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Bryce Canyon and Zion: Day 142 and 143

I really love the national parks in the west (unfortunately, I haven’t done much traveling to national parks in the east) and the beauty that they possess. Although I have visited them a number of times, they really do offer … Continue reading

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Tipping, Showers, and Invitations: The New Etiquette or Money Grabs?

My newspaper carrier puts a card in our paper every holiday season thanking us for subscribing, wishing us a Merry Christmas, and asking for a tip. At the bottom it reads, “Please tip your carrier. Checks for tips should be … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned About You

It’s hard to believe that I have been writing here for the past year. I thank you for visiting these pages and reading my thoughts on money and saving. I hope you have enjoyed what I have had to offer … Continue reading

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The Tipping Leak

I recently spent a week at a relative’s house. When she went out shopping or to eat I went with her and I was astounded at the amount of money she left as tips in her wake. This relative has … Continue reading

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My Tipping Philosophy

When I was a boy, tipping in a restaurant was always a discretionary expense. As a general rule, one was expected to tip 15% of the pre-tax bill as long as good service and good food was delivered. I lived … Continue reading

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