MIND GAMES: 10 Devious Ways Companies Trick Us To Buy More

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The holidays are upon us. It’s time to show our families how much we care…by maiming strangers for cheap flat screens at Wal-Mart. Of course, I’m joking. No one’s got that kind of upper body strength, anymore. Credit cards work great from bed. But what is it that makes us buy? How do companies squeeze more and more profit from us every year? And why do we let them? On this very special holiday episode of The McFuture, I explore 10 of my favorite dirty tricks companies use to get us to spend more than we should.

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