Even though I don’t see myself as a consumer, the “stuff” that we had available to donate and sell when we moved tells a different story.
Sometimes we buy things that we may not have really needed simply because they had good marketing. Do we spend too much on status symbols and other things simply because were convinced by a slick commercial?
For the past ten years in a row, Gallup polls have shown that Americans spend over $600 each on Christmas presents every year, and studies have shown that it takes months for most families to recover from the holidays after financing most of their spending with credit cards. Unfortunately, our overspending has been filtered down […]