Best Money Tips: Survivor's Guide to Stockpiling Food
Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share how-to's on stockpiling food, making emergency plans to include your pets, staying positive at work, and more!
Top 5 Articles
How to Stockpile Food for Survival — "Most families don't buy a year's worth of food in one trip, mostly because it's expensive. But if you learn to combine sales and coupons, you can easily and inexpensively build your store." Frugal Dad
Emergency Preparedness for Your Pets — It's important to have a plan to make sure your family — the humans and the animals — is safe during an emergency. Funny About Money
A Positive Mental Attitude At Work — Your attitude can help you go a long way at work, but make sure it's in the right direction! Green Panda Treehouse
Travel and Credit Cards: 7 Tips Before Hitting the Road — Start by shopping around for a card that's travel-friendly. Master Your Card
Are You REALLY Saving? 3 Ways You Could Be Overspending — What looks like a great deal may not translate to real savings. MoneyNing
Other Essential Reading
Baby Budget: How to Prepare — The best way to prepare for a baby is to simulate what your budget will be after your bundle of joy arrives. The Writer's Coin
Fifteen Favorite Children's Read-Alouds, Part 1 — Find new stories to share with your little ones! Crystal over at Money Saving Mom will be recommending 15 children's books over the next four weeks, starting with four favorites. Money Saving Mom
Having Guests Without Breaking the Bank — Here are three ideas for hosting house guests, covering sleeping arrangements, food and entertainment. Almost Frugal
How to Save Money When Hiring a Contractor — "If you are like most homeowners, you want to get the job done right without spending too much money. While there are many ways to save when hiring a contractor, you don't want to skip past other details that are every bit as important." Money Crashers
Smartest Home Improvements: Yield the Best Returns at Resale — At the top of the list: replacing your entry door. The PerkStreet Blog
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