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The Hows and Whys of Holiday Tipping

Christmas Comes But Once a Year by Charles GreenHoliday tips have been controversial since they were introduced into the U.S. in the 1930s and 40s. While you should never feel obliged to give a gift, holiday tipping is an important way to show your appreciation to the people in your life who work hard to make your days a little bit easier. After all, a holiday tip is really a “thank you” for a year of good service. Experimental Wifery explains who to tip, what to tip, and how to tip if your budget isn’t up to the expense. Read the rest of this entry

How to Tip Like a Lady

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Service jobs are hard. Leaving a tip is an important way to say “thank you” to the people who make a living taking care of other people’s basic needs. And in many cases, a tip is one of the only ways to make a statement about the quality of service you have received. But the tip line on a receipt or the jar on the counter often leaves us awkwardly wondering exactly how much money sends the right message. By applying two simple rules, you can always be sure you’re doing the right thing by those who serve you. Read the rest of this entry