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What does money do? Give us choices! Options! Increase our purchasing power!
This translates to more shopping hours, in the malls or on the net. More time spent away doing things that we need to do like the extra twenty or five minutes at the gym, or give the kid a bubble bath that makes her ecstatic or cook something nice for whoever you want.
Therefore, I would say the recession is a good thing. Suddenly the craziness is gone. Early bird specials at Best Buy are less and late night at chuckee cheese more. Nights @ movies less and days @ parks more. The long laboring hours poured over making the Christmas list is not going to be so long and ‘hair tearing’ this year.
The writing is on the wall. Excess is bad. The excess in the housing market, the excesses in our own lives and the excesses in the name of fight for freedom.
You know what is easier than spending more? Spending less!
Guess what is easier than paying credit cards? Not accumulating any debt!
So everyone with the teeny tiny dab of common sense between your ears (the only place u can find it), sit back, put your feet up and let the Burberry wallet stay forgotten behind the cushions. It is no longer uncool to be a Penny pincher or a tightwad. Scrooge is the new man is town for Santa is busy working four shifts in a three-shift day just to pay off the bills from his overzealous shopping. J
So Peeps the times are such, that if you need Full buy Full not King.