Sometimes it is especially helpful to do so with Black Friday deals staring us in the face.
In December of 1969, some grocery stores were just beginning to accept credit cards. A reporter for the Journal Herald of Dayton, Ohio interviewed women at a store to see how they felt about it. I found her report using newspapers.com.
“Never!” one woman told her. “That would be like paying for a dead horse — paying for something already used up.”