How we spend money?

Most of us - not very effective. 33% of men and women say they often do not have enough until the next paycheck. But almost a quarter are in possession of more money than planned to spend in the store, and 27% buy things that are unnecessary. Why are we doing this?

How we spend money?

The majority of us - not very effective. 33% of men and women say they often do not have enough until the next paycheck. * But almost a quarter are in possession of more money than planned to spend in the store, and 27% buy things that are unnecessary. Why are we doing this? "Women are more likely to buy clothes and jewelry, and men - bigger things (quality electronics, computers, etc...), - says the analyst Marie-Claude Francois Laugier (Marie-Claude François-Laugier). - Such purchases are rich in symbolic meanings: women unconsciously seek to reaffirm their female identity, men - to feel power and authority. In both cases there is a desire to correct a wrong (we think) self-image: making unwise purchases, we become like someone else - a better, more worthy of admiration and love. This need for recognition of the obvious, and those who are wasting money on expensive gifts for their surroundings, satisfy their narcissism. "