tipping

Who are the Biggest Tippers, Older or Younger Diners?

Posted on 06/5/2014 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthWho are better tippers in restaurants, older or younger diners? You might be surprised, reports a new survey — 30 percent of those 18 to 34 admit they usually skimp on their tip, while nearly all customers age 65-plus say they tip the expected 15 to 20 percent. The survey from French company Michelin, publisher of well-known restaurant guides, found that on average, Americans tip 18 percent for good service after dining out, slightly less than the 19 percent a …

Holiday Tipping: Show Your Gratitude Without Breaking the Bank

Posted on 12/5/2011 by |The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsI’ve written before about “cheapskate etiquette,” how to pinch pennies and still be polite and respectful of others at the same time. Since it’s tradition this time of year to remember and thank the people who make our lives a little easier and better – from newspaper and mail carriers to the kid’s teacher and babysitter – I was glad to find this definitive article from the The Emily Post Institute about the subject of holiday tipping. Having interviewed representatives of …