It’s easy to say, not easy to do. But the more you use it, the more you’ll spend. Think about all those trips to a store.
Many in the thread agreed that you should make a list when grocery shopping or shopping online for pick-up. Sticking to the list is essential.
Several suggested waiting before making any unplanned purchases. This forces you to consider whether you need or want the purchase.
“Use it up, wear it out, make it do, do without.” says one user. It can apply to so many items we replace without thinking.