Best Money Tips: The 10 Cheapest, Healthiest Foods Money Can Buy

by Linsey Knerl on 23 April 2010 1 comment
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Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share the foods you should be buying to stay healthy and shave the grocery bill, ten things to pick up at a garage sale to make entertaining classy, and how to plan a wedding on a tight budget!

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The 10 Cheapest, Healthiest Foods Money Can Buy — If you want to cut out the crap and deflate your grocery budget, I’d start with this versatile, delicious, and affordable bunch! Cheap Healthy Good

Set Up a Phantom Mortgage to Trial Run the Expense of Home Ownership — Trent’s formula may not seem fair, but either is the expense of home ownership (at times). Be realistic going in and pad your budget big time! The Simple Dollar via LifeHacker

10 Yard Sale Entertaining Essentials — Since it’s beginning to look a lot like garage sale season, I thought you’d enjoy this clever list of things you can pick up for almost nothing, and end up looking like Martha Stewart in the process! Like Merchant Ships

Planning Your Dream Wedding on a Budget — You don’t have to incur a “Bridezilla” tab to make the most important day of your life super-special! Use these guidelines as a starting point. Five Cent Nickel

5 Money Habits I Learned that Will Never Make Me Rich — Further proof that not knowing the how of saving, spending, and earning can leave you broke! Financial Samurai

Other Essential Reading

Seven Costly Pro Athlete Screw Ups — Not that I’m surprised that athletes go broke — Latrell Sprewell is only human, after all. For more examples of “it’s not what you make, it’s what you spend” see the complete list. Yahoo Sports via Free Money Finance

The Oracle Speaks: The Top 50 Craft Breweries — This prized list of breweries features the best of the best. Beer connoisseurs, take note (or print it off for yourself). Grapes and Grains

Sensible Remodels for a Flat Housing Market — It’s the little things that can make a difference (paint, new door handles, etc.). Before you sink a small fortune in your recently devalued home, get the facts on sprucing up. MarketWatch 

Mattel Reaches Settlement for Lead Violations — Remember all those recalls for toys and the large number of kids who were taken in for lead testing? This class action settlement offers (some) compensation. Get the details. Chief Family Officer

Networking with People: How a Shy Guy Mastered It — This is a touching and true account of what you can do if you really try. Enjoy! Wealth Pilgrim

Thanks to Beating Broke for including us in the Festival of Frugality!

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Samurai

Hi Linsey - Thanks for including the post.  Hope all is well.  It's been a while since we caught up!


Best,


Sam