7 Shopping Hacks If You Are Low On Your Budget

    Being a shopping freak is one point, but wasting unnecessary money while shopping is another. Be it a regular local market, a supermarket or even online stores, there are tons and tons of ways through which you save some extra bucks in your pocket. Just you need to be cautious about the deals although, this can prove to be adding extra saving in your account. Be it a superstore or an online store, everywhere you be getting favorable deals, but the main thing is to judge whether the deal is favorable to you or not. We really care for your hard earn money, so in this article we will be sharing some of the 7 of the most important shopping hacks if you are tight at your budget. So without further ado let’s get started with the list:-

    1.  Make a Shopping List- One of the most important thing to pre-plan you’re shopping is making a shopping list of your needs. So before you choose to go for a hefty shopping in your nearby supermart, we advise readers to prepare your own shopping list. This might be sounding a bit silly, but if you got the concept behind it, really you can save your hard owned dough. So here we reveal the secret to all you out there, so when we prepare a shopping list we can actually focus more on needs other luxurious items. But on the other end if you go without a list, you will witness that everything you see you will wish to purchase. This could prove even more disastrous if you are already are tight on your budget.
    2. Bring a specific amount of Cash You Need- So as per expert opinions out there, we strongly advise you to only small amount of necessary cash with you. Actually if we talk in terms of psychology, we tend to spend more money if we have more cash. So if you runs out of your cash, it’s a warning “you are done for today”. Make it a habit and you will notice a sudden increase in the weight of your wallet. May be it sounds somewhat unusual, but that’s why they are called hacks, isn’t it!
    3. Compare the prices of commodities from multiple sources- Comparing your daily commodities from multiple sources can be a helping hand to cope up with your tight budget. Still this point is very easy to get, but difficult to perform. But still it is worthy to give at least one shot. If you’re an online shopping freak just like me, the web is flooded with thousands of applications which lets you compare the prices from all the websites, and eventually will help you to crack a pocket-friendly deal, which will help you save a decent amount of earning. 
    4.  Don’t Be Fooled by seducing Offers- A common mistake that actually all of us committed at one point or the other is believing on offers. Eventually an amateur shoppers will buy stuffs which they don’t need just by seeing the word sale, which actually triggers the mind that “it’s super cheap”. Whether it’s cheap or not, spending money on something you’ll never use is just pointless. So until the next time you see this word “SALE” again, control your emotions and leave the store without a delay. 
    5. Shop out of Season- So reading common stuffs on the web, I actually came across this new but awkward term “Shop out of season”. So within a matter of seconds, I cross checked and was amazed to see that this hack actually worked. Just for example bathing robes are cheaper in the winter and woollen coats are cheaper in the summer. So until next time when you are planning for filling your cupboard with wardrobe, apply this hack voucher to save plenty of bucks.
    6. Bargaining is a golden rule- While it impossible to bargain in an online shopping, but still this trick works perfectly fine for local market shopping. So if you hesitate to bargain, practice this golden art and start to bargain with your local market dealers, as this small effort with pay you huge profits in long time run.
    7.  When in Doubt, Leave the Store- So coming to the last point, if you are not sure whether to buy that stuff or not put it down and leave the store. Things are not getting anywhere, so if you really want it, you can go back and buy it tomorrow.

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    • Tom La Vecchia

      Founder of New Theory & X Factor Media

      Founder and Publisher of New Theory Magazine and Podcast. Serial Entrepreneur who loves wine, cigars and anything that allows to people to connect and share experiences.

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