Although most of you thrifty-minded peeps will recognize some of these tips, let’s hope that you can garner a few new ideas while also refreshing your memory about the ones you already know, but may not be executing. Who wants to toke the Times around on a crowded subway and who has time to read it except on the weekends?You can talk about saving money all you want, but if you take a taxi to and from work each day you either have money to blow or when it comes to saving bucks, you are not doing a good enough job. If you can’t get online, the two free daily papers will do just fine during a quick ride to the office. Bring your lunch to work – There certainly are a lot of hot women in short skirts standing on that long line for Chop’t, but is it worth it to pay for a salad in a plastic container that you eat at your desk while working up another Excel spreadsheet? But, have you thought about how much you can save using it? Since I don’t buy most of the processed crap they sell down the aisles of the supermarket I rarely use grocery coupons.
So, here are seventeen go-to tips for keep money change in your pocket and seeing less go down the drain. Walk whenever possible – New York is a great walking city and hoofing it is an excellent way to stay in shape and burn unwanted calories. If you can’t walk, take public transportation – Another no-brainer that most New Yorkers have figured out. instead of cabs – Hey, sometimes we all need a ride home. Make lunch at home and bring it to work a few days during the week. Use the savings to buy drinks for those women on the Chop’t line. Bananas – They are really good for you (potassium). If you enjoy binge watching you can get a whole season of the show for a song versus what you pay for a movie in the theater or for premium cable. Books, CD’s, DVD’s – I recently purchased a returned hardcover copy of the brand new best-selling book about the Rolling Stones for half price at Strand. That said, with my trusty Coupon Sherpa app I can always get a deal when shopping for clothes at J. There are also coupons for eyeglasses, travel, and a few dining options that are palatable to a New Yorker’s tastes. Bring your coffee from home – For the investment in a quality lightweight thermos you can reap major savings by buying a top shelf brands of coffee or tea and making batches at home. Free stuff – The free daily newspapers usually list the free things going on in the city over the coming weekend.
Plus, with so many of us on the trains and buses at all hours of the day and night, mass transit travel has never been safer relative to the amount of people using the MTA. And, you can still get a nice big one for a quarter if you buy four in a bunch. Buy top shelf booze in large sizes at discount stores – Your Guy’s Guy only drinks the good stuff, so I did my research and found some liquor stores that have deals on discontinued items. Movie Matinees – Believe it or not, you can still score a deal to see new movies on the big screen. Now that I’ve read it, I will sell it back again along with my CD’s and DVD’s wherever I can get a fair shake for my goods. I always keep a big jug of chilled home made organic rooibos tea or organic coffee on hand for the summer months. It could be yoga classes, concerts, and other things of value. Lasker Pool – There is a gorgeous outdoor swimming pool open all summer at the northwest end of Central park near the Harlem Meer. Quit the gym in the summer- Unless you are going four or five days a week, the gym can be a major waste of money in the summer.
In fact, a recent survey by dating app Plentyof Fish found that 80% of millennials have been ghosted. It can happen after one date, or after just a few texts, but it can also happen after several months of dating.
Mashable asked ghosting victims about the final messages they sent before all communication ceased, and how it made them feel.
I’ve been thinking about that a lot these past few weeks.
Most guests on my Guy's Guy Radio podcast take a politically correct stance, insisting that all things are equal when it comes to how men and women view sex.
With New Year's right around the corner, it is easy to get discouraged by thinking about all the things that sucked in 2012. And the best way to get started is by having a plan, so here are some Guy’s Guy resolutions for sparking up your dating life and igniting love in the new year.
But a new beginning follows each year-end and it is up to you to take charge of your life.
That’s why every now and then your Guy’s Guy likes to share some of his hacks for saving coinage, even in a big, bad city where everything seems to cost more than anywhere else in the country. Don’t buy a newspaper – Everything is online in real time anyway.
So, for many of us living in these uncertain economic times, every few bucks saved can add up.
And don’t be concerned if every date doesn’t turn out perfectly. Throughout the year we’ve been inundated with monsters and aliens, rom-coms, sequels, prequels, remakes, animated features, and adaptations of popular television shows. Many of these films cost a fortune in CGI and production yet show little in fresh or profound storytelling.