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Hacking Your Brain to Stop Fumbling

As humans, we misjudge risks and opportunities. Our mental software seems coded to make us fumble our finances.

Several cognitive biases trip us over money and life decis...

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How a 'self-nudge' could help you make better money and life decisions

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The Idea of "Snudge"

Well-chosen Snudges/self-nudges can improve life. We can be our own choice architects by making certain options harder or less fun, or by eliminating them altogeth...

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Temptation Bundling

To achieve a goal you're trying to avoid, first, you overcome the resistance. So you combine an activity you're avoiding to one that you actually love ~Temptation Bundling~ like "

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Commitment Devices

This is an extreme and effective version of self-nudging. It starts with the elimination of bad choices, by tactical reduction of one's own freedom.

Like Odysseus, from Home...

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Time Travel

You get better with money when you get better with time.

Write letters to your future selves, making this older version of you into a real three-dimensional character can ma...

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Wear Your Retainer

Habits are hard to start and even harder to maintain. A retainer is basically proof that braces alone don’t really solve the problem.

We're optimistic about nudging ourselves to make ...

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Don't Eat The Stale Popcorn

In a study where one group was served fresh-popped kernels and the other, a week-old stale popcorn at a theatre, no one seemed to notice or care about the freshness or taste of it. It was because t...

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