August 2006

Give Up Smoking – Or Better Yet, Don’t Even Start

by Justin Weinger on August 28, 2006

ShareTweet I’m not going to rehash all of the physical health benefits of quitting smoking.  I’m not going to remind you that smoking has been linked to an increased risk for heart disease, stroke, cancer and that the average smoker lives seven years less than a non-smoker. (Oops, guess I just did.) What I really […]

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Buy Generic Groceries

by Justin Weinger on August 28, 2006

ShareTweet Every Sunday morning, without fail, I wake up, make my grocery list for the week and then head out to do my food shopping.  However, this week I tried something a little different – this time I brought my notebook and jotted down the price difference between the generic and name brand items that […]

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Use the Library

by Justin Weinger on August 26, 2006

ShareTweet Do me a favor and go look at your bookshelf.  How many books do you own that you’ve opened only once or twice and never read cover to cover?  How many books do you own that you’ve read once and never looked at again? Compare those books against the number of books that you’ve […]

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Do You Really Need a Gym Membership?

by Justin Weinger on August 26, 2006

ShareTweet First off, don’t get me wrong – I’m certainly not trying to dissuade you from exercising and living a healthy lifestyle.  I’m a firm believer in exercising and staying in shape; I just don’t see the need to pay an arm and a leg for it. Gym memberships cost, on average, between $30 and […]

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