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The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting, and the New Consumer

Do you find yourself: Saving less money and watching more TV? Mentally downplaying your credit card debts? Always wanting to buy something, no ... Show synopsis

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  • The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting, and the New Consumer (Basic Books (AZ)) – Hardcover (1998)

    The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting, and the New Consumer

    Hardcover, Basic Books (AZ)
    1998
    English
    253 pages

    ISBN: 0465060560
    ISBN-13: 9780465060566

    An in-depth look at the corruption of the American Dream, the follow-up to the the Overworked American examines the consumer lives of Americans and the pitfalls of keeping up with the Joneses. Schor explains how and why the purchases of others in our social and professional communities can put pressure on us to spend more than we can afford to, how television viewing can undermine our ability to save, and why even households with good incomes have taken on so much debt for so many products they dont need and often dont even ... Show more

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