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How to Shop Less and Save More



Make yourself a smart and wise shopper by shopping right. Know about how you can shop less and save more money.


Shopping is loved by everyone. But looking into the money bag post shopping is a shock for most of us. This makes you think about how you spent so much in such a short span. Shopping is not a bad idea to lose weight but it forces you to lose money as well. There are different ways to spend money but only one way to earn it and that is, hard work. Read on and know some helpful ways to shop less and save more.


Tips for shopping less and saving more

Though shopping gives a thrill, it is a money eating bug. However there are some occasions and festivals for which shopping is a must. In such cases you should control yourself and avoid unnecessary shopping. Here are some interesting ways which help you to shop less and save more money.

  • Prepare a list of thing which you actually need before you go out for shopping. This will help you avoid buying unnecessary things. Do not buy any other item which is not in your shopping list.

  • Avoid shopping from the shopping malls as goods are offered at higher rates here. The outlets in shopping malls may inspire you to shop more.

  • Avoid carrying credit cards while shopping and carry limited amount of cash during shopping.

  • Try buying your requirements from the shops offering discounts. If you are shopping clothes find out the rates of clothes from two three shops and try to bargain. Wait for off season sales held by good branded clothes stores.

  • Avoid visiting several shops if you want to buy grocery. You can buy grocery from the shop which will provide all your requirements. In case of grocery shopping buy regularly from the same shop. As you will get acquainted shopping from same shop you can order your grocery requirements through telephone. This will help you to save traveling cost each time. This is because most of the shops offer free home-delivery service if you buy grocery in bulk.

  • Avoid shopping frequently, this will lead you to buy unnecessary things

  • Plan shopping for the festivals at least twenty days before. This will help you to avoid paying unreasonable price during festivals.

  • Avoid communicating with the salesperson as they may inspire you to buy unnecessary things.

  • Avoid shopping with empty stomach. As you will finish your shopping regime you will feel hungrier and you will be forced to spend more on eatables.

  • Avoid buying costly inner wears as long as it does not bother your comfort

  • Buy online as you can avoid buying more. Pay using cheque so that you can avoid credit cards during online shopping.

  • Check the outlets which are close to your residence. This will help you to save on the traveling cost.

  • Avoid taking kids along with you for shopping as you may have to spend unnecessarily on toys.
Follow the above tips and become a wise shopper. Do not try shopping for losing weight, you can try yoga and exercise instead. Before stepping out of the house for shopping, find out what you already have in your house. Always try going out for shopping all alone in the morning or afternoon. This will save your time as well as confusion. Say bye, bye to your needless shopping and save more.

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Jaypan.6 years ago
good article for all women. They need to shop less and save more. the tips are helpful.
 
 
 
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Jignesh.6 years ago
Thanks Indiaparenting for helping my wife to shop smartly. Your tips are very helpful and i have seen my wife change after going through your tips.
 
 
 
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Twiiter.6 years ago
finally i found this amazing site with very good information. all the articles are very helpful and are in simple language so easy to follow
 
 
 
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