Google Play icon
It is never enough – wealthy people desire money and status more than less fortunate

September 26, 2019

There is nothing wrong in wanting to be rich. Money provides freedom to do anything you want to…
Why Is Money Different in Every Country?

February 21, 2019

What is money? It depends on the country you live in, right? Americans call it Dollar, the Chinese…
Blockchain trial could lead to smarter money

November 13, 2018

A new type of smart money, powered by blockchain, has been successfully trialled by CSIRO’s Data61 and the…
Higher income linked with less concern about social problems over time, new research shows

November 7, 2018

University of Alberta sociologists found that over time, people with higher incomes grew less concerned with a range…
Raspberry Pi: e-paper pocket money tracker using Monzo pots

January 19, 2018

Jason Barnett used the pots feature of the Monzo banking API to create a simple e-paper display so that…
Money makes people happy, but only when earned properly

May 6, 2017

Who said money cannot buy happiness? Sure it can. Money, as any other achievement that can be quickly…
Savings groups boost financial inclusion and women’s empowerment among rural poor, three-country study finds

May 3, 2017

Savings groups popular in rural areas of developing countries — in which people pool money for saving and…
Staking self-worth on the pursuit of money has negative psychological consequences

April 28, 2017

Although people living in consumer-based cultures such as the U.S. often believe that they will be happier if…
Diversity dividends: The economic value of grassland species for carbon storage

April 6, 2017

A collaboration of scientists has developed one of the first models to assign a dollar value to the…
Turns out ‘dirty money’ does bother people

December 20, 2016

People tend to view money through a moral lens and are more likely to turn down or donate…
Are money problems and violence related?

April 25, 2016

Researchers at the University of Iowa have found an association between financial stress and severe domestic abuse, which…
Going all in: People take more financial risks in unfavorable dating pool

April 18, 2016

When looking for love, people take more risks with their money when they believe fewer potential mates are…
How Parents, Romantic Partners Influence Student Spending

March 2, 2016

When college students introduce a new boyfriend or girlfriend to their parents for the first time, Mom and…
The Liverpool View: How to win the lottery and not lose your head

January 19, 2016

“Don’t get me wrong, I bought a ticket. I actually bought five. Not that it got me a…
Study: Money affects children’s behavior, even if they don’t understand its value

December 3, 2015

The act of handling money makes young children work harder and give less, according to new research published…
Can you imagine a ‘Cashless Society’? Sweden is nearly there

November 9, 2015

A new study out of Sweden says the tiny country is on course to become the world’s first…
New research outlines potential for ‘slow money’ in local food and sustainable agriculture

July 2, 2015

Recently published research from Iowa State University shines a spotlight on the “slow money” movement, which seeks to…
When Times Are Tough, Parents Favor Daughters over Sons

June 30, 2015

In tough economic times, parents financially favor daughters over sons, according to researchers at the Carlson School of…
Banknote check with ultra-fast line scan sensor

June 3, 2015

Speed and accurate image reproduction are the alpha and omega of quality inspection in security printing. Conventional image…
We’re happy and we know it, and now the research shows it

May 15, 2015

If you have a spring in your step and a smile on your face, you’re in good company.…
Sending money back home: Can it be improved?

April 24, 2015

Millions of people work abroad as maids, construction workers and other low-wage laborers. The money they send back…
Longhorn beetle inspires ink to fight counterfeiting

November 6, 2014

From water marks to colored threads, governments are constantly adding new features to paper money to stay one…
The nostalgia effect: Do consumers spend more when thinking about the past?

July 23, 2014

Say you are out clothes shopping and you spot something that brings you back to a special time…
It’s time to rewrite the international tax rules

July 21, 2014

OPINION: The international tax architecture, as it relates to the activities of multinational corporations, is horribly out of…
Book examines hows and whys of economic choices

July 18, 2014

Image source: Cornell University Valerie Reyna, professor of human development in Cornell’s College of Human Ecology, and graduate…
Bonuses bad for consumers

July 15, 2014

The Federal Government has announced it will allow incentive payments on “general” financial advice but, after a financial…
International Experts Set Sights On Cyber Threats At Uow Conference

July 7, 2014

It’s relatively cheap, accessible anywhere with an internet connection and makes sharing your work files of holiday snaps…
Investing in cancer research boosts economy as well as health

June 17, 2014

Each pound invested in cancer research generates a continuous stream of benefits equal to earning 40 pence a…
Voices: Californians should wise up about our stupid tax code

June 10, 2014

Are California taxes too low or too high? Fair or unfair? Whatever. Most important, our code is stupid.…
Hand out money with my mobile? I think I’m ready

April 17, 2014

Look, I know we’re not really talking right now but could I possibly borrow a tenner? ejbSF, CC BY-NC-ND A…
Contrary to expectations, life experiences better use of money than material items

April 2, 2014

Despite knowing that buying life experiences will make them happier than buying material items, shoppers might continue to…
BBVA Chile launches money transfer app on Facebook

February 28, 2014

The Chilean unit of Spanish bank BBVA is launching a service that lets people transfer money using Facebook.…
Mobile money helps Kenyans weather financial storms

January 22, 2014

Only about one-fourth of Kenyans have access to a traditional bank, and many people in the country farm…
Laundering money — literally — could save billions of dollars

January 9, 2014

A dollar bill gets around, passing from hand to hand, falling on streets and sidewalks, eventually getting so…
Money talks when ancient Antioch meets Google Earth

January 3, 2014

The University of Cincinnati’s Kristina Neumann uses Google Earth in her research on ancient Antioch. Credit: Kristina Neumann,…
Qubitcoins to Stop Counterfeiting

January 2, 2014

In October, the Federal Reserve rolled out the newest iteration of the venerable $100 bill. It’s colorful and…
Economists find in large groups, money facilitates cooperation

August 28, 2013

Early human societies consisted of small, tight-knit groups of individuals who knew each other. Members probably cooperated with…
Space Robotics Dominate New $5 Bill in Canada

May 1, 2013

In a world first, Canada’s Chris Hadfield unveiled a new money note — while in space. Hadfield spun…
People care about source of money, attach less value to ‘tainted’ wealth

April 24, 2013

It’s no accident that money obtained through dishonest or illegal means is called “dirty money.” A new study…
Technology Org App
Google Play icon
87,522 science & technology articles

Most Popular Articles

  1. An 18 carat gold nugget made of plastic (January 13, 2020)
  2. Anti Solar Cells: A Photovoltaic Cell That Works at Night (February 3, 2020)
  3. Toyota Raize is a new cool compact SUV that we will not see in this part of the world (November 24, 2019)
  4. Nuclear waste could be recycled for diamond battery power (January 21, 2020)
  5. Physicist Proposes a Testable Theory Stating that Information has Mass and could Account for Universe s Dark Matter (January 24, 2020)

Follow us

Facebook   Twitter   Pinterest   Tumblr   RSS   Newsletter via Email