Look at you, sitting on the IKEA futon you didn’t buy off Craigslist, reading this via a WiFi connection you’re not stealing from your upstairs neighbor. Tsk, tsk. What are you, the Queen of England? Stop acting like you’re richer than you are! (Note: If you actually are the Queen of England, my apologies. And can I borrow $2 million?)If you’re not me, chances are you’re spending way more on necessities than you should. I’m sorry, you paid retail for what? Get
It really should be no secret anymore that advertisers love splitting us up into smaller, easier-to-market-to groups. And most of the time when they do, we end up spending more for the same product. The plus side to this though is that once we’ve peeled back this marketing matrix and seen it for what it is, often we can learn to cut our spending by bending our gender while shopping. Here are just a few examples of every day products that have a clear, but also easy to overcome gender bias.Shaving:For
This week has been a game of catch-up for me. On Monday, I was still working on an article due the week before and the laundry that was supposed to be done on Thursday is still not done.
I am running behind. Most of the time, when I’m running behind, it’s not because there isn’t enough time to get done what I want to do, it’s because I am guilty of misusing my time. I’m chatting with a friend, I’m watching fabulous reality TV, I’m window shopping online;