Posts tagged ‘impulse buying’

The Psychology of Impulse Buying and How To Avoid It

Published: April 24, 2018 | Personal Finance | 2 Comments

An attendee of a personal finance workshop that I was conducting asked, “How do we avoid spending during a mall sale?” “Don’t go to the mall when there’s a sale,” was my instant answer. “But I can’t avoid the mall, that’s where I pass by when I go to work and on my way home,” […]

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Here’s A Meaningful Way to Stop Impulse Buying

Updated: March 4, 2018 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

I asked a friend what’s her usual impulse buy and without hesitation, she said it’s makeup. She then went on to tell me her latest purchases, which I must say are a lot. I then asked her if she regrets any of those purchases. She thought for a while, and then answered there were a […]

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The Ultimate Test to Know if Something is Worth Buying

Updated: September 4, 2017 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | No Comments

Buyer’s remorse is that feeling of regret you have after buying something, especially if it’s an expensive item. It can be that sense of fear that you made a wrong choice, that you should have bought another model or another brand. Or guilt over spending on something you don’t really need, that you should have […]

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3 Times You Thought You Saved Money But Actually Didn’t

Updated: April 30, 2018 | Money Saving Tips, Personal Finance | 7 Comments

“So where are we eating lunch?” a friend asks. “I’m okay anywhere, as long as it’s not too expensive,” another friend replies. “How about at the food court?” I proposed. Everyone agreed and the four of us walked towards the mall’s food court. A few meters later, we passed by an Italian restaurant which was […]

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18 Simple Tips to Avoid Impulse Buying

Updated: March 1, 2017 | Money Saving Tips | 3 Comments

Have you ever bought something that you later regret and wished you didn’t buy? This uncomfortable feeling is called buyer’s remorse and we experience this especially when we buy something on impulse. Most people will agree that impulse buying is bad. But why do we sometimes succumb to it? And more importantly, what can we […]

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Your Heart or Your Mind: Which One Should You Follow?

Updated: November 28, 2017 | Mindsetting, Personal Finance | No Comments

You’re walking around the mall when you see a good-looking pair of jeans displayed in one of the stores. You go inside to take a closer look and noticed that it is on sale. “Would you like to try it on?” asked the sales staff. You nodded, asked for your size, went to the fitting […]

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The Rewards of Questioning Your Every Spending

Updated: August 28, 2017 | Money Saving Tips | 3 Comments

If you want to lessen your expenses, one simple trick is to ask yourself, “Is this worth it?” before making any purchase. Doing this prevents you from buying things on impulse. But more importantly, it raises the quality of your life because you’ll find yourself spending more on things that really matter. Avoid Impulse Buying […]

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10 Practical Ways To Avoid Overspending When Shopping

Updated: March 7, 2018 | Money Saving Tips | 2 Comments

Buyer’s remorse. This is the anxiety and regret that a person feels after making a purchase. It happens when you buy something expensive, or whenever you purchase an item on impulse, and especially if it’s also something you can’t really afford. Overspending when shopping, whether you’re in the mall, department store or in the grocery, […]

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Five Types of People That Really Spend Too Much

Updated: August 10, 2016 | Money Saving Tips | 11 Comments

There’s nothing wrong with spending money on things that will make our life easier, better… happier. What’s actually wrong is spending money on things that you cannot really afford. So instead of having an easier, better and happier life, you end up wallowing in misery over a huge amount of debt from your overspending. Fortunately, […]

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How To Change A Bad Habit in 5 Minutes

Updated: July 20, 2017 | Mindsetting | 3 Comments

Buying things on impulse, not paying bills on time, buying stuff you can’t afford: these are just a few of the bad money habits that are preventing people from improving their finances. We all know they’re bad, and we certainly try our best to change them. So why do most people fail? Is there a […]

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