Author Topic: Retail Therapy  (Read 2402 times)

jpo

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simonsez

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Re: Retail Therapy
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2013, 02:58:42 PM »
"Interestingly those with a household income of $75,000 or more were more likely to abstain from retail therapy than those on the opposite end of the income spectrum who make less than $30,000 and potentially have fewer bucks to spend."

I like to think of retail therapy as walking to a shopping center and the various shops and feeling the endorphins released by the exercise, buying nothing, and returning home happy.

jpo

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Re: Retail Therapy
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2013, 03:06:15 PM »
"Interestingly those with a household income of $75,000 or more were more likely to abstain from retail therapy than those on the opposite end of the income spectrum who make less than $30,000 and potentially have fewer bucks to spend."
Interesting, this describes my girlfriend and I.

Dr.Vibrissae

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Re: Retail Therapy
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2013, 03:24:50 PM »
What I found interesting was that the article claimed the increase in happiness from deciding to purchase always had to do with increased feelings of control.  Perhaps Mustachians get feelings of control from deciding not to spend.