Emotional spenders beware! There’s a newish website whose gimmick is designed to separate you from your money.
If you send The Something Store $10 they will send you…something. Something random. It could be a wallet or a fruit basket or a hair trimmer or a wallet.
You send them $10 of your hard earned money, and in return what you get is “maybe something you need, something you want or something you desire.”
Why, why would anyone do this? Why would anyone spend their hard-earned money on this? Are there people that lonely, that frivolous, that bored, that wasteful with their money?
Yes. They are emotional spenders. People who spend money so that they will feel fill in the blank. Happy, loved, worthy, stimulated… there are many reasons emotional spenders spend. And there are a brazilian things emotional spenders spend their money on.
This particular venue gears their marketing message directly to the emotional spender. “How will you feel when your receive your something? ” they ask on their website. “Get Your Something and find out!”
I can think of a thousand things for which I’d be much better off using my $10. Can’t you?