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4 Ways to Save on a Gym Membership

10 Feb

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image courtesy of hessnatur

Oh how the holiday treats were so tempting! Now as we all come off their sugary daze, many of us think about how to get the weight off. Here are four quick ways to reduce the costs of the new gym membership.

1. Negotiate

There is fierce competition among gyms therefore they usually are willing to work with you. Think of it like buying a car or house and assume that the listed price is not their final offer. Don’t forget the add-ons. You may get some of those extras for free. You don’t know if you don’t ask.

Best Time of Year to Buy Christmas Trees

3 Jan

Christmas in Squaw Valley

It is the best time of the year to buy artificial Christmas trees that is. Everywhere has deep discounts to unload the Christmas merchandise. I usually get all my Christmas lights this time of year, but the real savings are in the artificial trees. They have come a long way since when we were young. They still don’t have the smell of a real tree, but if you have a place to store them, they are much more economical in the long run.

Here are the links to several retailers.