Impulse Buying: What It Is and How to Keep It in Check – Laura McMullen

Oh, the impulsive buy. Maybe for you, it’s the inflatable pool that showed up in your Instagram feed on a 95-degree day. Or is it the pair of shoes you didn’t know you needed until they beckoned to you from the clearance rack? Whatever the unplanned purchase is, impulse buying can lead to overspending. Thankfully,…

Laura McMullen writes for NerdWallet. Email: lmcmullen@nerdwallet.com. Twitter: @lauraemcmullen.

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