Lost wallet? More money may mean you’ll see it again

Nothing can ruin your day quite like losing your wallet. But it turns out having larger amounts of cash may increase your chances that it gets returned.

The Eccles School’s David Tannenbaum and his colleagues “lost” wallets all over the world, and found that they were often returned, especially if there was money in them.

“One clear pattern that emerged was, remarkably, wallets with greater amounts of money were more likely to be returned to the owner,” he said.

Read more about Tannenbaum’s research – and other tips on what to do if you lose your wallet — in U.S. News and World Report.

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