You need a plan for automatic saving, because you’re brain is stupid. I know it’s usually not a good idea to insult the reader in the first sentence, but it’s not just you. I’m a little stupid, too. So is pretty much everyone else.
In this post, I’m going to talk about the concepts of cognitive bias, mental heuristics, and decades of research in cognitive science that says that you are very likely to continue doing stupid shit like spend more than you earn. Hopefully, by the end you’ll realize that you need to start getting your brain out of the way as much as possible. I also realized I promised you $150 in the title. We’ll get to that. Continue reading “Cognitive Bias and why automatic saving will make you rich (get $150 for reading!)”