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Reducing COVID-19 risks: From hand-washing to emergency savings

Most of us are feeling overwhelmed by how the world is changing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In addition to upending our normal daily lives and putting those we care about at risk for…

Common Cents Lab, Money   /   MARCH 25 2020

Here’s Why You Need a Vacation

Work can provide us with a sense of meaning and well-being, but sometimes, we just need a break. Without recovery periods our ability to keep performing at high levels diminishes. When employees take more…

Health, Money, Medical Decision-Making   /   MARCH 21 2018

Looking for an impact idea for next year’s tax season? We got you covered.

By Stephanie Tepper and Emory Nelms Over the last few years, the Common Cents Lab has designed and run multiple experiments that infuse the best practices for VITA programs with insights from behavioral science….

Common Cents Lab, Money, Increase Short- and Long-term Savings   /   DECEMBER 6 2017