emotional spending

Your Money Problems: Why They're All Your Fault

Yeah, it sounds harsh. But accepting responsibility for your bad behavior might be the first step to improving your relationship with your finances.

Your Finances: 4 Emotional Decisions to Avoid

When it comes to making smart financial decisions, our emotions can be a powerful enemy.

Retail Therapy: The Benefits of Shopping

"Retail therapy" — shopping to help you feel better — is typically viewed with scorn. But some recent findings suggest that shopping can make you happy...if you do it right.

How I Averted an Emotional Spending Binge: My Six-Step Program

When you're tired or feeling blue it is easy to fall prey to emotional spending. Here's my six-point strategy for avoiding frivolous spending when you are at your most vulnerable.

Knowing Your Triggers Can Prevent Emotional Spending

They don't call it "retail therapy" for nothing. Uncontrolled, emotional spending has a lot in common with other addicitons and eating disorders. One of these shared traits is the