This blog is part of SpendWeek’s mission to help people save money. It’s less about “7 Money-saving Tips for Your Next Vacation” and more about the psychology and culture of spending. Why do we spend more money than we have? Why is delayed gratification so hard? How can I reign in impulse spending? We’ll get into these questions and more.

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