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Do you know these 5 ways to protect your credit card

Do you know these 5 ways to protect your credit card?

If you're like most Americans, you'll probably use credit cards to buy gifts this holiday season. But in light of recent data breaches at Equifax,...
Why people with ADHD can be successful in business

Why people with ADHD can be successful in business

The symptoms of ADHD foster important traits associated with entrepreneurship. That conclusion was reached in a study conducted by an international team of economists, who...
How stores get you to buy more this holiday season and all year long

How stores get you to buy more this holiday season and all year long

Now more than ever, retailers are doing everything they can to lure you in and persuade you to buy — in ways you probably...
In-store shopping still matters this holiday season

In-store shopping still matters this holiday season

It surprises most millennials to learn that only about 10 percent of all retail purchases are actually made online. Each semester, when I ask hundreds...
Cyber Monday gives a big boost to mobile commerce

Cyber Monday gives a big boost to mobile commerce

Here is an accurate prediction for a change: No matter how Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales turn out, one big winner of the...
Experiments in robotics could help Amazon beat Australia’s slow delivery problem

Experiments in robotics could help Amazon beat Australia’s slow delivery problem

Amazon’s launch in Australia today is likely to put fresh scrutiny on the speed of Australia Post’s own deliveries. To that end, Australia Post is...
How advertising shaped Thanksgiving as we know it

How advertising shaped Thanksgiving as we know it

I have always been intrigued by Thanksgiving – the traditions, the meal, the idea of a holiday that is simply about being thankful. For my...
Four things the Paradise Papers tell us about global business and political elites

Four things the Paradise Papers tell us about global business and political elites

The so-called Paradise Papers may sound familiar – leaked documents from a law firm that specializes in offshore services reveal how the global elite...
No-growth economy could mean fewer crashes and higher wages

No-growth economy could mean fewer crashes and higher wages

An economy based on zero growth could be more stable - experiencing fewer crashes - and bring higher wages, suggests a new University of...
How impatience guides financial behavior

How impatience guides financial behavior

Imagine you are receiving a refund payment from the federal government. Are you going to spend it right away or save the money? Is that...