456 – Has Tipping Gone Too Far? (Dealing w/ Tip Creep + Your Budget)

Debt Free in 30

May 27 2023 • 31 mins

Tipping has always been a part of the dining experience. But lately, the expectation to leave a tip has become so common that we have to make it a new budgeting item. So how do you navigate tip creep? On today’s podcast, we have a special guest, Sean Cassidy, who shares his experience with tipping prompts and how he’s adapted his budget. Doug and Sean discuss why tip nudges are so prevalent post-Covid and lots of practical advice on how to budget for this new cost and minimize social awkwardness. Tune in for a great discussion!

Resources Mentioned in the Show:

The Fable of the 20 Dollar Bill: https://youtu.be/5fYfAvSnNps

The Angry Mortgage Podcast with Ron Butler: https://www.youtube.com/@angrymortgage

What’s Really Causing Grocery & Food Inflation? https://youtu.be/bZrsL4LgI2A

Should Shopping Be a Game? Risks of Apps Like Temu: https://youtu.be/B7Duzop33mM

Zero-Based Budgeting – How To Give Every Dollar a Purpose: https://www.hoyes.com/blog/zero-based-budgeting-how-to-give-every-dollar-a-purpose/