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I Spend Too Much Money

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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...
    garbanzobean garbanzobean 22-25, F Jul 10, 2008

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    I've Tried Making a Budget - The problem is that when I am sad or bored I have two activities that I will choose: either eat everything I can find, or go out and buy something to...
    somewhatlost somewhatlost 26-30, F Apr 1, 2008

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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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    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...
    dobin dobin 36-40 1 Response May 3, 2012

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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...
    rachelpaulson rachelpaulson 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2008

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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...
    London182 London182 16-18, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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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...
    shoes10 shoes10 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 26, 2010

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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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    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...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 10, 2011

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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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    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...
    MattMo86 MattMo86 26-30, M Jul 22, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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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...
    Lifeoutofashes Lifeoutofashes 22-25 1 Response Mar 21, 2010

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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...
    noeljames noeljames 31-35, M Nov 5, 2009

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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...
    anna1298 anna1298 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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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...
    juniper juniper 21-25, F Dec 18, 2007

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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...
    Thevail Thevail 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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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...
    kakakin88 kakakin88 22-25, F Apr 4, 2010

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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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    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...
    eelloyd512 eelloyd512 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2010

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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...
    divineright216 divineright216 18-21 3 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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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...
    eelloyd512 eelloyd512 26-30, F Jan 24, 2010

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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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    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...
    keyna keyna 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2008

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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...
    bredream bredream 46-50 Jun 2, 2009

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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...
    heero22 heero22 18-21 Nov 25, 2011

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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...
    taff1605 taff1605 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 6, 2009

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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...
    afghanvet27 afghanvet27 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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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...
    eekimateacher eekimateacher 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2010

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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...
    eekimateacher eekimateacher 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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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...
    Mungolian Mungolian 18-21, M Oct 11, 2009

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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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    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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    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...
    Jayleez Jayleez 41-45 1 Response Apr 1, 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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    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...
    shikhayadav0043 shikhayadav0043 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    I think this is something a lot of people do. We expect too much from ourselves and need to please everyone. Even strangers I see on the subway, I care what they think of me. I...
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    My mom is one of those people. Whenever I'm being quiet, she has to talk it up way too much and jump from subject to subject. Also, the people at school who talk way too much...
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