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The Forehead Ticket Trick

So, you’re going to a ticketed event, like a concert or a ball game. It’s out of town. You’re carpooling with four other people. How do you ensure that everyone in the car has their ticket with them?

The car doesn't move until each person takes out their ticket and holds it to their forehead.

Been doing it for 20 years, and you’d be amazed how often it saves the day.

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You can use these idea...

You can use these idea to life hack yourself to save money. I know I cannot save money and not spend it. So, When i get paid and do my balancing I transfer money into my Scottrade account so I cannot take that money out unless I really need to (They charge 20bucks to wire money back into your account). It takes about a week to mail it to my house. By doing this I never really touch my money and am more prone to investing it in mutual funds, stocks, and both types of IRAs. I almost forget this money exsists. I do this in more than one place i.e. savings account in a inbank transfer(easier liquidity but works). Whats great with all hacks is that even if I dont invest the money in my brokerage account I still accrue a small amount of intrest on it.




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