Pharmacies are good places to find medicine and numerous other practical items. However, some things cost much more when purchased at a pharmacy.
Here are 20 things you would be better off buying elsewhere!
Money is one of the most common sources of stress in the United States. In fact, it ranks second only to worries about the future of our nation, according to the American Psychological Association’s annual “Stress in America” survey.
There are plenty of sources of financial stress — from debt to everyday costs to job loss. Like all stress, financial problems can lead to a number of serious health issues. But if you’re strapped for cash, you might not get the care you need because you’re afraid you can’t afford it, said Dr. Mary Gresham, a financial psychologist and founder of Atlanta Financial Psychology. As your health problems worsen, they can become more expensive to treat and put you in more of a financial bind. “It’s kind of a vicious cycle that’s hard to break,” she said.
That’s why it’s important to recognize how financial difficulties can affect your well-being. And remember these maladies affect both men’s health and women’s health.
Click through to learn about health issues that money problems can create and what you can do to deal with your financial stress.
When I spotted a garage sale sign yesterday, I had to circle the block after missing my chance to turn. By that time, the sign had blown over but I stopped to read the tiny address scrawled at the bottom.
I drove down the street but there was no sign of a sale. Then I looked way, way down the long driveway. A girl sat on a side door stoop next to a bunch of clutter dumped onto the driveway. I looked around for a few minutes and left. I could see a wasted weekend ahead for that family. But your sale doesn’t have to be a bust.
One time, a friend and I threw a sale that took up two front lawns. At day’s end, all that remained was a small box with plastic Easter eggs and a few books. I marked the box “free” and set it on the curb. Thirty minutes later, it was gone. So, how did I do that? The keys are good planning and knowing how to let go.
Here are some tips for getting people to your sale and watching them drive away with your old things while you count the cash.
Just as we tend to bundle up in winter, wearing lots of layers in order to conserve our body’s heat, there are lots of things that we can do in order to conserve our winter dollars.
Here are 35 ways that you can lower your energy bill this winter — and in many cases, throughout the year and in future winters as well. Some are easy and some will take an investment of time and/or money, but each can help you keep more of your hard-earned dollars in your own pocket instead of in your utility companies’ pockets!
You may want to spring clean your house, barn, garage or attic because these ordinary things just lying around could be worth money.
Click ahead to see 25 valuable things that could be hiding in your house.
Although inflation can increase costs of food, household items, electronics and even travel, demand for certain items can also drive up prices in a few short years. Comparing historical prices for common goods in the early to late 20th century with today’s costs offers some interesting insights into how consumerism has changed and evolved.
In fact, some items that people happily shell out thousands of dollars for today cost only a few bucks decades ago. On the other hand, there are goods that have gone down in price over the years. Read on to find out how much prices have changed over the last 100 years.
12 Things That Cost Less Today Than in the 1900s
The good old days may have been better, but they weren’t always cheaper. Believe it or not, many items today cost less than they did in the last century — once you adjust for inflation.
How did we do that? We used a nifty inflation calculator courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to adjust purchases ranging from big (cars) to small (eggs).
Here are 12 of the most intriguing…
Daily stress often just comes with the paycheck
Can anyone truly say their job comes with zero stress?
From paramedic to prison guard, there are some jobs for which stress is pretty much guaranteed with the paycheck. Career-information website Zippia.com crunched the numbers in 2017 to come up with its ranking of the most stressful jobs in America. The firm considered an array of factors, including the consequences of making an error, exposure to hazardous conditions, time pressures and time spent dealing with aggressive and unpleasant people.
Take a read, and if you know anyone who works in one of these fields, try to cut them some slack.
Emily Post is rolling over in her grave. According to a study conducted by Pew and Public Agenda, just 23 percent of Americans found that most people they encounter have what they would describe as “very good” manners. If you’re someone who wants to win friends and move up at the office, it would behoove you to improve.
“People like to be around people who show respect and courtesy for them,” says Patricia Napier-Fitzpatrick, founder and president of The Etiquette School of New York, who notes that etiquette can also increase confidence in social situations.
“The reason these rules were devised in the first place is to make people more comfortable. When you practice social etiquette, it’s easier to make friends and it shows you respect them.”So, how can we swing the pendulum back in favor of politeness? Start by ensuring you’re not making any of these social etiquette mistakes.
What to look for in a credit card
The best credit cards offer lucrative rewards programs, concierge services, and other extra perks, but those incentives are far from common.In fact, there are thousands of credit cards on the market, and some of them are downright awful. If you’re looking for a new credit card, it’s important to do your research to make sure you get the right one.To help you save time, here are eight credit cards that you should avoid altogether.