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Spending without destroying your budget: Impulse buying

Spending without destroying your budget: Impulse buying

Have you ever been standing at the checkout line and mindlessly tossed a bar of chocolate onto the conveyor because, well… cravings? Join the club—you’re among the 94% of Americans who have succumbed to the allure of impulse buying. 

There’s a reason why Buy Now The buttons are bright and colorful, the checkouts are stacked with sweets or soothing options for a child who is screaming, and Sephora has created a maze-like layout of sample makeup. Online and brick-and mortar shops both capitalize on the human tendency. The result? Impulse buying: “little treats” we give ourselves that add up.

What? You may be irritable, but you deserve to get a Snickers just for being patient. Sometimes it’s just not worth it. It is a good idea to use a bilingual translator It is important to stay up-to-date on the latest news about Meghan and Harry. The massage chair in Brookstone that taunts you may relieve stress. It may be worth it to spend a little extra on VIP Eras Tour seats instead of getting stuck in the back rows. The gold-plated, bluetooth-enabled grill could actually improve your cooking skills. No judgement here. 

We’re all in this together, navigating the fascinating, sometimes regret-filled waters of our “little treat” culture.

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