Money matters: How we spend money

Shriya Bhindwale

Advertisers spend months planning marketing strategies to lure high schoolers into buying their products — not because teenagers have more money or time, but simply because they are the easiest targets, according to the American Psychological Association. That being said, 93 percent of students consider the price a crucial component while making a purchase. Defying stereotypes, MVHS students who do value opportunities to save money display consumer savviness. Scroll down to find out more about students’ stances on money.

123 students responded to this survey.