Shopping Smart & Not Settling For Less

Do you shop when bored? Are there items in your closet with the tags still on? Do you find yourself wearing something only once? Blogger Janelle says she has made all of these mistakes, but now tries to make wiser shopping choices. With your own finances and goals in mind, Janelle suggests discriminating between fast fashion and quality. Be sure the item is something you will actually wear; does it fit your lifestyle? Do you already have something similar? Can you really afford it? Will the purchase prevent other dreams from happening? Janelle says mindless shopping causes you to value “material things instead of putting yourself first.”

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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