7 stingy steps to curb impulse buying
Practice saying 'no' to your children
"It's hard to say no to our children because we want to give them more than we had," says Hillary Price, a Certified Financial Planner in Los Angeles.
But moms don't always have the luxury of being able to leave their kids with dad or a sitter while they shop. If you take your children with you, you need to be able to say 'no' to their pleas of impulse buying.
Price says you can make taking the children shopping a fun experience: Let the kids help make the list at home, and let them find those items in the store.