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 8 piggy banks to help you save up for your favorite foods
8 piggy banks to help you save up for your favorite foods

If you're a lover of food, you probably spend most of your money on meals — whether it's your fondness for the taco truck, your penchant for fancy cocktails, or your desire to eat at the newest, hottest restaurants.
Why not save up by using one of these appropriately food-themed piggy banks?
Giant Ice Cream Cone Bank, $45 at Ban.Do: If you've got a big savings goal (hello, fancy espresso machine!), invest in this oversized bank, which measures 28 inches tall and can hold a helluva lot of loose change. Crunch Bunch Apple Bank, $40 at Buy Buy Baby: An apple a day keeps the doctor away, and an apple-shaped piggy bank keeps the creditors away. That's how the saying goes, right?Mixed Nuts Bank, $15 at Fred & Friends: More like a lockbox, this bank will keep dollar bills, spare change, and oth

6 ways to save when shopping at whole foods

After college I worked as a cashier at the small Whole Foods in Durham, NC, and ever since I've had a soft spot for the brand. In fact, wherever I've lived I've gone out of my way to shop at Whole Foods. When I lived in Harlem, for example, I would take the subway down to the mega store at Columbus Circle. And now I drive an hour each way to the store in Des Moines to stock up on staples that I can't find — or can only find for more money — in my small town.
But even though I'm a fan of Whole Foods, I'm well aware that it's possible to spend your entire paycheck if you're not careful. That's why when I shop I'm strategic, restrained, and focused — and I actually manage to save big.
Here's how I do it.
(Image credit: Whole Foods Market)1. I shop the produce sales.
Compared with my two

10 things that are (much) cheaper at 365 than whole foods

The 365 by Whole Foods Market stores are billed as a lower-price version of the mother store, but how much will you really save? I decided to investigate. On the same day in February, I checked the prices of items in regular rotation on my grocery list at the 365 by Whole Foods in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles and an old-school Whole Foods seven miles away in Glendale, CA.
Here's what I found out.
How 365 by Whole Foods Compares to Whole Foods
Almost all items were less expensive at 365 — some amazingly so. (Scroll down for my top 10 picks to buy at 365).
Other essentials were the same or within 10 cents of each. Store-brand extra-virgin olive oil, was $9.99 both places, for example; a six pack of Hefeweizen by local brewery Golden Road was also the same at $8.99; the ro

presstv-iranian govt. resolved to curb gm food

GM foods have made their ways into Iran; however, like some other countries which have banned the use of these products, Iranian authorities are supporting organic foods against GM ones.With regard to the growth of population in the world, production of GM foods have seen a considerable hike inasmuch as Iran like others have started harvesting GM products. This is at a time though many opposing voices have risen against it recently arguing that GM foods cause many diseases. There are some scientists that don't believe in such claims. Many sciences and industry leaders argue GM foods are actually good for us and there has been no serious case to prove otherwise. They believe the benefits of GM crops have outweighed the potential health risks, which so far remain theoretical. There are many

best read it later apps for iphone to bookmark, save and preserve articles

While browsing web or scanning through news or top stories, you come across some interesting stories. But due to lack of time, you can't read them now. How would you be able to instantly access them later at your own peaceful time, read them even offline or use a personal narrator to read those favorite articles for you? Very simple. You would need these best read it later apps for iPhone to get things done for you.Though there are several read it later apps at the App Store, these ten apps are the class apart. Read more to find out why I'm so fond of them!#1. Pocket“Pocket” is where you can save your favorite articles, videos, and links to catch up with them at your own convenient time. You can customize the app as per your preference to have better reading experience. Thanks to the perso

i went to whole foods' new cheaper store and here's what i learned

You know that joke about how Whole Foods should be called Whole Paycheck? It seems the corporate poobahs have heard it, too. This year, the company plans to roll out more of their new lower-price-point supermarkets called 365 by Whole Foods Market.
Sound familiar? Whole Foods' longstanding, dependable house label 365 Everyday Value is the centerpiece of these stores, which promise to be an economic alternative while adhering to Whole Foods' ideals of hormone- and antibiotic-free meat and milk; no hydrogenated fats, artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives; cage-free eggs; and sustainably caught fish.
I shopped at the 365 in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, one of three existing stores (the others in are Bellevue Square, Washington, and Lake Oswego, Oregon) to

i went to whole foods' new cheaper store and here's what i learned

You know that joke about how Whole Foods should be called Whole Paycheck? It seems the corporate poobahs have heard it, too. This year, the company plans to roll out more of their new lower-price-point supermarkets called 365 by Whole Foods Market.
Sound familiar? Whole Foods' longstanding, dependable house label 365 Everyday Value is the centerpiece of these stores, which promise to be an economic alternative while adhering to Whole Foods' ideals of hormone- and antibiotic-free meat and milk; no hydrogenated fats, artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives; cage-free eggs; and sustainably caught fish.
I shopped at the 365 in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, one of three existing stores (the others in are Bellevue Square, Washington, and Lake Oswego, Oregon) to

100 super healthy and filling foods

You know the basics of a healthy diet: lots of fruit and vegetables, some nuts and seeds, full-fat dairy, and a few servings of fish and lean meat. Of course, most of us don't always abide by those rules, our food choices guided by cravings or hunger instead of proper planning.That's why we compiled a list of 100 of the most satisfying, hunger-quelling foods that are also easy to find at a grocery store (and taste great, of course). We’ve also provided our favorite ways to eat them, and recipes from our friends at Cooking Light and Food & Wine. Most importantly, we got rid of some of the guesswork behind determining if a food is filling and healthy, and provided tips for how to identify these foods on your own (hint, look for fiber, not just protein).Sure, 100 foods is a lot of options, bu

10 most addictive foods and how to stop eating them

Molly Cranna for TIME It’s not your imagination. There are foods that give you such a rush of pleasure from the very first bite that your brain screams for more—making it very hard to stop eating them once you start. That’s because they’ve been engineered with the right combination of refined carbohydrates like white flour and sugar and added fat to deliver a big glycemic load—a rush of blood sugar into your system, which triggers your brain’s reward center and makes you want more. In a recent study, food addiction researcher Nicole Avena, PhD, identified the most addictive foods. Unsurprisingly, the ones that top the list are highly processed and have more sugar and fat per bite, with far less fiber to slow down digestion, than unprocessed foods found in nature.Do you need to avoid addict

foods that are scientifically proven to boost your mood

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a sneaky way to get your kids to try new foods

Kids think it's funny to mess with adults. It's just the way of the world. They think it's hysterical to prank call their parents, hide their grandparents' remote controls, and hide from the teacher during roll call. They also think it's adorable to not try new foods at the dinner table that they will willingly eat at the cafeteria at lunch.
So, how are you supposed to get your kids to eat new things? I have a slightly sneaky way that actually works.
Get Your Kids to Eat New Foods by Throwing a Peer Pressure Party
No wait, I'm being serious! This "theory" isn't studied or consistent enough to be a science and it's not elevated enough to be an art. But I think peer pressure often has an upside when it comes to kids trying new foods.
So why does peer pressure work? Is it that it's more

i avoided all these foods while pregnant. was it worth it?

I found out I was pregnant while on vacation in Maine. Before dinner. So I didn't order the raw steamers I was dreaming of. Or have coffee the next morning at breakfast. It was just the beginning.
The following 39 weeks and five days until my son was born was a minefield of avoiding foods and drinks I loved. My previous "devil may care" attitude was a thing of the past, especially with an OBGYN who cautioned me away from unpasteurized cheese and juices, any alcohol, and rare hamburgers.
There is a lot of information out there about what is safe when a woman is pregnant (and it seems like it's always changing), and what the mother eats is up to her and her physician. The foods I abstained from came from discussions between me and my doctor. That could totally be different for you.

bacon and soda linked to heart disease deaths

Smoked and roasted back and side bacon from Carnicero's Prime Meats and Fine Foods at St. Lawrence Market on January 10 2017 Anne-Marie Jackson—Toronto Star — Getty ImagesCHICAGO — Gorging on bacon, skimping on nuts? These are among food habits that new research links with deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes.Overeating or not eating enough of the 10 foods and nutrients contributes to nearly half of U.S. deaths from these causes, the study suggests."Good" foods that were under-eaten include: nuts and seeds, seafood rich in omega-3 fats including salmon and sardines; fruits and vegetables; and whole grains."Bad" foods or nutrients that were over-eaten include salt and salty foods; processed meats including bacon, bologna and hot dogs; red meat including steaks and hamburgers; and

govt may shuffle heads of some psu banks, including idbi banks

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best apple tv deals for march 2017

Looking for a great deal on an Apple TV? If so, look no further!Retailers are constantly offering different prices and promotions on the Apple TV, and if you're in the market for one hunting down the best deals can be time-consuming. Whether you are looking for a brand new one of the latest model, or a great savings in general, there are deals all around. From being able to stream your favorite media directly to your TV to being able to play casual games on it, there is a lot the Apple TV can do, and you'll likely want one in your living room.Here are some of the best ways that you can save money on an Apple TV in March 2017.4th Gen Apple TVThis is Apple's latest Apple TV hardware, and it comes bearing a bunch of changes over the older hardware. First up is the completely redesigned Siri R

what will arron banks’s 'ukip 2.0' look like?

One of Ukip's biggest donors has announced he is launching his own political movement after reportedly being suspended from Ukip.Millionaire insurance tycoon Arron Banks alleges he was ousted from the right-wing party for saying leader Paul Nuttall "couldn't knock the skin off a rice pudding".A spokesman for Ukip claims that Banks's membership "lapsed at the beginning of the year", but was unable to clarify if he had been suspended.According to the Huffington Post, Banks, who has ploughed more than a million pounds into Ukip since October 2014, is "100%" certain to start his own party.Banks tweeted of his new venture: "Ukip 2.0, the force awakens."The news comes as support for Ukip has fallen to 9 per cent, the first time it has been in single figures since February 2013, reports The Times

azealia banks accepts plea deal for anger management in assault case

Azealia Banks accepted a plea deal on Wednesday (March 15) in a New York City assault case. According to Banks' entertainment attorney John Vafa, who worked with Banks' New York court-appointed counselor to settle the deal, the rapper agreed to 26 weeks of classes mandated by the district attorney and judge. She will also be required to provide regular updates to the judge, abide by the law and avoid other conflicts. Jury selection was scheduled to begin on Wednesday for the case related to Banks' arrest in December 2015 on charges of misdemeanor assault and attempted assault for allegedly punching and biting a nightclub security guard's breast in an altercation.  "After conferring and working with Ms. Banks' New York criminal attorney, we were able to negotiate and accept a plea deal,” Va

bloody, meatless impossible burger will soon be easier to find

The company says that it will expand availability of the Impossible Burger to 1,000 restaurants before the end of the year. It's able to do so thanks to a massive new factory in Oakland, California with the goal of producing a million pounds of the meat over the course of each month. Impossible Foods says the new facility will reach peak production status before 2018 rolls around.The concept isn't meant to just give vegans and vegetarians an option that's more like the real thing. Impossible Foods is also hoping that its burger will entice carnivores as well due to added health benefits and the fact that it's more environmentally friendly to produce. The company explains that not only does the process use less water and land, but it also cuts down on overall greenhouse gas emissions.Imposs

how amazon's subscribe & save can save you major money

As if we needed another reason to hit up—Prime, Pantry, and Dash Buttons, anyone?—they've gone and rolled out another feature to get hooked on. The Subscribe & Save function is the mega marketplace's solution to a digital grocery list, except instead of writing down (or remembering) everything you need to buy before your next trip to the store, you sign up for items you know you'll need - and use regularly - ahead of time, like toilet paper or coffee pods, for instance.
Not only will subscribing to certain items beforehand spare you the trouble of reordering them in the future, Amazon offers extra savings on eligible subscriptions so you can save some serious cash, too. Read on for a full breakdown on the benefits and figure out if you can save money on the stuff you're already

apple pay launched in ireland

Irish Sun Wednesday 8th March, 2017• Apple Pay gains Taiwan regulatory approval• Apple currently in talks with banks across the world to support Apple Pay• So far, KBC and Bank of Ireland are the only banks that have currently signed up for the serviceDUBLIN, Ireland - Apple Pay has finally been launched in Ireland, more than two years after first hitting the market in the United States.Moving closer to permanent cashless transactions, through the iPhone, users will now be able to pay for goods and services using Apple’s biometrically secured mobile wallet.Apple Vice-President Jennifer Bailey said, "The rollout passage of Apple Pay takes work in terms of integrating together with banks and with networks, and obviously with Apple as well.""So it is really a process about working through, do

s&p 500 could reach 2600, says bank of america's keith banks

The S&P 500 Index could reach 2600 as the global economy improves and corporate earnings climb, said Keith Banks, president of Bank of America's US Trust unit."It's natural to get nervous when you've seen the run that we've seen, but what I would bring things back to are underlying fundamentals," Banks said on Friday (Saturday AEDT) in an interview on Bloomberg Television. "We're in the midst of a globally synchronous recovery. It's been a while since we've seen all the cylinders firing at the same time, and they are."
Banks said he would "buy into" a stock market pullback, adding that his firm likes technology and health-care companies, particularly biotechnology. Photo: Nicky LohThe S&P 500 rose 11 per cent since President Donald Trump's election to 2381 on Thursday as investors antici

azealia banks' arrest warrant retracted following court appearance

A New York judge set aside an arrest warrant for Azealia Banks, after the rapper appeared in court on Tuesday (March 7). Banks' entertainment attorney John Vafa confirmed the news with Billboard. The arrest warrant was issued because Banks failed to appear in court on Monday for a hearing on misdemeanor assault and attempted assault charges related to a 2015 incident where she allegedly attacked a female security guard at a New York nightclub.Vafa issued a statement on Tuesday saying Banks had mixed up her court date, thinking it was Wednesday, and was unable to attend because she was in France for Paris Fashion Week. "The Court retracted the warrant. Azealia appeared immediately after she returned to New York," Vafa told Pitchfork in a statement. 

best car buying apps for iphone to find best deals on new & used cars

The idea of large purchases, like a new car, for example, is a bit tricky prospect for many families and individuals alike. The process of buying a new vehicle is often a long, drawn-out affair that can really drain those who lead an already hectic lifestyle.But like most aspects of life in today's Internet age, technology can ease the burden of finding and buying a new car. The mobile revolution, after all, has given us the mobile app, and there are many options available. As per functionality, these are the best car buying apps for iPhone and iPad. So, whether you are in quest of a brand new car or looking for a used one at a great price, these apps can be of great help to you.#1. TrueCarWith “TrueCar,” you won't have any difficulty in finding the best deal on your favorite car. You can

5 money-saving tips from a coupon clipper

If you've ever seen that coupon-based reality TV show, you know that couponers can do some crazy stuff. I wasn't — and am not — one of those couponers, but I was pretty close.
Our family was deep in debt, and I'd heard that you could save a boatload of money if you started couponing. So, I clipped like crazy, shopped the sales, and built a stockpile of the items that were most prevalent among coupons at the time, such as paper goods, toothpaste, frozen entrees, and boxed cereal. It very nearly took over my life and I also purchased more processed foods than I care to admit.
Since then, I've calmed down and cleaned up our diet significantly. You won't see much in the way of frozen chicken nuggets or boxed cereal crowding my kitchen. But I still use coupons to save money at the grocery sto

tyra banks is the new host of america's got talent

Supermodel Tyra Banks is the new host of the hit competition show America's Got Talent.The former host of America's Next Top Model is taking over for Nick Cannon, who has been emceeing the show since 2009. Cannon quit the show earlier this year. Banks shared the news on Sunday tweeting, "Suprise! TyTy is the new host of #AGT @nbcagt," using the hashtag shorthand for the show.In a press release, Banks said she's excited to host because she has been "obsessed" with grand performances that "make the seemingly impossible possible" since she was a young girl, E! News reported."I love how AGT brings that feeling into everyone's home, capturing the best of people who come out and give it their all to make those big, fierce and outrageous dreams come true," she said. "I look forward to connecting

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