Buying Quality Saves You Money


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You need or want something. Do you  go out and buy it without much thought, do you buy a less expensive option hoping it will hold up or do you plan for your purchase so you can get what you really want? I've done all 3 and still do depending on the situation. Even when I plan for a purchase I'm frugal. I wait for a good sale when I can, spending alot of money and buying quality aren't the same thing. The Problems 5 years ago I bought a 4 qt Calphalon sauce pan. The coating had started to … [Read more...]

Don’t Blame your Cashier, They Don’t Know any Better


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I hear people complaining all the time about the disposition of their cashier.  I can tell you, if you think they have a personal vendetta against you because you are using coupons, you are kidding yourself.  In terms of performing their normal duties, cashiers only know what they have been trained.  In most cases, that is absolutely nothing. I don't mean that cashiers don't know anything or that they are less intelligent than the people that are lining up to hand them their coupons and … [Read more...]