Best Money Tips: Avoiding the Flu

by Ashley Jacobs on 28 October 2011 2 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on avoiding the flu, ways to save at the grocery store, and things to do when you're laid off.

Top 5 Articles

12 Tips for Avoiding the Flu (without a flu shot) — This flu season, avoid the flu without getting a shot by avoiding public restrooms as much as possible. [Money Ning]

Four Ways To Save Money At The Grocery Store — To save money at the grocery store, avoid making impulse purchases. [Money Q&A]

Money Scare: 5 Things to Do When You're Laid Off — If you get laid off, remember to stay positive. [SavvySugar]

Words to Remember on Your Personal Finance Journey — Remember your priorities on your personal finance journey. [Careful Cents]

6 Reasons You Don't Dream Big Enough — One of the reasons you may not dream big enough is that you are letting your fear of failure get in the way of your dreams. [Time Management Ninja]

Other Essential Reading

Last Minute Ideas for Halloween Fun — Just because Halloween is almost here doesn't mean you are out of time to plan some fun! Find some Halloween books and snuggle up for a reading-fest. [Parenting Squad]

15 ways to keep kids busy in the house — Keep kids busy in the house by making tents out of blankets and sheets. [The Centsible Life]

4 Steps to Investing in Property — When investing in property, be sure to establish what you want from the property. [Moneyhacker]

How Age Affects Your Car Insurance Rate and What You Can Do About it — If you are a senior citizen, offset high insurance premiums by taking a driving test every couple years. [Free From Broke]

9 Great Ways To Save On Skiing And Snowboarding — To save money on skiing and snowboarding, consider buying lift tickets early. [Lifed]

News & Events

Money Crashers Tweetchat (#MCchat) — Don't miss Money Crashers weekly tweetchat today at 1pm PST! They will be giving away prizes.

The Consumerism Commentary Podcast — The Consumerism Commentary Podcast is published on Sunday. Be sure to check it out!

Be sure to check out our News & Events Calendar to see all the awesome upcoming events in the personal finance world!

Also, congratulations to Kay Lynn at Bucksome Boomer! Kay Lynn just published her 600th post and is hosting a giveaway! Be sure to check it out and enter for your chance to win an iTunes gift card!

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Free From Broke's picture

I just got the flu shot, ouch!, but I think it's a great idea to do what you can to avoid the flu anyway.

Thanks for the mention too!

Ashley Jacobs's picture

I got a flu shot too! It was a big deal for me because I am deathly afraid of needles. They are my biggest fear (totally irrational, I know).

You are welcome for the mention! Great article! :)