1. Do your homework. Be clear on what you are purchasing.
2. Check the return policy at store's you shop.
3. Get a gift receipt.
4. Take ads with you and read the small print in the advertisements.
5. Compare prices in advance.
6. Check online for coupons.
7. When using your credit card on the Internet, use a business you know and trust.
Had there been any Tom Waits fans in that office they would have added this important reminder:
THE LARGE PRINT GIVETH
and the small print taketh away