Happy New Year’s Day thrifty folks!
Over the last few days we’ve been looking at healthy New Year’s goals that also save you money.
The three major health and money saving goals we looked at this week include…
You can check out the above goals in details at their links. However, the goals above are biggies which may overwhelm some of you, so keep in mind that there are also many smaller yet still healthy goals you can invest in this year that will save you cash. Some ideas…
- Brush and floss regularly for healthy teeth and to save on dental costs.
- Cut your cancer risks – cancer is costly! To help prevent many types of cancer eat more fruits and veggies (including kiwi, berries, and broccoli in your diet more often are a good start), wear sunscreen,and get regular health care check-ups.
- For women of childbearing age, take folic acid to prevent unnecessary and costly birth defects.
- Carpool to cut emissions (which keeps us all healthier) and cuts gas costs.
- Reevaluate your health care plan to make sure you’re not missing any healthy and or money saving benefits.
- Cook more homemade meals – homemade meals are healthier (on average) and cost less than prepackaged foods or take out.
- Watch less TV. Watching less TV not only makes it easier to avoid commercials and thus the urge to buy, buy, buy, but also is a key factor in staying fit which as we’ve already seen saves you cash on many levels.
- Pack low-cost healthy lunches for your kids. School lunches are packed with fat and calories that contribute to the child obesity epidemic (which yeah is expensive) and healthy foods cost less than prepackaged foods.
What other ideas do you have for healthy and money saving New Year’s goals?
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