Dear Crabby, How Do I Avoid Car Sales Tactics?

Dear Crabby, I need to buy a new car, but I can't stand the salespeople at the car lot.  How can I find a decent car and avoid the high-pressure sales tactics? Sincerely, Straight-Talking Steve Dear Straight-Talking Steve, I know what you mean about those car salesmen and their high-power sales pitches.  I hate them too.  I remember looking at a vehicle with Mrs. Crabby one year during the "Labor Day Sales Event" at a nearby dealership.  This salesman walked passed us quickly and … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Should I Be Embarrassed?

Dear Crabby, I often see people in the store and mistake them for someone else.  I just start talking to them, thinking I know them. Then they finally tell me they have no idea who I am.  Should I be embarrassed about that?  Has this ever happened to you? Sincerely, Missy Mistaken Dear Missy, I am so glad to hear that someone else does that too!  That has been an issue for me since I was a young lad.  I am always so confident that the person I am seeing is the person I am thinking … [Read more...]