How to Avoid Impulse Buying

Thanks for sharing this great piece Christina👍🏾
Personally, I prefer working with cash rather than the use of ATM/POS. So, I try to estimate how much I’m likely to spend on buying stuffs, based on the list I must have drawn out, as found in Tip 3. I never go out of my budget when I do this. However, Self-control is needed to achieve this.


We’ve all been there…you’re standing at the sale rack, or perhaps you’ve even made it to the changing rooms, you’ve got a white blouse, or blue jeans or red t-shirt in your hand and you’re not really thinking as you make your way to the counter to pay… We live in a world of consumption, more things, all the time. But where does it stop? Where do we draw the line on what we want and what we need? I thought I would share with you some of my tips to avoid impulse buying.


  1. Ask yourself: do I want this or do I need this? For example, you’re looking at a new foundation…have a think about how many foundations you already have and whether you are closing to finishing any of them…mmm, I thought not, put it back. Or maybe it’s a roast at the supermarket but you don’t have…

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