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"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
"I love travel - it's so much fun to spend money in a different place."
Viva Las Vegas
Tags:las vegas, viva las vegas, vegas, family holiday, family holidays, holiday holidays, vacation, vacations, family vacation, family vacations, money, spending money, wasting money, burning money, gamble, gambles, gambling, budget, budgers, expensive, mom, moms, mums, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood
"What this company needs is a big infusion of money...this of course is for my own personal use."
Tags:selfish, penny pinching, penny pincher, frugal, cash, money, saving money, spending money, investing, investment, invest, corporate, corporation, corporate america, cheapskate, cheap, scrooge, tight pockets, self-absorbed, self-serving, self-involved, self-centered, self-centred, kickback, kickbacks, embezzle, embezzles, embezzling, corporate kickback, corporate kickbacks, steal, steals, stealing, self-interest, self-interested
"Actully, everything I make is 'walking around money'."
Tags:walking around money, pocket money, spending money, poor, poverty, destitute, homeless, homelessness, homelessness crisis, homelessness epidemic, homeless person, homeless people, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, panhandle, beg, begs, begging, beggar, beggars, small change, spare any change
"It's wonderful, Harry! How late does Neiman-Marcus stay open?"
Tags:oil, oil rig, oil rigs, natural resource, natural resources, oil field, oil fields, discovery, discoveries, discovering, money, finances, wealth, wealthy, rich, shopping, shopper, shoppers, relationship, relationships, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, spending money, new money, texas, alberta, shop, shops, store, stores, department store, department stores, opening hours, business hours, retail
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
"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
'But it didn't cost anything, dear! I did it all off balance-sheet!'
"I see your consumer confidence remains undeterred."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, gender issues, shopping, consumer, consumers, consumerism, consumer confidence, shopaholic, shopaholics, overspend, overspending, compulsive shopper, compulsive shoppers, spending money, budgeting, spendthrift, spendthrifts, bad relationship, bad relationships, marital fight, marital fights, domestic, domestics, domestic argument, domestic arguments, recession, the recession, financial crash, the financial crash
'He kept changing his will. In the end, it all went to legal fees.'
The Oxymoron Club - Oxymoron of the day - Deficit Spending.
'I spend all that money on computers and all she wants to do is play with the boxes.'
Worshipping the free market...
'If things don't improve, we'll have to close 3 plants and lay off 50 employees or ask you to live a little more simply.'
Some new Greek gods - God of Debt, Austerity, Unemployment.
"If they didn't show commercials, people wouldn't know what to buy."
Tags:consumer, consumers, consumerism, consumerist, consumer culture, consumption, conspicuous consumption, toy, toys, buy, buys, buying, christmas season, christmas shopping, gift, gifts, present, presents, toy store, toy stores, toy shop, toy shops, want, wants, parent, parents, parenting, spend, spends, spending money, kid, kids
'I'm done with school because all I need to make a living is to know how to persuade my dad to give me money!'
Balancing the EU-economy.
"Have you had that signed in triplicate?"
"Dad, this is Wendy, she's going to re-negotiate my allowance!"
'We are giving that kid too much pocket money.'
Checking the financial health.
'If you earn more than you spend, your net worth will grow. That's the meaning of life.'