Are you a shopping addict, overconfident consumer, status seeker or a smart spender? Being honest with yourself is the first step to pinpointing a problem. Look at why you buy. And if you're not quite the model of perfection, don't fret, but you may want to pick up Stuart Vyse's, Going Broke: Why Americans Can't Hold On to Their Money (Oxford University Press). After you read over the information, we've added a little test that may help you decide why and how you shop.