Best Money Tips: Thanksgiving Traditions That Can Break the Bank

By Amy Lu on 19 November 2015 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found ways to avoid blowing your budget on Thanksgiving traditions, must-haves for along car ride, and ways to earn free gift cards.

Top 5 Articles

5 Thanksgiving Traditions That Can Break the Bank (and How to Avoid Them) – Making dinner? Check with your guests ahead of time to get an official head count. This way, you'll have a better idea of how much food you need to make. [SmartAsset]

16 Essentials For a Long Car Ride — Baby wipes aren't just for babies! When you need to wash your hands but you don't want to (or can't) get out of the car, the wipes will get the job done. [PopSugar Smart Living]

5 Ways to Earn Free Gift Cards — At CashCrate, you can get free gift cards by doing surveys and taking part in special offers. [Everybody Loves Your Money]

23 Must Haves In Your Winter Weather Emergency Car Kit — Keep these items in waterproof containers, organized and easily accessible. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]

Legitimate Work From Home Jobs — Get paid to wield the ban hammer! Companies like ICUC and LiveWorld hire moderators to monitor social media sites and forums for their clients. [Listen Money Matters]

Other Essential Reading

Thinking About Graduate School? Avoid These 4 Common Financial Mistakes — Don't go into graduate school without plan for what to do with the degree afterwards. Research the types of careers it will qualify you for and what the salary range is. [Money Ning]

6 of the Best Free Things You Can Find Online — You'll find many printable games, puzzles, and other activities for you and your kids with just a quick search! [Pat Veretto's Frugal Living Blog]

10 Common Holiday Budgeting Pitfalls to Avoid This Year — Just because your family tends to travel during the holidays, it doesn't mean you HAVE to travel. Plan a staycation instead and allow yourself to splurge a little on fancy restaurants or activities. [SheBudgets]

5 Things to Consider Before You Collect Your Social Security Benefits — Knowing your retirement budget will help you understand how an increase or reduction in benefits will affect your finances in retirement. [Get Out of Debt Guy]

5 Effective Ways To Defeat Procrastination — Make a list of tasks that need to be done. If you're going to procrastinate, do something from that list. [Stack The Chips]

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