You might remember that Friends episode in which the broke friends -- Rachel, Joey and Phoebe -- get annoyed at their wealthier counterparts for always suggesting expensive outings. "Like we can afford to go here and there," Joey complains. Life doesn't work out as neatly as sitcoms, of course, so financial resentment can actually be a nasty problem in the real world.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Some subscription services are worth it (you can pry Netflix from my cold, dead hands) but for this month's money challenge, we challenged you to save money by ditching the subscriptions you don't use or need. To help you, here are a few ways to get the perks of some popular subscription services, like gym memberships and pay TV, for free.
Last year, I wanted to write a book. It seemed like an impossible task. But I figured, "if I can write a long blog post, I can surely write one chapter," so I took it one chapter at a time. Before I knew it, I finished the whole thing. Small actions made all the difference and our finances work the same way.