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To insulate yourself from the trade war, stop buying new stuff

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  • To be sure, a slower economy could also mean less money for other countries to invest in clean energy. Tariffs are a double-edged sword in many ways.

  • I honestly hate shopping. I’m in marketing and I’m saying this. Stop buying so much crap. You don’t need it.

  • The long-term effects of the so called trade war should prove remarkably beneficial for our economy. The deals of multiple past administrations were absolutely unacceptable and have caused irreparable harm. Fortunately it’s being addressed. We’re talking about the future generations and whether or not

    The long-term effects of the so called trade war should prove remarkably beneficial for our economy. The deals of multiple past administrations were absolutely unacceptable and have caused irreparable harm. Fortunately it’s being addressed. We’re talking about the future generations and whether or not they’ll have any standard of living or even be free. The price of jeans, t shirts, and I-phones is absolutely irrelevant.

  • Consumerism is very dangerous in many aspects. We should buy what we truly need. When you realize that you do not need 60-70% of what you buy, you will be relieved and enjoy many other things.

  • Sensible advice in any case.

  • It is warm and fuzzy to look on the bright side of things. I appreciate this article for that, the trade war will cause many households to form new consumption habits. Clothing swaps and second hand can be fun and community building. But this trade war is still not good for many and there are items on

    It is warm and fuzzy to look on the bright side of things. I appreciate this article for that, the trade war will cause many households to form new consumption habits. Clothing swaps and second hand can be fun and community building. But this trade war is still not good for many and there are items on the list that people need, not everything is a novelty, 15% is a lot.

  • I don’t know why anyone feels like they need new jeans. I never buy mine anywhere else than Savers.

  • & now an economic reason to do more with less in your life....