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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

This Bad Food Habit Could Be Costing You $2,000 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 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. To help you out, here's 11 tips you should know before you head to the dealer.

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.

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

Amazon Prime is $99 for the first year, or you can opt to pay $10.99 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.

15 Fun Things to Do With Your Gal Pals This Galentine's Day

Created on the show Parks and Recreation, Galentine's Day is an excuse to get your gal pals together and have fun. Check out these 15 Galentine's Day ideas for you and your crew to try out this February 13.

How to Save on Gym Memberships, Studios, and Equipment in 2017

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.

These 13 Foods Aren't What You Think They Are

With the recent discovery that wood pulp was being used as a filler in grated Parmesan cheese, you might be wondering what else you're inadvertently eating. Here's a list of 13 foods that are often mislabeled, misnamed, or simply misunderstood.

10 Things That Will Be LESS Expensive in 2017

Produce experiences a surplus, older tech gets discounted, and industries face increased competition; whatever the reason, things actually get cheaper sometimes. From travel to tech to food, these items are dropping in price in the new year.

10 Things That Will Be LESS Expensive in 2017

Produce experiences a surplus, older tech gets discounted, and industries face increased competition; whatever the reason, things actually get cheaper sometimes. From travel to tech to food, these items are dropping in price in the new year.

17 Things That Will Be MORE Expensive in 2017

While we love to focus on the things that will decrease in price in the coming year, we can't ignore the items that will take a toll on your wallet. And in 2017, even staying home will cost more money. Find out why with our list of purchases that will become costlier in 2017.