21 Ways to Stay Healthy When You're Broke

Your health and wallet are not at odds. Here's your guide to healthy living on a tight budget.

21 Ways to Stay Healthy When You're Broke

No matter your budget, there’s no reason to take a rain check on your health and well-being. It’s possible to maintain a balanced diet, get fit, and see a doctor—all without breaking the bank. The key is to come up with a plan. Here are 21 ways to get you started.

Explore Alternative Therapy Options

On average, one hour of therapy can cost anywhere from $80 to $200. That’s why so many people go without it — it’s simply cost-prohibitive. But talk to and negotiate with your health-care providers and insurance companies to come up with a plan that works with your budget. This is time and money well spent because therapy is an investment in your long-term well-being.

Watch: 5 Things You Can Do If You Can't Afford Therapy

3 Secrets for Choosing the Best Rotisserie Chicken at the Store

How can you know you're getting one that's fresh, juicy and crispy?

The rotisserie chickens at the store can make a great, quick dinner for the family. They can also be good pre-made bases for many recipes! But when they're all sitting together in the same case, how can you know you're getting one that's fresh, juicy and crispy? Here are three insider tips for choosing the best chicken.

1. Reach for the Back

Go for a chicken that's in the back of the case. Because the store typically loads the case from behind, you can bet the chickens in the front will have been sitting there the longest.

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