The Money Decision

The Money Decision

Decision-making from the wallet. Plus: The science of tipping, pay what you want, take the money and run, and more.

Why You Buy

In shopping—as in life—it's not just what's inside that counts.

How Money Issues Predict Divorce (& How to Prevent Them)

How financial incompatibility leads to divorce (and how to prevent it)

The 1-Minute Trick To Negotiating Like A Boss

Adopt the mindset to get what you want

Money, Selfishness...and Love

When a fight over money is not about money - and what you can do about it.

7 Simple Ways to Cut Your College Costs

How to get the most bang for your educational buck

‘Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?’

Beware: Songs can open your heart – and your wallet.

Do More Things Bring Less Love?

Acquiring more and more things may also bring marriage problems.

The Fraudulent $100,000 Claim about Happiness

A lingering claim is put out of its misery

Should You Write for the Money?

Q&A: Larry Beinhart, novelist, says don't try so hard.

Children Are Big Ticket Items

How many kids can you afford?

New Employee Study Shows Recognition Matters More Than Money

How you feel is often more important than what you earn.

Taming the Want Monster

The if-I-don’t-get-it-I’ll-die type of desire that we think is tied to happiness

Why We Use Money to Feel Bad About Ourselves

We often underestimate the emotional aspects of handling money.

Do Small Pay Raises Spur Motivation – or Resentment?

When is a pay raise enough to make a difference?

Can young people afford to marry?

Even if they want to marry, young people face financial hurdles.