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"It's taken me a while, but I can finally see the value in having tons of money."
"No matter how bad things are, we manage to keep our sense of spending."
Tags:consumerism, capitalism, middle class, the middle classes, spending, spending money, shopping, shopper, shoppers, shopaholic, shopaholics, rich person, rich people, wrong priorities, wealthy people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, cocktail party, cocktail parties, showing off, show off, show offs, disposable income
'Ooops! My mistake! That was the yearly budget estimate, not the monthly budget estimate.'
"I don't mind out of control spending as long as it's on stuff I like."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office building, office ecology, office politics, modern life, modern world, working life, working world, desk job, desk jockey, manager, managers, financial crash, market crash, money, bankruptcy, bankrupt, spending, overspend, overspending, spent, overspent, over budget, budget, budget cut, management, business management, accounts, accounting, out of control, double standard, double standards, ironic, irony
'All this dough and not a store in sight.'
"I love travel - it's so much fun to spend money in a different place."
"What's this I hear about large quanities of ice, fish, and small sea creatures being purchased by your department?"
Tags:penguin, penguins, strange, strange imagery, account, accounts, businessmen, business man, absurd, absurdity, ice, fish, luxuries, personal use, personal, reprimand, reprimanded, reprimanding, what do you expect, need, needs, want, wants, spend, spending, spent, outgoing, outgoings, department, departmental, departmental plan, plan, plans, planning, accounting, warning, warnings, management, upper management, office politics, rule, rules, necessities, access, accessibility, access needs, access requirements
"I can't believe I spent seven million dollars on tights."
Tags:woman, women, shopping, shopper, shoppers, shopping addict, shopping addicts, addicted to shopping, shopping addiction, shopping bags, money, spending, cost, costs, million, millions, rich, wealthy, wealth, fashion, style, trend, trends, trendy, fad, fads, in-style, fashionable, fashionista, fashionista, stylish, clothes, clothing, womenswear, women's fashion, women's clothing, women's clothes, tights, leggings, hosiery, stockings, expensive
'Ooops! My mistake. That was the yearly budget estimate, no the monthly estimate.'
A Message from the Association of Goods and Services
Tags:buy, shopping, shopper, shoppers, spending, spending money, consumer behaviour, consumer behaviours, consumer confidence, goods and services, the economy, consumption, public consumption, advert, adverts, advertising, ad, ads, advertisement, advertisements, poster, posters, subtle, subtly, unsubtle, spending habit, spending habits
Sidewalk sign holder holding sign that says 'Save 100%! (don't buy it).
'No cuts in Medicare!'
Pound shop - 99p Land - 98p World.
'Wow! You weren't exaggerating when you said your company had a high cash burn rate!'
"Have you ever wanted something so bad that you'd actually save up the money to buy it?"
Tags:save up, saves up, saving up, save money, saves money, saving money, spender, spenders, spending, savings, savings account, saving accounts, want, wants, desire, desires, slacker, slackers, slack off, slacks off, slacking off, wastrel, wastrels, loser, losers, broke, spend money, spends money, spending money
"Hey, I just got a burst of consumer confidence- let's go buy something."
Tags:consumer confidence, consumer, consumers, consumerism, shopping, shopper, shoppers, economics, economic policy, fiscal policy, spending, over spend, over-spend, over spending, spending habits, the public, consumer behaviour, consumer behaviours, economy, the economy, thriving economy, over simplification, over-simplification, literal interpretation, literal interpretation
"I was always good with money."
"I worry that more infrastructure spending will mean more schools!"
"We can't compete with that crap. They've got the crappiest crap on the internet."
Tags:compete, competes, competing, internet, internet commerce, ecommerce, e-commerce, online retailer, online retailers, online retail, retailing, crap, stuff, buy, buys, buying, consumer, consumers, consumerism, consumerist, consumerist agenda, consumerist agendas, spend, spends, spending, spend money, spends money, competition, competitions, competing, compete, competes, seller, sellers, selling, online seller, online sellers
"This isn't about your stealing anything. It's about your not buying anything."
Tags:mall, malls, strip mall, strip-mall, strip malls, strip-malls, shop, shopping, shopper, shoppers, shoplifter, shoplifted, shoplifting, steal, stealing, consumerism, consumer, consumer capitalism, capitalism, capitalism, late-stage capitalism, security, securities, security guards, guard, guards, sale, sales, buy, buyer, buying, buy buy buy, spending, spender, spend, spends, officer, on duty, officers
"Okay. So much for scrimping and spending."
'We're going to need more money just to complete the model.'
'Emily, have you been shopping online during class?'
That New-Time Religion
'My dad's no dummy. He knows using 'plastic' is bad for us. I convinced him that we should use paper and go 'green'.'