20 Money Saving Mistakes People Always Make More than Once

Shopping When Hungry

5. Going Shopping When Hungry

Going grocery shopping on an empty stomach is like being a lion running into a pack of slow goats. All that food makes you hungrier, and although you refrain from opening up a shrink wrapped package of steak and eating it raw, you make purchases with your stomach, not your head. If you have a long ride home, you end up buying junk food that you can open in the car and munch on the car–so much for your diet, and your food budget.