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A lot of us have a rollercoaster relationship with money. Whether we’re riding the high of a pay rise, bonus, or jackpot cash-in, or struggling to work out how we’re going to afford our bills for the month, our finances can have a huge impact on our emotional state.
One of the more complex facets of money management is how we choose to spend our hard-earned dollars. While some expenses can’t be ignored, the commercial nature of society might leave some feeling confused about how to balance spending on luxuries and necessities.
In this guide, we’re going to discuss how emotional spending can have an impact on all of us, while also providing practical advice for anyone looking to come to terms with and overcome their spending habits.