When Today’s Deal Is Tomorrow’s Regret

Deal sites like Groupon or LivingSocial, which send weekly or even daily emails to subscribers, offer everything from clothing to romantic getaways for a reduced price.  However, the New York Times suggests that many users aren’t getting exactly what they bargained for.  Lured in by the reduced price, some users are disappointed a day late and a dollar short by subpar products and experiences, while still others regret purchasing products in which they weren’t even interested to begin with.  Just another reminder that, even at a bargain price, you can never have enough of what you don’t really need.

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By Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a Principal at BehavioralCents.com, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence. Read More