Best Money Tips: How to Avoid Common Travel Scams

By Amy Lu on 16 June 2015 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on common travel scams and how to avoid them, what it really costs when you dine out at work, and ways to increase your miles per gallon.

Top 5 Articles

Four common travel scams and how to avoid them — Don't buy your bus or train tickets from people hawking them on the street; they're likely fake. [The Monitor]

The Real Cost Of Eating Out During The Work Week — Taking a lunch to work allows you to finish up last night's leftovers, and it saves you time, too! [Clever Dude]

How to Increase Your MPG — Make sure your gas cap is undamaged. If you hear a hissing sound when you remove your gas cap, it means that your tank is properly sealed. [The Frugal Toad]

Avoid the 5 Biggest Career Mistakes — If you don't let your superiors know when you're doing something above and beyond your assigned duties, they may not realize what a great job you've been doing. [Money Spruce]

10 Ways Fashion Designers Will Try and Rip You Off — Designer pieces come with designer prices, but sometimes the quality of the materials are not worth the cost. [SheBudgets]

Other Essential Reading

7 Financial Habits to Start in Your 20’s — It's important to live frugally, but some items are worth the higher price if the better quality means you won't have to pay double for a replacement. [Living Well Spending Less]

5 Ways to Surprise Dad This Father's Day — Plan the day around dad's favorites — think foods, places, and activities! [Parenting Squad]

8 Questions to Ask Yourself to Help You Declutter — Be honest. Do you have a concrete plan to use an item? [PopSugar Smart Living]

Keeping Up With the Joneses is Easy Because Being Different is Hard — It's easy to fit in with a group if you go along with their definition of normal. Going against the grain, even if it's good for you, might isolate you socially. [Money Smart Life]

3 Surefire Ways To Set Up Your Day for Financial Success — Challenge yourself to at least one no-spend day a week! [ReadyForZero]

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