Holidays not good excuse for out-of-control shopping

Three tips, based on psychology, to improve the way you spend your hard-earned cash this holiday season

People end up happier when they buy experiences rather than things. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

It’s late November, which means the holiday sales period has well and truly begun. If you have not already seen your spending go up, the possibility is looming.

And you probably have some concerns about spending your money wisely. Furthermore, shopping can be a harrowing experience, and our attitudes towards money are tied up in all kinds of feelings.

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