Saturday, July 01, 2006

What is a bargain, anyway?

Conventional wisdom says something's a bargain only if you need it. The secondhand shopper in me says, "Not always." Broaden your definition of a bargain, and you may open your eyes to overlooked treasures. I call it a bargain if it is...

2 comments:

shealuna said...

What a great way to look at bargains! I, too, have never quite agreed with the traditional definition of a bargain. Thanks for the post!

Mom2fur said...

And don't forget--buy something on sale even if you don't need it, if it's something you're going to need in the future. Better to have 3 jars of $1.99 mayo sitting in your pantry for a year than to run out of it one day...and have to pay $3.59 for one jar!