Apps That Nudge, Nag and Manipulate You Into Financial Health

By Ben Steverman - 2014-04-07T17:15:02Z

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The app Level Money provides a constantly updated view of how much spendable cash you have, after taking into account your savings goals and ongoing bills. While this can help you think twice before making unaffordable impulse buys, it can also give you permission to live a little. Those who are otherwise meeting their financial goals “don’t have to feel guilty” treating themselves to an expensive dinner, said Level’s vice president of design Robert Suarez.

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