Amazon makes it so easy to purchase almost any item you could want or need. And before you know it, it’s arrived right at your doorstep.
But has this ultimate convenience turned into a problem that’s busting your budget? Here are 20 ways to wean your Amazon addiction.
By sticking with a particular niche, you can keep your work focused and become an expert. As you develop your freelancing business based on your niche, you can later branch out into other directions as your interests change and your client list grows.
If you found giving up Amazon for a week relatively easy, try and give it up for a month. While you might not want to give up Amazon during the holiday season, give this challenge a try!
Try to broaden your horizons and shop elsewhere to see if you need to buy everything on Amazon.
If you know you’re never going to give up Amazon completely, download Swagbucks. You can earn points by taking surveys, watching videos and playing games that you can redeem for Amazon gift cards.
Making a list helps cut down on impulses purchases no matter the type of shopping you’re doing! Give this budgeting tip a try at the grocery store as well.
When you’re under the influence of alcohol, you lose your inhibition, and you’re more likely to spend money impulsively.
After midnight shopping has become the new self-soothing tool for millions of people who have trouble sleeping.
Speaking of mobile shopping, if you find that most of your purchases are made from the app on your phone, try deleting it.
You can remove your browsing history, so Amazon stops targeting you based on your shopping history.
If you go to Amazon for one item but buy more, avoid looking at this section of the site. You won’t get tempted by other related items and end up spending more money than needed.