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Just a Little Money Saving Tip

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If you often make impulse buys for things you don't really need; put a little note in your wallet that says: "Can I afford it?, Do I really need it?, Do I really, REALLY want it?"

It might stop you from making some unnecessary impulse buys (at least that's the idea) πŸ˜‰

Zuharah
2 months ago
What do you think of this?
CaroleBallard
CaroleBallard2 months ago

That's a brilliant idea I mean what is a deal if you don't really need it anyhow? I'm over buying stuff I don't need. I will go for great deals but not on a whim, not any more.

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hspexy
hspexy2 months ago

Sounds like the 3 questions I ask myself every time I want to buy something - do I need it? is it worth it? do I already have something like it?

I used to have a rule where I never bought anything made in China, but I had to relax that rule as I was not able to buy anything for a long time πŸ˜‚

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Faye1
Faye12 months ago

I keep asking myself this question lately. the answer is usually always no I don’t need it. Needing and wanting are two different things

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JaneWest
JaneWest2 months ago

Need to put a post it note on my phone saying that as I don't go out, and all my shopping is online 😳😁

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig2 months ago

I always ask myself these questions whenever I buy something. Even if I have a gift voucher to spend, I will make sure it is something I really need, will get use out of and that I am getting the most for my money.

I've never really been an impulse buyer.

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MeestairChrees
MeestairChrees2 months ago

Also, take your phone out and Google it to find how much it costs elsewhere. If it's not the cheapest where you are, don't get it.

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Billie
Billie2 months ago

It's a great idea but why leave the note in your wallet when the only time you'll look in it is when you get to a checkout. Sorry for being a bore about this

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DannySpeed
DannySpeed2 months ago

I must make my Mrs do this, she's a spendaholic. Mind you, bless her I don't care what she spends, she really deserves it. Having had my two kids and having to put up with them while I'm away... she needs a medal.

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RiannonWood
RiannonWood2 months ago

Thats such a great idea and often find myself impulse buying so will be using this and this will actually save more money than buying that cheap thing for the sake of it!!

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ellenmcmurchie
ellenmcmurchie2 months ago

I have impulse bought before....and taken it back and got a refund....high from retail therapy for a short while....then money back in my hipper. Its like borrowing it 🀣.

I did used to impulse buy alot....but calmed down alot.

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RegularComper90
RegularComper902 months ago

Even though doing the latter is often more convenient, I also recommend paying with cash as opposed to using your card, because by using your card whilst out shopping you can easily overspend without realising it. I have done that many times.

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