Spent-The Book interview with Dr. Sally Palaian





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Uploaded on Feb 27, 2009

An out of controll spending culture is rescued by this Hazelden published book "Spent".
Sallys new book is a tested, step-by-step guide to help people break the spending
obsession—by looking within.

Today, Americans are saving less, carrying larger debt loads,
losing their homes to foreclosure, and filing bankruptcy in record numbers. Yet, people continue
to spend more than they can afford.

In Spent, Sally Palaian examines the underlying emotional,
familial, and societal factors that trigger obsessive behaviors related to money and offers proven
plans for resolving these issues. Spent teaches readers to control shopping, pay off debt,
develop budgets and become financially competent using:

• Easy-to-use assessment tools that pinpoint the severity of the problem
• Questionnaires that identify root causes of unhealthy financial behaviors
• User-friendly exercises that motivate change from within

Sally Palaians system for financial recovery is also designed to help hoarders, financial
codependents, and underachievers attain lasting, positive change and a healthy view of ones
true value in life. Sally Palaian, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist specializing in the treatment of
addictive behaviors. She has served as an expert in the media on mental disorders and
spending, most recently for MSN Money.
Dr. Sally Palaian is the author of the new book entitled "Spent": Break the Buying Obsession
and Discover Your True Worth, a new book available in May, 2009.
This book is a tested, step-by-step guide to help people break the
spending obsession - by looking within.


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