IELTS Writing Topics | Money

IELTS Writing Topics | Money
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Money and Society

  • Society has become increasingly materialistic.
  • People aspire to earn more money.
  • They want a bigger house or a better car.
  • We connect wealth and material possessions with happiness and success.
  • Brands like ‘Armani’ or ‘Mercedes’ are status symbols.
  • Advertising creates new desires and needs.
  • It persuades us to buy the latest styles.

Positives of Consumerism

  • Consumerism creates employment.
  • It helps to reduce poverty.
  • It encourages innovation and creativity in business.
  • We live in a global economy.
  • We have a better quality of life.

Negatives of Consumerism

  • Consumerist societies create more waste.
  • They use more natural resources.
  • They cause damage to the environment.
  • Consumerism creates a “throw-away” culture.
  • Advertisers tell us who we are and what we want.
  • Wealth does not lead to happiness.
  • Materialism causes greed and crime.
  • We should return to traditional values like sharing.
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