Questions to ask yourself before making a purchase

Buying is not as easy as it sounds. This is especially so when you have a lot of options available for you. Below is a list of questions to ask yourself before making a purchase.

  • Do I need the product/service?
  • Can I get the same quality elsewhere at a lower price?
  • Are there any usage restrictions regarding the product use?
  • Why do I need the product/service?
  • What value will the product/service add to my life?
  • Will buying the product affect my financial status negatively?
  • Are there alternative better quality products?
  • Why am i buying the product/service?
  • Had I planned to buy the product/service?
  • Can I afford it?
  • Can I borrow the product instead of buying?
  • How often will I use it after purchase?
  • Do I already have an equivalent product/service that can do the job that I want?
  • Can I make it myself?
  • Can I delay the purchase to the future it?
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