18 Ways to Slam the Brakes on Costly Impulse Purchases

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Shopping can cause problems in your life, whether you are a compulsive shopper or an occasional impulse buyer. Spending more than you can afford, running a balance on credit cards and feeling stressed out from debt — all these behaviors pose a risk to your financial stability.

Turning the pattern around involves changing habits. Following are 20 tips, strategies and skills to help you curb impulse spending.

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