Best Money Tips: Save Money and Have Fun During the Holidays

by Ashley Jacobs on 7 November 2012 1 comment
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Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on saving money and having fun at the holidays, ways to save $1 a day, and steps to make your money last a lifetime.

Top 5 Articles

Six Ways to Save Money and Have More Fun at the Holidays — Save money and have more fun at the holidays by shopping at thrift stores. [Five Cent Nickel]

18 Ways To Save (At Least) $1 A Day — Find free WiFi and turn off lights to save at least $1 a day. [SavvySugar]

Best 10 Steps to Make Your Money Last a Lifetime — If you want your money to last a lifetime, continue working after retirement. [Money Fox]

Combining Multiple Savings Offers to Maximize Savings — Combine quantity discounts with rebates to maximize your savings. [Free Money Finance]

65 Home Business Ideas You Can Do From Your Kitchen Table — Want to start a business where you can work from your kitchen table? Consider being a personal organizer or a pet sitter. [Good Financial Cents]

Other Essential Reading

What are Real Estate Closing Costs Made Up Of — Real estate closing costs include recording fees and attorney fees. [Free From Broke]

How Big Should Your Emergency Fund Be? — The average length of unemployement is around 10 months, so your emergency fund should cover expenses for at least 10 months. [My Dollar Plan]

12 Unconventional Habits of Highly Productive People — Productive people may implement the unconventional habit of practicing optimal breathing. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]

13 Money Moves That Scare the Heck Out of Me — If you aren't taking advantage of a Roth IRA or have no health insurance, you should be worried. [PT Money]

Rainy Day Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers — Make the most of rainy days by setting up a scavenger hunt or getting crafty. [Parenting Squad]

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I have read Free Money Finance's post on "Combining Multiple Savings Offers to Maximize Savings" and I was really amazed how he was able to save as much as 25% on his shopping stuff.

Great list of suggested readings. I will be checking each of them today. Thanks for sharing!