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Definitely fell victim to the "hunger rule" today. Went to the grocery store and suddenly everything looked good. One thing I have come to find out is that just because it says, "Buy One, Get One" doesn't mean it is always a good deal!
2 years, 11 months ago on 3 Times When You Should Not Be Shopping
@DavidThomasTao I haven't done it to often. I used the cheap stuff when I did though. Now all I use is aloe!
3 years ago on Treat Sunburns With Tea (and Other Tips)
I have done this before! It works!
@WellnessNut Agreed. That is why there was a masseuse waiting after every hot/cold contrast bath.
3 years ago on 18 Scientifically Proven Ways to Speed Recovery
@CKBethy Totally agree! Small goals are the way to go in life!
3 years ago on The Secret to Saving Money
@DavidThomasTao Agreed. I feel like there is a study out there for everything.
@DavidThomasTao Thanks for the study. Wouldn't you associate the soreness of one's muscles as part of the recovery process?
When I interned with the Philadelphia Union, the trainers would incorporate hot/cold contrast baths on recovery days. Those things were amazing!
Habits and Goals are crucial. I think most people can save a nice amount of money by just doing the little things. Plan out your expenses each month and then see how much is left over. Then see where you spend your money throughout the month and find the things you could do without or bought on impulse. That brings me to another point....impulse. Buying on impulse can be a killer on savings, so I always wait a day or two to buy certain things.
I think you will begin to see a lot of people working from home. I saw in a study how much people save by working from home. If someone is currently using 40 gallons a week, then that is a total of $200/week ($5/gallon) and $800/month. Now over a year that is pretty significant. Working remotely could be a huge option with companies.
3 years ago on Significant Changes in Response to Higher Gas Prices
Staying hydrated is very important. I do some pretty crazy hydration techniques when exercising/playing sports.
3 years ago on How to Stop Muscle Cramps in Their Tracks
I try and stay hydrated while working. Whenever my water bottle becomes low, I quickly fill it back up and drink away! I recently have been trying to eat more things are known for having more water in them.
3 years ago on Drink Up to Stay Hydrated
@EmilyMilam_Greatist @Mary C. Weaver, CSCS I definitely tried to follow those safety precautions. Another good tip would be to know your running route so there are no surprises.
3 years ago on Could Running at Night Make You Faster?
I used to run in the dark all the time during summer college soccer training. It was usually the only time that worked around my scheduled, and it turned into a time to get fit and relax! Big fan of night running, if done safely!
@Adaptu I am trying it out from now on!
3 years, 1 month ago on Save on Dining: Eat Out and Spend Less
@Philip Taylor Then FourSquare app is being added to my phone now!
I am with you on eating out! It just fits my schedule better. Restaurant.com is great, and many times they offer $2 certificates. I didn't know the whole "Chili's/FourSquare" thing. Do you get that every time you check in?
Local roads can be a place. However, local road could also mean less direct routes (more gas).
3 years, 1 month ago on How to Take an Inexpensive Road Trip
Do you have a great place for contact lenses?
3 years, 1 month ago on Five Places to Find Discount Prescription Eyeglasses
@Philip Taylor@Iam1percentblog Stay strong with the Chase Freedom! I love it. I am not really into getting super complicated with the different reward systems. As long as it is consistent and make sense, then I am good to go!
3 years, 1 month ago on I’m Done with Credit Cards
@Ways to Invest Money Agreed.
3 years, 1 month ago on 3 Ways To File Your Taxes For FREE
It seems like almost everything has been accomplished within the Internet. So hobbies can be a great place to start, because the person has some area to have success. The things that I believe truly separate someone is 1. passion and 2. creativity. There might be tons of people who enjoy coaching. However, will one's passion and creativity allow them to become the best business in coaching?
3 years, 1 month ago on How to Turn a Hobby Into a Business
I have a CPA do mine. The time it takes is well worth the money I pay him. However, I always love hearing of ways I truly could save money on certain tasks. I guess I am just too lazy. :)
@seanhopcraft If you simply type in "car insurance comparison" or "car insurance companies", you will have acces to some great website that are there to help you. Hope this helps.
3 years, 2 months ago on 31 Days to Improve Your Financial Life
POint #1 and #3 are great to me. #1 is something that people usually don't get. They think..."I need to save and can't enjoy life because I am saving." I believe that motto leads to a lot of strife in the saving process. #3 is always great. Find some type of niche (that is relatively low) and look to monetize.
3 years, 2 months ago on Five Money Saving Habits You'll Want to Learn This Year
Step #25 is right down my alley. One way that you can save money on car insurance is by taking the time to compare companies. Everyone wants your business, so you should be able to get some of the better prices.
Great option for some extra pay. Another thing that people can do is writing. There are some great websites out there that are looking for experienced writers. Textbroker.com is one of many. The internet is just a great place overall to look for that extra income (if done correctly).
3 years, 2 months ago on How to Become an Online Tutor and Make an Extra $1,000 a Month
Interview skills and experience are definitely big factors. One of the biggest factors for me was who I knew. That landed me my job out of college. I would suggest going to anything and everything to meet people within the career path you are pursuing. All it takes is one person to like you, and BAM.....you are moving up the ladder.
3 years, 2 months ago on Job Hunting Tips for the New College Graduate