Dollars and Sense:How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter
Why does paying for things often feel like it causes physical pain? Why are we comfortable overpaying for something now just because we’ve overpaid for it before? Economist Dan Ariely (Predictably Irrational, 2009) teams up with comedian Jeff Kreisler to explain how our irrational behavior often interferes with our best intentions when it comes to managing our finances. From credit card debt and household budgeting to holiday sales, they cut through our fears and desires driving our worst financial decisions, and teach us how to improve our money habits.