What’s Your Financial Horror?

A few weeks back (on Friday the 13th, appropriately enough), Jana from Daily Money Shot revealed what her biggest financial horror would be.  I thought I’d give it a try.

The obvious stuff (losing all your investments or something that would wipe out everything) is excluded because, well, it’s too obvious.

I thought I’d drop in the one thing that gives me a near panic attack at least once every couple of weeks:

Losing my wedding ring.

See, here’s the deal.

I am not one of those guys that leaves their ring on 24×7.  I love having it on but I don’t wear it to bed and I take it off when I’m doing outside work or other ‘involved’ work where it could get damaged or lost.

And the lost part is the worrisome part.

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A Tale Of Two Customer Service Experiences

I believe that customer loyalty is something that should not be given lightly by consumers, but should be cherished by a business when it is rewarded.  A loyal customer is not only to give repeat business time and again, they will likely tell friends, family, and even complete strangers to go do business with the place that they have grown to love so much.

With this said, I thought it was worth it to share stories about two businesses which have had our loyalty for years, but with dramatically different outcomes.

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend…and so was this jewelry store….

While we’ve shopped at other jewelry stores, Store “J” has always been our go-to store of choice for our jewelry needs.  We don’t buy that much jewelry, but when we do, Store “J” is always given our first look and has ended up with probably 90% or more of our jewelry purchases.

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