You Get What You Pay For

Our culture is enamored with ”cheap.” This notion, “more for less,” permeates every sector of the economy, including our own little corner. Wal-Mart and Ikea, for example, are two celebrated, cheap retailers who have posted profits during these difficult economic times. However, at its heart, I think the promise of cheap is a lie, and on some level, we all know it.

There is no such thing as “more for less.” Behind the seductive illusion of scoring a deal are troubling consequences our

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