Money: Let The Ebuyer Beware

Blakely Smith, an ad-sales rep from Philadelphia, was trying to hold down the cost of her upcoming wedding, so she did what a lot of cost-conscious brides are doing these days. She shopped for her wedding dress on eBay. And she found it: a beautiful Monique Lhuillier design that was lacy and sophisticated and everything she had hoped for. Smith started bidding. And hoping. And bidding again. At the end of the auction, unfortunately, her bid of $2,400 wasn't high enough to meet the seller's hidden reserve price. That meant the dress didn't sell. Smith was disappointed. Until she received a message...

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