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• Desert News National, July 19, 2014. "What would Jesus buy?" (Read)
• Iowa Public Radio, July 9, 2014. "Money, Canoes or Oral Hygiene: Finding the Key to Happiness" (Read)
• SoundMedicine.org, June 20, 2014. "Happiness Stems From Purchasing Life Experiences—Not Material Items" (Read)
• Business Insider Australia, February 17, 2014. "Find Out Why That Upmarket Suburb You Aspire To Will Make You Poorer" (Read)
• Dailymail.co.uk, February 14, 2014. "Living in a nice area makes you more materialistic" (Read)
• Everydayhealth.com, February 6, 2014. "5 Apps That Make You Happy" (Read)
• Businessinsider.com, September 3, 2013. "Here's How Paying Off Debt Improves Your Happiness" (Read)
• The Sacramento Bee, June 9, 2013. "Personal Finance: How money buys happiness. It's an age-old question: Can money truly buy us happiness?" (Read)
• MoneyShow.com, February 21, 2013. "BeyondThePurchase.org Reports the Top 5 Reasons Spending Less Will Make you Happier"(Read)
• Fox Business, January 17, 2013. "When You Can (and Can't) Buy Happiness"(Read)
• The Sacramento Bee, January 4, 2013. "BeyondThePurchase.org Finds that Perception of Time Affects Financial Behavior."(Read)
• The New York Times, April 4, 2012. "I Buy, Therefore I Am (Unless I Return It)."(Read)
• The MinnPost, February 7, 2012. "Why 'Experience' Shoppers are Happier"(Read)
• Mail Online, January 27, 2012. "Rise of the 'Experience' Shopper: Happiness is What You Do, Not What You Buy"(Read)
• Science Daily, January 26, 2012. "Are You a Happy Shopper? Research Website Help You Find Out"(Read)
• Psych Central, January 27, 2012. "Buying New Experiences, Not Things, Tied to Happiness"(Read)

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Blog Posts:
Train Your Brain to Spend Smarter: A Chat With BeyondThePurchase.org -August 1, 2014
Values and Marketing: Beyond the Purchase Teams Up With Zenzi Communications -June 30, 2014
Is the United States materialistic? The geography of consumption. -March 25, 2014
What is hedonism? A lesson from Dorian Gray. -February 3, 2014
What do personality traits tell us about consumer behavior? -January 26, 2014
Do Our Values Predict What We Buy? -January 21, 2014
You Know That Sex Sells. Do You Know Why? -September 26, 2013
People who manage their money are happier. -September 21, 2013
Many people do not have $1,000 saved for an emergency. -September 8, 2013
Can Money Buy Happiness? Yes (when spent correctly). -September 2, 2013



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