5 Retail Lies That Cost You Money — and How to Foil Them

When I began freelance writing, I worked almost exclusively as an advertising copywriter. I spent a lot of time trying to figure out which words, placed in exactly the right spot, would make you want to open your wallet and buy whatever my client was selling. That work offered me a chance to see how some businesses bend the truth to make a sale. Oh, sure, they may have an asterisk accompanied by…