Shopping online deals? You can do better

A recent North­eastern Uni­ver­sity study found that more than half of the 16 big retail and travel sites assessed showed dif­ferent price results for the same search, depending on who […]

How to defeat the impulse buy

As Thanks­giving approaches, so does the hol­iday shop­ping season. Once again, a day tra­di­tion­ally meant to cel­e­brate grat­i­tude will inau­gu­rate a month of ram­pant con­sumerism. As a psy­chol­o­gist who studies […]

Getting inmates back on track

The Nor­folk County Sheriff’s Office has been a trail­blazer in this regard, Cabral said. Its inmate reentry pro­gram received $335,000 in fed­eral grant funding in both 2010 and 2011 from […]