best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Money http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-trick-yourself-into-saving-money <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-trick-yourself-into-saving-money" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man-saving-change-494377793-small.jpg" alt="man saving change" title="man saving change" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on ways to trick yourself into saving money, watching college football without cable, and cities with the most job opportunities.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/money-tips/6-ways-to-trick-yourself-into-saving-money/">6 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Money</a> &mdash; Using automatic deposits and saving your raises are two easy ways to trick yourself into more savings. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://livingonthecheap.com/watch-college-football-online-without-cable/">6 Ways to Watch College Football Without Cable</a> &mdash; WatchESPN.com is just one easy way you can watch college football without paying for cable. [Living on the Cheap]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/articles/work/10-cities-around-the-world-with-the-most-job-opportunities.html">10 Cities Around the World With the Most Job Opportunities</a> &mdash; Sydney and Hong Kong are one of the top ten cities in the world with job opportunities. [Lifehack]</p> <p><a href="http://simplefinanciallifestyle.com/short-term-view-can-have-a-domino-effect-on-your-personal-finances?utm_content=buffer449b6&amp;utm_medium=social&amp;utm_source=twitter.com&amp;utm_campaign=buffer">Short Term View Can Have a Domino Effect on Your Personal Finances</a> &mdash; When it comes to your finances, make sure to consider how your decisions will affect you in the long run. [Simple Financial Lifestyle]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalconfessions.com/financial-health/33-likely-achieve-savings-goal.php">You Are 33% More Likely to Achieve Your Savings Goal If You Do This&hellip;</a> &mdash; Did you know you are more likely to achieve your savings goals if you write them on paper? [Frugal Confessions]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.stretcher.com/stories/03/03sep08e.cfm?slider">Get a Raise in Any Economy</a> &mdash; To get a raise in any economy, show and tell why you deserve a raise. [TheDollarStretcher.com]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2014/09/03/4-ways-to-protect-yourself-from-emotional-manipulation/">4 Ways to Protect Yourself From Emotional Manipulation</a> &mdash; Protect yourself from emotional manipulation by staying calm and breathing. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIY-Bleach-Gel-35633253">DIY Bleach Gel That Will Make Your Life Awesome</a> &mdash; Did you know you can make your own bleach gel with just three ingredients? [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://timemanagementninja.com/2014/09/the-real-reason-you-feel-overwhelmed/">The Real Reason You Feel Overwhelmed</a> &mdash; Chances are you feel overwhelmed because you don't realize that you are spending your time in other areas that you might not need to be spending your time in. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2014/09/5-awesome-things-can-learn-children.html">5 Awesome Things We Can Learn From Children</a> &mdash; Children can teach us to stay curious and not judge. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-trick-yourself-into-saving-money" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Money" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Frugal Living best money tips money saving trick Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:00:14 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1207215 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on the Latest Smartphones http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-on-the-latest-smartphones <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-on-the-latest-smartphones" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/smartphone-cafe-494181221-small.jpg" alt="smartphone cafe" title="smartphone cafe" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on ways to save on the latest smartphone, ways to save at school, and cool car hacks you should try.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/2014/09/08/how-to-save-on-a-new-smartphone/">7 Ways to Save on the Latest Smartphones</a> &mdash; To save on the latest smartphones, trade in your old phone and wait a few months to buy the latest model released. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/smarrealistic-ways-save-money-wont-ruin-college-fun.html">Smart Ways to Save Money at School Without Ruining Your College Fun &mdash; or Going Hungry</a> &mdash; Not taking more than 4 years to graduate and taking advantage of student discounts can help you save money at college. [Bargaineering]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Car-Hacks-35664947">19 Insanely Cool Car Hacks You Should Try Out</a> &mdash; Did you know hanging a shoe organizer on the back of your seat in your car can help you keep your car organized? [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T059-C011-S001-5-reasons-you-hate-flying-and-what-to-do-about-it.html">5 Reasons You Hate Flying and What to Do About It</a> &mdash; If you hate flying because of baggage fees, opt to fly with JetBlue or Southwest. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mainstreet.com/article/the-best-and-worst-states-to-retire">The Best and Worst States to Retire</a> &mdash; Orlando is one of the best cities to retire in, as is Scottsdale. [MainStreet]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/when-a-relative-steals-your-identity/">When a Relative Steals Your Identity</a> &mdash; If a relative steals your identity, request copies of your credit report to find out how much damage has been done. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneycrashers.com/write-book-steps-publish-market-sell/">How to Write a Book &mdash; Steps to Publish, Market, and Sell Your Books</a> &mdash; Documenting your experiences can help you start the process of writing a book. [Money Crashers]</p> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneyfinance.com/2014/09/the-new-retirement-rule.html">The New Retirement Rule?</a> &mdash; What do you think of the new retirement rule that states that you should save 15% of your pay for 30 years? [Free Money Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://onecentatatime.com/when-money-is-everything-how-to-financially-prepare-for-divorce/">When Money Is Everything: How to Financially Prepare for Divorce</a> &mdash; When you are going through a divorce, find a lawyer and be prepared to divide up assets. [One Cent at a Time]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-ways-to-be-a-leader-in-healthy-living">7 Ways to Be a Leader in Healthy Living</a> &mdash; To be a leader in healthy living, be organized and start early. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-on-the-latest-smartphones" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on the Latest Smartphones" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Shopping best money tips iPhone save smartphone smartphones technology Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:00:04 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1207214 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Principles for Better Money Management http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-principles-for-better-money-management <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-principles-for-better-money-management" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple-finances-173298682-small.jpg" alt="couple finances" title="couple finances" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on principles for better money management, websites designed to save you money, and equipping your graduate with wings.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneywisdom.com/five-core-money-principles-better-money-management/">Five Core Money Principles for Better Money Management</a> &mdash; It is important to be mindful of your expenses and eliminate your debts ASAP. [Free Money Wisdom]</p> <p><a href="http://christianpf.com/websites-save-money/">16 Amazing Websites Designed to Save You Money</a> &mdash; Restaurants.com and Cardpool.com are designed to save you money. [Christian PF]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2014/09/08/bird-leaves-nest-equipping-your-graduate-with-wings/">Bird Leaves Nest: Equipping Your Graduate With Wings</a> &mdash; Make sure to teach your graduate financial skills and how to cook. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="http://barbarafriedbergpersonalfinance.com/ways-make-extra-money/">25 Ways to Make Extra Money</a> &mdash; If you want to make extra money, consider having a garage sale or becoming a blogger. [Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.americandebtproject.com/2014/08/how-to-rent-your-house-as-a-way-to-pay-down-your-mortgage/">How to Rent Your House as a Way to Pay Down Your Mortgage</a> &mdash; When renting out your house to pay down your mortgage, run background checks on potential tenants and educate yourself on fair housing laws. [American Debt Project]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.fivecentnickel.com/2014/09/08/should-you-spend-your-money-or-your-time/">Should You Spend Your Money or Your Time?</a> &mdash; You should spend time on learning new skills or having new experiences. [Five Cent Nickel]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Annoying-Things-About-Air-Travel-35643339#photo-35643352">The 20 Most Annoying Things About Air Travel</a> &mdash; Have you ever been on a flight where a passenger turned it into a speed dating session? [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.girlsjustwannahavefunds.com/wedding-planning-101-save-cash-while-saving-the-date/">Wedding Planning 101: Save Cash While Saving the Date</a> &mdash; Save cash on wedding planning by making your budget and determining what's important based on your budget. [Girls Just Wanna Have Funds]</p> <p><a href="http://www.smartasset.com/blog/insurance/top-ten-reasons-to-buy-life-insurance/">Top Ten Reasons to Buy Life Insurance</a> &mdash; Life insurance can give you peace of mind and is affordable, so consider buying it! [SmartAsset]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/the-5-best-jogging-strollers">The 5 Best Jogging Strollers</a> &mdash; If you are in the market for a jogging stroller, check out the BOB Ironman or the Jeep Overland Limited. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-principles-for-better-money-management" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Principles for Better Money Management" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Personal Finance best money tips management money principles Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:00:14 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1207213 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Your Career a Success http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-make-your-career-a-success <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-make-your-career-a-success" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/business-leader-164123406-small.jpg" alt="business team leader" title="business team leader" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on ways to make your career a success, money ideas for freshmen, and catching up on Christmas savings.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://canadianfinanceblog.com/ways-to-make-your-career-a-success/">Ways to Make Your Career a Success</a> &mdash; Knowing how to form relationships is vital when it comes to making your career a success. [Canadian Finance Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.consumerismcommentary.com/money-ideas-college-freshmen/">7 Essential Money Ideas for College Freshmen</a> &mdash; College freshmen would be wise to join campus organizations and get involved beyond the campus. [Consumerism Commentary]</p> <p><a href="http://ptmoney.com/debt-proof-your-christmas/">10 Tips to Help Debt Proof Your Christmas &amp; Catch up on Christmas Savings</a> &mdash; If you want to debt proof your Christmas, give up dining out and reduce your cell phone plan. [PT Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2014/09/7-proven-ways-boost-morning-productivity.html">7 Proven Ways to Boost Your Morning Productivity</a> &mdash; To be more productive in the morning, wake up at the right time and have a good breakfast. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/9-tips-give-your-best-speech-ever.html">9 Tips to Give Your Best Speech Ever</a> &mdash; Give a great speech by knowing your audience and practicing. [Lifehack]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Deal-People-You-Dont-Like-35624579">How to Deal With the Crappiest People</a> &mdash; It may be best to try to ignore the people you can't stand and remember to not give them advice. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://lifehacker.com/how-do-i-ask-someone-to-be-my-mentor-1626463146">How Do I Ask Someone to Be My Mentor?</a> &mdash; When asking someone to be your mentor, ask them face to face over coffee as opposed to via email. [Lifehacker]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2014/09/07/10-toxic-behaviors-that-kill-your-confidence/">10 Toxic Behaviors That Kill Your Confidence</a> &mdash; Making excuses can kill your confidence, as will second-guessing your intuition. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://timemanagementninja.com/2014/09/7-things-stopping-you-from-pursuing-your-impossible-dreams/">7 Things Stopping You From Pursuing Your Impossible Dreams</a> &mdash; If you aren't making your dream a priority, you may be preventing yourself from achieving your dream. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/4-fun-books-for-kids-who-love-animals">4 Fun Books for Kids Who Love Animals</a> &mdash; Bella Lost and Found is a great book for children who love animals. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-make-your-career-a-success" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Your Career a Success" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Career Building best money tips career success Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:00:04 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1207168 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways for Families to Save in September http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-for-families-to-save-in-september <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-for-families-to-save-in-september" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/family-travel-planning-77832724-small.jpg" alt="family travel planning" title="family travel planning" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on ways for families to save in September, financial steps to a rich life as a single mom, and turning financial disaster into financial independence.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/simple-ways-for-families-to-save-in-september">Simple Ways for Families to Save in September</a> &mdash; Families can save in September by planning ahead for holiday travel. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.wealthysinglemommy.com/10-financial-steps-to-a-rich-life-as-a-single-mom/">11 Financial Steps to a Rich Life as a Single Mom</a> &mdash; To have a rich life as a single mom, get rid of bills for stuff you don't need and think about spending money in ways that will help you save money. [Emma Johnson]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/ten-steps-to-turn-financial-disaster-into-financial-independence/">Ten Steps to Turn Financial Disaster into Financial Independence</a> &mdash; Cutting your spending until you can spend less than you earn consistently can help you turn financial disaster into financial independence. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thousandaire.com/6-online-degrees-that-can-lead-to-financial-freedom/">6 Online Degrees That Can Lead to Financial Freedom</a> &mdash; If you get a degree as a nurse practitioner or a degree in economics, you have a good chance of achieving financial freedom. [Thousandaire]</p> <p><a href="http://cashmoneylife.com/parents-no-retirement-savings-your-responsibility/">Your Parents Have NO Retirement Savings &mdash; What's Your Responsibility?</a> &mdash; What would you do if your parents had no retirement savings? [Cash Money Life]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/should-you-buy-or-rent">Should You Buy or Rent?</a> &mdash; You should rent unless you are sure you will stay in your home for more than 5 years. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://yesiamcheap.com/2014/08/3-simple-diy-projects-that-will-save-you-money/">3 Simple DIY Projects That Will Save You Money</a> &mdash; Resealing your shower is a simple DIY project you can do that will save you money. [Yes, I Am Cheap]</p> <p><a href="http://teensgotcents.com/top-tech-teens/">Top Tech for Teens</a> &mdash; Smartphones and high end headphones seem to be among the most popular tech for teens. [Teens Got Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.narrowbridge.net/5-backyard-budget-entertaining-ideas/">5 Backyard Budget Entertaining Ideas</a> &mdash; Having a BBQ or beer tasting party are a couple fun, budget-friendly backyard entertainment options. [NarrowBridge Fiance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/What-Your-Biggest-Weakness-Interview-Question-33900029">4 Rules for Answering the Weakness Question</a> &mdash; When asked what your biggest weakness is in a job interview, be honest about it. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-for-families-to-save-in-september" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Ways for Families to Save in September" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Frugal Living best money tips families save September Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:00:05 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1207167 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Sneaky Fees That Are Costing You Thousands http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-sneaky-fees-that-are-costing-you-thousands <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-sneaky-fees-that-are-costing-you-thousands" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man-bills-shocked-84465921-small.jpg" alt="shocked at bills" title="shocked at bills" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on sneaky fees that are costing you thousands, things to do before you refinance, and companies to email for coupons.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://sheandmoney.com/2014/04/how-to-fix-billing-errors/">5 Sneaky Fees That Are Costing You Thousands</a> &mdash; Overdraft coverage and gym fees may be costing you tons of extra money. [She &amp; Money Financial Planning]</p> <p><a href="http://www.loans101.com/2128/9-things-refinance/">9 Things to Do Before You Refinance</a> &mdash; Before you refinance, build your cash reserves and document your home improvement projects. [Loans101]</p> <p><a href="http://www.couponersunited.com/list-companies-email-coupons/">List Of Companies to Email for Coupons</a> &mdash; If you are a coupon fanatic, try emailing the companies on this list to get coupons! [Couponers United]</p> <p><a href="http://atlantafinancialpsychology.com/2013/06/6-tips-for-talking-to-your-grandkids-about-money/">6 Tips for Talking to Your Grandkids About Money</a> &mdash; When talking to your grandkids about money, share your failures and impart information as opposed to judgement. [Atlanta Financial Psychology]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Stay-Awake-Class-34151477">13 Tips to Keep You Awake in Class (and at Work!)</a> &mdash; Chewing gum and eating a snack can help you stay awake at work or in class. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/philanthropy/3-fun-ways-to-support-your-favorite-charity/">3 Fun Ways to Support Your Favorite Charity</a> &mdash; Support your favorite charity by buying raffle tickets or getting active. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://iquantifi.com/get-more-out-of-your-college-savings-strategy/">Get More Out of Your College Savings Strategy</a> &mdash; To save more money for college, opt for a 529 plan or an Education IRA. [iQuantifi]</p> <p><a href="http://sophisticatedspender.com/5-things-to-do-to-your-cellphone-asap/">5 Things to Do to Your Cellphone ASAP</a> &mdash; It is important to back up everything on your cell phone and have a tracking app on it. [SophisticatedSpender.com]</p> <p><a href="http://www.1500days.com/an-open-letter-to-all-college-students/">An Open Letter to All College Students</a> &mdash; If you are a college student, try to stay far away from credit cards. [1500 Days]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-good-places-to-find-educational-apps-for-kids">5 Good Places to Find Educational Apps for Kids</a> &mdash; KinderTown and Geeks with Juniors are a couple places to go to check out educational apps for kids. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-sneaky-fees-that-are-costing-you-thousands" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Sneaky Fees That Are Costing You Thousands" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Personal Finance best money tips fees Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:00:03 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1205462 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Make Your House Look Awesome for $50 or Less http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-make-your-house-look-awesome-for-50-or-less <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-make-your-house-look-awesome-for-50-or-less" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple-painting-home-484031105-small.jpg" alt="couple painting home" title="couple painting home" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on making your house look awesome for $50 or less, ways to save $1,000 for holiday shopping, and cash-back websites for online shoppers.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/2014/09/04/23-ways-to-make-your-house-look-awesome-for-50-or-less/">23 Ways to Make Your House Look Awesome for $50 or Less</a> &mdash; Decluttering and tackling your carpet stains can make your house look awesome without breaking the bank. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/ways-to-save-1000-before-christmas/">12 Ways to Save $1,000 for Holiday Shopping in the 12 Weeks Before Christmas</a> &mdash; Being smart with your utilities and doing a financial fast may help you save $1,000 before the holidays. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T050-C011-S001-5-cash-back-web-sites-for-online-shoppers.html?si=1">5 Cash-Back Websites for Online Shoppers</a> &mdash; Online shoppers should check out Ebates and FatWallet. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Look-Forward-Your-30s-35196883">18 Reasons Why You Should Look Forward to Turning 30</a> &mdash; When you turn 30, you will get to reap the benefits of the bad experiences you had in your 20s. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/dealing-with-day-job-and-side-business/">How to Hold Down a Day Job While Nurturing Your Business on the Side</a> &mdash; When juggling a full time job and a side business, get organized and don't be afraid to ask for help. [Careful Cents]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2014/09/04/voluntarily-slashed-salary/">Why I Voluntarily Slashed My Salary</a> &mdash; Being underemployed may not be for everyone, but if your definition of a rich life doesn't include money, slashing your salary may be a good optoin for you. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneycrashers.com/tips-stop-being-ashamed-debt/">6 Tips to Stop Being Ashamed of Your Debt and Take Control</a> &mdash; To take control of your debt, educate yourself and stop spending. [Money Crashers]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-ways-to-teach-our-sons-to-respect-women">7 Ways to Teach Our Sons to Respect Women</a> &mdash; If you want your son to respect women, teach him to speak kindly and to be chivalrous. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://the-military-guide.com/">Eight Reasons Not to Worry About Military Retirement</a> &mdash; Members of the military returning from duty shouldn't worry about retirement if they haven't been offered a job yet. Once they ramp up their job search, they should have more success and be able to save for retirement. [The Military Guide]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/talk-sense-freespending-teenaged.html">Oh, How I Wish I Could Go Back and Talk Some Sense into My Free-Spending Teenaged Self</a> &mdash; Do you wish you had started saving at a younger age? What is the best advice you'd give your younger self? [Bargaineering]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-make-your-house-look-awesome-for-50-or-less" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Make Your House Look Awesome for $50 or Less" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Home awesome best money tips cheap decorate house Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:00:05 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1204544 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Make a Decision Between Competing Job Offers http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-make-a-decision-between-competing-job-offers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-make-a-decision-between-competing-job-offers" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/job-decision-460612077-small.jpg" alt="job decision" title="job decision" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on making a decision between two job offers, saving on wedding dresses, and how to stop living in limbo.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://citi.us/1qyk7SR">Dueling Job Offers: How to Make a Decision</a> &mdash; It is vital to evaluate your needs in regards to work life balance when evaluating competing job offers. [Women &amp; Co.]</p> <p><a href="http://couponpal.com/blog/5-ways-to-save-on-wedding-dresses">5 Ways to Save on Wedding Dresses</a> &mdash; To save on a wedding dress, check out daily deals sites and consider shopping at thrift shops. [CouponPal]</p> <p><a href="http://kylieofiu.com/2014/08/how-to-stop-living-in-limbo/">How to Stop Living in Limbo</a> &mdash; If you want to stop living in limbo, have multiple plans, set goals, and take action. [Kylie Ofiu]</p> <p><a href="http://www.goodfinancialcents.com/reasons-that-your-budget-sucks/">16 Reasons That Your Budget Sucks</a> &mdash; Your budget might suck because it isn't flexible or because you are too easily distracted. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://sweatingthebigstuff.com/apply-8020-rule-side-hustle/">How to Apply the 80/20 Rule to Your Side Hustle</a> &mdash; Setting clear goals is vital when trying to start a successful side hustle. [Sweating the Big Stuff]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Interview-Mistakes-35619757">9 Costly Interview Mistakes That Can Lose You That Job Offer</a> &mdash; Not taking the time to think about your answers can potentially cost you a job offer. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyanswers.com/news.html?blogid=70">What Should You Be Doing to Increase Your Wealth? (20s &amp; 30s)</a> &mdash; In your 20s and 30s, it's a good idea to keep an emergency reserve fund. [Jordan Goodman's Money Answers]</p> <p><a href="http://elliekay.com/blog/1191/when-our-heroes-come-home-7-things-to-remember/">When Our Heroes Come Home: 7 Things to Remember</a> &mdash; When a soldier comes home, remember that there will be an adjustment period as well as a new kind of normal. [Ellie Kay]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2014/06/23/how-to-carry-major-appliances-on-your-bike/">How to Carry Major Appliances on your Bike</a> &mdash; Skip the moving truck with this how-to on moving major appliances on your bike! [Mr. Money Mustache]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/fruits-veggies-more-matters-month">Fruits &amp; Veggies More Matters Month</a> &mdash; Did you know 90% of adults and children don't eat the recommended amount of fruits and veggies? [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-make-a-decision-between-competing-job-offers" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: How to Make a Decision Between Competing Job Offers" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Career and Income best money tips interview job offers Fri, 05 Sep 2014 19:00:06 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1203755 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Convince Your Partner That Frugality Is the Way to Go http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-convince-your-partner-that-frugality-is-the-way-to-go <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-convince-your-partner-that-frugality-is-the-way-to-go" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple-discussion-dv342134b-small.jpg" alt="couple discussion" title="couple discussion" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on convincing your partner that frugality is the way to go, things you're spending too much money on, and saving at Ikea.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://andthenwesaved.com/convince-partner-frugal-living/">13 Ways to Convince Your Partner That Frugality Is the Way to Go</a> &mdash; To convince your partner that frugality is the way to go, establish a plan for short term goals. [And Then We Saved]</p> <p><a href="http://www.smartasset.com/blog/money-saving-tip/6-things-youre-probably-spending-too-much-money-on/">6 Things You're Probably Spending Too Much Money On</a> &mdash; Chances are you are spending too much on cable tv and bottled water. [SmartAsset]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Save-Money-Ikea-35593579">11 Secrets to Saving Big Bucks at Ikea</a> &mdash; If you want to save big bucks at Ikea, never pay for extra parts. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.survivingthestores.com/whats-on-sale-in-september.html">What's On Sale In September?</a> &mdash; Expect to see good deals on corn and grapes in September! [Surviving the Stores]</p> <p><a href="http://www.money-guy.com/2014/08/how-much-insurance-do-i-need/">How Much Insurance Do I Need?</a> &mdash; Did you know the standard insurance coverage amount is ten times your income? [The Money-Guy Show]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.empowereddollar.com/start-a-conversation/reset-button/">Need a Reset Button on Life? Here You Go</a> &mdash; When was the last time you hit the reset button on your life? [The Empowered Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.smartpassiveincome.com/top-10-mobile-apps/">My Top 10 Favorite Apps on My Phone (and Why I Love 'em So Much)</a> &mdash; Evernote can help you stay organized and Lift can help you develop positive habits. [Smart Passive Income]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.sparefoot.com/6749-tips-for-moving-and-storing-electronics/">6 Tips for Moving and Storing Your Electronics</a> &mdash; Labeling everything can make moving and storing your electronics easier. [The SpareFoot Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.modestmoney.com/create-popular-blog-makes-money/">How to Create a Popular Blog That Makes Money</a> &mdash; When creating a blog, keep the design simple and clean and write about a trending topic. [Modest Money]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/10-steps-to-teaching-at-home-successfully">10 Steps to Teaching at Home Successfully</a> &mdash; To teach at home successfully, keep good records and communicate with your child. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-convince-your-partner-that-frugality-is-the-way-to-go" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Convince Your Partner That Frugality Is the Way to Go" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Frugal Living best money tips convince frugal frugality partner Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:00:08 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1203135 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Change Spending Habits to Increase Your Income http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-change-spending-habits-to-increase-your-income <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-change-spending-habits-to-increase-your-income" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman-shopping-sale-467758709-small.jpg" alt="woman shopping sale" title="woman shopping sale" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on changing spending habits to increase your income, the art of healthy discontentment, and creating a budget you'll stick with.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://thewealthnumber.com/change-spending-habits/">Change Spending Habits to Increase Your Income</a> &mdash; Becoming a bargain shopper can help you change your spending habits and increase your income. [The Wealth Number]</p> <p><a href="http://www.grantbaldwin.com/art-of-healthy-discontentment/">The Art of Healthy Discontentment</a> &mdash; If you have a healthy discontentment, you are able to appreciate where you are in life but are not content to stay there. [Grant Baldwin]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adamhagerman.com/how-to-prepare-a-budget/">Creating a Budget You'll Stick With in 8 Easy Steps</a> &mdash; To create a budget you'll stick to, start by setting goals. [Adam Hagerman Financial Coach]</p> <p><a href="http://www.belmorefinancial.com/blog/saving-strategies-10-easy-ways-spend-less-and-save-more%E2%80%A8">Saving Strategies: 10 Easy Ways to Spend Less and Save More</a>
 &mdash; Maintaining your car and practicing energy efficiency can help you save more while spending less. [Belmore Financial]</p> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneyfinance.com/2014/08/five-myths-and-misconceptions-about-indexing.html">Five Myths and Misconceptions About Indexing</a> &mdash; It is a myth that index funds underperform in bear markets. [Free Money Finance]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://my-alternate-life.com/moving-on-a-budget/">How to Stay Sane and on a Budget When Moving</a> &mdash; Taking the time to purge before you move can help you save on moving expenses. [My Alternate Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.tamingthehighcostofcollege.com/012/">Saving and Investing for College</a> &mdash; 529 plans and education IRAs are a couple ways you can save and invest for college. [Taming the High Cost of College]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Disaster-Emergency-Kit-24626776">What to Keep at Home to Prepare for Natural Disasters</a> &mdash; Be sure you have medication as well as tools on hand in case of a natural disaster. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/8-easy-tips-for-parents-to-save-money">8 Easy Tips for Parents to Save Money</a> &mdash; Parents can save money by taking advantage of kids eat free nights and borrowing from friends. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://debtfreeinthree.tumblr.com/post/84293471368/guest-post-how-to-save-money-on-flights">How to Save Money on Flights</a> &mdash; To save money on flights, check the calendar of your destination to make sure you aren't trying to travel there during a big event. [Debt Free in Three]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-change-spending-habits-to-increase-your-income" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Change Spending Habits to Increase Your Income" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Personal Finance best money tips habits income shopping spending Wed, 03 Sep 2014 19:00:05 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1195776 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-websites-to-visit-before-spending-your-money <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-websites-to-visit-before-spending-your-money" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman-laptop-home-487853863-small_0.jpg" alt="woman laptop home" title="woman laptop home" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on websites to visit before spending your money, frugal ways to relax, and the path to purpose.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://caviarandquarters.com/10-ways-to-save-money-when-youre-clearly-going-to-spend-money/">7 Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money</a> &mdash; Before you spend your money, check out Bargain Babe and Coupons.com. [Caviar &amp; Quarters]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Ways-Relieve-Stress-31075809">Gimme a Break: 101 Frugal Ways to Relax</a> &mdash; Relax frugally by getting a good night's sleep or plan your next trip. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.jdroth.com/path-purpose/">The Path to Purpose</a> &mdash; Did you know that sometimes it's easier to find purpose in life by limiting your options? [More Than Money]</p> <p><a href="http://freefrombroke.com/how-to-start-an-emergency-fund/">How to Start an Emergency Fund</a> &mdash; When starting an emergency fund, make savings automatic and re-evaluate your needs. [Free From Broke]</p> <p><a href="http://www.myshinynickels.com/2014/03/25/so-you-want-to-retire-early-its-all-about-the-numbers/">So You Want to Retire Early? It's All About the Numbers</a> &mdash; Living smart by downsizing your home and learning DIY tricks can help you retire early. [mySHINYnickels]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.lisavstheloans.com/2014/08/maintaining-friendships-on-a-budget/">Maintaining Friendships on a Budget</a> &mdash; Going on walks or runs are just a couple ways to maintain your friendships on a budget. [Lisa vs. The Loans]</p> <p><a href="http://www.noobtraveler.com/tips-on-making-traveling-to-a-new-city-smoother/">Tips on Making Traveling to a New City Smoother</a> &mdash; Using Yelp and Google Maps can make traveling to a new city go more smoothly. [Noob Traveler]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-ways-to-instantly-make-a-house-feel-like-a-home">5 Ways to Instantly Make a House Feel Like a Home</a> &mdash; To make a house feel like a home, embrace your knick-knacks. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyreverse.net/2014/04/financial-literacy-protecting-your.html">Financial Literacy: Protecting Your Personal Information #Finlit</a> &mdash; Asking questions before you disclose your personal information can help you protect yourself from identity theft. [Money reVerse]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.wiredadvisor.com/10-costly-mistakes-advisors-make-on-twitter/">10 Costly Mistakes Advisors Make on Twitter</a> &mdash; If you are a financial advisor, don't make the mistake of retweeting too often or following everyone back on Twitter. [Wired Advisor]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-websites-to-visit-before-spending-your-money" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Websites to Visit Before Spending Your Money" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Shopping best money tips money shopping spending websites Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:00:04 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1195775 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money at Target http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-money-at-target-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-money-at-target-0" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/shopping-smartphone-163217846-small.jpg" alt="shopping smartphone" title="shopping smartphone" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to save money at target, getting the most from your auto insurance claim, and crucial things to know about life.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T050-C011-S001-10-ways-to-save-money-at-target.html">10 Ways to Save Money at Target</a> &mdash; To save money at Target, shop early in the week and look for mobile coupons. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/auto-insurance-claim.html">How to Get the Most From Your Auto Insurance Claim</a> &mdash; If you want to get the most from your auto insurance claim, never accept the adjuster's first offer. [Bargaineering]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Important-Life-Lessons-35557670">30 Crucial Things to Know About Life</a> &mdash; Talking it out and understanding the value of time are two important things to know when it comes to life. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/what-you-dont-know-about-fico-9/">What You Don't Know About FICO 9 (But Really Should)</a> &mdash; Did you know your residential history is included in your FICO 9? [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://www.empowereddollar.com/start-a-conversation/dont-move-back-in-with-your-parents/">Graduating Without a Good Job? Here's Why You Don't Have to Move Back in With Your Parents</a> &mdash; Avoid moving back in with your parents after graduation, get laser-specific with your job goals. [The Empowered Dollar]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://cashcarconvert.com/14-steps-first-cash-car/">14 Steps to Your First Cash Car</a> &mdash; To buy a car with all cash, start saving, working another job, or selling things to come up with the cash for your car. [Cash Car Convert]</p> <p><a href="http://baldfinance.com/2014/01/how-to-start-saving-for-retirement/">How to Start Saving for Retirement</a> &mdash; Opening an IRA is one way to start saving for retirement. [Bald Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/2014/08/25/the-5-most-complained-about-cars-in-america/">The 5 Most Complained About Cars in America</a> &mdash; Did you know the Cadillac ATS is one of the most complained about cars in America? [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/9-tips-for-throwing-a-child-s-birthday-party">9 Tips for Throwing a Child's Birthday Party</a> &mdash; When throwing a birthday party for your child, serve nutritious snacks and have fun with the birthday cake. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.budgetbloggess.com/prince-charming-worth-sacrificing-finances/">Is Prince Charming Worth Sacrificing Your Finances Over?</a> &mdash; Don't wait for a guy to help you with your finances, get to work and start learning how to effectively manage your finances now! [Budget Bloggess]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-money-at-target-0" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money at Target" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Shopping best money tips save shopping target Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:00:03 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1195774 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Eat Better Food For Less http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-eat-better-food-for-less <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-eat-better-food-for-less" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/grocery-shopping-478469001-small.jpg" alt="grocery shopping" title="grocery shopping" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-steps-to-make-sure-you-buy-the-right-house">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on eating better food for less, making big life decisions, and cheap baby essentials under $30.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.freetopursue.com/blog/2014/6/20/shop-like-the-french">Shop Like the French. You'll Eat Better Food For Less</a> &mdash; Shopping often and buying whole foods can help you eat better food for less. [Free to Pursue]</p> <p><a href="http://color-me-frugal.com/making-big-life-decisions-regret-test/">Making Big Life Decisions: The Regret Test</a> &mdash; When you are making a decision about what to do, think about which you would regret more: doing what you are thinking about doing or not doing what you are considering doing. [Color Me Frugal]</p> <p><a href="http://farnoosh.tv/money-musings-from-mommyhood-week-8-cheap-baby-essentials-under-30/">Money Musings From Mommyhood, Week 8: Cheap Baby Essentials Under $30</a> &mdash; A wipe warmer and multi-use pads are just a couple cheap baby essentials any new parent should consider investing in. [Farnoosh]</p> <p><a href="http://www.takeasmartstep.com/financial-success/?hvid=5E2pCy">Warning: Two Factors Stopping Your Financial Success</a> &mdash; Are you having trouble being financially successful? Your mindset may be the cause of your difficulties. [Take a Smart Step]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyplansos.com/10-ways-we-pay-attention-to-money-mpsos155/">10 Ways We Pay Attention to Money</a> &mdash; Take the time to balance your bank accounts monthly and reassess your emergency fund balances annually. [MoneyPlan SOS]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.mightybargainhunter.com/used-washer-budget-time/">Want a Used Washer? Budget Some Time</a> &mdash; If you are thinking about buying a used washer, start looking long before you will actually need it. [Mighty Bargain Hunter]</p> <p><a href="http://www.joetaxpayer.com/tips-for-financing-your-first-car/">Tips for Financing Your First Car</a> &mdash; When financing a car, stay away from dealer financing and read the fine print. [Joe Taxpayer]</p> <p><a href="http://www.miss-thrifty.co.uk/2014/06/26/four-tips-for-glamping-on-a-budget/">Four Tips for Glamping on a Budget</a> &mdash; To glamp on a budget, cook from scratch instead of eating out or buying ready made food. [Miss Thrifty Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/the-5-best-toddler-car-seats">The 5 Best Toddler Carseats</a> &mdash; Are you in the market for a carseat for your toddler? Check out the Clek Oobr Booster Car Seat. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Why-Important-Take-Risks-35261852">56 Ways to Be a Risk Taker Today</a> &mdash; Signing up for a class and doing a DIY are just a couple ways you can take a risk today. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-eat-better-food-for-less" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Eat Better Food For Less" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Food and Drink best money tips better eat Food less Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:00:05 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1195553 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-best-sites-for-renting-and-buying-textbooks <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-the-best-sites-for-renting-and-buying-textbooks" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/student-books-tablet-466585709-small.jpg" alt="student tablet books" title="student tablet books" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on the best sites for renting and buying textbooks, steps to financial prosperity, and things you should know about the U.S. economy.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.retailmenot.com/blog/buying-textbooks-online.html">The 11 Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks Online</a> &mdash; Half.com and Student2Student are a couple great textbook rental and buying sites. [The Real Deal]</p> <p><a href="http://www.learnplaygive.com/2014/04/07/six-steps-to-financial-prosperity/">6 Steps to Financial Prosperity</a> &mdash; To be financially prosperous, choose a career and do it and marry your soulmate. [Learn Play Give]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/news/6-things-experts-are-saying-about-the-economy/">6 Things You Should Know About the U.S. Economy</a> &mdash; The housing market is continuing to improve but the job market is weaker than you think. [CBS Moneywatch]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Cheap-Halloween-Group-Costumes-25300043">57 Creative Homemade Group Costume Ideas</a> &mdash; With Halloween right around the corner, save money and get a group of your friends together to go as Lego people. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://artofbeingcheap.com/heating-and-cooling/">The Heating and Cooling Myth That Is Costing You Money</a> &mdash; To save on heating and cooling, invest in a programmable thermostat. [The Art of Being Cheap]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://thecouponproject.com/15-recipes-and-crafts-you-can-make-with-jars/">15 Recipes and Crafts You Can Make With Jars</a> &mdash; What are your favorite jar-based recipes and crafts? Did they make this list? [The Coupon Project]</p> <p><a href="http://affordanything.com/2014/08/05/5-people-one-income-and-self-made-success/">Five People, One Income, and Self-Made Success</a> &mdash; Remember that savings happen in small increments and that you should invest/earn money instead of just saving.. [Afford Anything]</p> <p><a href="http://houseofroseblog.com/creating-art-for-your-walls-stencil-letters-onto-an-old-canvas/">Creating Art for Your Walls: Stenciling Letter onto an Old Canvas</a> &mdash; Are you in need of some new art for your walls? This simple DIY might be just what you were looking for! [House Of Rose]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/get-your-child-excited-about-math">7 Ways to Get Your Child Excited About Math</a> &mdash; Get your child excited about math by having them do puzzles or using math apps. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://beyondyourhammock.com/3-myths-about-buying-your-first-home/">3 Myths About Buying Your First Home</a> &mdash; It is a myth that buying a home is always a good investment. [Beyond Your Hammock]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-best-sites-for-renting-and-buying-textbooks" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Shopping best money tips buying college online renting textbooks Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:06:55 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1195558 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Steps to Make Sure You Buy the Right House http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-steps-to-make-sure-you-buy-the-right-house <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-steps-to-make-sure-you-buy-the-right-house" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple-buying-house-491066665-small.jpg" alt="couple buying house" title="couple buying house" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some amazing articles on making sure you are buying the right house, maximizing your dollar at Subway, and creating work/life balance when your kids return to school.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.saveoutsidethebox.com/make-sure-its-the-right-house-to-buy/">7 Steps to Make Sure It's the Right House to Buy</a> &mdash; Scoping out the neighborhood and making a pros and cons checklist is important when deciding whether or not to buy a home. [Save Outside The Box]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lazymanandmoney.com/maximize-dollar-subway/">Mazimize Your Dollar at Subway</a> &mdash; To maximize your dollar at Subway, do the survey on the receipt for free food. [Lazy Man and Money]</p> <p><a href="http://kylebumpus.com/5-bs-myths-about-building-wealth-everyone-thinks-are-true/">5 BS Myths About Building Wealth Everyone Thinks Are True</a> &mdash; It is not true that you will never get rich working for someone else. [Kyle Bumpus]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/9-tips-for-parents-to-create-worklife-balance-when-kids-return-to-school">9 Tips for Parents to Create Work/Life Balance When Kids Return to School</a> &mdash; Scheduling your time wisely and being honest can help you maintain a work life balance when your kids go back to school. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://thenewyorkbudget.com/2014/07/14/spend-less-without-giving-entertainment-fund/">How to Spend Less Without Giving Up Your Entertainment Fund</a> &mdash; If you want to spend less on your necessities so you don't have to give up your entertainment fund, consider substituting certain products or services for cheaper ones. [The New York Budget]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Unreal-Travel-Destinations-Europe-35514639">31 Unreal Travel Destinations in Europe You Didn't Realize You Could Visit</a> &mdash; If you go to Europe, take the time to visit Abisko National Park and Krka. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://mywifequitherjob.com/what-successful-online-store-owners-do-differently/">Why Beginners Fail and What Successful Online Store Owners Do Differently</a> &mdash; Successful online store owners choose winnable niches. [My Wife Quit Her Job]</p> <p><a href="http://investorinthefamily.com/become-ultimate-travel-hacker/">Become the Ultimate Travel Hacker</a> &mdash; By understanding how your credit score is calculated, you can save some serious dough on travel. [Investor in the Family]</p> <p><a href="http://moneytalkscoaching.com/evaluate-the-risks-and-rewards/">Evaluate the Risks and Rewards</a> &mdash; Savings accounts are a safe place to keep your money, but they also have a very low return. [Money Talks]</p> <p><a href="http://siliconbayounews.com/2014/08/20/fall-is-coming-10-things-startups-should-be-doing-now/">Fall is Coming: 10 Things Startups Should Be Doing Now</a> &mdash; Startups should take the time now to develop a content strategy and dial in their startup profiles. [Silicon Bayou News]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-steps-to-make-sure-you-buy-the-right-house" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Steps to Make Sure You Buy the Right House" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">Written by <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> and published on <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/">Wise Bread</a>. Read more <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/"> articles from Wise Bread</a>.</div></div> Real Estate and Housing best money tips buy house invest purchase real estate Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:00:04 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1195108 at http://www.wisebread.com