No. 9 What To Stop Spending Your Money On

The ultimate in smart shopping is knowing what not to buy. Keep that latte habit that the finance gurus tell you to kick, but stop paying for things that don't even give you the benefit of a bright-eyed commute.

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ALTERNATIVE FLU REMEDIES

The pitch

Fight back against the aches, chills and other misery-inducing symptoms with herbs or vitamin supplements

The truth

From the CDC: "There is no scientific evidence that any herbal, homeopathic or other folk remedies have any benefit against influenza."

The exception

Chicken soup, especially if it's homemade

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