How widespread are spam calls? Think about this for a second: over the last year, nearly 60 million Americans say that they lost money as a result of being phone-scammed for a nationwide total of almost $30 billion.
So let's say that the current economic climate has no hold over you, and you're looking to spend some serious money rather than doing everything you can to stretch what you have (like so many of us are doing). You've decided to drop serious cash on a house.
A couple of weeks back, I challenged you to guess which food staple has gone up the most in price at your favorite grocery store. Not to be a spoiler for my own story, but the answer turned out to be eggs.