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Running is simple: Just lace up some shoes and go, right? We’ve even told you that you don’t need to buy expensive shoes. But even if you seek out the clothes, shoes and races with the lowest price tags, it’s hard to keep your overall budget down. Here’s why, and what you can do.
While money may not be the key to happiness, it sure can help. A recent study suggests that the trick is to be true to yourself.
A digital kitchen scale is an essential tool for anybody that likes to cook or bake. They provide accuracy for making your recipes more reliable and easy to cook. If you’re in the market for one, these are the qualities you should look for.
It pays to focus your frugality on your biggest expenses. For most of us, that includes groceries. Some stores have better prices on certain items, but it can be a waste of time to hop from one store to another. Instead, pick the store with the best deals on food staples, then stick to it.
It feels good to get stuff done, but sometimes we trick ourselves into thinking we’re accomplishing things with tasks that aren’t actually very important — like buying stuff we don’t really need.
We all have different methods for shopping. The way most of us shop however — slowly dragging a cart around, maybe taking a rough list — provides many benefits for the supermarket while offering very few to the shopper.
This is because supermarkets use a lot of psychological tricks in-store. But by being aware of these mind games, and changing the way you shop, you can easily save time, money and effort.