impulse buying

Your Money Brain Explained: Why Saving Is So Hard

Why do we procrastinate about financial decisions when we know that putting them off hurts us in the long run? Why do we splurge today instead of saving for retirement? And when is the brain at its prime in terms of decision-making? Harvard economist David Laibson joins DailyFinance's Laura Rowley in New York's Central Park with his insights.

Five ways to avoid impulse buys

If shopping is a contact sport, the entire marketing industry is in one corner of the ring; in the other, you stand alone. How can you even up the...