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July 3, 2018 - Great articles from the web on money and your life.

Recline – or dine

Recline – or dine

Air passengers are having fist fights over the right to recline their seats, causing flight diversions and unscheduled landings. But who values this four-inch space more: the recliner or the person trying to enjoy a meal behind? Turns out, it can be whoever is initially assigned the space.

Balancing act

Balancing act

Younger workers are putting their afternoon yoga ahead of career progression, this article says. With the global economy growing, qualified jobseekers are scarcer so workers can make work/life balance demands. In a booming economy, people may choose leisure over money.

Diet economics

Diet economics

In a world of abundance, cheap food is everywhere and obesity can skyrocket. Guess what? Economics can help, according to Bloomberg: setting meta-rules that reduce the need to expend energy on decisions removes the temptation to even consider a bad eating choice.

Jessica Exton
Jessica Exton

Behavioural scientist at ING
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