Please consider the idea of haggling: a buyer negotiating with a seller to get a lower price. It sounds like a great way to save money. Why am I not doing it?
I believe that like other consumers, haggling just isn’t on my radar:
- I pay what I see on the price tag without question.
- My first notion of haggling reminds me of buying a vehicle. Yuck!
- I am uncomfortable asking for a discount.
- Finally, it simply hasn’t occurred to me to apply haggling to non-big ticket items.
I love the idea of haggling, but I am way out of my comfort zone. My reluctance to ruffle feathers is one of the reasons – according to some financial experts – that many women often pay more f...