The bureaucracy became a refuge for the nobles, and above all for the bourgeois, whose fixed incomes were lowered by the influx of precious metals from the New World, while the wages of artisans rose.
This type of shopping is ideal for students, elderly people on fixed incomes and anyone who wants to make installment payments instead of paying the full price of a product up front.
Many of today's elderly are living on fixed incomes and have little, if any, extra money to spend on things they once enjoyed.
Seniors are on fixed incomes and know the value of stretching a dollar.
Senior citizen centers may be in need of furniture as well as elderly residents on fixed-incomes.