Do you ever find yourself justifying your spending?

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(October 28, 2015)- Many of us are making the excuses, "It's on sale" or "I had a hard day, I deserve this," to justify a purchase we cannot necessarily afford.

Andy Mattingly, with Forum Credit Union, explains that making excuses is a defense mechanism to delay dealing with the bigger issue. For many it's charging a credit card which results in debt.

To find out more watch this week's segment of 4 Your Money.

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