You are, and will continue to be, surrounded by nearly invisible, never-ending and sophisticated attacks on your wallet. It's up to you to be the gatekeeper of your money to stop this.
Great. Save money every month—start early (now is almost too late)—and compound interest is going to help you to be able to retire (and take that real long vacation), hopefully soon.
Everybody makes impulsive and unplanned buying decisions sometimes. For many people this may wreck their budget. How do you (plan to) stop this impulsive monster?