Part of what makes us human is the wonderful urge to help others of the species when they experience difficulty. All we have to do is look at the outpouring of money to other countries – to people we’ve never met-when they experience floods and earthquakes. This is a wonderful human quality. We just need… Continue reading The Urge to Help
Author: Carrie Rattle
Carrie Rattle is a Principal at BehavioralCents.com, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence.
The Power of Power
Even most people who do not stay abreast of the investment industry will have heard of Bernie Madoff. He was the CEO of a company that scammed millions from wealthy investors and celebrities. How did that happen? Never underestimate the power of “missing out on a good thing”. We all fall into it at some… Continue reading The Power of Power
Are You Spending, and Eating, on Automatic Pilot?
We all use the feeling or intuitive side of our brain more often than the thinking side of our brain. We get breakfast, ship the kids off to school, drive to work, fetch coffee, say good morning…all largely on auto-pilot. Mindless Eating If you think about it, we also eat that way. Brian Wansink, PhD… Continue reading Are You Spending, and Eating, on Automatic Pilot?
2018 Media Coverage of Compulsive Buying
2018 Media Coverage of Compulsive Buying Quartz The dirty industry of fast fashion is causing an environmental “emergency” The Wall Street Journal Lessons From a Six-Month Shopping Detox KVOA Tucson News N4T Investigators: Online shopping obsession Alberton Record Black Friday. A potential trap for shopaholics Huffington Post I Spent Thousands Feeding My Compulsive Shopping Addiction.… Continue reading 2018 Media Coverage of Compulsive Buying
2017 Media Coverage of Compulsive Buying
2017 Media Coverage of Compulsive Buying NerdWallet Crush Impulsive Buying With These 4 Jedi Mind Tricks Southwest Journal Overspending comes with an emotional cost Malaya Business Insight When shopping is bad for you Her 6 ways to balance your finances and still have a social life NextShark Over 50% of Hong Kongers Are Hoarders and… Continue reading 2017 Media Coverage of Compulsive Buying
2016 Media Coverage of Compulsive Buying
BBC Could reinvention solve our shopping addiction? CheatSheet Shopaholic? 3 Ways to Curb Your Shopping Addiction Baylor Media Communications Consumer Behavior Expert Shares Four Savings Goals, Financial Tips for the New Year Bustle 5 Interesting Studies About Shopping, Because You Might As Well Understand Why You’re Currently Broke 4 Ways To Break Your Shopping Addiction… Continue reading 2016 Media Coverage of Compulsive Buying
2015 Media Coverage of Compulsive Buying
NY Times (December 30, 2015) Shop the Pain Away NY Times (December 19, 2015) Walmart Can’t Escape Clutter. Can You? The Guardian (October 20, 2015) Buying begets buying: how stuff has consumed the average American’s life Bustle (October 15, 2015) The One Shopping Hack You Need to Survive Those Shopaholic Tendencies Express (October 12,… Continue reading 2015 Media Coverage of Compulsive Buying
[Replay] Keys To Making The Holiday Overshopping Stop
Keys To Making The Holiday Overshopping Stop Carrie RattleCarrie Rattle is a Principal at BehavioralCents.com, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More