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Whelan: Ok to pass on Black Friday

Feeling compelled to spend money right now is normal. Who doesn’t want to be like the advertisements’ grinning models, with an armful of gifts?

“This time of year, there is a lot of pressure to consume happiness — to show your love through products,” says Christine Whelan, a clinical professor in the department of consumer science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

This interview appears in multiple news outlets.

Read the full article at: https://herald-review.com/business/investment/personal-finance/it-s-ok-to-sit-out-black-friday-this-year/article_5aaf94d6-95ba-5013-8835-cf9793584ae3.html