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Extraverted Populations Have Lower Savings Rates

Extraverted individuals are less likely to save money towards long-term goals like retirement, potentially contributing to economic instability on a national scale. ... More>

Microlending Success Starts with a Smile

A massive analysis of real microlending data demonstrates that positive facial expressions – such as a smile – lead to more successful campaigns. ... More>

Credit Screenings Lead to Unfair Hiring

New research calls into question the practice of weeding out job applicants based on their financial history. ... More>

Chatting Before Negotiations Benefits Men More Than Women

A bit of chitchat before a negotiation helped men—but not women—snag better financial offers for a job contract. ... More>