Last summer, I had a serious cold brew coffee addiction. Once (sometimes twice) a day, I’d leave our offices to take a “walk,” which really meant stopping by a high-end coffee shop and shelling out $3 or $4 per trip. Think about that. $4—sometimes $8—of my daily budget went into my caffeine fix. That’s like $30 a week.
With that in mind, we started talking around the Career Contessa offices about more productive ways you could spend $4 a day—specifically on your career. Unsurprisingly, there are a whole slew of options. Here are my favorites: