Manila has plenty of shopping malls which are always mobbed even on weekdays especially during sale seasons. Admit it, malls are one of our favorite hangouts where we dine, get beauty services, and shop for groceries and personal stuff.
Malls are always overcrowded especially during summer, because people want to be in cool places to avoid the sweaty and dizzy feeling. But this short time pleasure could lead to unexpected shopping that could result to financial distress. While some may genuinely be needing something, but they end up purchasing everything they see. Avoid suffering the consequences of unexpected and unmanageable shopping with these smart shopping tips:
1. Assess the need
When you find a good stuff, ask yourself if you really need it or whether you only want it now. There’s a huge difference in buying what you need and buying what you just want. Evaluate if you have this thing already which is still usable. Ask yourself if you really need this pair of floral flip-flops you will use on your upcoming beach getaway or you just want it by now. [Read more…]