Tag Archives: tipping

Beware of payment prompts that can lead you to over-tip

Kelly Dilworth

As more restaurants and other service providers use mobile card readers to process payments, consumers are increasingly being asked to punch in a preselected tip amount of 15, 20 or even 25 percent – or they have to guiltily hit…
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Researchers offer this tip: Put an end to tipping

John Egan

The best tippers at U.S. restaurants leave 20 percent of their tabs as thanks for good food and good service, a 2017 survey by CreditCards.com found. I like to think I’m consistently among the 20 percenters. But what if we could…
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Do you check restaurant receipts? You should

Kimberley Carmona

A night out with friends might include savory food, tasty cocktails and a table full of laughter, but getting charged for more than what you signed for can ruin any good memories. I have had that experience. I was with friends…
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A tip of the hat to tip-free restaurants

Jenny Hoff

I had my first experience at a tip-free restaurant, and it was great — as in absolutely no difference in the quality of service I received. I wrote in a previous post about the tipping phenomenon at coffee shops that…
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The tip jar goes digital, and it’s costing you

Jenny Hoff

In case you haven’t noticed yet, there is a new tip jar popping up at coffee shops and food trucks, and it’s in the shape of a shiny tablet. If you use your credit card to pay for small purchases,…
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