Best Money Tips: Stupid Things We Do When We're Poor

By Amy Lu on 6 June 2016 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on stupid things we do when we're poor, conversational skills everyone should master, and ways to stretch your summer travel budget.

Top 5 Articles

13 Stupid Things Poor People Do — When you're poor and public transportation in your area isn't readily available, you might be tempted to buy the cheapest car on the lot just so you can get from point A to point B. But not only are junk cars unsafe, the repairs can quickly get expensive. [Adventures in Frugal Land]

3 conversational skills everyone should master — Starting a conversation can be the hardest part for many people. Just keep in mind that there are a few easy openers that you can use for pretty much any situation. [I Will Teach You To Be Rich]

Three ways to stretch your summer 2016 travel budget — Use budget airlines like Spirit and Allegiant to travel for less than $100, roundtrip. Going international? Check out Norwegian Air and WOW Air. [The Monitor]

7 Stores That Pay You to Bring a Reusable Bag — These popular grocery stores and retailers will give you a discount whenever you bring your own bags to the store. [Money Talks News]

22 Things You Need to Start Doing For Yourself in Your 30s — Set boundaries with your personal relationships; no one else can do it for you! [PopSugar Smart Living]

Other Essential Reading

Summer’s Here! Invent Your Own Delicious Salads! — Start with these core components of a salad — then get creative! [Dealicious Mom]

10 Ways to Save on Appliances — Hold out for the sales right before Thanksgiving, if you can. That's when older models will be discounted to make room for their newer counterparts. [Living Well Spending Less]

9 Do’s and Don’ts When Packing For A Move — Seal your boxes with packing tape, not scotch tape or masking tape. You want your tape strong and sturdy so that your boxes don't pop open during the move. [A Debt Free Mess Free Life]

4 Steps To Buying Concert Tickets Online — Use the auto select option to lock down the best available seats that meet your criteria. [Clever Dude]

8 Frugal DIY Backyard Ideas for Kids — A canopy tent gives the kids a cool, shady place to relax during the summer…and it's really easy to set up, too! [Parenting Squad]

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