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

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

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

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
How financial incompatibility leads to divorce (and how to prevent it)

The 1-Minute Trick To Negotiating Like A Boss

By Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D.
Adopt the mindset to get what you want

Money, Selfishness...and Love

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
When a fight over money is not about money - and what you can do about it.

7 Simple Ways to Cut Your College Costs

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
How to get the most bang for your educational buck

‘Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?’

By Gillian Ragsdale Ph.D.
Beware: Songs can open your heart – and your wallet.

Do More Things Bring Less Love?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Acquiring more and more things may also bring marriage problems.

The Fraudulent $100,000 Claim about Happiness

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
A lingering claim is put out of its misery

Should You Write for the Money?

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Q&A: Larry Beinhart, novelist, says don't try so hard.

Children Are Big Ticket Items

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
How many kids can you afford?

New Employee Study Shows Recognition Matters More Than Money

By Victor Lipman
How you feel is often more important than what you earn.

Taming the Want Monster

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Fulfilling your desires is not the key to peace of mind and contentment.

Why We Use Money to Feel Bad About Ourselves

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
We often underestimate the emotional aspects of handling money.

Looking for Motive: Follow The Money Trail

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
The Buck STARTS Here!

Do Small Pay Raises Spur Motivation – or Resentment?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
When is a pay raise enough to make a difference?

Can young people afford to marry?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Even if they want to marry, young people face financial hurdles.