Spent : break the buying obsession and discover your true worth

by Palaian, Sally, 1958-

Format: Print Book 2009
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Summary
The economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic are still playing out, and forcing many of us to think more carefully about how we shop, save, and spend. This resource looks beyond the symptoms of obsessive and compulsive shopping and hoarding to address the heart of what makes us overspend.

Leading psychologist and financial commentator Palaian offers a tested, step-by-step guide to help people break the spending obsession by looking within.

Today, Americans are saving less, carrying larger debt loads, losing their homes to foreclosure, and filing bankruptcy in record numbers. Yet, people continue to spend more than they can afford.The advice of financial planners only treats the symptoms of overspending. In Spent, Sally Palaian offers proven plans for taking on a range of personal issues with money by examining those underlying emotional, familial, and societal factors that trigger spending behaviors.Spent teaches readers to control shopping, pay off debt, develop budgets, and become financially competent through:easy-to-use assessment tools designed to pinpoint the severity of a problemquestionnaires that facilitate the exploration of the root causes of unhealthy financial behaviorsuser-friendly exercise created to influence change from withinPalaian's system for financial recovery is also designed to help hoarders, financial codependents, and underachievers attain lasting, positive change and a healthy view of one's true value in life.Leading psychologist and financial commentator Sally Palaian offers a tested, step-by-step guide to help people break the spending obsession by looking within. She has spoken about financial disorders for various therapy associations and has served as an expert in the media on mental disorders and spending, most recently for MSN Money.
Additional Information
Subjects Compulsive shopping.
Shopping -- Psychological aspects.
Publisher Center City, Minn. :Hazelden,2009
Language English
Description xiv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9781592856992 (softcover)
1592856993 (softcover)
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