I hate when salespeople call my cell phone, but at least the last sales call I got was entertaining.
They were selling a timeshare, er, I mean, they were giving away a free no-obligation vacation valid for an entire year, plus a $50 gift certificate to a local restaurant.
All I had to do to receive this fabulous gift was listen to a short presentation that would last no more than over an hour.
Did you catch that? That’s right, no more than over an hour. » Read more
Plenty of people parted with $499 or more on Saturday, the first day the was available. Will they get their money’s worth? Like everything else, it depends. In part, it depends on what they intend to use it for. » Read more
Every now and then I like to poke around thrift stores. (Usually right after I’ve dropped a bunch of stuff off at one.) In this case though, I went to a thrift store looking for some inexpensive jeans, and I came home with a 15 inch R2-D2 for $15. It even included the batteries.
He dances! (among quite a few other things) » Read more
When buying things, we often forget to account for the cost of associated items and services when figuring out whether or not we can afford the original item. This is especially true for big-ticket items like houses and cars, but it can happen with smaller purchases too. » Read more