12 ways to stop wasting money and take control of your stuff

Categories: How To
Published on: June 8, 2018

TIME / Kit Yarrow / 20 November 2014

In my work as a consumer psychologist and author, I’ve read countless studies about consumer behavior, and I’ve conducted plenty of research on my own, interviewing hundreds of shoppers about how, when, and why they shop.

Here’s what I’ve learned about how to avoid piling up too much stuff and how to stop making unnecessary, excessive, and ultimately unsatisfying purchases.