@smack If she were deciding between a new couch and the trip, that science would be relevant. Since she literally has no money, I'd be thinking more about how strongly financial stress and poverty are correlated with illness and depression.
@Crank I love the picture too! As long as the dog represents Logan's Spending Brain and not Logan herself. Logan is the badass adult who sacked up and took the dog to the vet. (Who I guess in this metaphor is Mike Dang?)