Wellness For Less
If your family is like ours, we enhance
our healthy eating with vitamins and supplements. You can purchase them for less here:
IMPORTANT VITAMIN NEWS
than 400 mcg of folic acid per day (easy to consume if you're taking a supplement + eating fortified cereals/nutrition bars)
has been linked to significant increases in colon, lung and prostate cancers. One strategy: Use a pill splitter
or serrated knife to cut your B-Complex vitamin in half, which will save money as well.
* Keep your intake
of vitamin E to 400 IU daily, as higher doses have been linked to a shorter life span, blood thinning, and a higher risk of
From the Prevention website.
8 Tips To Help You SAVE a $1,000 a Month in 2023
are some good and thought-provoking strategies in this online article.
Empower yourself to take back control of your money now.
Delay or Avoid Expensive Wood Refinishing
can wipe out furniture and floor scratches with an almond stick. Ours lasted over
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DID YOU KNOW?
* There's a clever book out detailing 869 tips on how to "repurpose"
common household items. Examples: Use rubbing alcohol to remove permanent marker from countertops and walls.
Slice a tennis ball in half and use it to open stubborn jar lids.
The AAA agency has a prescription savings program where members can save up to 85%%
Money on College Textbooks
and Do Something Good for the Environment
In our current economic downturn, the financial burden of expensive college textbooks is more than some students and their
families can bear. Consider renting at www.chegg.com. Not only can you save money, but shipping is quick, and Chegg plants a tree for every book you rent, sell, or buy.
Real-Life Success Story
When my daughter began at University of California in 2008, she
researched the costs for 2 books and then went with Chegg rentals:
* A Psychology book used through the school:
$96.75. On Chegg: $10.70.
Savings: $86.05 (small
shipping fee extra).
* A Human Genome book used through the school: $120. On Chegg: $65.
Savings: $55.00 (small shipping fee extra).
The quality of your or your student's education is precious, but it shouldn't break the bank. Plus, the systematized
re-use of books and Chegg's tree-planting policy benefit our environment. Since the beginning of it's partnership with American Forests and as of 2022, Chegg has planted nearly 6 million trees in 104 unique ecosystems in 18 states
across the U.S. and 14 countries around the world.