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Top 5 Things Women Spend Their Money on

Updated on February 9, 2017

After the usual bills, and aside from their children, here are the top 5 things that women tend to spend their money on. Interested in what men spend there money on? Click here to see the top 5 things that men tend to spend their money on.

1. Shopping

Shopping for women can be an adventure, a way to indulge and spoil themselves so no surprise that this is the number one thing women spend their money on. On average a typical women will spend approximately 8.5 years of her life shopping.

2. Beauty

The beauty industry is huge because it appeals to our emotions, if we look good it generally makes us feel good too. Women can spend thousands a year on products and treatments to help improve their appearance. As long as companies keep producing new products and flawless celebrities keep gracing our magazine covers women will keep handing over their money to the beauty industry.

3. Health and Fitness

Exercise equipment, gym memberships, vitamins, supplements and natural remedies are all purchased to help women stay fit and healthy. The fear of illness or even death due to leading an unhealthy lifestyle help fuel these purchases. Diet products also appeal to the emotion of wanting to look good and these products have swept through the western world.

4. Love and Online Dating

Nearly every women dreams of prince charming as a young girl, the desire to want to be loved is eminent amongst most women. This has lead to a boom in the online dating industry with money being spent on online dating websites, personal ads, and of course relationship literature.

5. Home Furnishings

They say home is where the heart is and women seem to take this on board by spending up large on home furnishings. Women enjoy spending their money on items to help improve their homes, making them a comfortable, and an inviting nest for friends and family.

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