How to End a Pay-It-Forward Chain (Nicely)

Tis the season for acts of charity, and if you find yourself in a drive-thru line, you may get roped into a “pay it forward” chain. The person in front of you paid for your order, you’re told. And if you feel awkward or guilty—after all, you placed your order, so you know you have the money—you can just pay for the…

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