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Money Madness: The Psychology of Saving, Spending, Loving and Hating Money
Money Madness The Psychology of Saving Spending Loving and Hating Money Author:Herb Goldberg and Robert T. Lewis (From the back cover) — DO YOU... — ...put money ahead of everything else in life? — ...buy things you don't need or want simply because they are on sale and you think you are getting a good deal? — ...feel guilty about spending money for necessities even when you have sufficient funds? — ...spend money freely, even foolishly, on others but grudgingl... more »y on yourself?
...automatically say, "I can't afford it," whether you can or not?
...know to the penny how much money you have in your purse or pocket at all times?
...feel inferior to others who have more money than you have?
...feel superior to those who have less money than you have?
...feel anxious and defensive when asked about your personal finances?
...feel a disdain for money and look down on those who have it?
...prefer saving money to investing it because you're never sure when things will collapse and you'll need the cash?
...feel that money is the only thing you can really count on?
These are just a few of the clues that suggest an irrational use or view of money.« less