A Tipping Point for Digital Tipping
Why exactly are self-service checkouts asking us to pay more?
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From the coffee shop to the salon to the grocery store, Americans feel like they’re being prompted and prodded for tips more than ever—and they’re starting to resent it.
Guest: Kelly Phillips Erb, tax and law reporter for Forbes.
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Podcast production by Evan Campbell and Patrick Fort