impulse shopping

9 Simple Ways to Stop Impulse Buying

I can't tell you that changing your shopping habits will be easy, but these simple strategies can help you lock down your impulse spending.

The Case of the Martini: Is Instant Gratification Financially Responsible?

Would you buy a $35 vodka martini because it's New Year's Eve and you're thirsty? Here's a look at how instant gratification and finances blend (or not).

10 Things You Do to Save Money That End Up Costing You More

Sometimes, what we think we're doing to save money actually costs us a lot more. Make sure you're not making one of these "saving" mistakes.

Supermarket Shopping for Savers: 6 Ways to Avoid Their Tricky Traps

Going to the supermarket and sticking to a list is an exercise in discipline and requires fortitude and resilience of epic proportions. Employing tips like “don’t shop when you’re

The Easiest Way to Save Money on Vacation

It’s the easiest thing to do, and yet the hardest. But employ this technique, and not only will your wallet thank you, but so will your family and friends back home.

Impulse Shopping: A Controllable Handicap

A friend of mine has a pathological weakness for impulse shopping. But using the techniques outlined here, she dug herself out of debt and into impulse shopping bliss.