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Why Do We Buy Things We Don’t Need?

We’re all familiar with the uncomfortable realization that we’ve spent a fair amount of money on something that we aren’t actually going to use. I decided to look around my apartment to try to figure out exactly why this happens. After all, it’s a little surprising. Why would we go to the expense and effort to buy something that we never choose to use? There are several reasons, but one important reason is what I’d call “the expensive gym membership” reason.
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Report: Google Officially Buys Twitch for $1 Billion

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (5 days ago)

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17 Awesome Toys That Goldmanites Should Buy With The $430,000 They're Getting Paid This Year (GS)

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (4 years ago)

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If You Can't Decide Between Buying Two Things, Consider Neither

Lifestyle / Productivity : Lifehacker (5 days ago)

When you're trying to be a careful shopper, comparing two similar products is a given. Sometimes, though, if you're having a tough time deciding which one you actually want, the best decision might be to just save your money. Read m... Read Post

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