Best Money Tips: 7 Worthless Excuses for Not Saving

By Linsey Knerl on 30 August 2010 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we destroy all those lame excuses for not saving, help you shop for a laptop, and give you the facts behind MLM opportunities.

Top 5 Articles

7 Worthless Excuses for Not Saving — You heard her. Liz Pulliam Weston wants you to know that she's not buying it. If you are using any of these common excuses, your time is up! MSN Money

9 Key Things to Know Before You Buy a New Computer — Is a desktop computer better than a laptop, or vice versa? Find out what really matters when buying a new laptop! The Cheat Sheet

Big Myths and Facts About MLM — Those multi-level marketing companies you keep hearing about are popular for a reason: they give people hope for getting rich quick! But can you earn much if you aren't a salesperson? And what about market saturation? Get answers here. Ready to Be Rich

Seven Zen Principles to Guide Your Money and Your Life — Are you familiar with kanso, seijaku, or koko? These tips offer balance for anyone looking to get a handle on their finances. Consumerism Commentary via Yakezie

Repurpose Baking Tins as Popsicle Molds — You can find these tins for very little at yard sales, the result is a good-lookin’ frozen treat with little fuss. The Kitchn via Lifehacker

Other Essential Reading

Giving With the Scraps of Life: 10 Painless Ways to Give to Charities — Who says that giving has to feel like sacrifice? These charitable donations are painless and much-appreciated! Mom Advice

DIY Frugal Playroom — This is a breathtaking tour of what you can do with a little cash and a whole lot of imagination! See if you can adapt some of these tips for your own little people's play place! Ashley Ann: Under the Sycamore

How to Save a Bleached Top — An accidental bleach spot left this blogger looking for a way to save a favorite wardrobe piece. Who would have thought to bleach the entire shirt? A Thousand Words

7 Magazines That Can Help You Save Money — I read all of these, and I agree that they can be a fabulous way to learn how to live large on a small budget. Skip the subscription fee and borrow from a friend or the library for even more savings! Northern Cheapskate

How to Develop Good Habits — Before you start to make those changes, take a look at your bad habits and why they should be changed in the first place. Then start with these concise steps! Brip Blap

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