“Individuals who are unaware of the price do not derive more enjoyment from more expensive wine.”
Including links to more than 80 unusual and unusually thrifty gift ideas, along with money lessons from “The Simpsons” and money lessons for irresponsible 20-somethings, smart financial moves to make for the holidays and dumb financial moves that’ll make you fat.
This week’s link roundup covers fees no prudent consumer should ever pay, supermarkets that can save you big-time on grocery bills, reasons why you might want to splurge on a latte from time to time (OK, this isn’t just about saving money), and a no-excuses look at the real reasons you’re broke.
“Expensive, luxury alcoholic drinks are a really great deal—for those in the business of selling them.”
For quite some time, there was no shortage of indicators pointing to the fact that the economy wasn’t doing so hot—including some odd data about a falloff in men’s underwear sales, a rise in animals being abandoned at pet shelters, and the impressively overqualified status of this year’s census workers. Now, at long last, we’ve got …
Talk about bait and switch! In the same way that products bearing impressive Energy Star ratings may use far more energy than advertised, goods at the supermarket aren’t always what they seem. What it says on the label might be an outright lie, and there’s little oversight to verify that what’s described on the package is actually what’s inside.
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When it comes to wine, whose opinions do you trust: A panel of professional tasters who frequently disagree amongst themselves, or some amateurs who like wine and drink it for the same reasons you do?