Episode Description

Mike Dean, founder of The Plastic Merchant, joins us in time for Q4 shopping to discuss how TPM came to be, tips for gift card reselling, tips for saving money on Q4/holiday purchases, and more!

Episode Notes

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4:14 – Interview begins

6:08 – What is The Plastic Merchant?

9:12 – Recent trips and travel

12:13 – How The Plastic Merchant came to be

19:18 – Challenges and successes for The Plastic Merchant

28:35 – The scrutiny that comes with success

36:08 – Saving money on black friday and Q4 purchases

46:41 – Tips for beginning gift card resellers

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Music: “Ten Hundred Years” by Poly Action and “Feet Gone Soft” by Monplaisir