Words of Wisdom.
Ready money should be paid for all things … and those who thus pay are usually the best served. Another great excerpt advocating for the financial literacy of women within their domestic sphere (previous post here). Summary overview: 1) pay in cash, 2) deal with known merchants, 3) keep a ledger, 4) know comparable prices to avoid being hoodwinked.
Sound advice today.
I was reading a financial blog that essentially advocated for the same practices. Who among us is not guilty of an impulse purchase labeled as a bargain only later to be lamented? A good friend of mine calls all such items ‘separators’ – as in something that separates you from your money.