A little retail therapy is a nice experience once in a while, but it can take a serious toll on your finances if it goes out of control. Those who have been able to relate with Rebecca Bloomwood, from the Confessions of a Shopaholic, know deep inside that they need help. Having a perpetual hole in your pocket, bank account, and life savings leads to depression, and in some cases, even more shopping as a stress buster! Being neck deep in loans only because of your compulsive shopping, also puts stress on your relationships, as well as the reduction of efficiency at the office. Hence, before your life becomes a train wreck, it is high time to pull the leash on your obsessive shopping. Here are some great ways to stop shopping and start saving.