Best Money Tips: 42 Ways to Simplify Your Life
Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great tips to simplify your life, use old furniture, and take frugal road trips.
Top 5 Articles
42 Ways to Make Life Simpler — Ask yourself, "Will this matter in 5 years?" [The Positivity Blog]
8 Quirky Uses for Old Furniture — Use old-style entertainment centers for regular storage. [Money Talks News]
How to Take an Inexpensive Road Trip — Stay off the interstate to avoid paying tolls. Take the scenic route instead. [Generation X Finance]
How to Dye a Faded Pair of Jeans — Learn how to dye a pair of jeans in a washer or on the stovetop. [Mom Advice]
Tips for Using Social Media in Your Job Search — Use a similar avatar, username, and description to help potential employers identify you across your profiles. [Bargaineering]
Other Essential Reading
6 Saving Tricks to Help You Build Your Net Worth — Look for ways to save on your biggest expenses first, then work your way down. [SavvySugar]
12 Things Highly Productive People Do Differently — Track your unproductive habits with a to-don't list. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]
3 Big Steps to Fight Off Rising Produce Costs this Summer — Grow your own garden. If you don't have the space, look for a community garden in your area. [Beating Broke]
Bank Switch Kit and Checklist — Change your direct deposit information as soon as you open your new account. [Consumerism Commentary]
$4 Million Not Enough to Retire on If You're Young — Your retirement fund won't go as far as you think once you factor in inflation. [Free Money Finance]
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