Best Money Tips: Frugal Family Living
Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on frugal family living, beating Christmas debt, and tips for traveling with your pet.
Top 5 Articles
10 Tips for Frugal Family Living — Live frugally as a family by making your own snacks. [billeater.com]
5 ways to beat Christmas debt — To beat Christmas debt, make sure to plan out your repayments. [Think Money]
Penny-Pinching Tips for Traveling with your Pet — To save money when traveling with your pet, be sure to do your research. [Financial Highway]
11 Productivity Tips That Carried You Through 2011 — As you prepare for 2012, don't forget the productivity tip to write down your biggest wins. [SavvySugar]
Ideas for Staying Busy in Retirement — Keep yourself busy in retirement by writing a book. [Free Money Finance]
Other Essential Reading
The Best Productivity Tech of 2011 — Looking for a breakdown of the best productivity tech in 2011? From to-do lists to calendars to password managers, this list has it all! [Time Management Ninja]
Detecting and Preventing Lifestyle Creep — Make sure your budget is "creep-proof" by maintaining your dilligence about buying bargains. [Get Rich Slowly]
5 Festive Holiday Drinks for Kids — This holiday season, make your kids Elf Warmers with ice cream, butter, brown sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice. [Parenting Squad]
5 Ways To Improve Your Creativity Today — To get more creative today, try partnering with someone. [American Express OPEN Forum]
The Lost Decade of Investing: Were Stocks Really That Bad? — Why did people lose money in stocks over the last decade? Because they didn't have a diversified portfolio. [Gen X Finance]
News & Events
Radio show on Christmas gifts under $20 — Be sure to listen in to Paula Wethington from Monroe on a Budget as she talks about Christmas gifts on a budget with Mark Benson at 8:40am EST on WMIM My 98.3!
Money Crashers Tweetchat (#MCchat) — Don't miss Money Crashers weekly #MCchat at 1pm PST! They will be giving away prizes!
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