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Wearing high heels could improve your shopping decisions, and 22 other money-saving tips

Wearing high heels could improve your shopping decisions, and 22 other money-saving tips

Research from Brigham Young University suggests that wearing high heels while shopping may trick your brain into making smarter financial decisions.

The study found that shoppers who wore heeled shoes, such as stilettos, paid fairer prices and were less likely to overspend on their purchases. That's just one of the surprising, money-saving tips in this week's video from our sister site, Mental Floss.

If you're not keen on wearing heels, riding an escalator or even doing yoga poses during a trip to your local mall could help you make better decisions. And if you've got the willpower to toilet-train your cat, you could save as much as $1,500 during its lifetime. Check out all 23 of the money-saving tips in the video below, hosted by author John Green. --Meghan DeMaria