Are You an Emotional Spender?

Sometimes life pushes our buttons. We find ourselves in a familiar situation or have a familiar feeling that pushes a hidden button in our brain, and suddenly, it is time to shop! The urge may come upon us when we are happy. It may come upon us when we are upset. It may happen when we are hungry, angry, lonely, or tired. We know it when it happens. What is it that pushes our buttons? How do we short circuit that conditioned response? Learn the signs of being an emotional spender and how to alter your behavior by checking out this blog on

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By Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a Principal at, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More