By Agnes Linsay

by Agnes Linsay - 2020 years ago

LPT: Write your phone number on one of those plastic tag key chains and attach to your keys. That way if you lose your keys and someone finds them they can contact you.

I’m seeing so many “lost bunch of keys” of “keys found” posters around my area at the moment which made me wanna share this. It’s worked for me before. Also works for mobile phones - I keep my museum card with my details in my phone casing and it’s been found and returned to me this way before (on w...

by Agnes Linsay - 2020 years ago

LPT: Periodically look into upgrading your internet service

As internet speeds increase, providers roll out new packages with higher bandwidth at the same or cheaper price. You may be paying more than you should for worse service than new subscribers get. I just upgraded my service by 10x and got a 30% discount. My original service was $89/month for 25Mbps,...

by Agnes Linsay - 2020 years ago

LPT: When you move into your first place, buy a bag of drywall compound powder and a good 5” putty knife. You can mix up small amounts of paste as needed for nail holes and dents. It’s cheaper and easier to use than spackle and one bag will last years bec

Bonus points for getting a bucket and a screw top lid to keep it dry between uses. And if you’re as broke as I was when you first move out, the bucket can double as extra seating! submitted by /u/that_mom_friend [link] [comments]

by Agnes Linsay - 2020 years ago

LPT: Chrome taking up too much of your memory?

If Chrome is taking up too much of your memory (which it always does) , you can press: Shift + Esc Doing this will open Task manager of Chrome, where you can end the processes of websites and extensions that take up a lot of your memory and slows down your PC. Additionally, you can also check the ne...

by Agnes Linsay - 2020 years ago

LPT: If you get a depressingly large medical bill, stay calm -- most healthcare providers are willing to offer fairly generous payment plans (e.g., $1,200 becomes $50 per month for two years). Not fun, but better than having your day ruined. Just call the

Alternatively, you can make good faith payments whenever feasible. For example, $20 every few weeks. Paying the entire balance might take a really long time, but you'll always be able to validly show, "I'm doing as much as I can," so the organization will be much less likely to han...