10 Ways to make Shopping Fun!

December 23rd, 2017

Shopping can be an enjoyable activity, but it can also be very frustrating and tedious.  The best part of shopping is when you find a bargain and go home knowing that your budget is intact.  Consumers who manage to do this are able to be a ‘a happy shopper’ however there is the other side [...]

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Shopping is in the air!

December 6th, 2017

So how do you know it’s the end of the year? It’s not the cooler weather or the closing of schools.  The way you know it’s December is to note the increased number of businesses that are offering sales and specials to their customers. Everywhere you go, there are signs that show there are several [...]

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Are we spending too much?

November 21st, 2017

It might seem as if we never have enough money to meet all our needs.  Prices seem to be rising even as we struggle to purchase basic food items.  Despite this financial pressure, some people are still spending too much money. One of the ways people spend too much is a preoccupation on getting the [...]

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No More Red Money!

September 20th, 2017

At the risk of revealing my age, I recently reminisced about going shopping and having one, two, five, ten and twenty dollar bills to spend. Of course back then those amounts of money could actually buy a lot of things. I still remember taking a hundred dollars to the shop and getting quite a few [...]

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Shoppers and the back to school rush!

September 2nd, 2017

The time has certainly flown by! Summer is behind us and the back to school rush is on everyone. Even if you are not a parent with school age children you are still affected by this time of the year. Traffic The increased traffic on the road during back to school is really frustrating as [...]

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How should you deal with poor service?

August 22nd, 2017

I know you have seen them. You enter a store and they look at you as if you have interrupted some important activity.  They either ask you if you need help in a tone that suggests that you should say no or they ignore you altogether.  Often these store clerks are the reason you have [...]

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