One day a woman, let’s call her Emily, walks into a dealership. She wants to purchase a vehicle. As a high earning professional, she has the means to buy the car she wants. Talking with a sales-person, she starts to chat about her wants and needs. Eventually after looking at a few cars, going for some test drives and chatting some more she settles on a vehicle.
Everything is fine until the salesperson starts asking more financial questions and if there will be someone joining them to co-sign for the purchase. Emily is now fuming. The insinuation is that she can not afford the vehicle on her own and that she needs someone else to complete the purchase. It is also clear that they felt she wouldn’t be able to decide on her own without her husbands, “approval.”
She decides right then and there to cancel the sale [...]