http://lifehacker.com/stop-trying-to-keep-up-with-the-joneses-1517336447

Great reminder that lifestyle and spending choices should be primarily influenced by what others choose to do. I found the suggestion at the end of the post to stop watching TV particularly interesting, because I can really see that influence in my own life. There was a time when I watched basically no TV, and watching more commercials later on I realized that those advertisements really can plant little seeds of desire for things we don’t need.

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