Posts by KT

KT 113: False Free Trials (People are Funny About Money Part 3)

  In this episode KT discusses:   Americans spent $1.3 Billion on “Free Trials” “Free Trial” complaints rising with Better Business Bureau Electronic delivery makes it easy to miss the recurring charges   Key Takeaways: Watch your credit/debit card statements for charges Mark your calendar the free trial end date Complaints with the Better Business…

112: Bottled Water (People Are Funny About Money, Part 2)

In this episode KT discusses: ·     Bottled water is a $31Billion/year business ·     Bottled water is American’s #1 favorite beverage ·     Why it’s so important to retailer’s bottom line Key Takeaways: ·     Beverage companies convinced us bottled water is “safer” than tap water ·     Many bottled water brands are just filtered tap water ·     The environmental impact of all those empty…

111: Black Friday (People are Funny About Money: Part 1)

In this episode KT discusses: ·     Black Friday ·     The origins of this Shopping Holiday ·     Why it’s so important to retailer’s bottom line Key Takeaways: ·     Holiday spending could top $700B this year ·     Black Friday Shopping is down 4% year to year ·     You might find some of the best deals BEFORE Thanksgiving Quote: “(Black Friday) is really the…

Net Worth ≠ Self-Worth

In this episode KT discusses: Dealing with debt How money shaming is like fat-shaming The difference between net worth and self-worth Key Takeaways: 10% of Americans have a negative net worth Don’t measure yourself against the “rich & famous” Reconsider your online shopping and car buying habits   Quote: “The problem with money shaming, like…