Monday, 28 May 2012

DW-:ARISSA SMKZAINAB 1:How to Be a Smart Consumer and save your money

From: Arissa Aryssa <>
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Sent: Friday, 23 March 2012 10:27 PM
Subject: hello sir...i am Arissa..there are two essays that i want you to mark it. thank you.

How to Be a Smart Consumer and save your money

Being a consumer is a part and parcel of our lives. Therefore, it is of utmost important for us to spend wisely and save money. Most of the consumers nowadays spend too much money on products that are not worth their money. They are prompt buyers and spending unnecessarily. We must educate these consumers to be smart and spend wisely.

You have to focus on item that you want to buy. Buy only the necessary item. Buying too much on things that we do not really need is not a good way to save money. Try making a list of items you plan to buy in advance before going for shopping, so that you will able to buy everything you need and leave out  things that are not neccessary

Thoroughly check the information and compare prices between retailers, wholesalers, and supermarkets. We might never know that those small amounts of money you save can lead to a bigger saving.You should be concern about the discount tags outside are business tactics. If you can get the same items for less, isn't that a much bigger saving?

In addition, you should choose items of competitive prices with good quality. This is very important step especially when you are buying clothes. Do not get fully attracted to huge discount tags but focus on quality of that clothes. Do not get fooled by those discount tags and always check the quality first  rather than going back home and regret on it.

You also have to ensure the expired date and halal logos. That is right! We have to be careful when it comes to such things. For example, dairy products cannot be kept long. Therefore, always check the expiry date regardless of how cheap the items are. We have to make sure that there are halal logos on the items especially foods and drinks. 

Furthermore, you must know your right as a consumer. It is a normal that the sale promoters will tell you that particular product is good, energy saving and what nots. Try asking them few more questions before buying it. Check if it is really a good choice or so. We will get more information and we might even be able to consider product which  is worth for our money.

Are you a good consumer? Now, you know your right as a consumer. So, what are you waiting for? Just go and get you rights. Stop making wrong choices. Be a good consumer and know how to take advantage of it.


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