Category: shopping


Grocery Poll 2: How Much Do You Spend On Groceries Per Month?

Long time readers of My Two Dollars may remember that I asked this very question back in 2007 and got some great responses. At the time, I was spending about $460 a month on groceries for my wife and I, which some people thought was low and some thought was high. It’s amazing how different […]


Using Twitter To Get Better Customer Service.

Do you use Twitter? If no, why not? If you are not using Twitter, you may be missing out on one of the best ways to contact customer service that has ever been used. Sure, you can call a 1-800 number and sit on hold for 20 minutes…or you can find out what a company’s […]


50% Of Poll Respondents Chose Wal-Mart As Best Symbol Of America.

And if that doesn’t spell trouble for the old U. S. of A., then I don’t know what does. A massive retail giant that sells crappy goods that most of us don’t actually need, that don’t last the test of time and need to be replaced often, and that put a big portion of our […]


Saving Money On Traditionally “Offline” Products Now Popular Online.

Online shopping can be done for almost any market today and at a much cheaper price, due to the drastic decrease in overhead costs online retailers can generate. This commercial medium has paved the way for many new and innovative business opportunities, creating a healthy level of competition between businesses, and reaching a wider and […]


Just How Important Is Customer Service?

As most of you know by now, I live in a small town. A VERY small town. One of those places where everyone knows everyone else, so you cannot really give someone the finger for driving too slow or talk badly about someone for fear that the person you are talking to is related to […]

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