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Getting Your Money’s Worth


Getting Your Money’s Worth
 
 
 
Before making a purchase, pause for a minute to ask yourself a questions.  Is it worth what I’m paying for it?  This is where spending money becomes a real skill.  Worth or value is often hard to determine. 
 
Value in this case means the quality of the product itself; it […]

Purchasing While Considering Quality


Purchasing While Considering Quality
 
 
Generally, when you are buying a product where length of service and performance are important, quality — how well it is made, how well it functions, how long it will last — is first consideration.  Price is, within budget limits, a second consideration. 
 
Appearance may or may not be a […]

Getting the Most for Your Money


Getting the Most for Your Money

Get the most for your money. Shop for value whenever you can. Go to warehouse-type stores, buy items (ones you actually need) in bulk, wait to buy stuff on sale (especially furniture and clothing), get last year’s model (car, appliance) this year. It’s probably just as good and the price […]

Value Meals Aren’t!


Value Meals Aren’t!

Fast food: don’t order value meals. This applies especially for those people who would have ordered the burger and a drink, but then see that for only a few cents more, you get the fries too. That timeless truth prevails—there’s no such thing as a free fry. So you end up paying more […]