What do you 'need' today that you didn't have five years ago?

We're surrounded everywhere by products to buy, services to pour money into, and dreams of a better life through consuming.

All week, we've been looking at the consumer economy as it stands today, and where it is (and should be) going in the future. In order to think about what it all means, we have to look at our own behavior. So we want to know: What do you feel like you absolutely need today that you didn't have five years ago?

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Mary Dooe is an associate producer, and works for both the radio and digital teams.
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