Could your neighbor's luxury car cause you to spend more money?

How Your Neighbors Can Influence Your Buying Habits

interview by Gary Foreman


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Could your neighbor's luxury car cause you to spend more money? And, if it does, is there anything you can do about it? To help us understand these questions we've invited Dr. Ryan Howell to join us in The Dollar Stretcher interview.


Dr. Ryan Howell is assistant professor of psychology at San Francisco State University. His Personality & Well-Being Lab aims to understand the role of finances and consumption in people's happiness. He's the co-founder of BeyondThePurchase.org and has co-authored a recent study on the 'geography of materialism.'


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