Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter

Author:   Dr Dan Ariely ,  Jeff Kreisler ,  Simon Jones
Publisher:   HarperCollins
Edition:   Library Edition
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9781538455869


Publication Date:   07 November 2017
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Author:   Dr Dan Ariely ,  Jeff Kreisler ,  Simon Jones
Publisher:   HarperCollins
Imprint:   HarperCollins
Edition:   Library Edition
Dimensions:   Width: 16.50cm , Height: 3.00cm , Length: 15.50cm
Weight:   0.340kg
ISBN:  

9781538455869


ISBN 10:   1538455862
Publication Date:   07 November 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Audio
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Without sounding like he's performing, narrator Simon Jones' dramatic flair and wry personality add color to the material. His phrasing is slow, but his beautiful melodic palette and superb timing make every sentence clear and full of impact...This tangible advice about financial reasoning errors will give listeners new power over how they spend their money. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award. -- AudioFile This engaging guide...lay[s] bare the ways monetary value is misunderstood and incorrectly assessed...As the work comes to a close, its attention shifts toward the future, considering suggestions for retirement plans and HR department...Highly recommended. -- Library Journal (starred review) If you want to get better at making good financial decisions, read Dollars and Sense...What the two authors do brilliantly is take behavioral economics and make it accessible. -- Washington Post Engaging and funny, rife with anecdotes and advice, the book defangs a difficult topic while teaching a lot. -- Publishers Weekly A lively look at how even the wisest among us are too often fools eager to part with our money...A user-friendly and often entertaining treatise on how to be a more discerning, vastly more aware handler of money. -- Kirkus Reviews [A] surprisingly breezy exploration of the most common mental blocks to building wealth...It's the rare kind of book that makes you feel a lot smarter, while simultaneously giving you actionable tips for improving your daily life. -- Business Insider.com


Engaging and funny, rife with anecdotes and advice, the book defangs a difficult topic while teaching a lot. -- Publishers Weekly A lively look at how even the wisest among us are too often fools eager to part with our money...A user-friendly and often entertaining treatise on how to be a more discerning, vastly more aware handler of money. -- Kirkus Reviews This engaging guide...lay[s] bare the ways monetary value is misunderstood and incorrectly assessed...As the work comes to a close, its attention shifts toward the future, considering suggestions for retirement plans and HR department...Highly recommended. -- Library Journal (starred review) [A] surprisingly breezy exploration of the most common mental blocks to building wealth...It's the rare kind of book that makes you feel a lot smarter, while simultaneously giving you actionable tips for improving your daily life. -- Business Insider.com If you want to get better at making good financial decisions, read Dollars and Sense...What the two authors do brilliantly is take behavioral economics and make it accessible. -- Washington Post Without sounding like he's performing, narrator Simon Jones' dramatic flair and wry personality add color to the material. His phrasing is slow, but his beautiful melodic palette and superb timing make every sentence clear and full of impact...This tangible advice about financial reasoning errors will give listeners new power over how they spend their money. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award. -- AudioFile


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Dan Ariely is the bestselling author of Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty. He is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and is the founder of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. His work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and elsewhere. He lives in North Carolina with his family. Jeff Kreisler is just another Princeton educated lawyer turned award-winning comedian, author, speaker, TV pundit, speechwriter, and advocate for behavioral economics. The New York Times calls him Delectable, Rachel Maddow (MSNBC) says, You'll be laughing all the way to the bank, and his kids still think he's cool. He specializes in money, politics, and other human encounters. His first book was the satire Get Rich Cheating. http: //jeffkreisler.com Simon Jones is an English actor and award-winning audiobook narrator. Besides winning many AudioFile Earphones Awards for narration, he has won the prestigious Audie Award for best narration, including for top prize of Audiobook of the Year. He was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine and as Narrator of the Year in 2005 by Publishers Weekly. As an actor, he has been featured in numerous Broadway productions and has appeared in the films The Devil's Own, Twelve Monkeys, For Love or Money, Green Card, Brazil, Monty Python's Meaning of Life, and Miracle on 34th Street remake. His television appearances include a role in The Cosby Mysteries and Murder She Wrote. He studied at Cambridge University and the legendary Cambridge Footlights Dramatic Club.

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