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

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Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Harper Paperbacks
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Pages
288
Dimensions
5.3 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062651211

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About the Author

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

Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. He is a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight; a cocreator of the film documentary (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies; and a three-time New York Times bestselling author. His books include Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty, Irrationally Yours, Payoff, Dollars and Sense, and Amazing Decisions. His TED Talks have been viewed more than 27 million times. 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.

Reviews
"[A] valuable guide... 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
"[An] engaging guide to decision-making about money...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
"[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's Best Business Books of 2017