TITLE

'Tis the Season to Be Broke

AUTHOR(S)
Peck, Maureen
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the holiday shopping season's affects on personal finances. Compulsive shopping is receiving attention after the American Psychiatric Association proposed listing compulsive buying as a mental disorder. Studies show that there could be more than 10 million compulsive buyers in the United States who have no control over their spending, which endangers their working life and personal relationships. The author presents a list of questions to determine if one is a compulsive shopper.
ACCESSION #
23498029

 

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