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Black Friday: Tightwads and Spendthrifts An NSF Webcast

How do people decide whether or not to spend money?

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On left, image of hands holding scissors cutting a bill, on right hands holding a wad of bills.

National Science Foundation is taking a look at the impact of consumerism on tightwads and spendthrifts during the holidays in the face of increased pressure to buy.

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