Best Money Tips: Worst Things to Buy at Walmart

By Amy Lu on 27 October 2014 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some terrific articles on the worst things to buy at Walmart, recipes for homemade junk food, and tricks to make groceries last longer.

Top 5 Articles

11 Worst Things to Buy at Walmart — Organic fruits and vegetables, as well as organic milk, are less expensive at Aldi and Trader Joe's than at Walmat. [Kiplinger]

Make Your Own Junk Food! — Here's a cheap and easy DIY soda recipe: squeeze lemon juice into sparkling water, and add sugar-free flavored syrup for more variety. [The Savvy Scot]

12 Tricks to Make Groceries Last Longer and Save Cash — Don't cut fruits or veggies until you need them. When parts are cut, broken off, or pulled apart, micro-organisms start to grow. [PopSugar Smart Living]

How to Get the Most Out of Thrifting — Location matters! Go to thrift shops in the big city for trendy pieces; if you want more selection and lower prices, you'll find them in suburban shops. [Frugal Beautiful]

5 Steps to Changing the World Doing What You Love —Make sure your decisions and actions come from a place of love, not fear. [LifeOhm]

Other Essential Reading

7 Money Conversations You Want to Have With Your Kids — Discuss the role of money as a tool. Having money isn't an objective in itself, but a means to live with options and a sense of security. [Forbes]

4 Ways to Get into Expensive Conferences for Free — Look for volunteer opportunities at the conference you want to go to. Many offer free meals and access to most programs and acitivities. [The Penny Hoarder]

7 Credit Card Mistakes Even the Rich Make — When you're rich, you may think you can afford to leave your negotation skills in the boardroom, but this is a mistake. Negotiate to reduce your interest rates, fees, and to get more perks on your credit card. [Credit Donkey]

Simple Halloween Games You Can Make — Play ring toss with a paper mache witch's hat and pipe cleaners. [Northern Cheapskate]

How to Manage a Second Job With Your Dad Duties — Spend your free time wisely — turn off the TV and have fun with your family. [Parenting Squad]

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