Think old
Think old
A recent study in the Journal of Marketing Research found that when young adults see aged photos of themselves, they're more willing to sacrifice today and save for the future.

Absent such technology, use your imagination. Help it along by studying a parent or grandparent you most closely relate to (or by looking at photos).


By Amanda Gengler @Money - Last updated April 05 2012: 6:25 AM ET
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