3 Ways to Stop Impulse Buying

Impulse buying is not a concept only you can’t resist. There is an art to setting up the perfect scenario to encourage impulse buys and retailers/manufacturers have perfected that art. Consider the things you pick up on impulse. Most of the items are right in your face at the start of each aisle or you […]

Get Smarter About Shopping: Secrets of the Mall

There is a reason why so many consumers spend too much of their money on impulse buys. Retail stores are in business to sell and they certainly know how to grab your attention. While it is partly the responsibility of the consumer to practice good shopping techniques to avoid overspending, it can be hard to […]

Impulsive or Compulsive: What Kind of Shopper Are You?

The recession has brought about a new frugal attitude and more consumers are stepping up to tighten the purse strings. But not all people are still inclined to save their cash for a rainy day or major emergency. Some who believe they were born to shop still are shopping to the detriment of their own […]

5 Tips To Get Your Next Car Loan

Whether you need a new car or want a new car, the idea of buying one is usually pretty exciting.  Notice I said the “idea” of buying one is exciting, the reality is often a little frustrating and can get you into some trouble if you are not prepared from the start. Any large purchase […]

Think Before You Buy: Why Waiting Periods Make Sense

Deciding what when where and how to spend your hard earned money is not an easy decision for most average Americans, especially if you are looking at large ticket items.  The definition of a large purchase is different for everyone.  If you are a millionaire, which most of us are not, spending $5,000 on a […]

Everyday Money Savers

Getting into debt is easy, getting out of it is much harder.  Being proactive with your spending habits and living within your budget is always a good game plan. Being in debt is a stressful place to be.  Staying out of debt is a lifestyle choice.  You can begin today working towards a life with […]