Best Money Tips: Looking for Scholarships
Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! Today, we share tips to help you make the most of a scholarship search, a list of must-haves for living out of a suitcase, a tasty way to use up leftover ingredients, and more!
Top 5 Articles
Free Money for College? How to Optimize Your Scholarship Search — It's good to start the search early, but it might pay to wait when it comes to applying for a scholarship. MintLife
How to live out of a suitcase — The first thing to pack: a medium-sized towel. It'll be the most useful thing you have. Early Retirement Extreme
Turning Kitchen Waste Into Something Sublime — Save your leftover ingredients (veggie scraps, chicken bones, turkey carcass, etc.) and give them a few hours in a crock pot for delicious homemade stock. The Simple Dollar
Delicious Make-Ahead Dishes To Add to Your Thanksgiving Feast — Enjoy a less-hectic Thanksgiving Day by pre-prepping the mashed potatoes, roasted green beans, buttery rolls, cornbread muffins, and even the punch! Mom Advice
No Energy? 8 Ways to Get from Slow to Go — Make sure you're getting enough magnesium. Dark-green leafy vegetables (like spinach) is your go-to source. Lifescript
Other Essential Reading
Top 3 Productivity Pitfalls Disguised as Work-Boosting Tools — Making lists or organizing plans can certainly help boost productivity…but only if you actually need them. GigaOM
5 Ways to Create a Smart Wedding Registry — If you're afraid providing the cash option might offend some guests, the next best thing is probably gift cards. Alpha Consumer
Make Your Own Holiday Gift Baskets - For Less — Gift baskets are fun and cheap, especially if you make them yourself. This season, try putting together a spa, chocolate, or movie basket…or anything you like! BlogHer
Buying a Car with a Credit Card – Can You Do It? — This can be a great way to rack up rewards. Just make sure you have the cash on hand to pay off the credit card bill. My Two Dollars
Choosing Your Mortgage Options: The Basics — Start by deciding if you want a 15- or 30-year mortgage, then use the method described to make apples-to-apples comparisons of fees, rates, and more. Darwin's Money via Currency
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