11/4/18 Newsletter: Best Money-Saving Apps

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Download user-friendly apps specifically designed to help you save money on food. Grocery shopping is a routine part of life, but it doesn’t have to be brutal on your wallet.

The Deets: Ibotta and Checkout 51 earn you cash back while SavingStar gets you automatic rebates. Key Ring keeps all your loyalty cards in one place, and Shopkick lets you rack up points in exchange for gift cards. And for those who actually like going to the grocery store, you can make extra money with Instacart as a personal shopper for others.

The Bottom Line: Buying food each week doesn’t have to drain your budget. In fact, it can tip the scales the opposite way when you use these smart saving apps. And that’s the kind of shopping we can get behind! [Swirled]

Life Hack Of The Day: Chalk Edition

Use standard blackboard chalk to get grease stains off of your clothes.


Science says “sleeping on it” could help you think better. Researchers found that even a short nap helped participants make better decisions, process problems and improve their memory. [Swirled]

Did You Know? Most self-tanners create that sunkissed glow with an active ingredient called dihydroxyacetone, or DHA. It’s a color additive that attaches itself to dead skin cells sitting on the top layer of your skin. It darkens them and gives you that temporary “tan” until you eventually shed those dead skin cells. Not so glamorous, eh? [Swirled]

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Career + Finance

Did You Know? New data compiled by software company Redbooth suggests that the average person gets more work done in the fall than any other season. Cheers to a productive few months! [Swirled]

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Food + Drink

Be the Thanksgiving hero with the most innovative mashed potatoes. Simple ingredients like mascarpone cheese, pesto, curry powder and even some cheddar cheese and jalapeños can transform basic mash into an all-star dish. [Swirled]

Recipe Of The Day: Pumpkin snickerdoodles are about to become your new go-to fall cookie. This recipe keeps the classic cinnamon sugar taste with an added blast of pumpkin spice — so much autumnal goodness! [Swirled]

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Taking pictures is out of the question at some of the most popular tourist sites around the world — and, in some cases, it’s even illegal. So maybe you won’t get the perfect Instagram of the Sistine Chapel (guards will make you delete it). You’ll just have to take a mental picture instead! [Swirled]

Deal Of The Day: We found the perfect Montreal Airbnb (because Canada is calling, friends). It’s a lovely whimsical loft for just $88 per night, filled with actual tree trunks and fairy lights on the inside and covered in street art on the outside. [Swirled]

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