Tag Archives: buying stuff

It’s Dirt Cheap!

The other day I was perusing another personal finance message board when I came upon, of all things, a debate about the merits of Blu-ray versus standard DVD. It came about because someone was mad that they were being “forced” … Continue reading

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I Want That: Day 30 & 31

I rarely get the consumer bug. Anyone that knows me well also know that if you want to take me shopping, chances are you’re going to have to drag me screaming and yelling the entire way. I rarely “lust” after … Continue reading

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Money Lessons Learned from the Christmas Craziness

We’re slam in the middle of the Christmas nuttiness. Spend, spend, spend is the current motto and I don’t know whether it’s the coming full moon or simply the Christmas insanity, but people are acting crazy. I’ve seen far more … Continue reading

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Why Did I Buy That?

The next time you’re in a store shopping for groceries, clothes, household items or anything else, stop and take a long look at your purchases. Then ask yourself this question: Why do I buy this particular brand or product? Knowing … Continue reading

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The Want List

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how helpful a shopping list can be when you want to save time and money. I’m a firm believer in lists. I compile pro and con lists when I have to make … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Staying Home?

This week we had a snowstorm. To many areas of the country this is no big deal. However, where I live we don’t “do” snow. We don’t have bi snow removal operations, most of us natives don’t know how or … Continue reading

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Women Hate Shopping, Too

There are a lot of myths when it comes to shopping, and one of the biggest is that women love to shop while men hate shopping. The truth, according to Lee Eisenberg, author of Shoptimism, is that men and women … Continue reading

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