10 Ways to Spend Less at Target

It happens to all of us: A quick trip to Target to pick up a few essentials somehow turns into a full-blown shopping spree complete with a cart full of impulse buys.

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It happens to all of us: A quick trip to Target to pick up a few essentials somehow turns into a full-blown shopping spree complete with a cart full of impulse buys. With your budget blown, you're left toting a dozen shopping bags to your car and wondering how you can prevent this from happening again.

With a bit of strategizing, it really is possible to shop at Target and not overspend. We talked with several shopping experts about smart ways consumers can save more every time they shop at the big-box retailer no matter what's in their cart. Here's what they had to say.

Andrea Browne Taylor
Online Editor, Kiplinger.com
Browne Taylor joined Kiplinger in 2011 and is a channel editor for Kiplinger.com covering living and family finance topics. She previously worked at the Washington Post as a Web producer in the Style section and prior to that covered the Jobs, Cars and Real Estate sections. She earned a BA in journalism from Howard University in Washington, D.C.