Posts tagged "prices"

The Secret To Why Designer Clothes Are So Expensive

Ever wonder what could make a shirt — a regular cotton-blend tee — cost more than two months of rent? Us, too.  And it turns out, even the people selling the expensive goods have no idea why they cost as much as they do. Kevin Smith over at Business Insider was curious as to why…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 21, 2013

What’s Your Spending Comfort Zone?

Most of the items in my closet probably cost between $5 and $75. I’m a huge fan of thrift stores, discount stores, and clearance racks. My mom raised me to hunt relentlessly for the best deal, so even when I’m doing fine financially, a $50 price tag will give me pause. A $100 item i…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 30, 2010

Bad Habit: I Tell People How Much I Paid

I have this weird habit. Despite being very uncomfortable talking about money in almost every other scenario, whenever someone compliments me on something I’m wearing, I immediately blurt out how much I paid for it, but only in cases when I’ve gotten a great deal. For example, while walking my dog this morning, I ra…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 23, 2010