The Importance of Waiting Giveaway

by Jon Dulin on May 6, 2013 · 3 comments

samsung-50-inch-tvEver since my teenage years, I have always been interested in electronics. You name it, a television, speakers, car audio, DVD player, anything of this sort and I was interested in learning more about it. When I was younger, when a hot new item would come out, I would rush out and buy it. I needed to have it, so I got it. Note that this didn’t have anything to do with me being young. I could easily be old and still be this way. I’m not because I learned a lesson along the way.

The lesson that I learned was that when it came to new electronics, waiting was the best thing. I would get the newest item, and then about a year later a newer version with better technology would come out. Suddenly the $500 amplifier I bought was now selling for $299. Even worse, was that price was brand new. When I would sell my used version, I could get $250. I just lost 50%! Of course, some might argue that the pleasure the amp brought me was worth it. I agree that the pleasure of the item does offset some of the purchase price, but not 50% worth!

Even if a “new and improved” version didn’t come out, the price would still drop. The price of waiting when it comes to electronic equipment is huge. Just by waiting a year, you can save a substantial amount of money. It can be hard – trust me, I know. But I’ve learned to focus on how much money I could save instead of the item in question. Doing this actually brings me more enjoyment with the item because I not only like using the item, but it is intensified because I know I got a good deal on it.

Samsung 50 LED HDTV Giveaway

If you’ve always wanted a nice big TV, you’ve come to the right place. I am co-hosting a giveaway where you can win a Samsung UN50EH6000 50-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV. I actually have the smaller version of this TV in my bedroom. To enter the contest refer to the rafflecopter widget below.

This giveaway is brought to you by cash for settlements.

**Note: Anyone in the world is eligible to enter this giveaway, but giveaway provider is only covering $50 for shipping.  You will be responsible for the rest.**

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Shawn James @ PipsToday May 6, 2013 at 7:06 am

That’s an amazing giveaway!! I would love to have it.


KC @ genxfinance May 6, 2013 at 7:41 am

The same with gadgets. I practiced the patience of waiting until the new version comes out and buy the old one.. I’m do not buy all the hype thingie. I wait and buy the things I want. Or save for it.
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DC @ Young Adult Money May 6, 2013 at 6:59 pm

Happy to be co-hosting with you! One thing I hate (and love) about electronics is that they drop in price so quickly. I hate it when it’s something I just bought, I love it when I’m in the market and waiting and watching it drop each month.
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