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Consumer Reports: Calculate How Many Days Of Work That New Shirt Will Cost You

DaysToPay is a handy little site that quickly shows you how long you will have to work in order to buy something. Enter the cost and your hourly wage or yearly salary and it shows you just how much of your sweat is going into that new Xbox Kinect.

"If you knew you had to work 3 Days, 6 hours and 41 minutes to pay for a shirt, would you still want to buy purchase it? Maybe you do, maybe not. The app is just here to help with a little perspective when you want it," writes the developer.

You can even configure it to include your income tax and factor in for your miscellaneous daily and monthly expenses in the calculations.

A good little site to bookmark and add to your mobile phone's homepage, especially if you find yourself needing to throw a little cold water on your impulse purchases.

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What's the world saying about our applications?

"It's actually a genius lesson in how to manage your spending money."

- Glamour Magazine


...if you take the added interest that accrues on the increased balance of your debt into account, over time that price quickly grows—and that's the dollar amount The Real Damage focuses on.



A free online calculator at may help you say no to new spending...

- Wall Street Journal


Do you have a big screen TV on your Santa wish list? How about an Xbox 360, or a new iPad? You might rethink some of those wishes once you check a new website.