You know how this goes. You're aware that having a second doughnut is overkill, but you blissfully indulge anyway...only to regret it minutes later. So why do you keep giving in when you know you'll end up with regret later?
All together now: Breathe. You’ve made it through Black Friday (or should we call it Black Thursday Night?) and Cyber Monday, but if last year was any indication, two-thirds of you still have some serious holiday shopping to do.
James Reinhart says ThredUP, his three-year-old online marketplace for used children’s clothing, has lured plenty of parents who are comfortable swapping gear, but he yearns to attract a wider customer base.
Strategic Marketing Leadership: The Role of a Chief Marketing Officer was first offered in the spring 2012 semester, aiming to give students a complete view of the CMO role.
As more revelations of UK TV presenter Jimmy Savile's alleged pedophilia assaults come to light, there are many investors who wish they had just not bothered to bid on his memorabilia earlier this year, despite the £300,000 raised for charity.
In 2009, a historic townhouse on Manhattan's Upper East Side hit the market for $28 million but didn't sell. The listing recently got a price adjustment—to $35 million. In Miami Beach, Fla., a home once owned by Jennifer Lopez went on the market for $29 million in 2010, but the owner didn't get an offer he liked. So he took it off the market for a year, then relisted it. The current asking price: $40 million.
Dismal market returns haven’t exactly created a tailwind for 401(k) and IRA portfolios over the last decade or so, but an equally pernicious -- and more entrenched -- problem is that our brains are messing with our retirement plans.
In the 1990s, researchers came up with the phrase “time famine” to describe the feeling many Americans have of feeling overwhelmed by work obligations and the general pace of life. According to “The Quest for the 25-Hour Day,” in the Boston Globe, this feeling has a powerful role in people’s underlying happiness: “If time famine can create a state of rolling personal crisis, studies have shown that feeling ‘time affluent’ can be powerfully uplifting, more so than material wealth.”
Fee to hold your airline reservation for a few days: $20. Peak air-travel surcharge: $47. Rental car GPS: $13 a day. Beach chaise longue: $20 a day. Resort fee: $25 a day. Your carefully planned vacation budget? Out the window.
Yale SOM's new course Strategic Marketing Leadership: The Role of a Chief Marketing Officer features leading marketing executives as weekly guest speakers.