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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Stay safe while you shop!

August 15th, 2017

A number of people are shopping this time of year as they prepare for back to school.  Summer deals also tempt consumers and provide an opportunity to save money.  However, it is important to be careful while shopping though since there are dangers as you shop during the summer season. Tips for staying safe I [...]

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Are you a bad customer?

August 5th, 2017

Often we tend to focus on bad customer service but what about bad customers? Well there are several things customers do that makes business owners feel happy to see certain customers leave their stores. Bad Attitude I have seen several customers behave very disrespectfully when faced with a situation they did not like such as [...]

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