10 Purchases You Should Not Put on a Credit Card

9. ‘Sale’ items

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Convinced that you might miss out on savings if you don’t immediately purchase a specific item that’s on sale? That’s one of the warning signs of an impulse purchase.

Wait a day and think about whether you really need the item. Nine times out of 10, the answer will be “no.” And you aren’t saving money by spending it on something you don’t need.

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