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By LuAnn Schindler
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-Isms: Views on life in rural America

 

January 26, 2023



Here’s a tip: Leave one.

Or, don’t feel pressured to leave one.

According to a recent Associated Press report, requests for tips are growing out of control.

With digital payments trumping cash, customers are asked the following multiple choice question after making a purchase: 10%, 15%, 25% or custom amount.

And the tipping prompt isn’t only at restaurants. Fast-food joints, convenience stores and clothing boutiques are urging customers to click to tip.

I’ve seen several social media posts that run the gamut of the tip or no tip debate. A photo circulating on one social platform sh...



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