Are your shopping habits getting the best of you? Well, here are ten ways to help you stay away from shopping for a while, especially if your shopping habits are spiraling out of control.
1. Keep Track Of Your Spending
Financial consultants at Pronto Finance say “it is essential to keep track of how you are spending your money. In fact, tracking your spending can help you detect serious spending issues.”
Now, if you’re looking for an incentive to curb your shopping habits, keep track of how much you spend for a month or more; then write it somewhere … coffee, clothes, school supplies, entertainment, groceries, etc. Create another list for the things you want to purchase along with their prices. Having a clear picture of how much you spend and what you save will bring you more joy than any shopping spree.
Timing is vital, particularly regarding impulse buys. No…