Category Archives: Consumerism

Wasted Money: Here’s Why Your Car Insurance Company Won’t Pay Out


Picture By Pixabay Don’t you just hate it when your insurance company doesn’t do the thing that you’re paying them all that money for? When you find yourself in a bad situation, such as a crash, you expect your insurance company to help you out. That doesn’t always happen, though, and it’s usually for one reason: clauses. There are a… Read more »

Selling Your Broken or Unwanted Gold Coins

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Are you holding on to some gold coins as a form of investment? Do you want to make the most out of that investment? Are you worried your coins might lose value or you won’t be able to find the proper channel to sell those coins? Don’t know if it’s the right time to sell? Let these pointers guide you… Read more »

Here’s How to Beat the Dealership at Their Own Game


If you’re like most Americans, you probably find buying a car as thrilling as it is frustrating. And, like most Americans, you probably find that the bulk of the frustration comes from dealing with manipulative or just plain dishonest salespeople. Worse? Buying a car is not the investment that buying a home is. Cars immediately depreciate in value, which makes… Read more »

Consumerism: Affluenza and Regular Bouts of Temporary Amnesia

This post is written by Lucille, a staff writer for My Broken Coin.  It’s official – I’m suffering from affluenza and regular bouts of temporary amnesia. I say this as I find myself in an ever increasing consumeristic mindset. The particular strain of affluenza I have succumbed to is aspirational. I can’t afford full blown affluence yet and I sometimes… Read more »