Would You Spend Money to Avoid a Inconvenience? Even If Its A Minor One?


This challenges the idea that we're lazier than we used to be. Someone polled over 4,000 Americans and asked what they're more likely to do: Spend a little money to avoid a minor inconvenience . . . or just deal with it to AVOID spending money.

Here is my salary! Close-up photo of a young girl in a yellow hoodie, smiling with  her eyes, hiding her face behind big amount of money in her hands.

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Only 27% of Americans say they're more likely to spend money to make their life a little easier. 52% said no way, and 21% said it depends.

Younger people are more likely to just spend the money . . . around 30% of people under 55 said yes, compared to just 22% of people older than that. And obviously income matters too. Only 19% of people who make under 40 grand a year said they'd spend the money.


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