How to Avoid Buying Things on Black Friday

How to avoid Black Friday sales.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are designed to thwart our minimalist tendencies. Here’s how to avoid the spending spree. Affiliate links included in a tongue-in-cheek way. Everyone wants you to buy something on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, whatever you want to designate these days of hyper-consumption after the holiday designed to remind us to be […]

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How to Declutter Like an Economist

sunk costs and how to declutter like an economist.

How do you declutter like an economist? Consider the reality of sunk costs. There’s a problem a lot of people have when they declutter: they think too much about the money they spent on the items they are getting rid of. It feels like a huge waste to give away all those craft supplies — […]

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