I imagine the writer of this article actually believes the cashiers at Kohl’s when they look at your receipt and say you saved “X” amount of dollars. Not sure how obamacare saved us any money when my son’s premium went from about $165 to $270 every month, that 40 dollar rebate didn’t make up for the extra $1,200 a year hike in premium.
They do this at my grocery store all the time. Black check-out clerk told me last night that I saved $24.85 - I said no, I spent $62.30 for what used to cost about $24.85. She absolutely had no comprehension. Guy behind me said, “Might as well forget it, she’ll never understand.”