Category: Shopping

Aug 31

Packaging – Don’t Let It Trick You Into Paying More Than You Need To

PAM Packaging

Packaging is one tool that manufacturers can use to entice people to pay a lot for very cheap things. Think the classic pet rock. Get rock -> put rock in fancy box -> charge people $20.00 -> laugh all the way to the bank. The truth is, there are ‘pet rocks’ everywhere; products made of cheap ingredients that are repackaged and sold for huge mark ups. Frugal shoppers can put their money to better use by being informed. Continue reading ...

Aug 22

Frugal Living Is Not The Same As Being Cheap

Frugal Living

Frugal living is often misunderstood. Many people confuse being frugal with being cheap. Let’s try to clarify this once and for all. Continue reading ...

Jul 23

What Ever Happened to Good Customer Service?

Bad CUstomer Service

Good customer service is becoming harder to come by. Further, the whole perception of what ‘good’ customer service means in the first place has been in steady decline. What has happened? Continue reading ...