Since Christmas has passed, my husband and I have been on something of a spending diet. The whole concept of a spending diet interests me.
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Advertisers have a boatload of cash that they use to conduct research studies to find new ways to get us to spend. They know the psychology of money and use it to their advantage to get us to spend our hard earned money. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual household spending for 2012 was just over $50,000. So what are some of the tricks that they use? Here are a handful of tricks that get you to spend more money.
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