Best Money Tips: Easy Steps for a Greener Holiday Season

By Amy Lu on 16 December 2016 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to have a green holiday season, opportunities to save money in 2017, and simple but smart ways to improve your home security.

Top 5 Articles

How to Green Your Holiday in 9 Easy Steps — Instead of wrapping gifts for your nuclear family, put all gifts for each person in a large holiday sack. It's like a stocking, but bigger! [Shoplet]

7 Opportunities to Save Money in 2017 — Why spend more when you don’t need to? Plan the year's purchases so that you only shop during big sales. [Northern Cheapskate]

7 Smart and Simple Ways to Improve Your Home Security — Use a bracket, sliding window lock, or corner braces to secure window air conditioning units in place. [Lifehack]

Don’t Forget These Year-end Must Dos — If you get paid time off, make sure you use it by the end of the year. You've earned it! [Untemplater]

10 Money Saving Skills to Teach Your Kids in 2017 — Teach your kids how to track their spending on a notebook or a computer. By the time they're all grown up, this skill will be second nature to them. [SheBudgets[

Other Essential Reading

27 Ways to Be More Positive in 2017 — Set yourself up for more positivity in 2017. Swear off media sites that make you feel dread or negativity, listen to motivational podcasts, and plan a trip that will expand your cultural horizons. [PopSugar Smart Living]

10 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution — Check in with yourself each day to review your goal and give yourself a pep talk. [The Order Expert]

4 Ways to Boost Productivity and Enter Flow States Consistently — When you're in a flow state, you are focused, energized, and immersed in the task at hand. It can be easier to get to a flow state when you play to your natural strengths when you work. [Pick The Brain]

10 Myths about Personal Productivity and Procrastination — Productivity isn't about getting things exactly the way you want them. Do things right, but accept that they don't need to be perfect. [Asian Efficiency]

How to Reduce Your Child's Stress When Getting a Flu Shot — Help your kids get through the flu shot appointment with less stress and fewer tears by following these tips. [Parenting Squad]

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