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NPR Marketplace: Spending is up, but consumer confidence isn’t

Discussion of our budget contraction work (JMR) for why discretionary spending is high while confidence in the economy is low.

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CNBC: How to beat back rising prices with Memorial Day deals

Interviewed on the dangers of shopping for sales during inflation.

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NY Times: How to Figure Out if You Can Actually Afford That New Home

Interviewed at the NY Times about financial vulnerability.

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CNBC: Many cash-strapped Americans feel the sting as the cost of living spikes

Discussion of how even Americans with savings are becoming financially vulnerable.

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NBC Grow: ‘Be extra careful’ using services like Afterpay and Affirm to shop this holiday season, experts say: Here’s why

Interviewed at NBC Grown (Acorns) about some dangers with new Buy Now Pay Later programs.

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NBC Grow: Watch out for 2 mental traps that can make you overspend on Amazon Prime Day, says consumer psychologist

Interviewed about 2020 Prime Day about how some price descriptions are misleading consumers.

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Debt.org: What Is the Debt Avalanche?

In an overview of debt snowball vs. avalanche, covers our research through coauthor Remi Trudel's summary at HBR.

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AMA: You Might Want to Sit Down for This: Modeling Consumer Seating Preferences

Article about our research in the Journal of Marketing Research about locational choices.

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Reviewed: You can pay off credit card faster with this strategy

Interviewed at Reviewed about our research in the Journal of Consumer Research about repayment concentration and motivation.

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Adweek: Online Investment Tools See a Boost Amid Economic Uncertainty

Interviewed at Adweek at consumer's perceptions of platforms like Wealthfront and Robinhood.

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Forbes: Fintechs Circle As Visa Readies Interchange Rate Increases

Interviewed at Forbes about potential effects on consumers to Visa increasing interchange fees.