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Is there a wrong way to shop? There are likely different answers to that question, but after spending several hours in a furniture store over the weekend it sure felt like we did it wrong. It was so wrong that we came very close to buying very … [Read more...] about 4 Things You MUST Do When Furniture Shopping
The concept of a buying waiting period isn't new. The theory is if a person forces themselves to wait a day or two before making an unplanned purchase, many of those items would never be bought. After taking some time to think about the consequences … [Read more...] about A Purchase Waiting Period Can Save You Money and Regret
For a very long time I viewed tipping as an over and above payment for a job well done. While I still believe that is the purist's definition, I realize that it has taken on a very different meaning in everyday life in the United States. Because of … [Read more...] about Tipping Etiquette When Your Restaurant Bill Is Reduced
I opened the front door to face a young man who lived down the street, his dad standing about fifteen feet behind him as to give him some space. I caught a glimpse of the piece of paper in his hand and knew immediately that he was a Cub Scout selling … [Read more...] about Fundraising Season: It’s Not About The Product
I'll take just about any chance to save money. It's all about getting the most value for my hard earned cash. But every now and then a situation arises where spending extra money increases value. I experienced one of those scenarios just last … [Read more...] about Sometimes Value Costs Money