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I Spend Too Much Money

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    Consumerism Consumes My Paycheck...

    I spend too much money. I have too much stuff. I can't even keep track of all the stuff I have and occasionally buy stuff I already have because I don't remember that I already own it. My family makes enough money to live comfortably (Thank you , Universe) and we're pretty...
    Thevail Thevail 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    Money Is Just Paper To Me.

    Whenever i have money i tend to spend it wildly. I love to go to the ***** club and just blow money. I do it even though i am supposed to be saving up for a car that i am going to finance. In the past month i have blown through over $6,000. Most of it on strippers and alcohol. I...
    heero22 heero22 18-21 1 Response Nov 25, 2011

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    Mannnn!!!!!!

    I honestly could have sex with shopping...LOL..For-real...Im tired of the ups and downs of this addiction...
    KittiBeth KittiBeth 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2009

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    all the Time, But Its Money...

    all the time, but its money i have saved, i never do credit.
    jossiemarie jossiemarie 22-25, F Apr 28, 2008

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    Always Need More!

    No matter where I go, I always have to buy something. It's possible for me to spend $100 dollars in no time. My spending is spiraling out of control and I only have one job that barely pays anything. It worries me, but I can't stop myself.
    anna1298 anna1298 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    Internet Spending Is Bad!

    Whatever you do, DO NOT spend your money on the internet unless you're getting something extremely worth while.  Online shopping is a big business and there are a lot of people there to rip you off.  I've seen things on the internet such as hypnosis MP3's, psychic...
    rachelpaulson rachelpaulson 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2008

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    Timer For Your Water Heater

     Im always on the look out for logical easy ways to save.... this guy has one!He has an idea for energy saving that suggests putting a timer of your water heater for peak time use. Its free to vote and his idea is one of the few logical ones!Vote for Sam S and pass it on...
    eelloyd512 eelloyd512 26-30, F Jan 24, 2010

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    I Need Help

    Hi All, This is my first message and l hope someone out there, has the same worries as me. I have this need to have money on me, or near me. I have a good income but have spent well above it, in the past, so now money is tight, but I can't stop spending. Is not that l spend...
    taff1605 taff1605 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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    I Spoil Myself

    I spend too much money. Most of what I feel guilty about is spent eating out...I average about $250 a month on restaurants. I took a $1600 vacation last month...I don't regret that at all though. i had a good time and I needed the time away. I've given a few hundred dollars to...
    eekimateacher eekimateacher 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    "Save Money?" What's That Suppose to Mean?

    It's a bad habit I know. Whenever I'm out driving after school I look at the fastfood restaurants and think of places or food that I would interested in eating as my aferschool snack?  I don't know why but I always feel like I need to spend my money on somthing. THIS IS...
    London182 London182 16-18, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    Found a way to make some extra bucks,

    just by using my phone! Costs nothing and requires very little effort, all you need is an android or iphone :) message me and I'll tell you about it! I also spend more money than I should, especially since I'm unemployed but with this at least I'm making some money!
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    Do A Good Choice And Get What I Want :)

     I have to say that iam a handbag fans.love shopping, and I like fashion handbag so much, but for me as a student, iam not the kind of rich one,i can’t afford beautiful handbag now. Anyway, me and my friends and my classmates are like shopping on line which is...
    kakakin88 kakakin88 22-25, F Apr 4, 2010

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    I finally had payed off a credit card

    and than I thought now I have some money I spent it back up to the maximum
    Adam9988 Adam9988 22-25, M Apr 14

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    Sometimes, When I Am Having...

    Sometimes, when I am having a little bit of shopping therapy.  Ladies you know what I mean.
    institches1981 institches1981 26-30, F Apr 28, 2008

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    Work From Home Anyone!?

    Hi, Im new to the whole work from home online marketing industry and I just got involved with this business that gives you the oppertunity to make $200 in comission and a $100 monthly residual income, per person you get to join.... but the great thing about this one is you dont...
    MattMo86 MattMo86 26-30, M Jul 22, 2013

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    Tuesday Morning

    Seriously need to stay out of that store! JD and I go in there and just about need a uhaul to get it all home....LOL
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    Im Back

    last time i was on here i was telling you about my stressful hospital visits and so and so forth but since then ive been so wrapped up i wasnt able to keep you posted, soo sorry! but not gonna make this long i have alot to do today, and im so excited! i'll post later and let you...
    bunnihearts bunnihearts 26-30, F Nov 1, 2012

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    Donation

    I'm feeling hopeful. can you guys donate me 20-100$ through paypal ..!! shikhayadav0043@gmail.com i am in real need please guys i want it to get my brother a nice education and a house for my mother after her retirement we are not having house and she will be retire after 2 years...
    irinangel irinangel 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    I Could Easily Spend $40-$60 Bucks A Day, With Money I Don't Have

    The list just keeps growing, of things I need, mixed with things I want. And it's not like I'm wasting it on purses and shoes, I really do need these things, they're practical. More underclothes, stocking the house for things that my entire family uses, but I'm the only one that...
    Infinite9 Infinite9 70+, F Apr 25, 2012

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    All I Wanted Was A Tune Up

    For my bicycle. i had been working on it off and on for a week or so. Getting it ready for the nice weather that is now here. i changed the pedals on it and i guess i ******** one of them because it fell off as soon as i started out riding. An hour on the bus and 30 minutes...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 10, 2011

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    Spend 55$ And You Can Get More To Spend

    Hello, my name is Ievgen. The site I have found is the Gold Line International - the financial mutual aid system. If you reading this, you are probably going to become the participant of this grandiose project. Welcome, you made a right choice! I'm sure, everybody dreamed of the...
    GoldLineInt GoldLineInt 22-25, M Jun 16, 2012

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    Yes

    I just posted about that - I spend 10 000 euro each day. Where I get THAT MUCH MONEY FROM? THAT IS THE MAIN QUESTION EVERYBODY WANTS ANSWERED.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 4 Responses Dec 23, 2009

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    Spend Too Much Money...

    I spend too much money on really random things...food probably being the number one thing.It annoys me to realize just how much money I've spent on fleeting things...I don't even have very much to show for the money I've spent.I'm actually a pretty decent saver too these days and...
    eekimateacher eekimateacher 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2010

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    I Will Be Retired Before I Reach Age 30

    I just want to share my story of how I have set myself up on the path to never having to work a job again and be financially independent and most importantly free. :) I hate having a job, but not because I am lazy. I am a hard worker. What I hate is the idea of having to go to...
    LifeAmbition LifeAmbition 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2011

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    I'm Terrible With Money...

    I can't be the only male in existence who engages in retail therapy, right? Right? I don't know. It just feels good to go out and spend money, especially when its on something I've been searching for for a long time. There isn't a comparable feeling out there really,  that...
    Mungolian Mungolian 18-21, M Oct 11, 2009

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    The Way I Spend Money, You Would Think I Hate Money...........and Just Have To Get Rid Of It.

    i think i have a serious problem, no, i know, i have a serious problem with money. The bottom line is...........i work, and i cant save money for long periods of time. i feel compulsed to spend it, like when i know i have money in the bank, it's like i have to get up and go...
    Jayleez Jayleez 41-45 2 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    Timer For Your Water Heater

     Im always on the look out for logical easy ways to save.... this guy has one!He has an idea for energy saving that suggests putting a timer of your water heater for peak time use. Its free to vote and his idea is one of the few logical ones!Vote for Sam S and pass it on...
    eelloyd512 eelloyd512 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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    Getting Over Temptation

    After my shopping spiral into a chunk of debt I came to a realization. Spending money on countless things I want will never fill that deep void within me, my depression, and loneliness. I used shopping as a distraction from my true emotions. I found that money is greed. You buy...
    NiteOwlet NiteOwlet 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1, 2013

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    Kant Stop!

    Ever since the age of 18 i had loans im now 37 & even though i dont have one this yr i have a 3500 overdraft...u may think thats ok..its really not i have never saved i take home 1400 a month and only have bills pf 150 pounds every month i waste my money on crap i have nothing to...
    dobin dobin 36-40 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    Bills Bills Bills

    Screw em. I'm gonna spend my money at the mac counter and at panda express. hahaha. I love to buy expensive things. It makes me feel worth something, beautiful, and like people respect me. I work in retail and I can't help but think better of the people who spend thousands...
    divineright216 divineright216 18-21 3 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    Never Had Enough.

    I never seem to have enough money to make myself a decent life, as soon as I received my wages the money just can't stop going until there is nothing left. I have tried banking of all kinds but still no show. Can somebody give me a better alternative? I want enough for me to buy...
    noeljames noeljames 31-35, M Nov 5, 2009

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    Had a Shock the Other Day

    went to get money out and i only had about £25 in there when i thought i had about £80! I have bought no christmas presents and just keep going out drinking instead :s i kind of push the excuse "i'm a student!" to the limit and i'm in a bit of a desperate...
    juniper juniper 21-25, F Dec 18, 2007

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    Shifting Gears

        I'm frugal, yet, being self-employed, I mostly work my own schedule.  Lately, I've been feeling a bit under the weather.  I really need to work more - I have some bills accumulating.  They always get paid, it's just I'm tired.  Yesterday, I...
    bredream bredream 46-50 Jun 2, 2009

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    And really quickly on things I don't need,

    things that don't add meaning
    lillibella lillibella 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I Never Mean Too, I Go Out ...

    I never mean too, I go out and I always say things like I'm only going to spend "this much money", but I always end up spending more than I was supposed to.
    keyna keyna 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2008

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    Living Beyond My Means- Kinda

    OK, so I guess I don't literally live beyond my means- I'm only spending the money I have- but I'm almost completely out of money, and I just keep spending it.  And as far as everyone knows, I still have a lot of money, because I still spend like I was, and I'm the only...
    garbanzobean garbanzobean 22-25, F Jul 10, 2008

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    Boredom

    I spend money like crazy becaus ei am bored. I have so many things that i don't need and have been trying to clean it all out as much as i can and sell what i don't want. I have things that are not even opened or still have tags on them. I don't know how to not spend money. I...
    Lifeoutofashes Lifeoutofashes 22-25 1 Response Mar 21, 2010

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    Education...

    I'm over $50k in debt all for self improvement, university and trade instruction. I'm confident that it will pay for itself... I'd prefer it to be soon.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F May 12, 2008

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    Dangerous Spending

    growing up my mother was not a mother at all. while my grandmother raised me and my three siblings she was of blowing all her money on booze, drugs, and tattoos. since my dad wasnt around this was my examaple of how to handle money. so sure enough once i started making money i...
    afghanvet27 afghanvet27 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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    Married To A Shopperholic

    I don't spend to much money but my wife does! Spend £40 to get £5 free, but she spending £20 more than she would have! Trip to the shopping centre 'just to browes' and spends hundreds on cstuff. I have my failures but on of hers is she spends money like crazy at least we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    When a rich dude wants you

    and your boyfriend can't do nothing for you.
    Marvinsik Marvinsik 26-30, M Apr 7

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    Just Because I'M Bored.

    I love to spend. I'll go shopping just cause I'm bored and by stuff I don't need. Oh we'll off to the mall...
    Foxxy69 Foxxy69 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    Who needs savings when you can buy books

    and clothes and stuff... Jk I need help. XD
    jordins22 jordins22 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Money Is Only Energy !! Energy Moves...

    I used to be concerned about spending ( more money ) until I had a deep thought . I was at the bank one day waiting in line, it hit me ---Am I depositing paper money or dead former Presidents ?  Actually, it was kind of a funny thought. I pondered on my...
    shoes10 shoes10 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2010

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    there is good in all of us ,i think i simply love too much , so much in fact that it makes me feel too ******* sad
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    It kind of varies. I care about everything, and then all of a sudden you can throw anything at me and I won't react much as if it takes too much effort. I probably do care at one...
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