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 … Read more5 Retail Lies That Cost You Money — and How to Foil Them

6 Ways to Avoid Scams When Selling Your Stuff Online

These days, selling items you no longer want or things you’ve made has become easier and more lucrative than ever before. We no longer have to hold yard sales every week, or pay for classified ads in newspapers. With eBay, Amazon, Etsy, Craigslist, and so many other outlets available, you have the…

6 Tips to Avoid Rip-Offs

Before sending money to some outfit for a product or service, ask some key questions. If you don’t, you might easily end up disappointed and ripped off. Rather than finding this out too late, make sure you go over a few fundamentals before responding to any solicitation or ad. Steer clear of any offers that: … Read more6 Tips to Avoid Rip-Offs