impulse buys

Don't Let "Lizard Brain" Derail Your Finances

Blowing your hard-earned cash on impulse, emotional, and stress shopping? Your lizard brain is to blame.

5 Shopping Habits to Nix Before You Turn 30

Achieve financial success in your 30s by leaving these bad shopping habits back in your 20s.

Save More and Spend Less by Increasing Your "Mental Transaction Costs"

"Cost" is more than dollars and cents. Use these mental money blocks to take charge of your money and live a more rewarding frugal lifestyle.

6 Ways to Avoid Buyer's Remorse

Tired of feeling burned by even the smallest purchases? Here's how to prevent feeling like a rube.

7 Times to Avoid Debit or Credit Cards

The convenience of credit and debit cards is hard to beat, but sometimes it's better to shell out the cash.

6 Awesome Reasons to Shop at Aldi

Few brands? No bags? No problem! One writer shares why she loves the discount grocer (and a few minor quibbles as well).

6 C's to Keep You Frugal While Shopping

When you prepare to go on a shopping trip, there are 6 things that you should equip yourself with before heading out.