7. Compare Prices before Shopping

There's nothing worse than buying something, and then finding it cheaper elsewhere. Since returning items can be a bit of a hassle, save yourself the trouble and always shop around before making a purchase. You can compare prices online, or call local retailers and inquire about prices before driving to the store.

You might not be able to avoid buyer’s remorse completely, but the above tips can at least reduce the number of times you deal with this emotion. And when you approach shopping from this angle, you're likely to only buy what you need, and what you can realistically afford at that moment.

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