VIDEO | How Smaller Can Save You Money

Published on Jul 30, 2012

Remember the grocery store owner who was able to set up a tab for a family that lived around the corner and the shoe store owner who knew the names of kids of the parents who shopped at that store. I had a local convenience store right down the street when I grew up called Quik Check and everybody loved it. I know many people think the Wal-Mart’s of the world save us money every day. These large stores may have better prices on one item here and there, but all of us end up spending more money as we wander the aisles aimlessly forgetting our purpose on why we actually came to the store. The older local smaller stores got us what we needed and it was convenient or right down the street when we needed it. Someone cared about us then, where the big stores today only care about deepening their wallet share with us. FULL ARTICLE –http://bit.ly/O33exD


About the author  ⁄ Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves

Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves


My friends and family all think I’m a workaholic, but I say I’m just a guy that loves to help people do better in life.

My mother is still the only one that calls me by my real name Theodore Michael, my wife calls me Teddy, but for the rest of you it is just plain old Ted.

Ever since I was a little kid, I always loved money and being an entrepreneur. In fact, I still have cassette tapes of me talking to my grandmother at the age of five and my mother tells me all the time how much I played with money as a kid...

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Ted Jenkin is a frequent guest columnist for the Wall Street Journal and Headline News Weekend Express. He is the co-CEO of oXYGen Financial. You can follow him on LinkedIn @ www.linkedin.com/in/theceoadvisor or on Twitter @tedjenkin.

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