Chuck Donalies CFP & Bloomingdale resident: "The Frugal Planner's Weekly Dispatch, Issue 10 -- Black Friday Edition"
From: Chuck Donalies, CFP® Sent: Friday, November 27, 2015 10:18 AM Subject: The Frugal Planner's Weekly Dispatch, Issue 10
The Frugal Planner's Weekly Dispatch
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Black Friday Edition
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How Amazon's Strategies Affect Black Friday
Thanksgiving is over, and Black Friday is here, we can stop being
thankful and get out there and buy stuff! But seriously, you should
still be thankful.
I know many people enjoy fighting crowds and hunting
for bargains after Turkey Day. Personally, I'd rather watch
a marathon of sappy Christmas movies on the
Hallmark Channel. Note: Heidi, this statement in no way means
I want to watch movies on Hallmark all day!
to do almost all of my shopping online at Amazon.com. Jeff Bezos
and his employees have made it incredibly easy (too easy!) to buy
nearly anything and have it delivered to your home or office -
sometimes the same day.
celebrated Thanksgiving, which means it's a good time to write
about the link between being grateful and being happy. I
believe most of us know focusing on good things makes us feel
better than focusing on bad things. Unfortunately, its easy to
forget to be grateful as we go through our daily routine.