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September 25, 2018 - Great articles from the web on money and your life.

Take my money

Take my money

Spending online is the easiest thing to do. On Amazon, all you need is a single click. That click will make you feel good thanks to the dopamine hit you get from shopping. And because prices are so cheap, people buy many things. Most of which, a study finds, are never used.

You're on FIRE

You're on FIRE

Millennials are done with high-pressure jobs and feeling like they have lost control of their lives. To take back control, many are starting to follow the FIRE movement (financial independence, retire early). This means they will save and invest for 10 to 15 years and retire in their 30s or 40s.

End of a penny

End of a penny

Are 1p and 2p coins now so worthless that they may as well be taken out of circulation? While there’s a risk it will cause inflation as shops may round up prices, the Bank of England thinks too few people use them for it to have any real effect. Especially as we’re moving towards a cashless society.

Jessica Exton
Jessica Exton

Behavioural scientist at ING
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