I blame the economy for just about everything these days. Can’t sleep at night? It’s the economy’s fault. Weight gain? It’s the economy’s fault. Healthy food costs more; so, I don’t eat as well as I should. Wardrobe suffering? It’s the economy’s fault. Not that I was ever a fashion plate before – but, I’m certainly not one now. In short, the economy affects pretty much everything. What we purchase. How we purchase. How much we purchase.
Many of you are like me – living one day at a time; trying to make the wisest choices and decisions for our pocketbooks and lifestyles. I don’t know about you, but every time I have a small victory against the economy, I love to share it. Take this morning for instance.
I had the privilege of sitting next to a woman from Leander. She was a first-time rider who had opted to take MetroRail downtown for a seminar. I asked her how she felt about spending six dollars for her fare. She replied that the fare was less expensive than she would have paid for gas and parking downtown. She commented on the comfort and atmosphere of the train. Being that it was a later-morning train, she was surprised by the number of passengers that were aboard. Knowing that she was probably a one-time rider, I left my questions at that. Then, Ms. Leander started questioning me… Continue reading “More Savings For Commuters”