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The Connection Between Shopping and Emotions

According to Heather Gilmore, a writer for The Dollar Stretcher.com, “emotions can lead to the desire to shop or, on the other hand, shopping can lead to emotions. Shopping can be prompted by sadness, grief, loss, insecurity, guilt, and excitement.” Shopping can create a pleasurable experience making people want to experience the “high” again. The after-shopping […]

5 Things You Should NOT Use Debt To Pay For

We live in a culture where debt is assumed to be essential for everything. The Bible tells us that the borrower is a slave to the lender so we should be vigilant in our efforts to avoid becoming financial slaves.  Here are the things I would not use debt to purchase: A Car. Financing something […]

10 Ideas to Save Money and Live Better

Kendal Perez at U.S. News & World Report, reported that the average American household has more than $130,000 in debt, $15,000 of which is on credit cards. We cannot afford the stuff we insist on accumulating! Heidi Freeman, an assistant professor at the University of the Sciences in Pennsylvania, found that 90% of people who […]

Shopping + Emotions

According to Heather Gilmore, a writer for The Dollar Stretcher, “Emotions can lead to the desire to shop or, on the other hand, shopping can lead to emotions. Shopping can be prompted by sadness, grief, loss, insecurity, guilt, and excitement.” Shopping can create a pleasurable experience making people want to experience the “high” again. The […]

tips for managing cash

By Chuck Bentley Cash remains an important part of our financial transactions. Yet, we tend to forget how important it is to manage our cash. According to the summary of the Diary of Consumer Payment Choice, a national study, cash still has a “dominant role” when it comes to small-value transactions. It also remains essential for […]