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10 Things That Never Go on Sale


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Professional Services
A doctor's services -- particularly for elective procedures -- will always be expensive.
A doctor's services -- particularly for elective procedures -- will always be expensive.
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If you slip on a banana peel in the produce aisle, break your arm and need a lawyer's help to sue the grocery store, or if your husband really needs to have a dermatologist remove that strange black mole from his back, you're going to require professional help. Unless your lawyer graciously accepts your case pro bono, or your derm is Dr. Oz, and he wants to remove your ghastly mole for free on TV in front of millions of viewers, don't expect to find a coupon for these experts' services. Lawyers, dermatologists, veterinarians and other specialists charge according to their level of expertise, and they almost never offer a discount to the public.

In addition to professional services you need, the ones you want also don't go on sale. If you want the bump on your nose removed by a plastic surgeon, or you'd like have the gap between your two front teeth closed by an orthodontist, don't wait around. The popularity of cosmetic surgery has skyrocketed over the past decade, so the pros are staying busy, and they don't need to discount their services to entice customers.


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