Best Money Tips: How Your Busy Lifestyle Can Hurt Your Finances

By Amy Lu on 23 September 2017 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how being too busy can hurt your finances, ways to prevent (and recover from) identity theft, and legit ways to get free gas.

Top 5 Articles

Busy Isn’t Better: How Our Go-Go-Go Lifestyles Hurt Our Finances — When you have a busy mindset, you prioritize the urgent over the important. [Free Money Finance]

12 Critical Steps To Prevent Identity Theft (And How To Recover As A Victim) — Be smart on social media. Don't share personal details like birthdays, phone numbers, pets' names, kids' names, where you went to school — any information that is typically used to create or reset passwords. [Money Smart Guides]

7 Legal Ways to Get Free Gas (No Hack or Code Required!) — Some companies offer programs where they pay for your gas if you drive with their ad on your car. [Money Pantry]

12 Ways to Save on Groceries Without Using Coupons — Check the lower shelves in a grocery store for the best deals. That's where you'll find store brand and bulk items. [Official Coupon Code]

Quick Short-Term Solutions To Getting Out Of A Debt Hole — The fastest way to get extra cash is to sell everything that you don't need. [Pinching Pennies]

Other Essential Reading

7 Easy Ways to Get Into Ecotourism — Embrace the great outdoors when you travel and camp out instead of staying at a hotel. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Two Steps For Better Money Management in Marriage — Everyone's relationship with money is different. When you're in a partnership, you can each play to your strengths to improve your finances together. [Matt About Money]

When Your Frugal Life Can Cost You More Money — Don't put off necessary mechanical repairs to your car. You'll put your safety at risk, and as the parts deteriorate, you may end up paying even more to fix a larger problem. [Beating Broke]

Yoga on a Budget: 10 Creative Ways to Enjoy Free or Low-Cost Classes — Many yoga studios offer deep discounts for the few week or two of classes. [The Penny Hoarder]

5 Mistakes New Bloggers Make (And How to Avoid Them) — Even though you may not have many readers yet, the sooner you start an email list the better. [Due]

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