How and Why We Impulse Buy

Three in four Americans have made an impulse buy, according to a new CreditCards.com report, and half of those regretted it. Nearly 90 percent of millennials and 56 percent of seniors said they had made an impulse buy.

• Men were nearly three times more likely than women to impulse buy while “intoxicated,” while women were twice as likely as men to impulse buy while “sad.” The most common emotions at the time of purchase? “Excited” and “bored.”
• One in three Americans had spent $100 or more on an impulse purchase, but men were the biggest spenders. We were almost three times more likely than women to have spent $1,000 or more on an impulse buy.

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If you do suffer from buyer’s remorse, remember that some credit card issuers offer guaranteed returns on purchases, even after it’s too late to return them to the store.

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