Whenever I hear the word splurge, an indulgent, unplanned, and impulsive buy automatically comes to mind. It's the kind of buy that usually results in a guilt trip. When it comes to splurging, it's so easy to get carried away and before you know it you've maxed out your credit card with a whole bunch of items you really can't afford.

Believe it or not, a little splurge here and there is actually healthy. No, that's not the shopaholic in me speaking, it's true! A little spending makes life just a little more enjoyable. After all, you should be allowed to spend your own hard earned cash every so often, right? The trick to not breaking the bank is planning and preparing a splurge that still works into your spending plan. So the next time you decide to treat yourself, keep a few of these tips below in mind!


Read more in ¿Qué Más? How to shop vintage (& score!) like a pro

Image via Thinkstock

Topics: cheap/affordable  fashion  savvy shopper  shopping  smart shopping