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11/26/2013 10:27 am ET

Blame Don Draper For Paltry Retirement Spending

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Why can’t many Americans fund their retirement? Blame a fictional TV character – or at least the spending mania he helped create – and learn how to reclaim your budget and your future. Here’s how.

Dan Draper, adman guru of the series Mad Men, symbolizes my culprit for our widespread personal debt today: Relentless marketing creating a consumer culture founded on shopping, buying and spending.

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