Best Money Tips: How to Wake Up Without Coffee
Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! Today, we share simple ways to wake up without the help of stimulants, get your regular dose of culture without spending a lot, protect your kids from identity theft, and more.
Top 5 Articles
How to Wake Up in the Morning Without Stimulants — Wash your face every morning with a rough, wet cloth. It may be uncomfortable at first, but trust me — it works! Lifehacker
How to Feed Your Soul for Cheap: 12 Ways to Enjoy High Culture for Less — Look for specials on ticket prices. Rally your friends for a night at a museum or concert to snag a group discount. Get Rich Slowly
5 Ways to Prevent and Avoid Child Identity Theft: Protection For Your Kids — Don't advertise your kids' names — not on the cute family decals on your vehicle, or on congratulatory signs on your lawn. Money Crashers
Living on One Income: How to Be Financially Prepared — Look for ways to reduce your current budget, even if it looks like one income will cover your living expenses. Not Made of Money
Don't Storm The Fortress To Get A Job — Many companies these days are a lot like medieval fortresses when it comes to hiring. If you want to get in, a head-on attack may not work. Instead, try making contacts within the company. It never hurts to have a few friends on the inside, helping you out. The Wisdom Journal
Other Essential Reading
Gadgets and Hacks To Help Baby Sleep All Night — Keep your baby calm with natural aroma and light therapy. My Life Scoop
Pros and Cons of Giving Gift Cards This Holiday Season — Giving gift cards can save you money on things like shipping and unwanted gifts…but they may cost you in other ways. Cash Money Life
Six reasons to let it go — Why keep things that are only taking up space? Get rid of what you don't use, need, love, or want. Unclutterer
Greed vs. Ambition: Striking the Right Balance — The desire to make a good living easily turn into flat-out greed if you allow your work-life balance to skew too much to the work side. Darwin's Money via Currency
10 Tax Deductions You Don't Want to Overlook — Did you need to move for a new job? Yep, moving expenses are deductible. Brip Blap
What to Keep in a Safe-Deposit Box — According to Consumer Reports, a safe-deposit box is the place for your most important documents, such as birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, vehicle titles, and life insurance policies. Free Money Finance
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