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Holiday shopping can lead to lots of great sales and not so great bargains! I remember years ago when our children desired a very expensive gaming system that we could not afford during the holiday season. In venturing for other toy items, I noticed a deeply discounted system for sale in ‘as-is’ condition. Visually, it appeared to be fine. We immediately purchased with excitement and anticipation of our kids’ surprise. The next day, the item was completely inoperable and we could not return since I convinced my husband to buy in ‘as-is’ condition. To say the least, we had to purchase a brand new gaming system. Staring at their little sad faces was just completely unbearable.

Upfront, this appeared to be a great bargain and savings, but it led to more cost and heartache. . . after all, it was a quick…

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