This is the story of your life: you want to be a mature and financially responsible adult capable of handling your own money, except you tend to be your own worst enemy. Notwithstanding your good intent, saving enough of your cash for that rainy day seems like an impossible task. So every month, right before payday, you wonder where all your money went and why you’re suddenly broke again. The cycle repeats itself, over and over, ad nauseaum.
To help you in your path to financial wellness, in this article, we’re giving you five ways you can trick your brain and psychological impulses so you can save money and limit the instances when you fall into the trap of compulsive shopping.