Perils of Black Friday Shopping – Beware the Store Credit Card Upsell!

AddingOil:

This is JiaYou’s first Black Friday shopping experience, and it wasn’t the enjoyable, fun-filled day that we were planning. But she had her first encounter with STORE CREDIT CARDS!

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Useful and necessary tools, but there are pitfalls (credit: publicdomainpictures.net)

Admittedly, we have never been eager or die hard shoppers, but in this case we were looking forward to taking advantage of 50% off sales for my wife as we shopped for clothes at a name brand clothing chain.

 

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Welcome to The Nomad At Heart

AddingOil:

I’m the Asian American husband AddingOil and my wife is JiaYou, a recent immigrant from China to the US. We met and married in Shanghai while I was working there for 7 years, and now we reside in New York City. We run the blog TheNomadAtHeart.com to share our experiences of living and traveling in Shanghai, New York City, and around the world.

Sheep scurrying away from us in Qinghai, China
Sheep scurrying away from us in Qinghai, China

We have traveled extensively throughout China (30+ cities) and throughout Asia, from as far north as Mongolia to as far south as Malaysia. We want to help those interested in going off the beaten path or doing slow travel wherever we’ve been to and wherever our future travels take us.

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