What Brands Do You Blindly Follow?

What Brands Do You Blindly Follow?

Some people have near-unshakable allegiances to particular brands, and the commitment tends to have little to do with a product’s quality or even a company’s customer service. [More]

What's Your Most Expensive Habit?

What's Your Most Expensive Habit?

Booze, drugs and gambling aren’t the only pricey habits. For example, as much as I enjoy cooking, it’s often so much easier and convenient to have something delivered or get take-out. It’s gotten to the point that many of the restaurants know my order before I even have time to say it. I know I’m throwing away good money, but it’s a hard habit to shake. [More]

Why Do You Hate The Dollar Coin?

Why Do You Hate The Dollar Coin?

Our beloved U.S. Mint has apparently redesigned the dollar coin to feature a rotating slate of Presidents. Each President gets a three-month stint on the coin. On Thursday, James Madison, our 4th Chief Executive, took his rightful place on the golden slab – but nobody seemed to care. Why?

The Secret To Being An Impulsive Shopper: Forget The Guilt

The Secret To Being An Impulsive Shopper: Forget The Guilt

Are you an impulsive shopper? Odds are you don’t hang on to the guilt of “succumbing to temptation” the way more prudent shoppers do, says a new university study. The study found that thrill-seeking shoppers and careful shoppers alike feel guilty when they splurge on unnecessary goods, but over time thrill-seekers forget the guilt and only remember the high.