psychology

Your Brain Is Keeping You in Debt (And How to Fix It)

Why can't you chip away at that daunting pile of debt? You might want to blame your brain.

Here's Why Multitasking and Money Don't Mix

Science says multitasking hurts our productivity. Here's how multitasking keeps you from your financial goals, too.

How "Radical Implosion" Can Help You Get Ahead at Work — and Everywhere Else

Fear can destroy your life. Radical implosion can help you destroy your fears.

7 Signs You Have a Serious Spending Addiction

Spending addiction is real, damaging, and scary. If you recognize yourself in any of these signs, you may need to seek help.

Create a Reverse Bucket List to Improve Your Money Management

A "reverse bucket list" — a running tally of all the wonderful things you've already accomplished — can be the perfect personal finance motivator.

This Creative Shopping Strategy Could Save You Tons

Forget making a "To Buy" list. Instead, focus on what you didn't buy, and watch your savings add up.

Don't Let "Lizard Brain" Derail Your Finances

Blowing your hard-earned cash on impulse, emotional, and stress shopping? Your lizard brain is to blame.

Why Do We Feel Buyer’s Remorse, Anyway?

The rush from that big, must-have purchase only lasts a short while before dreaded buyer’s remorse sets in. How come?

4 Ways Your Brain Tricks You Into Spending

The human brain is a beautiful, complex thing. It's also a total shopaholic.

7 Ways Psychologists Say Saving Boosts Your Mental Health

Saving money is good for your bank account, but it's also good for your mental well-being. Start saving and start feeling better about yourself!

8 Powerful Brain Hacks You Can Do in Under 2 Minutes

Your brain is a powerful tool! Make sure you're using its power for good.

4 Ways Your Mind Can Make You Rich

The human brain is not powerful enough to will money into existence — but it's close. Here's how to put mind over money.

12 New Ways Restaurants Trick You to Spend More

From anchoring to the Midas Touch, learn how restaurateurs and their employees exploit consumer psychology to get you to spend more.

4 Weird Brain Hacks That Make You a Better Person With Almost No Effort

Self improvement is hard, right? Wrong! Become the person you want to be with some simple tricks that leverage some quirks of your brain.

8 Reasons Why It's OK to Eat Meat

Meat gets a bad rap, but there's lots to recommend it. Consider these eight reasons, and then make a visit to your butcher!

3 Survival Instincts That Harm Investors

Following the herd was a good survival strategy for our subsistence ancestors. Today it's a good way to get your investment funds trampled.

Sleep Better With Calming Words

For a better's night's sleep, try goal priming to unleash the power of your unconscious.

The Paradox of Choice and the Mortgage Crisis

We often think that having more choices is better. But in reality, having more options might cause us to make bad decisions — like getting risky mortgages.

5 Sneaky Ways Supermarkets Get You to Spend More

Want to know how grocery stores are parting you from your hard-earned cash? Learn about these supermarket psychology tricks.

5 Psychological Hacks to Boost Your Bottom Line

Use the power of positive thinking (and four more psychological powers) to push you and your employees to greater productivity.