Best Money Tips: How to Save Energy This Summer

by Amy Lu on 20 July 2012 2 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on saving energy this summer, updating your job skills on the cheap, and redecorating your bathroom.

Top 5 Articles

15 Ways to Reduce Summer Energy Consumption — Take your laundry out to dry in the summer sun. [One Cent at a Time]

15 Cheap (or Free) Ways to Update Your Job Skills – Find out if your local junior college offers Free College Class Day. [Money Talks News]

How To Redecorate Your Bathroom On A Budget — Install bright lights to accentuate the colors in your bathroom. [Not Made of Money]

25 Remedies for Morning Sickness During Pregnancy — Try carbonated water with a slice of lemon. [Parenting Squad]

How We Buy Our Clothes: When Frugal Isn’t Cheap — Aim to have below a certain number of items in your wardrobe. [Man vs. Debt]

Other Essential Reading

Jalopy love: 5 dumb car repair mistakes to avoid — Don't skip routine maintenance checks. Follow the schedule in your owner's manual. [Insurance.com]

Cheap Fitness Gear Solutions — Use foam pool noodles to do fitness moves in the water. [Financial Highway]

Why You Don’t Need Long Term Care Insurance — Only a little over 2% of the people who pay for long-term care insurance make claims. [Free Money Finance]

6 Steps to Take in a Financial Emergency — Before you do anything else, evaluate your situation and figure out what your options are. [Free From Broke]

7 Alternatives to Investing in the Stock Market — Peer-to-peer lending allows you to become the banker to a borrower. [Good Financial Cents]

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Thanks for mentioning my post!

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Amy Lu

You're welcome, SB, and thank YOU for the great post!