I exhort you, then, to give short shrift to Ben Franklin's facile proverb and instead hearken to something I'll call The Nostalgia Factor. Which is to say anything that reminds one of the past will be worth big money. And that's what I mean by there being more than one way to skin a critter when it comes to saving money.
Larry Tritten has published some 700 pieces in such publications asThe New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Spy, The American Way, Harper's, and more. He is a freelance writer living in San Francisco, California.