Best Money Tips: Savings Strategies That Work

by Ashley Jacobs on 22 March 2013 1 comment

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on savings strategies that work, making a killing by picking garage sales, and budgeting for home maintenance.

Top 5 Articles

Savings Strategies That Work — When you get home at the end of the day, pull your single bills out of your wallet and save them! [The Wisdom Journal]

Garage Rocks: 10 Tips for Making a Killing by Picking Garage Sales — When shopping garage sales, inspect items you want to buy closely and enlist a devil's advocate. [Money Under 30]

How to Budget for Home Maintenance — It is a good idea to have a household maintenance fund so you are prepared for home maintenance expenses. [Christian PF]

3 Ways the Internet Can Help You Improve Your Finances — The Internet can help you improve your finances by enabling you to earn more money. [BeingFrugal.net]

5 reasons to refinance your mortgage — If you want to lower your interest rate, refinancing your mortgage may be a good idea. [Get Rich Slowly]

Other Essential Reading

The Many College-Related Decisions — When selecting a college, parents and their children should look at the college's record of placing graduates in the child's field of study. [Free Money Finance]

Factoring in the Value of Benefits in Your Compensation — To factor in the value of benefits in your compensation, take the time to look at vacation and 401(k) match. [Five Cent Nickel]

When to call it quits with your financial adviser — It may be time to call it quits with your financial adviser if you understand that managing your own finances isn't just about picking a couple good mutual funds. [CNNMoney]

Sofa Scrubbing 101: How and When to Clean Your Couch — Before you clean your couch, figure out the best cleaning solution to use. [PopSugar Smart Living]

21 Fun (and Even Educational) Activities to Do on Spring Break — This spring, consider going on a picnic or taking an unplanned road trip. [Parenting Squad]

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Hey Ashley,

I am still surprised how few people know about the world of online coupons. Have you found any content related to the benefits of using online coupons to save on purchases? I would highly recommend that anyone who plans on making a purchase online for clothing, household supplies, home decor, etc. research online coupons to help save money.