How to Avoid the “Perfect Storm” of August Shopping

August is a time of huge seasonal pressure, when back-to-school deals, end-of-season sales and the fall fashion push all come together to create the perfect storm for overshopping. “Great deals” at the end of the season make it easy to think that stocking up for next summer makes a lot of sense, especially because the sales are so good. There are problems with this strategy, though. To read more, click here.
Wishing you a relaxed, temperate end of summer, with no perfect storm in the forecast.

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