Best Money Tips: How to Have Fun for Free

by Ashley Jacobs on 6 July 2012 2 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on how to have fun for free, money saving tips for the average homeowner, and facing your first day like a pro.

Top 5 Articles

How to Have Fun for Free — Have some free fun by taking your dog for a walk or swapping your old books. [Live Well Simply]

20 Money Saving Tips for the Average Homeowner — If you own your own home, turn your hot water down to save money. [Christian PF]

How To Face Your First Day Like A Pro — On your first day of work, ask questions and bring a notebook so you can take notes.[SavvySugar]

The 52 Best Money Saving Tips, Ideas #15 Through #11 — To save money, ask for discounts and brown bag your lunch. [Free Money Finance]

Step By Step Guide To Buying A Car — When buying a car, get your financing lined up before going to a dealership. [Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance]

Other Essential Reading

Freezer Inventory: Three simple steps to a freshly frugal freezer — To make your freezer fresh and frugal, dump, defrost, and deal with the food that is already in your freezer. [Squawkfox]

Frugality Versus The Urge To Splurge — Stay frugal while appeasing your urge to splurge by opting to rent instead of buy items you might not use often. [Bible Money Matters]

Eight Ways Your Codependent Behavior Might Be Ruining Your Financial Life — If you are codependent, it might ruin your financial life because you may ignore your needs to try to please other people. [Forbes]

How to Work at Home During Summer and Still Enjoy Some Family Time — Enjoy family time while working at home this summer by enforcing quiet time. [Parenting Squad]

7 Rules of Listening, Really Listening — To really listen to someone, never initiate a "mine is worse than yours" conversation. [Dumb Little Man]

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Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance's picture

I'm a fan of tips!! Keep them coming (and thanks for including mine on car buying)!

Ashley Jacobs's picture

You are welcome!