19+ Tricks To Stop Spending Money

You want to stop spending money. That’s a great intention, but it’s also a general one. 

Without further adieu, these are 19 tricks you can use to stop spending money you’d rather keep or apply better to other needs: 

19 Tricks To Stop Spending Money

Make A Realistic Budget

Creating a perfect budget is easy to do when you’re determined to stop spending money. Be honest and open enough to create a budget that you’re likely actually to stick with over time.  

Watch Out For Bad Habits

Many of them are discussed one by one throughout this list and content, but many forms of compulsive or needless spending are just bad habits, more than just mental disorders. That means they’re much easier to fix.

Many people stick to their diets until around 4 p.m. Decision fatigue is real, and with each passing decision, choices usually get worse as the day goes on.

Make Money Decisions Earlier In The Day

Don’t Auto Save Numbers On Websites

Don’t let any website automatically save your debit or credit card numbers for easy spending later on. For that matter, don’t let your browser save them either. 

Leave The Cart At The Door

Grocery stores are an exception, as this one applies to places like Target. You can laugh at an Internet meme about someone going there for toothpaste and then spending $212.45, but you don’t want to be that person.

Avoid Endcaps In Grocery Stores

There are always cheaper options up and down the aisles unless it’s the only place in the store to get batteries or light bulbs.

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