Saving with 6abc: Budget boot camp

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Want to shop and save like a pro? Then it?s time for a budget bootcamp?

Want to shop and save like a pro? Then it's time for a budget boot camp?

First, the author of "You Are What You Wear" says, leave your wallet at home but bring your phone.

Snap pictures of the things you like and decide later if there's a place in your life and your budget.

Secondly, audition expensive items.

Before you buy an investment piece, style it with things you already have.

George Brescia, the author of 'Change Your Clothes, Change Your Life' says if you can't make five great looks, than it's not worth it.

Also try making a 'DO NOT buy list.'

Brescia says make note of the silhouettes and brands you never wear. This way you won't end up with more things you won't wear.

When it comes to coupon codes, shop in reverse.

Livefabuless.com says find the codes first, then shop.

If you do it the other way around you will just be falling in love with things you can't afford.

Finally, the website also recommends getting e-receipts from store purchases, that way you have proof of purchase handy for those price adjustments.

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