Tag Archives: shopping

Why I Don’t Want to Die in Wal-Mart

Black Friday is here and thousands (if not millions) of people are going to hit stores in a wild frenzy to spend money and stock up on clothes, shoes, electronics, toys, stuff for furnishing an apartment … you name it. You would think that Black Friday was specifically created for people like me, big shoppers and fervent spenders. How can a shopping addict forego an… Read more »

Why I Don’t Say “No” to Myself When I Want To Spend Money

I can easily say “no” to other people. But I have to admit that it did take me a long time to learn to say “no” to others. Now, I don’t even think twice. If there is something I don’t want to be a part of, I simply say “no.” Sometimes I don’t even offer any explanation. However, saying “no”… Read more »

Work. Life. Balance. Hell.

Work. Work slammed me with its huge hammer. The last three weeks were so overwhelmingly intense that I stopped believing in work-life balance for good. There are people who can stretch a 24-hour day into a 36-hour day, and still manage to get some sleep. I am not one of them. I stress. I feel overwhelmed. I want to scream…. Read more »

My Top 10 Worst Shopping Mistakes

I am currently on vacation. While I am enjoying my time off , some great bloggers, who are also my good friends, are keeping this blog alive. Enjoy their posts and make sure to check out their blogs. Believe me, these blogs rock.  Hi My Broken Coin readers! My name is Erika from the website From Shopping to Saving where I share… Read more »

Battling Shopping Addiction: Making Behavioral Changes

The other day one of my good blogger friends, Joe at Retire By 40, wrote a post titled Finally, A Pill For Shopaholics. According to his article, a pill that is used right now to treat Alzheimer’s might curb shopaholic tendencies as well. Wouldn’t it be nice to have an easy solution in the form of a small pill? Take… Read more »

Curb Your Spending with Pinterest

Yes, you’ve read it right and no, I have not lost my mind. I believe that you can curb your spending with Pinterest. If you’ve been reading this blog for some time now, you know then that I am a shopper and a spender. Because of my shopping and spending habits, I stayed away from Pinterest as long as I… Read more »

Save Money by Shopping in Pawn Shops

This post was featured in the following carnivals: Carnival of Financial Planning at Boomer and Echo Totally Money Blog Carnival at My Personal Finance Journey Carnival of Financial Camaraderie at My University Money Carnival of Money Pros at My Journey to Millions Yakezie Carnival at Faithful With A Few Carnival of Retirement at Broke Professionals If you, unlike me, think… Read more »

Do You Know Why You Spend Money?

This post was featured in the following carnivals: Carnival of Retirement at Money Q & A Yakezie Carnival at 20 and Engaged Carnival of MoneyPros at Sweating The Big Stuff Canadian Finance Carnival at Canadian Finance Blog Totally Money Blog Carnival at Skint In The City Carnival of Financial Planning at Frugal Zeitgeist Financial Carnival for Young Adults at 20’s… Read more »