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Going through my list of bill payments that were required for the week, the thought occurred to me that we are all willing participants in one of the oldest financial scams in the books. Whether it be for our home, health, or automobiles, we all buy … [Read more...] about Is Insurance A Ponzi Scheme?
Reading the online reviews of a product recently stopped me from throwing hundreds of dollars down the drain on an inferior product. Before buying any product, one of the best things you can do is get the opinion of someone that already owns the … [Read more...] about How A Product Review Prevented A Huge Mistake
My wife has had quite the adventure getting new glasses this year. First, we tried a different optometrist for our eye exams. They were horrible and she declined to purchase her eye wear there. Then, recently some frames grabbed her attention while … [Read more...] about Save Money On Glasses At Costco
Every purchase is about value to me. If I believe an item will provide value to justify it's cost, then it's worth buying. People will obviously have differing perspectives as to the value attributed to specific things. To my son, a forty five … [Read more...] about Smart Shopping: 3 Steps You MUST Follow When Buying A Far Away Item
I dislike crowds. They make me anxious, and uncomfortable. Which is why I prefer sitting on my deck with close friends over going to a bar, why I prefer to go grocery shopping early in the morning or late at night, and why I absolutely dread going to … [Read more...] about Christmas 2014 Challenge: Can I Do All My Shopping Online?