The holiday shopping season is an enormous enticement to everyone but, for the shopping addict, this season is an especially difficult time. If you, or someone you know, is out of control when it comes shopping you will know the signs: daunting debt, mountains of unused stuff, and maxed out credit cards. If you are suffering from this addiction, make this the season you take steps toward recovery. If the addiction is not yours but you recognize the symptoms in a friend or family member, organize an intervention. Helping yourself or someone you love recover from this addiction is the gift to give before the holiday season is upon us.
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Carrie Rattle is a Principal at BehavioralCents.com, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence.