Consumerism is a norm in America and most people go to the mall because… why not? The Motley Fool reported that the typical woman makes 301 trips to the store annually, spending close to 400 hours a year buying clothes, books, food, and toiletries. This is a LOT of hours! But does shopping actually make you happier?
Simply by looking at the increasing average credit card debt, one can quickly see how this is not sustainable.