Everyone does a little impulse shopping. But you never notice it until you come up short one month. Here's a trick to keep you on track with your impulse shopping.
The 30 Day Rule :
When you see something you want, but not something you need per say- Add it to a list and mark the date[June 1st, Scratching Post $29.99], When July hits, you can ask yourself how much you really still want the item. Most the time the urge to buy or get a good deal alone is enough to spark an impulse purchase. But if you hold off 30 days, sometimes even leaving the store is enough to cross it off the list, but you will find it easier and easier to calm your impulse shopping.