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Impulsive Americans!

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Impulsive Americans!

A recent poll found that Americans blow more than five grand a year on as many as three impulse purchases a week. And it’s stuff like that last-minute tin of Altoids at the checkout line quickly adds up. 20% of all purchases made by adults are last minute ones: more than 150 per year. And over a lifetime, all of those tiny purchases add up to as much as $324,000, a tidy sum if you had invested that money in a retirement fund instead.

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