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Spending Habits

Worried About Spending Money? Blame It On Election Stress.

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.15.2016 | Healthy Living

Election stress may be messing with you in all kinds of ways, from triggering overeating to contributing to poor sleep to lowering productivity. But i...

7 Basic Money-Saving Tips for Millennials

Danny Wong | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Danny Wong

Millennials have more disposable income than ever. However, they tend to spend their money irresponsibly. It's now more important than ever to learn p...

Britney Spears' Net Worth and Extreme Spending Habits Revealed

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.26.2016 | Business

From her huge pet budget to her Target shopping trips, see what Britney spent her money on in 2014.

Baby Boomers' Retirement Strategy: Binge Spending Or Nothing At All

Buck Wargo | Posted 05.30.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

When it comes to retirees and their nest egg, there's no strategy regarding how much they spend a year. It's either a big chunk or nothing, according to a study by a financial research firm.

9 Bad Shopping Habits You Should Ditch By 30

LearnVest | Posted 02.17.2015 | Money

Although everyone could probably benefit from a smart-spending lesson or two, today, we're talking to you 20-somethings. While you haven't had all that much time as an adult to establish your shopping routines and habits, you've had enough time to start developing some.

Warren Buffett's Somewhat Sexist Joke Makes No Sense

Quartz | Brian Browdie | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business

This post first appeared on Quartz. Though many investors revere Warren Buffett for his ability to select stocks, they may want to look elsewhere f...

You Get What You Pay For and Other Life Lessons of Rarely Putting Yourself First

Amanda Magee | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Amanda Magee

Every time I buy something that doesn't make our lives easier or make one of us experience a lasting sense of pleasure or contentment, I'm wasting and socking away fuel for future resentment. I am ready to end the cycle.

Why Life's An Endless Treadmill To Buy And Satisfy

Posted 04.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

According to Joshua Becker, writer at Becoming Minimalist, the constant yearning for more material goods is something we can't escape, no matter how h...

Confessions of a 36-Year-Old: I Lie to My Parents About Money

LearnVest | Posted 10.06.2013 | Women

not only am I a grown woman who still refers to her mother as Mommy, but I'm also a grown woman who goes to great lengths to conceal from her parents just how much of a financial mess she is.

Compulsive Shoppers May Have Their Parents' Divorce To Blame

The Huffington Post | Bridget Mallon | Posted 07.24.2013 | Divorce

That compulsive urge to keep shopping even when you don't need anything or can't afford it may actually have its roots in childhood distress. Accor...

How Your Wallet Is Crushing Your Self-Esteem (And How To Make It Stop)

Lisa Firestone | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

You may not be able to control the economy or every aspect of your own finances, but you can take control of your attitude and find a great deal of power within your own mentality, integrity, and emotional intelligence.

7 Things To Stop Spending Money On Right Now

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani No, we're not suggesting you ditch your latte: We've found seven expenses you can cut out painlessly. Keep in touch! Check out ...

4 Money Addictions To Break Now

Posted 03.01.2013 | OWN

By Nathalie Gorman A few seemingly innocuous spending habits that are actually keeping you from saving money -- plus how to quit. Keep in touch!...

7 Ways Money Memories May Affect Your Finances

LearnVest | Posted 04.27.2013 | Women

As children, we begin to form our beliefs and attitudes about money through value-laden messages that are passed on to us by our parents, grandparents and society.

The Average Woman: How Does Your Spending Compare?

LearnVest | Posted 12.24.2012 | Women

Do you ever feel a pang of guilt when you hand over $4 for a fancy coffee? Do you have an internal rule for how much is too much to spend on shoes?

The Cheapest Generation

The Atlantic | Derek Thompson And Jordan Weissmann | Posted 10.27.2012 | Money

In 2009, Ford brought its new supermini, the Fiesta, over from Europe in a brave attempt to attract the attention of young Americans. It passed out 10...

What I Learned From My Mother's Overspending

The Billfold | Posted 10.03.2012 | Money

I've never bought my own handbag. For years, I was afraid to buy my own clothes. For years, I didn't need to buy my own clothes. Because my mother bou...

What I Learned About Money In My Twenties

The Billfold | Posted 05.14.2012 | Women

I'm 30. By virtue of that fact, I should be qualified enough to tell you about how to get your finances in order during your twenties. Luckily for you...

Looking for Patterns In Your Wardrobe... and I Don't Mean the Ones on Your Clothes

Jennifer Baumgartner | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Jennifer Baumgartner

Examining patterns in dress behaviors is a very mindful exercise. We can learn where certain motivations come from, how they help us, and how they hinder us. And these patterns are not limited to the closet.

Breaking the Consumer Addiction

Jamie Anne Richardson | Posted 05.27.2012 | Parents
Jamie Anne Richardson

The problem is that the ease with which we buy online is now rubbing off on our kids. The era of instant gratification blurs the line between wants and needs.

When The Super-Rich Spend, So Does Everyone Else

Posted 03.20.2012 | Money

Move over baseball. Keeping up with the Joneses is apparently the real national pastime. When the rich boost their spending by 10 percent, non-ric...

The Moment I Knew My Spending Was Out Of Control (SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO)

Posted 03.07.2012 | Money

At HuffPost, we're kicking off an exciting new project and we'd love you to participate! It's called "The Moment I Knew," and is a user-submitted vide...

Your Friends Are Making You Poor

2012-02-27-lvest.jpg | Carrie Sloan | Posted 03.06.2012 | Money

This article originally appeared on “You should so buy that dress. It looks like it was made for you!” “Nice purse. How much...

Finally, Someone Talks About Another Hidden Cost At Work

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 01.10.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

We're all painfully aware of how much we spend on our commute and the health costs of working long hours at the office. But is there another hidden cost at work that no one is talking about?

Alexander Eichler

Obama's Tax Hikes Expected To Have Little Impact On The Wealthy | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.20.2011 | Business

Tax the rich, a frequently cited conservative argument goes, and the rich will retreat. They'll stop hiring; they'll stop investing; they'll stop spen...