You’ve probably heard of Alcoholics Anonymous. Maybe you’ve heard of Narcotics Anonymous, or Gamblers Anonymous. But have you ever heard about Clutterers Anonymous? Or Online Gamers Anonymous? Probably not.
Genevieve Smith's 12-step program was another one of these lesser-known groups: Underearners Anonymous. Genevieve is an associate editor at Harper’s Magazine and is out with a new piece called “In Recovery: Twelve Steps to Prosperity.” The article details her experience with the support group aimed at helping those who believe they compulsively earn less than they should. Dan Ariely is a professor of behavioral economics at Duke University and the author of “Predictably Irrational.”