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Sherri Richards

Financial Wellness: Sometimes it’s best to spend a bit more to save later

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A quote on my Facebook feed caught my eye last week. “It’s unwise to pay too much, but it’s worse to pay too little.”

Pay too much, and you’re out the monetary difference between what you spent and what you should have paid, it went on to explain.


Pay too little, and you could be out a lot more.

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Sherri Richards
Sherri Richards has worked for The Forum since 2002. She oversees and writes for the Business section. She pens a weekly personal finance column, and is also a Parenting Perspectives columnist for the Variety section. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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