Taking Stock, week 3: Can money buy happiness? – Business Article

Each week I join the ‘Your Money’ panel for a segment called Taking Stock, where we discuss the trending money news of the day. The main question posed this week was ‘Can money buy happiness?’ It depends what you’re buying… According to McKinsey in a December 2017 piece Cashing in on the US experience economy, “Shared experiences with friends and family have a deeper psychological link to long-term intrinsic happiness than buying products does”. Another study conducted at Cornell University found…

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Taking Stock, week 2: The erosion of trust – why you should never mislead your customers – Business Article

Each week I join the ‘Your Money’ panel for a segment called Taking Stock, where we discuss the trending money news of the day.  This week on the show we discussed the latest Samsung advertising campaign, which uses DSLR camera shots to promote a phone camera that is incapable of capturing such snaps. The panel and I debate, ‘if it’s in the fine print, can you get away with it?’ For me, it’s a ‘no way every day’ on this…

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