11 Tips and Tricks That Will Keep You From Overspending

1. Shop only from a list

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Using a list keeps you focused. Write down what you need, take that to the store, and do not buy anything that’s not on the list. It’s that simple.

Making lists clears your head and helps calm you when you’re on overload. Binge shopping often is a refuge from stress, so keeping stress from escalating is key.

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