Every shopper faces the familiar question of when to splurge and why.
Not being a model of self-restraint, I’m hardly a role model on this topic, but I’ve given it considerable thought.
Here’s what I’ve surmised about when it is appropriate to pay a little or a lot extra:
Splurges should be special. That means not daily or weekly, but rare. By definition you are going above and beyond with a splurge. If this is a regular occurrence you’re probably just out of control.