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Old 04-06-2011, 06:26 AM   #49
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Originally Posted by Chautona View Post
I read a quote from a JC Penney's executive once. He said that people, when their financial situation demands it, will stop spending for approximately six weeks. Then, whether or not their financial situation has improved or not, they will resume their former spending habits.

I have found this to be true for myself. Amazingly accurate for most of my friends as well.
The longest I went was the year I gave up buying craft supplies for Lent - wait that IS six weeks!!

I guess he's right.

Organizing is what always costs me money. I buy things to organize myself so I'll use what I have and save money but I just keep spending money on organizing stuff. I think I might have a world record for the biggest variety and quantity of bookcases.
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