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Pigeon of Discontent: “I’m a Severe Under-Buyer.”

Each week, I post a video about some Pigeon of Discontent raised by a reader. Because, as much as we try to find the Bluebird of Happiness, we’re also plagued by those small but pesky Pigeons of Discontent.

This week’s Pigeon of Discontent, suggested by a reader, is: "I'm a severe under-buyer."


If you want to read more about this resolution, check out…

Quiz: Are you an over-buyer or an under-buyer?

9 tips to avoid over-spending.

Beware the snare of the linen cocktail napkin.

How about you? Would you describe yourself as an under-buyer or an over-buyer? Most people are somewhere in between, but if you're clearly in one camp, you probably realize that very well about yourself.  Have you found any good strategies to deal with it? I know a married couple where one is an under-buyer and the other is an over-buyer. It's quite funny to watch them in action.

You can post your own Pigeon of Discontent at any time; also, from time to time, I’ll make a special call for suggestions.

You can check out the archives of videos here. Crazy fact: I just realized that my YouTube channel has had more than a million views. Zoikes.

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