.

Picture perfect

Picture perfect

We know that personal decision-making can be influenced by the types of information available. One study examining various approaches shows that seeing costs as a total amount, not a percentage change, is easier to comprehend – another way small changes can help. 

Charitable acts

Charitable acts

Want to get people giving more to charity? When we are nudged to consider and judge our own behaviour we may be more likely to act in the interests of others. For example, being able to choose where we contribute helps us reflect on our action and may increase our giving. 

Taxing tips

Taxing tips

About 30% of Australian small businesses didn’t pay their 2017 tax on time; their government is tackling this $20.9 billion tax debt with nudges. This article explains how reminder letters and pre-emptive online prompts are expected to get more people paying on time. 

Jessica Exton
Jessica Exton

Behavioural scientist at ING
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