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Always Have A List



when shopping always take a list - whether its grocery shopping or clothing or whatever a list helps to eliminate those impulse buys that zap our budgets.

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Taking a list keeps you to a scedule as well - keeping you on target of where in the store you need to be. Wondering around aimlessly leads to all kind of purchases that you have no intension of getting therefore spending money that is outside your budget.
Make the list according to need not want!

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  • The list is good, but willpower not to add extras is also important! - by PODUNKPAUL
  • I always have a list going as I usually only grocery shop once a month except for milk, bread, etc. I am a compulsive shopper so would not dare go into the store w/o a list and I usually only buy what is on that list. Guess we all learn by making mistakes. I also check out the grocery ads before leaving home.
    I hate shopping so that in itself motivates me to get the H out of there as soon as I can....

    what annoys me is when they decided to re:arrange the grocery store.....takes me a few weeks to figure out where every thing is.....arg!!! - by GABSTER26
  • Good idea. However my problem is that many times I make a list and then forget to bring it when I go shopping. Pathetic huh? - by COLDWINTER2010
  • Thanks for this reminder. I tend to do the wondering around even when I have a plan on what I am going to get from the supermarket. Not only do I spend more money but I am also eating up time that I could be doing something more productive. - by MARDGY

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