What caught my eye this week. I have a stuffed hamper’s worth of links below to help get you through the Christmas break. However I struggled with how to introduce what’s probably our last post of the year. Covid? Too miserable, interminable, unresolved, and depressing. Brexit? Ditto, with knobs on. Even recapping this bonkers year […]

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It’s not normal to care about finances as much as we do. As a Monevator reader, you pay unusually close attention to your financial affairs. You’ve probably put a great deal of thought into building a wealth-generation engine that’s designed to secure the future for you and your family. That’s not standard behaviour. The average […]

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Bad news: When your partner, friend, or sister says “You really shouldn’t have” on opening that expensive gift – they mean it. You could have shopped smarter and saved your money instead. Academics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business1 showed that: Most gift givers assume an expensive present is better appreciated… …but in reality, […]

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