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How to Get a Handle on Impulse Spending

August 12, 2019

Tip of the Week

When you spend, spend as consciously as you can.

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Spending is a huge part of everyday life, whether it’s paying your bills, purchasing groceries, or a big night out. But there’s another kind of spending to think about—the spending you do when you don’t really know that you’re doing it.

Tactics and considerations:

Try waiting a day before hitting the buy button or make a significant purchase in a store. A 24-hour “cool down” period could help you make buying less of an emotional decision. It could also give you some time to research cheaper options elsewhere.

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What is impulse spending?

Impulse Spending

An unplanned decision to buy something on the spot.

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