Six Shopping Addictions and How to Curb Them

Here are simple strategies to help you deal with six various shopping pitfalls: the shopping channel addict, the drugstore junkie, the big-box store hoarder, the Target cart filler, the online over spender; or a Martha Stewart wannabe? Does one of these people sound like you? If so, check out these common sense approaches in this article before you check out at the register. Find out about the ways that merchandisers trick you into spending more money. Find out how you trick yourself. Then find out how to avoid the traps that are set to snare your hard earned cash.

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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