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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

What Does Amazon Prime Cost, and Can You Get It Cheaper?

Amazon Prime costs $119 a year, or you can opt to pay $12.99 per month. Then again, you could always pay less. Here's how to get free Amazon Prime if you qualify, and how to save on your subscription if you don't.

How to Buy Workout Clothes in 2019

If you're looking to get fit this year, dressing for the part may actually help. And even if you haven't gone to the gym in years, don't worry. We're offering a comprehensive guide to buying workout clothes.

Are Tips Going Up?

With cashless payment options, it's easier than ever to leave a tip without worrying if you have enough cash. But is technology nudging us into tipping more?

Should You Buy Pet Insurance in 2019?

Like human medical bills, those for a pet can be pricey, and some owners get insurance to help cover the health costs. Our pet insurance guide has questions to ask to see if pet insurance is right for you, as well as tips for finding the right plan.

How to Keep Your Cat Out of Your Christmas Tree

Broken ornaments or a toppled Christmas tree can be an inconvenience, but some decorations can harm your kitty. Here are some tips for putting together a cat-proof Christmas tree, so you and your pet can stay happy and safe this holiday season.

This Bad Food Habit Could Be Costing You $1,800 a Year

Planning for dining out can help you save money, stick to your budget, and enjoy those meals without guilt. Here are nine ways to save when eating out.

11 Essential Things to Know When 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. To help you out, here are the 11 tips you should know before you head to the dealer.

Everything You Need to Know to Buy a Kids Backpack for School

Back-to-school sales offer a great opportunity to shop for backpacks. With tips on features, styles, and brands, our comprehensive backpack guide can help you buy a bag for your elementary, middle, or high school student.

What Does Amazon Prime Cost, and Can You Get It Cheaper?

Amazon Prime is $119 for the first year, or you can opt to pay $12.99 per month. Then again, you could always pay less. Here's how to get free Amazon Prime if you qualify, and how to save on your subscription if you don't.

What Is Amazon Prime: All of the Benefits You Get With a Membership

When it launched in 2005, Amazon Prime gave its members free two-day shipping. Now the subscription service offers a lot more perks. Here's our guide to what a Prime membership includes, so you can decide if it's right for you.