- Me: My New Yorker subscription has lapsed, and I see that the new subscriber rate is cheaper than the renewal rate. Can I get that lower rate?
- Sales Rep: Sure. What's the rate?
- Me: $59.99 instead of $80.
- Sales Rep: Sure. What's your credit card number?
We have rice, chick peas, garlic, and some sprouts. I feel like we can do something with that.
Do you actually spend $100 on stuff at iTunes and the apple store? It’s like getting a gift card for Hooters.
Tactical tip: When you’re ordering, ask the waiter to box half of your food to-go. Don’t even have it brought out to you. This is the equivalent of automatic enrollment in your 401(k) — your money goes away and you never see it, much less miss it. Plus, when you do this with food, you have another meal the next day.
Tip from Ramit about saving money at restaurants
I’m reaping the benefits of this one by eating half of a burrito for lunch that I packed away in advance of yesterday’s lunch.