Do you actually need that new purse, or do you just really want it? Sure, you could make the argument that it’s essential for holding things like your car keys and wallet – so it’s less for you to carry – but it’s much harder to actually argue that it needs to be a purse on the pricier side. And what about those sunglasses you tried on in the mall? Yeah, they may block out the sun but the price on the tag may be blinding you from how much it could actually set you back in the long run.
Some things you need, and some you want. So how do you differentiate the two? Sometimes you just have to take a step back and evaluate your finances.
Here’s what you should to make sure you’re making better money decisions: