Whether you want a sweater, a meal, a place to stay, a ride, even a date — it's all at your fingertips these days. And research shows that means you think less about the money you're spending as you tap your screen to buy.
Cyber Monday statistics from Adobe hammered home the point: Mobile spending jumped 48 percent year over year to $1.19 billion.
So, while your smartphone has the helpful ability to offer you great deals, save your shopping cart, and store your payment information, this same technology makes us a lot more vulnerable to spending. How do we resist the urge to scratch that digital itch?
Here are three key tips to keep ourselves in check — and lessen the burden on our wallets.