Think twice – harnessing the impulse purchase instinct

“Wow…it looks so nice”. “What a great discount”. “I must buy this one”. Such thoughts frequently pass through our mind. These feelings are normal and shared by many. As consumers we find novel products very tempting. The possibility of buying an item less than the original listed price is equally appealing. The pressure to follow…

What leads to family arguments about money – Money Matters and the Family – Part 3

There are many reasons why arguments arise within a family on money management. This article is based on articles by Investopedia (www.investopedia.com/articles) that discuss money issues in families. Investopedia establishes the following as the most common financial issues that challenge married couples: 01. What's Mine, Yours, Ours Sometimes, when each spouse works and cannot agree…

Do Money Problems lead to divorce? Money Matters and the Family – Part 1

A study in the UK by Slater and Gordon, carried out in 2018, found that money worries top the list of reasons married couples split up. Over a third of those questioned said that financial pressures were the biggest challenge to their marriage, while a fifth said most of their arguments were about money. One…

Lördagsgodis: Sweden’s Saturday-only candy tradition

Swedish children look forward to the weekend for their once-weekly candy fix. But beyond being a treat, these Saturday sweets teach a bigger lesson. Source:- https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20211004-lrdagsgodis-swedens-saturday-only-candy-tradition On a Saturday afternoon, the cobblestones of Stockholm’s Liljeholmen square are abuzz with families weaving in and out of the local shopping mall. Look closely, and you’ll spot children…