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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:

*  More 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 lung cancer. 

From the Prevention 

8 Tips To Help You SAVE a $1,000 a Month in 2023

There are some good and thought-provoking strategies in this online 

Empower yourself to take back control of your money now.

Delay or Avoid Expensive Wood Refinishing

You can wipe out furniture and floor scratches with an 
almond stick.  Ours lasted over 15 years!  

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*  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%% at GoodRx.

Save Significant 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  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.



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