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  • Scam or legit? Beware

    Wednesday, 27 March 2013

    Trying to help a friend get out of debt. Found ISDM online, listed as part of IAPDA (International Association of Professional Debt Arbitrators) and approached them. They met with us, charged us AED 350 and then were extremely difficult to get hold of for follow-up. They couldn’t even give us a hard copy receipt – they were going to send it via email. After 2 weeks of follow up, we found that they had sent the receipt to a non-existent email address. Further follow-up finally yielded the agreement. This was a one-sheeter, wherein we were authorising them, among other things, ...

  • Behavioral Economists are nudging you into changes

    Monday, 25 March 2013

    Our intentions do not always translate into action – a nudge helps


  • Don’t follow the crowd with your money

    Tuesday, 5 March 2013

    Is it always the best idea to follow the wisdom of crowds?