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Should you heed Dave Ramsey’s warning about these retailer tricks this holiday season?

Image source: Getty Images Don’t end up overspending on the tricks of retailers. Key points Dave Ramsey warned of some common tricks retailers use to trick you into spending more during the holidays. You can avoid falling into this trap by knowing them in advance. Beware of psychological tricks like colors and smells that compel …

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What investors need to know about behavioral tricks in financial products

“Dark patterns are design features used to trick, direct, or manipulate users into behavior that is profitable for an entity offering a product or service, but they are often detrimental to users.” -Rohit Chopra, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau If you’re familiar with behavioral finance, you probably know the power of a good nudge. Nudges are …

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