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Successful Generations

Jun 6, 2018

How do you feel about spending money? Does it give you a thrill or fill you with anxiety? My guest, Dr. Scott Rick, an Associate Professor at University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, has dedicated his research to understanding the emotional causes and consequences of these feelings.

In this episode, Dr. Rick shares what it means to be a tightwad or a spendthrift. Who’s happiest? We discuss where our feelings about spending come from and how/when they are developed. 

Take this survey first! Here's an online version of the tightwad-spendthrift scale.  

Get complete show notes, resources and a link to Dr. Rick's Tightwad-Spendthrift Survey at