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Material and Economic Self Focuses on how people maintain extensions of themselves through material possessions and maintenance of particular lifestyles. What the society values as needs and wants The Self in a Material World People are likely to purchase products that can relate to their personality. Material possession signify some aspect of one’s sense of self and identity.
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Example : Most millennials have laptops and cellphones and are familiar with different technological innovations because of their inclinations to be immersed in the digital which follow the idea why they are known as digital natives . One’s sense of self and identity is influential on how an individual chooses to purchase his or her wants and how he or she makes economic decisions that will address his or her personal and social needs .
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Factors that contributes to the decision to purchase items and services : 1. financial constraints 2. availability of items and services 3. influence of family and friends 4. determining whether these items and services fall under needs or wants.
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