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Saving Money by Controlling Impulse Spending

PUBLISHED May 15, 2022, 2:47:20 PM        SHARE

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imgPaul Vachon

If you struggle with saving money, chances are impulse buying may be impacting your ability to save and can have a major impact on your quality of life.

Here are some suggestions for limiting impulse purchases:

  • Eat a snack before you go shopping
  • Make a grocery list and stick to it
  • Leave children (aka guilt triggers) at home
  • Build a monthly budget based on planned purchases
  • Leave credit cards at home and use cash
  • Avoid shopping when you are stressed
  • Always comparison shop on major purchases
  • Avoid buying because item is “on sale”
  • Ask yourself what will you be willing to give up in order to make this purchase?

Want to learn more about what "triggers" may be causing your impulse purchases?

Check out this article I wrote: Key to Saving Money is Controlling Impulse Spending

Happy Saving Bosses! - Paul



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