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Dollars and sense : how we misthink money and how to spend smarter

Author: Dan Ariely; Jeff Kreisler; Simon Jones
Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Exploring a wide range of everyday topics--from credit card debt and household budgeting to holiday sales--Ariely and Kreisler demonstrate how our ideas about dollars and cents are often wrong and cost us more than we know. Mixing case studies and anecdotes with tangible advice and lessons, they cut through the unconscious fears and desires driving our worst financial instincts and teach us how to improve our money  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Ariely; Jeff Kreisler; Simon Jones
ISBN: 9781538455869 1538455862 9781538455883 1538455889
OCLC Number: 1006754966
Notes: Compact discs.
Includes companion PDF.
Performer(s): Read by Simon Jones.
Description: 8 audio discs (9 hr., 12 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 computer disc (PDF ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Part I. What is money? --
Don't bet on it --
Opportunity knocks --
A value proposition --
Part II. How we assess value in ways that have little to do with value --
We forget that everything is relative --
We compartmentalize --
We avoid pain --
We trust ourselves --
We overvalue what we have --
We worry about fairness and effort --
We believe in the magic of language and rituals --
We overvalue expectations --
We lose control --
We overemphasize money --
Part III. Now what? Building on the shoulders of flawed thinking --
Put your money where your mind is --
Free advice --
Control yourself --
It's us against them --
Stop and think.
Responsibility: Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler.

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Exploring a wide range of everyday topics--from credit card debt and household budgeting to holiday sales--Ariely and Kreisler demonstrate how our ideas about dollars and cents are often wrong and cost us more than we know. Mixing case studies and anecdotes with tangible advice and lessons, they cut through the unconscious fears and desires driving our worst financial instincts and teach us how to improve our money habits.

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