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Josie Rubio

Josie Rubio

Josie Rubio is a Brooklyn-based freelance editor and writer, who has interviewed everyone from Britney Spears to ghost experts during her 15-year journalism career. She has visited five continents so far and loves to write about travel, food, nutrition, health, gardening... and pretty much everything. She was most recently a senior editor at VIVmag and her byline has appeared in Shape, Brooklyn Based, The Red Hook Star-Revue, The Local, The Agit Reader, Music’s Bottom Line, Columbus Monthly, and Mid Ohio Golfer.

Josie Rubio's Most Recent Blog Posts

12 Items That Will Be LESS Expensive This Year

It's going to be a good year for those with a taste for less-sophisticated wines, fast cars, and fancy watches, as well as for caffeine fiends and fitness buffs. Check out our predictions for 12 things that will be cheaper in 2016.

Pay Less to Pump Iron: How to Save on Gym Memberships, Studios, and Equipment

You can spend thousands on boutique classes and buy $400 yoga pants, but it's very possible to get fit on the cheap. Whether you're shelling out for trendy gym classes or working out at home, check out these tips on how to save money on your fitness goals this year.

13 Items That Will Be MORE Expensive This Year

In 2016, it's going to get a little pricier to Netflix and chill, particularly if you plan to supplement your TV binge with candy, almonds, good California wine, or Girl Scout cookies. In all, we'll tell you about 13 items we think will cost more money this year.

You Can Thank the Mild Weather for the Amazing Winter Apparel Sales This Month

If you haven't thought about buying winter items like coats, gloves, snow throwers, and space heaters because of the recent warm weather, you're not alone, and you're in luck. Find out what winter items you should buy now at lower prices — and what prices might be immune to El Niño.

13 Items That Will Be MORE Expensive in 2016

In 2016, it's going to get a little pricier to Netflix and chill, particularly if you plan to supplement your TV binge with candy, almonds, good California wine, or Girl Scout cookies. In all, we'll tell you about 13 items we think will cost more money next year.

13 Items That Will Be MORE Expensive in 2016

In 2016, it's going to get a little pricier to Netflix and chill, particularly if you plan to supplement your TV binge with candy, almonds, good California wine, or Girl Scout cookies. In all, we'll tell you about 13 items we think will cost more money next year.

12 Items That Will Be LESS Expensive in 2016

It's going to be a good year for those with a taste for less-sophisticated wines, fast cars, and fancy watches, as well as for caffeine fiends and fitness buffs. Check out our predictions for 12 things that will be cheaper in 2016.

10 Psychological Reasons Why We Go Bonkers for Black Friday

Why do we buy into the Black Friday hype? A consumer scientist and a consumer psychologist shared some insights as to why deals feel so good, why the shoppers who plan ahead tend to be the ones who lose it, and more.

Avoid the Thrift Store: 10 Things You Should Never Buy Used

Buying secondhand items is often a great way to save money. However, some purchases can end up costing you more in the long run — or even pose threats to the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We compiled a list of things that should always be bought new.

11 Things to Know Before Buying a Used Car

Shopping for a used car can be stressful. Not only is it a big purchase, but you want a good deal on a safe and reliable vehicle that won't cost a lot of money in repairs in the long run. To ensure that you make a smart purchase, read up on these 11 things you should know before buying a used car.