Contact Us

The Average Person Spends $114,293 on Impulse Buys

Lars Plougmann Flickr.com

Here’s one of those studies from Daily Mail that seems to defy gender stereotypes . . . until you think about it and say, “You know, that actually makes sense.”

According to a British company called Npower, MEN spend more money on impulse buys than women:  Men spend approximately $41 on impulse buys versus $31 for women.

The main reason is that women spend more time bargain hunting, going to sales, and researching before they buy something.  Men are more likely to grab something off the shelf or buy something online.

Men are also more likely to go out impulsively to eat or drink . . . women plan their meals and nights out more carefully.

The study found that the average person spends $114,293 in their lifetime on impulse buys.  They didn’t break the number down by gender.

The top 10 most common impulse buys are:  Food, clothing, magazines, wine, books, DVDs, shoes, trips, beer, and toiletries.

The next 10 most common are:  Home furnishings, music, clothes for the kids, jewelry, accessories, gadgets, garden accessories, flowers, toys, and day trips.

Best of 95.7 KEZJ

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kezj.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for EZ VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive EZ VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.