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Clever mental tricks for making money

29 January 2018

Successful money management is as much a matter of psychology as economics, says Tim Harford, the Financial Times’ ‘Undercover economist’.

Man managing his finances
Behavioural economics helps us to understand both what we do, and what we should do.

When people hear that I’m an economist they often ask me for financial tips – a touching vote of confidence. Yet the truth is that successful money management is as much a matter of psychology as it is of economics. The way we judge or

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