Best Money Tips: Gifts That Don't Create Clutter

By Amy Lu on 16 December 2015 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found holiday gifts that don’t create clutter, ways to prevent overspending during the holidays, and how to do Disney on a budget.

Top 5 Articles

Holiday Gifts That Don’t Create Clutter — Give the gift of a year's worth of experiences! Any family would appreciate memberships to a local children's museum or zoo. [Northern Cheapskate]

5 Ways to Prevent Overspending This Holiday Season — Shopping when you're sad, hungry, lonely, or bored can lead to unnecessary purchases to fill the emotional need. Check in with your feelings to avoid buyer's remorse. [Parenting Squad]

10 Ways to Do Disney on a Budget — If you're planning to spend the whole day at a Disney park, it doesn't make sense to spring for a pricier hotel. Consider budget resorts for more reasonable prices. [Cheapism]

Where to buy this year's most-Googled gifts (for less) — There's currently a great deal on the Smart Scooter HoverBoard at NeweggFlash! [The Monitor]

What to do if your wallet is lost or stolen — You can minimize the risk of identity theft by requesting credit and debit cards with your photo on the front. [Experian]

Other Essential Reading

6 Bald Faced Time Management Lies We Tell Ourselves Every Day — We often tell ourselves, "It's better/faster if I do it myself." But you can be just as effective (or even more so) if you train someone else to do it properly. [Sid Savara]

A Fun Way to Make a New Year's Resolution: Choose a One-Word Theme for 2016. — Summarize a resolution idea into one word and make that your overarching theme for the year. [Gretchin Rubin]

8 Tips For Having the Best, Most Relaxing Holidays Ever — Carve out some time to relax between parties and events. Spend the downtime with your family and focus on the simple things in life. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Why Safer Cars Might Not Save You A Dime On Car Insurance — The safety rating of a car is only a small factor that influences insurance premiums. [Forbes]

4 Money Making Tricks To Offset Your Mortgage — Sort through the items that are tucked away in storage areas and sell anything that you don't use. [Cash The Checks]

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