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41 Everyday Scams That Are Tough To Avoid

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$[X]99 Pricetags

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You know you’ve done it — looked at the price of something and saw the $0.99 at the end and thought to yourself, ‘wow what a bargain! It’s less than <insert amount here>!’ But is it really? If your budget is, say, $100, and something cost $99.99, you … aren’t really under your budget. Plus, those nasty aforementioned sales taxes will definitely bring you over your budget. Then, adding these [x].99 numbers together is hard. Retailers think you’re more likely to buy something that’s one penny¬†less than a larger round number. Remember what a scam pennies are? The saddest part is that the retailers are probably right.

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