Why Are We So Impatient? A Look into Money and Delayed Gratification

Getting excited about saving for the future can be hard. We are not as emotionally tied to the future as we are to the present. In this Page One Economics®: Focus on Finance, we look at the psychological forces of delayed gratification and self-control, which help us work toward the future benefits of saving money.

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Education Level: 9-12 College Non-educators
Subjects: AP Economics Economics
Concepts: Decision-Making Opportunity Cost Wants
Resource Types: Publication
Languages: English
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