best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: Ways to Become a Millionaire Next Door http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-become-a-millionaire-next-door <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-become-a-millionaire-next-door" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man_happy_money_000087743663.jpg" alt="Man learning how to become a millionaire next door" title="" 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 helpful articles on how to become a millionaire next door, simple ways to show you care, and bathroom upgrades that won&rsquo;t break your budget.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cultofmoney.com/2016/04/27/become-millionaire-next-door/">How to Become a Millionaire Next Door</a> &mdash; Work on building good habits, like living within your means, paying with cash, and saving money. [Cult of Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/10-super-simple-ways-to-show-you-care/">10 Super Simple Ways To Show You Care</a> &mdash; One way to show someone you care is to leave them a fun note that will make them giggle. [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stackthechips.com/upgrade-bathroom-budget/">How to Upgrade Your Bathroom on a Budget</a> &mdash; Adding storage and organization can make your daily routine much easier. [Stack The Chips]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Sleep-You-Live-City-40563121">14 Sleeping Tips For City Dwellers</a> &mdash; A plush, double-layer blanket can muffle the sounds of the city. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://unclutterer.com/2016/04/26/five-things-keep-car">Five things to keep in your car</a> &mdash; Your car's manual is a good item to keep on hand. It's full of useful information like how to connect your Bluetooth devices, what the light on the dashboard means, and which kind of oil to use. [Unclutterer]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://savingdollarsandsense.com/tips-for-a-stress-free-large-family-vacation/">Tips for a Stress Free Large Family Vacation</a> &mdash; Communication is essential when there are lots of people involved. Creating a Facebook group for the family vacation will help keep everyone in the loop during the planning and booking stage. [Saving Dollars &amp; Sense]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adventuresinfrugalland.com/declutter-technology-life/">How To Declutter Your Technology Life</a> &mdash; Your desktop is the first thing you see when you power up your computer &mdash; it also tends to be the place where digital clutter accumulates. An organizing wallpaper can help you make better use of the space. [Adventures in Frugal Land]</p> <p><a href="http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2016/04/27/3-biggest-fears-facing-would-be-retirees.aspx">3 Biggest Fears Facing Would-Be Retirees</a> &mdash; Learn what these three fears are &mdash; and what to do about them. [The Motley Fear]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cultofmoney.com/2016/04/27/become-millionaire-next-door/">How to Buy Shoes Online for the Cheapest Prices</a> &mdash; Different manufacturers may have slight differences in their sizing. If you want to be sure you order the right size, try on your favorite manufacturers at a store and find your preferred size. [SavingFreak.com]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-make-breastfeeding-easier">How to Make Breastfeeding Easier</a> &mdash; The first few weeks will be the hardest. Take a breastfeeding class if you can and find support among your family and peers. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-become-a-millionaire-next-door">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/if-youre-so-smart-why-arent-you-rich">If you&#039;re so smart, why aren&#039;t you rich?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/megamillions-mo-money-mo-problems">MegaMillions - Mo&#039; Money Mo&#039; Problems?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-of-personal-finance-41-financial-calculators-for-major-life-decisions">Best Money Tip: 41 Financial Calculators for Major Life Decisions</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/a-million-bucks-by-30-a-book-review">A Million Bucks By 30: A Book Review</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-financial-moves-you-will-always-regret">9 Financial Moves You Will Always Regret</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips millionaire Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:30:27 +0000 Amy Lu 1699772 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Make Your Retirement More Successful http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-make-your-retirement-more-successful <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-your-retirement-more-successful" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/retired_couple_happy_000014401417.jpg" alt="Couple learning how to make their retirement more successful" title="" 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 helpful articles on ways to make your retirement more successful, tips to save money at big box stores, and the best college degrees for job security.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cashthechecks.com/7-ways-make-retirement-successful-employment-period/">7 Ways to Make Your Retirement More Successful</a> &mdash; Don't wait to downsize! The money you make from selling a too-large house or a luxury car could then be invested. [Cash The Checks]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2016/04/26/six-secret-ways-to-save-money-at-big-box-stores/">Six Secret Ways to Save Money at Big Box Stores</a> &mdash; Shopping for furniture, electronics, and seasonal items? Ask the store for a discount on floor models. [Frugal Village]</p> <p><a href="https://ptmoney.com/best-degrees-to-get-that-promise-job-security/">The 8 Best College Degrees for Job Security</a> &mdash; People with physician assistant and nursing degrees will not have too much trouble finding jobs; both professions are expected to grow over the next decade. [PT Money]</p> <p><a href="http://funhappyhome.com/2016/04/9-farmers-market-shopping-tips-that-will-help-you-save-big-and-get-the-best-produce/">9 Farmer&rsquo;s Market Shopping Tips That Will Help You Save Big and Get The Best Produce</a> &mdash; The selection at a farmer's market can vary from week to week, so if you find something you like, jump on it! It might not be available the next time you visit. [Fun Happy Home]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Bathroom-Cleaning-DIYs-40684545#photo-40684545">These 15 Budget-Friendly DIYs Will Make Your Bathroom Sparkle</a> &mdash; Combat bad odors in the bathroom with an orange peel air freshener. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.mattaboutmoney.com/2016/04/26/are-you-financially-healthy-rate-yourself-on-this-9-point-scale/">Are You Financially Healthy? Rate Yourself Using These 9 Qualifications</a> &mdash; Do you have adequate insurance? This includes life insurance, homeowner's or renter's insurance, health insurance, and possibly disability insurance. [Matt About Money]</p> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/17402/5-first-time-homebuyer-mistakes.html">5 First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes: What We&rsquo;ll Do Different Next Time</a> &mdash; Pay attention to the details and crunch the numbers to make sure the repairs you'll have to make are really worth it. Little projects can really add up! [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://timemanagementninja.com/2016/04/10-productive-tasks-you-can-do-on-your-phone/">10 Productive Tasks You Can Do on Your Phone</a> &mdash; Don't just read emails on your phone &mdash; process them! [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://www.currentoncurrency.com/5-ways-laughter-save-you-money/">5 Ways That a Little Bit of Laughter Can Save You Money</a> &mdash; It makes sense that you do better at your job when you enjoy it. Bringing some humor into your workplace will help nurture your work relationships and improve the atmosphere for everyone. [Current on Currency]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/25-free-things-to-do-to-make-today-feel-awesome/">25 Free Things to Do to Make Today Feel Awesome</a> &mdash; Write out a list of everything you have floating in your head &mdash; and immediately do two or three of those things. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-make-your-retirement-more-successful">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-great-retirement-jobs">6 Great Retirement Jobs</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/you-dont-need-a-retirement-plan-you-need-a-financial-independence-plan">You Don&#039;t Need a Retirement Plan — You Need a Financial Independence Plan</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/which-retirement-account-is-right-for-you">Which Retirement Account Is Right for You?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-warning-signs-youre-sabotaging-your-nest-egg">6 Warning Signs You&#039;re Sabotaging Your Nest Egg</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-ways-to-strengthen-your-finances-before-retirement">5 Ways to Strengthen Your Finances Before Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips successful retirement Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:01:03 +0000 Amy Lu 1699080 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Foods You Can Freeze and How to Do It Right http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-foods-you-can-freeze-and-how-to-do-it-right <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-foods-you-can-freeze-and-how-to-do-it-right" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/frozen_raspberries_000029912288.jpg" alt="Learning which foods you can freeze and how to do it right" title="" 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 helpful articles on foods you can freeze and the right way to do it, ways to save at Old Navy, and dying professions that job hunters should avoid.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4287/how-to-freeze-food">16 Foods to Freeze for Later (and How to Do It Right)</a> &mdash; Leafy greens will stay fresh in the freezer for up to four months if you prepare them correctly. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.passionforsavings.com/12-amazing-old-navy-savings-secrets/">12 Amazing Old Navy Savings Secrets</a> &mdash; Keep your eyes peeled for days when Old Navy offers 40% off everything. This sale typically happens quarterly and around holidays. [Passion for Savings]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/business/T012-C000-S001-dying-professions-that-job-hunters-should-avoid.html">Dying Professions That Job Hunters Should Avoid</a> &mdash; The number of jobs for floral designers is fading, but if you want to do something related to arrangement, look into merchandise display or interior design [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Improve-Sleep-40936073">Do These 5 Things Before Bed in Order to Sleep Better</a> &mdash; Listen to tranquil tunes to calm and quiet your mind. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/The-Bite/2016/0420/America-s-new-favorite-beverage-bottled-water-video">America's new favorite beverage: bottled water?</a> &mdash; Bottled water sales has skyrocketed in the past decade &mdash; it may even overtake the demand for soda this year. [The Monitor]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://blog.noisli.com/what-to-eat-in-order-to-boost-your-brainpower/">Brain Food &ndash; What to eat in order to boost your Brainpower</a> &mdash; Whole grains like brown rice and wheat pasta are rich in fiber. They release energy over a long period of time at a constant level. [Noisli]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/five-ways-science-says-saving-money-is-good-for-health/67672">Five Ways Science Says Saving Money is Good for Health</a> &mdash; Studies have shown that your financial life can impact your health in many ways. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugaltoad.com/household/6-wardrobe-essentials-every-woman-must">6 Wardrobe Essentials Every Woman Must Own</a> &mdash; You can upgrade your whole look with a classy jacket. [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2016/04/25/5-ways-to-make-money-with-real-estate.html">5 Ways to Make Money with Real Estate</a> &mdash; There are a number of ways to profit from just a parcel of land. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Improve-Sleep-40936073">Does My Son Love His Dad More Than Me?</a> &mdash; A child might feel closer to one parent or another at different points in their life. What you can do is to let them know you're here for them no matter what. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-foods-you-can-freeze-and-how-to-do-it-right">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-10"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/16-simple-kitchen-skills-every-frugal-person-should-master">16 Simple Kitchen Skills Every Frugal Person Should Master</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/horizon-organic-milk-is-it-all-just-lies">Horizon Organic Milk: Is it All Just Lies?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-high-cost-of-cheap-food">The High Cost of Cheap Food</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/these-10-simple-swaps-will-make-your-baking-so-much-better">These 10 Simple Swaps Will Make Your Baking So Much Better</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips freeze food Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:00:05 +0000 Amy Lu 1698368 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Reach Financial Security By 30 http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-reach-financial-security-by-30 <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-reach-financial-security-by-30" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_happy_computer_000080665985.jpg" alt="Woman learning how to reach financial security by 30" title="" 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 helpful articles on how to reach financial security before you turn 30, ways to upcycle plastic bags, and the one word that will lead you to happiness.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneysoldiers.com/how-to-achieve-financial-security-before-the-age-of-thirty/">How To Achieve Financial Security Before The Age Of Thirty</a> &mdash; Keep an eye out for freebies &mdash; and not just the samples you might get in the mail. If your employer matches your contributions to a retirement plan, do your darnedest to max it out. [Money Soldiers]</p> <p><a href="http://makezine.com/2016/04/22/7-ways-to-upcycle-your-stockpile-plastic-bags/">7 Ways to Upcycle Your Stockpile of Plastic Bags</a> &mdash; You can make a toy parachute, craft a flower, or even construct a backpack out of plastic bags. [Make:]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/College-Graduate-Essentials-41024360#photo-41024360">The Key to Achieving Happiness Is as Simple as Saying This 1 Word</a> &mdash; This word can open doors to many new experiences and opportunities. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/community-banking-benefits/">The Benefits of Community Banking</a> &mdash; What is community banking, and how can it help you with your finances? Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET to discuss the benefits of community banking. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0423/How-do-Amazon-s-new-monthly-Prime-options-really-stack-up">How do Amazon's new monthly Prime options really stack up?</a> &ndash; Amazon now offers month options for Prime services. [The Monitor]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://due.com/blog/avoid-these-5-online-networking-mistakes/">Avoid these 5 Online Networking Mistakes</a> &mdash; Don't just make connections &mdash; maintain them! Touch base so you that don't let the relationship lapse. [Due.com]</p> <p><a href="http://fitzvillafuerte.com/10-signs-change-coming-financial-life.html">10 Signs That Change Is Coming To Your Financial Life (And Will Get Better Soon)</a> &mdash; You're on the path to a great financial life when you start defining success in your own terms. [Ready To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="https://twofrugalfairfielders.com/2016/04/22/do-1-green-thing-to-keep-the-green-reduce-waste/">Do 1 Green Thing to Keep the Green $$: Reduce&nbsp;Waste</a> &mdash; Simply doing one thing to reduce waste each day can save you a lot of money. [Two Frugal Fairfielders]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cleverdude.com/content/saving-money-by-being-busy-at-home/">Saving Money By Being Busy At Home</a> &mdash; When you keep yourself occupied with tasks around the house, you're less likely to go out and spend money on things you don't need. [Clever Dude]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-fun-things-to-do-during-daddy-daughter-time">6 Fun Things to Do During Daddy-Daughter Time</a> &mdash; It can be difficult for some dads to bond with their daughters. A good place to start is to do something that you or your daughter loves. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-reach-financial-security-by-30">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-habits-of-financially-happy-people">10 Habits of Financially Happy People</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-be-upwardly-mobile">How to Be Upwardly Mobile</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/becoming-financially-secure-what-to-do-first">Becoming Financially Secure: What to Do First</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-steps-you-must-take-to-protect-your-family-financially">7 Steps You Must Take to Protect Your Family Financially</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-of-personal-finance-41-financial-calculators-for-major-life-decisions">Best Money Tip: 41 Financial Calculators for Major Life Decisions</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips financial security Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:30:22 +0000 Amy Lu 1697709 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Avoid 4 Common Forms of Accidental Death http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-avoid-4-common-forms-of-accidental-death <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-avoid-4-common-forms-of-accidental-death" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_makeup_driving_000025885984.jpg" alt="Woman trying to avoid common causes of accidental death" title="" 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 helpful articles on the common forms of accidental death, ways to stay motivated at the gym, and kitchen skills that help you save time.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/four-accidental-ways-die-and-how-avoid-them/">4 Common Forms of Accidental Death and How to Avoid Them</a> &mdash; Did you know that 25% of fatal falls occur from less than 10 feet high? The severity of a fall depends on how you land. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2016/04/stay-motivated-gym.html">How to Stay Motivated at The Gym</a> &mdash; Bring a notebook or your phone when you work out to record each exercise &mdash; the reps, sets, and weights. This concrete record of your progress will motivate you on your fitness journey. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.asianefficiency.com/health/save-time-efficient-kitchen-skills/">Save Time with Efficient Kitchen Skills</a> &mdash; Soup is a great make-ahead dish! You can pack a ton of healthy goodness into soup, it's easy to store, and it only requires one pot so clean-up is a breeze. [Asian Efficiency]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/JetBlue-Facts-40767365">These 14 JetBlue Facts Will Make You Love the Airline Even More</a> &mdash; JetBlue offers the most legroom in coach out of any U.S. airline. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0421/Netflix-will-be-raising-its-prices-soon-for-some-accounts">Netflix will be raising its prices soon - for some accounts</a> &mdash; Netflix subscribers who were grandfathered in under older pricing tiers will see an increase in the cost of their monthly subscription. By the end of the year, all Netflix customers be paying $9.99 per month for the standard streaming plan. [The Monitor]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/use-these-4-steps-to-improve-your-life-financially/">Use These 4 Steps to Improve Your Life&hellip; Financially</a> &mdash; Think ahead and plan out your day. When you're rushed and stressed, you end up spending more on frivolous things &mdash; like a McDonald's breakfast on days when you didn't have time to eat at home. [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="http://savvyscot.com/how-to-find-your-first-job-upon-graduation/">How to Find Your First Job upon Graduation</a> &mdash; Let it be known, far and wide, that you're on the job market. Tell your friends, family, social networks, even your dentist what kind of job you're looking for. [The Savvy Scot]</p> <p><a href="http://zenhabits.net/frustrated/">A Mini-Guide to Not Being Frustrated All the Time</a> &mdash; A moment of frustration can cause you to be irritated and angry throughout the day. Use this guide to help you work through the frustration and become less frustrated overall. [Zen Habits]</p> <p><a href="http://www.theorderexpert.com/clever-ways-stay-schedule/">7 Clever Ways to Stay on Schedule</a> &mdash; If you know that a meeting or task tends to run long, purposely ask someone to interrupt you and let you know that it's time to wrap things up. [The Order Expert]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-survive-tweens-part-1">How to Survive Tweens, Part 1</a> &mdash; The tween years will throw every parent for a loop &mdash; no matter how well you know your kids. They don't need you to be a friend, especially at this stage of their lives. Be the adult. Give them the guidance they're really looking for. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-avoid-4-common-forms-of-accidental-death">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-things-you-can-do-with-a-credit-card-besides-buy-stuff">15 Things You Can Do With a Credit Card Besides Buy Stuff</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/get-more-money-for-your-stuff-with-these-retail-secrets">Get More Money for Your Stuff With These Retail Secrets</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-negotiation-mistakes-that-will-destroy-your-deal">10 Negotiation Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Deal</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/51-uses-for-coca-cola-the-ultimate-list">51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks accidental death best money tips Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:00:11 +0000 Amy Lu 1695980 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Change Your Career http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-change-your-career <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-change-your-career" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_working_thinking_000063113861.jpg" alt="woman wondering how to change her career" title="" 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 helpful articles on how to change your career, unhealthy habits that form when you&rsquo;re trying to be healthy, and minimalist packing tips for your next trip.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.gajizmo.com/how-to-make-a-career-change/">How To Make A Career Change</a> &mdash; Assess your strengths and weaknesses. Create a plan to improve your weak skills and learn new ones! [Gajizmo]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bestkeptself.com/2016/04/19/four-habits-may-formed-pursuit-health-keep-unhealthy/">Four habits you may have formed in the pursuit of health that keep you unhealthy</a> &mdash; Focusing on just one number, whether it's your your weight, body fat percentage, or waist size, can cause you to miss other signs of unhealthy behavior. [Best Kept Self]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Pack-Light-41010377">10 Minimalist Travel Tips That Will Help You Save Bag Space</a> &mdash; Going on vacation? Embrace it! Don't bring tech (say, your work laptop) if you don't need it. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savingfreak.com/part-time-jobs-for-seniors/">27 Part-Time Jobs for Retirees</a> &mdash; Do you love being around kids? Many retirees work part time as teacher's aides. [SavingFreak.com]</p> <p><a href="http://www.artofmanliness.com/2016/04/20/how-to-find-water-in-the-wild/">How to Find Water in the Wild</a> &mdash; Collect morning dew by tying absorbent cloths around your ankle and walking through tall grass, meadows, and other non-poisonous plants. Wring out water when the cloths are fully saturated. [The Art of Manliness]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2016/04/21/15-ways-for-teens-to-earn-extra-money/">15 Ways for Teens to Earn Extra Money</a> &mdash; Older teens can work for other busy moms as a Mom's Assistant. The might be running errands, cooking meals, or entertaining a tired toddler. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.desktime.com/2016/04/18/how-to-make-time-for-yourself-and-why-its-crucial-for-productivity/">How to Make Time for Yourself and Why It&rsquo;s Crucial for Productivity</a> &mdash; When you commit to too many things, it's easy to spread yourself too thin. Learn to say &quot;no&quot; to things you don't have the time for or don't want to do. [DeskTime]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugaltoad.com/personalfinance/traveling-taste-buds-dining-well-budget-road">Traveling Taste Buds: Dining Well On A Budget On The Road</a> &mdash; Staying at a hotel? Take advantage of their continental breakfasts! [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.becauseimcheap.com/5-simple-ways-to-save-money-planning-your-wedding/">5 Simple Ways To Save Money Planning Your Wedding</a> &mdash; Get married on a weekday. Many venues, caterers, and vendors offer discounts on mid-week events. [Because I'm Cheap]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/real-talk-my-kids-snack-too-much">Real Talk: My Kids Snack Too Much</a> &mdash; Are your kids constantly snacking? Follow this plan to make sure they don't form unhealthy eating habits. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-change-your-career">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-great-retirement-jobs">6 Great Retirement Jobs</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/heres-how-spending-3-on-you-will-advance-your-career">Here&#039;s How Spending 3% On You Will Advance Your Career</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-questions-to-ask-before-you-quit-your-job">6 Questions to Ask Before You Quit Your Job</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/laid-off-make-sure-you-get-your-unemployment">Laid Off? You May Have to Fight for Unemployment Benefits</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-things-that-really-annoy-hiring-managers">9 Things That Really Annoy Hiring Managers</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Career and Income best money tips change career Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:30:21 +0000 Amy Lu 1695162 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Are You Guilty of These Frugal Fails? http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-are-you-guilty-of-these-frugal-fails <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-are-you-guilty-of-these-frugal-fails" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_receipt_shocked_000072723093.jpg" alt="Couple guilty of these frugal fails" title="" 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 helpful articles on frugal fails to avoid, how to create wealth using life insurance, and ways to curb your workaholism.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/frugality-fails/">Are You Guilty of These 6 Frugal Fails?</a> &mdash; You can save a lot of money with discounted vouchers, but you can also waste a lot of money if you end up sitting on the deal past its promotional period. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stackthechips.com/6-life-insurance-strategies-will-make-wealthy/">6 Life Insurance Strategies That Will Make You Wealthy</a> &mdash; A life insurance policy is more than just a safety net for your loved ones. It can also protect your wealth, boost your savings and build a comfortable retirement nest egg. [Stack The Chips]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Tips-Workaholics-40471576">10 Ways Workaholics Can Chill Out and Work Less</a> &mdash; Don't sacrifice your personal commitments for work. Push back a dinner date if you need to, but avoid rescheduling or canceling altogether. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4272/cheap-countries-to-retire">14 Affordable Countries for Americans to Retire Overseas</a> &mdash; Spain is an attractive international destination for retirees on tight budgets. The coastal city of Valencia in particular is a buyer's market, boasting affordable apartments, excellent (and cheap) health care, open-air food markets, and inexpensive getaways to neighboring nations. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2016/04/18/4-tips-for-frugally-growing-your-own-food.html">4 Tips for Frugally Growing Your Own Food</a> &mdash; Growing kits come with everything you need &mdash; plus a high mark up. Buy the seeds, potting mix, and containers separately if you care about your wallet. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.mattaboutmoney.com/2016/04/19/get-to-know-your-inner-money-manager/">Get To Know Your Inner Money Manager</a> &mdash; Identifying your temperament can help you figure out the best way to manage your money. [Matt About Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/frugality-fails/">8 Fun Ways to Encourage Your Child to Save</a> &mdash; Encourage your child to save towards a goal that is related to their personal interests. They'll be more excited to save when it means they get a prize at the end. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2016/04/study-online-courses-7-best-study-methods.html">How to Study Online Courses: 7 Best Study Methods</a> &mdash; Do you study better with other people? Join an online study group! You can find one on social media sites or your college may offer some, as well. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/5-ways-to-handle-the-bully-in-the-family/">5 Ways To Handle The Bully In The Family</a> &mdash; One way to deal with a verbal assault from a family member is to simply walk away. A confrontation will only keep them going, and you don't need to hang around for more hate and meanness. [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cleverdude.com/content/ignoring-your-todo-list-can-cost-you-money/">Ignoring Your ToDo List Can Cost You Money</a> &mdash; If you keep ignoring the tasks on your list, you (or your spouse) might be forced to hire someone else to do it later. [Clever Dude]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-are-you-guilty-of-these-frugal-fails">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-4"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-reasons-you-should-splurge-on-experiences-not-things">4 Reasons You Should Splurge on Experiences, Not Things</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-the-95-best-ways-to-get-fit-for-free">Flashback Friday: The 95 Best Ways to Get Fit for Free</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-only-6-rules-of-frugal-living-you-need-to-know">The Only 6 Rules of Frugal Living You Need to Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-negotiation-mistakes-that-will-destroy-your-deal">10 Negotiation Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Deal</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-8-best-pets-for-frugal-animal-lovers">The 8 Best Pets for Frugal Animal Lovers</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips frugal failure Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:01:08 +0000 Amy Lu 1694623 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Surprising Things That Sell Big on eBay http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-surprising-things-that-sell-big-on-ebay <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-surprising-things-that-sell-big-on-ebay" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_happy_computer_000044048410.jpg" alt="Woman finding surprising things that sell big on eBay" title="" 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 helpful articles on surprising things that you can sell on eBay, over 100 cheap or free things to do this summer, and ways to capture your best ideas.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://flippingincome.com/things-you-didnt-know-can-sell-on-ebay/">9 Things You Didn&rsquo;t Know You Can Sell On eBay</a> &mdash; Believe it or not, empty egg cartons and toilet paper rolls are in high demand due to their many uses for arts and crafts. [Flipping Income]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Cheap-Things-Do-Summer-37421848">100+ Cheap or Free Things to Do This Summer</a> &mdash; Slip and slides aren't just for kids! Set one up in your yard, invite your friends over, and have some fun under the sun. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://timemanagementninja.com/2016/04/5-tips-for-capturing-your-brains-best-ideas/">5 Tips for Capturing Your Brain&rsquo;s Best Ideas</a> &mdash; Habits actually stimulate creativity. As your body goes through the motions, your mind is free to wander. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0416/Five-ways-kids-stress-your-finances-and-what-you-can-do-about-it">Five ways kids stress your finances (and what you can do about it)</a> &mdash; There's no denying that kids are expensive, but many parents spend too much money on their kids for things they don't really need. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.retiredby40blog.com/2016/04/18/how-to-overhaul-your-budget/">How to Determine When Your Budget Needs An Overhaul</a> &mdash; Your life is constantly changing, and there are certain situations where your budget will need to change, too. [Living On 50]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://profinanceblog.com/4-tips-for-successful-blogging-on-linkedin.html">4 Tips for Successful Blogging on LinkedIn</a> &mdash; A successful long-form post on LinkedIn looks very different from your typical blog post. Follow these tips to create awesome content on LinkedIn and give a boost to your professional network. [Pro Finance Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.theorderexpert.com/5-smart-steps-to-organizing-a-project/">5 Smart Steps to Organizing a Project</a> &mdash; After you have named your project and set a due date, list out the broad categories that make up your project. For example, if you're planning a party, the categories could be cake, utensils, decorations, music, and guests. [The Order Expert]</p> <p><a href="http://afewshortcuts.com/2016/04/7-creative-hot-dog-toppings-for-your-backyard-bbq/">7 Creative Hot Dog Toppings for Your Backyard BBQ</a> &mdash; Give your BBQ an island flair by making Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa. [A Few Short Cuts]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lazymanandmoney.com/planning-your-long-term-financial-objectives/">Planning Your Long-term Financial Objectives</a> &mdash; Break down your long-term objective into smaller, more manageable milestones. [Lazy Man &amp; Money]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/should-the-school-day-start-later-for-high-schoolers">Should the School Day Start Later for High Schoolers?</a> &mdash; Studies show that there are educational and health benefits for teens when the school day starts later. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-surprising-things-that-sell-big-on-ebay">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-5"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-weird-things-to-sell-on-ebay-for-extra-cash">6 Weird Things to Sell on eBay for Extra Cash</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/clear-out-that-clutter-15-places-to-sell-your-stuff">Clear Out That Clutter: 15 Places to Sell Your Stuff</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-sell-your-old-stuff-on-facebook">How to Sell Your Old Stuff on Facebook</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/craigslist-vs-ebay-where-to-sell-10-common-items">Craigslist vs. eBay: Where to Sell 10 Common Items</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-things-you-can-resell-on-ebay-that-make-the-most-money">5 Things You Can Resell on eBay That Make the Most Money</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Extra Income best money tips eBay Wed, 20 Apr 2016 10:00:04 +0000 Amy Lu 1693784 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Financial Decisions You'll Regret Forever http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-financial-decisions-youll-regret-forever <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-financial-decisions-youll-regret-forever" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_money_regret_000086801593.jpg" alt="Couple facing financial decisions they&#039;ll regret forever" title="" 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 helpful articles on financial decisions you&rsquo;ll regret, over 200 awesome upcycling ideas, and eco-friendly ways to save money.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/saving/T023-S001-10-financial-decisions-you-will-regret-forever/index.html">10 Financial Decisions You'll Regret Forever</a> &mdash; Don't pass up on professional advice when you need it. The right financial pros can help you with investments, taxes, insurance, retirement savings, estate planning, and more. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Cool-Upcycling-Projects-24338804#photo-24338804">221 Upcycling Ideas That Will Blow Your Mind</a> &mdash; Make cute, tiny planters from hollowed out wine corks! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/eco-friendly-ways-to-save-money/">12 Simple, Eco-Friendly Ways to Save Money</a> &mdash; Eating less red meat and switching to a more plant-based diet is better for the environment, your health, and your wallet. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0417/Fourteen-thrifty-places-to-buy-a-prom-dress-online">Fourteen thrifty places to buy a prom dress online</a> &mdash; Shop for prom dresses at one of these online retailers. Your teen will be able to find a dress she loves at a price you love. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/kids-and-money/">Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money</a> &mdash; Give your kids a good foundation for financial education. Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET to discuss ways to teach your kids about money. [Experian]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4271/fitness-volunteer-opportunities">11 Ways to Get in Shape While Doing Good</a> &mdash; Volunteer at a local festival this summer! Ask for a task that will keep you active, like cleaning up a food court area. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2016/04/18/20-fast-easy-cleaning-hacks/">20 Fast &amp; Easy Cleaning Hacks</a> &mdash; Clean your blender by pulsing a little water and dish detergent. All you need to do next is rinse and let it air dry. [Living Well Spending Less]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adebtfreestressfreelife.com/warm-weather-emergency-car-kit/">The Ultimate Warm Weather Emergency Car Kit</a> &mdash; Make sure your car is stocked with food, sanitation items, security tools, and other gear to help you through an emergency[A Debt Free Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://funhappyhome.com/2016/04/5-ways-to-get-your-family-out-of-a-rut/">5 Ways to Get Your Family Out of a Rut</a> &mdash; It's easy for a family to fall into a rut when you're busy with work and household needs, and your kids' days are filled with school and extracurriculars. Plan to do at least one fun activity together each day to give everyone a chance to relax and laugh. [Fun Happy Home]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-perfect-science-gifts-for-kids">5 Perfect Science Gifts for Kids</a> &mdash; With Snap Circuits, kids can build hundreds of electronic products, like fly saucers and doorbells. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-financial-decisions-youll-regret-forever">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-6"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-common-money-misconceptions-about-women">4 Common Money Misconceptions About Women</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/what-was-your-financial-fork-in-the-road">What Was Your Financial Fork in the Road?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-decisions-that-seem-ok-now-but-might-ruin-your-finances-later">7 Decisions That Seem OK Now, but Might Ruin Your Finances Later</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-of-personal-finance-41-financial-calculators-for-major-life-decisions">Best Money Tip: 41 Financial Calculators for Major Life Decisions</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-financial-decisions-you-cant-keep-putting-off">10 Financial Decisions You Can&#039;t Keep Putting Off</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips financial decisions Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:30:33 +0000 Amy Lu 1693161 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Shop at Costco Without a Membership http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-shop-at-costco-without-a-membership <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-shop-at-costco-without-a-membership" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/shopping_costco_000039481274.jpg" alt="Learning how to shop at Costco without a membership" title="" 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 helpful articles on ways to shop at Costco without a membership, a step-by-step guide to turn your ideas into money, and ways to save money on a road trip.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/shop-costco-without-membership/">10 Clever Ways to Shop at Costco without a Membership</a> &mdash; You can use a Costco Cash Card to shop in person or online even if you're not a member. These cards can be found on eBay and on other sites that sell discounted gift cards, or you can ask a friend who has a membership to buy one for you. [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/7-steps-make-millions-with-your-bright-idea/">7 Steps to Turn Your Ideas and Inventions Into Money</a> &mdash; Your great idea may lead you to riches &mdash; if you take these steps. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2016/04/14/6-tips-for-saving-money-on-a-road-trip/">6 Tips for Saving Money on a Road Trip</a> &mdash; You can save some money on tolls by getting off the main highway. The trip along the scenic route may take longer but it'll be more memorable. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Read-Books-Quickly-40912115#photo-40912115">4 Hacks to Help You Read Every Book on Your Reading Challenge This Year</a> &mdash; Keep a digital copy of the book on your phone so you can get some reading in when you have some spare time, wherever you are. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/The-Bite/2016/0412/Is-antibiotic-use-for-livestock-losing-its-cache">Is antibiotic use for livestock losing its cache?</a> &mdash; According to the CDC, antibiotic-resistant bacteria infect at least 2 million Americans each year. At least 23,000 die from those infections. [The Monitor]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.vanessaalvarado.com/2016/04/6-simple-changes-for-improved-health.html">6 Simple Changes For Improved Health and Energy This Spring - for the Lazy Entrepreneur</a> &mdash; Pack your lunch in a bento box. These containers are small and portable, and they're great for portion control. [Vanessa Alvarado]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/personal-finances-moves-every-adult-needs-to-make/67449">If You Do Anything Right in Personal Finance, At Least Do These Three Things</a> &mdash; If you don't have an emergency fund, set aside $1,000 for it right now. Don't touch it except to add money to the fund whenever you're paid. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/how-establishing-a-more-joyful-daily-routine-can-save-you-money-and-make-life-better/">How Establishing a More Joyful Daily Routine Can Save You Money and Make Life Better</a> &mdash; Work small habits into your daily routine that will gently lift your mood every day. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbriana.com/12-kitchen-items-you-need/">12 Kitchen Items you Need</a> &mdash; A well-functioning kitchen would have a set of stackable mixing bowls, a strainer, a good set of kitchen scissors, and few other kitchen must-haves. [Bargain Briana]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/4-awesome-and-age-appropriate-books-for-preteens">4 Awesome and Age-Appropriate Books for Preteens</a> &mdash; Some of the popular books aimed at preteens can be quite racy or violent, and you might not be comfortable with your kids reading that kind of material. Try these alternatives that will captivate your young reader and will teach them valuable lessons. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-shop-at-costco-without-a-membership">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-5"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-things-you-should-buy-at-costco">15 Things You Should Buy at Costco</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-things-non-members-can-get-at-costco-including-cheap-eye-exams">7 Things Non-Members Can Get at Costco (Including Cheap Eye Exams!)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/these-6-costco-items-will-easily-cover-your-55-membership">These 6 Costco Items Will Easily Cover Your $55 Membership</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/trader-joes-vs-costco-whats-a-better-place-to-shop">Trader Joes vs. Costco: What&#039;s a Better Place to Shop?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-frugal-rules-you-must-follow-when-shopping-at-costco">5 Frugal Rules You Must Follow When Shopping at Costco</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips costco Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:00:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1691403 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Use Luck to Stretch Your Budget http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-use-luck-to-stretch-your-budget <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-use-luck-to-stretch-your-budget" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_fingers_crossed_000073161863.jpg" alt="Woman using luck to stretch her budget" title="" 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 helpful articles on ways to use luck to stretch your budget, how to make your laundry routine more eco-friendly, and grilling tips for newbies.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/how-to-use-luck-to-stretch-your-budget/">How To Use Luck To Stretch Your Budget</a> &mdash; Enter Facebook or blog giveaways for a chance to get gift cards and merchandise&hellip;for free! [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://momsneedtoknow.com/green-laundry-routine/">How To Green Your Laundry Routine</a> &mdash; Stop using dryer sheets! They&rsquo;re hard on our environment and full of chemicals. If it&rsquo;s the scent you want, put some essential oil on an old rag and throw it in with your laundry. [Moms Need to Know]</p> <p><a href="http://www.easyways.net/7-easy-ways-grill/">7 Easy Ways To Grill</a> &mdash; New to grilling? Learn the do's and don'ts for grilling common meats like chicken, turkey, salmon, and ribs. [easyWays.net]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/5-Household-Uses-Denture-Cleaner-8116869">5 Surprising Household Uses For Denture Cleaner</a> &mdash; Cleaning off the burnt food on your Pyrex is easy when you soak the dish in denture cleaner and warm water first. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifeoptimizer.org/2016/04/12/how-to-develop-self-discipline/">How to Develop Self-Discipline in 7 Steps</a> &mdash; When you plan out your to-do list, alternate pleasant tasks with unpleasant tasks. The things you want to do will motivate you to get through the things you don't want to do. [Life Optimizer]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.morewithlesstoday.com/10-item-checklist-to-prepare-your-home-for-overnight-guests/">10 Item Checklist to Prepare Your Home for Overnight Guests</a> &mdash; Make sure the bathroom your guest will be using is stocked with extra toilet paper, sanitary items, a plunger, and a basket or cup for their toothbrush. [More With Less Today]</p> <p><a href="https://due.com/blog/7-attributes-of-highly-functional-home-offices/">7 Attributes of Highly Functional Home Offices</a> &mdash; It&rsquo;s important for a home office to have rules so you&rsquo;re not constantly distracted by the people you live with. [Due.com]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cultofmoney.com/2016/04/13/4-basic-things-sell-home-faster/">4 Basic Things to Sell Your Home Faster</a> &mdash; Put together a sheet with the answers to commonly asked questions, like what options your potential buyers have for TV and internet services, who the utility providers area, and what schools are in the area. [Cult of Money]</p> <p><a href="http://vipforair.com/5-sources-of-air-pollution-in-your-home/">5 Sources of Air Pollution In Your Home</a> &mdash; Your carpet can be a trap for dust mites, fungus, dirt, bacteria, and other allergens &mdash; you probably already know this. But did you know that the chemicals used to manufacture your carpet can also &quot;off-gas&quot; into the room? [VIP for Air]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-amazing-things-we-can-learn-from-children">5 Amazing Things We Can Learn From Children</a> &mdash; Most things are new to children, and they're always ready to give it a try. Stop making excuses and jump into something new and strange. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-use-luck-to-stretch-your-budget">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-unexpected-dog-costs-you-should-prepare-for-now">5 Unexpected Dog Costs You Should Prepare for Now</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-ways-to-make-retail-therapy-good-for-you">5 Ways to Make Retail Therapy Good for You</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-the-95-best-ways-to-get-fit-for-free">Flashback Friday: The 95 Best Ways to Get Fit for Free</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/12-ways-to-save-and-make-money-while-traveling">12 Ways to Save and Make Money While Traveling</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-save-an-extra-109486-a-year">How to Save an Extra $1,094.86 a Year</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Budgeting best money tips luck Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:30:24 +0000 Amy Lu 1690613 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Buy Happiness http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-buy-happiness <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-buy-happiness" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/happy_woman_smile_000080935059.jpg" alt="Woman learning how to buy happiness" title="" 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 helpful articles on tips and tricks for buying happiness, places that pay you to live there, and trash that you can actually sell.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2016/04/tips-tricks-buying-happiness.html">Tips and Tricks for Buying Happiness</a> &mdash; Spend money on things you love doing &mdash; but be selective! Do lots of research to make sure it's a good purchase. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savingfreak.com/8-places-that-will-pay-you-to-live-there/">9 Places That Pay You to Live There</a> &mdash; Residents who have lived in Alaska for at least one full year can receive a rebate averaging $1,200 a year. [SavingFreak.com]</p> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/cash-for-junk/">Cash for Junk: 18 &ldquo;Trash&rdquo; You Don&rsquo;t Want to Throw Away</a> &mdash; Old magazines, especially back issues of niche topics like fashion or crafts, are fairly sought after. eBay is a good place to sell them. [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Travel-Dog-40301746">6 Tips That Will Make Traveling With Your Dog So Much Easier</a> &mdash; Watch this video for tips to make traveling with your dog easy as pie, wherever you go! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://timemanagementninja.com/2016/04/5-little-things-you-can-do-to-be-more-productive/">5 Little Things You Can Do to Be More Productive</a> &mdash; Review your to-do list before you begin working. This way, you'll know what the day will look like and be able to prioritize tasks accordingly. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.robertjacobs.org/2016/04/11/7-ways-to-beat-financial-stress/">7 Ways to Beat Financial Stress</a> &mdash; If you're already stressed about your finances, stop borrowing money. You're only shooting yourself in the foot when you increase your debt. [Everyday Financial Strategies]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.equifax.com/family-money/test-out-the-30-day-delay-limit-impulse-purchases/">Test Out the 30-Day Delay: Limit Impulse Purchases</a> &mdash; When you're tempted to buy something on impulse, give yourself 30 days to revisit the item. If you still want it, buy it&hellip;but odds are, you've reconsidered over the course of the month. [Equifax]</p> <p><a href="http://www.currentoncurrency.com/save-money-dental-care/">How to Save Money on Dental Care</a> &mdash; Many many community health centers offer dental programs for seniors and low-income families. Do some research and see if you qualify for a program in your area. [Current on Currency]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/10-point-check-list-for-a-good-life/">10 Point Check List For A Good Life</a> &mdash; Having a good life means you make time for others &mdash; and for yourself. [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-make-time-for-hobbies-as-a-busy-parent">How to Make Time for Hobbies as a Busy Parent</a> &mdash; Is your hobby something that the entire family can enjoy? [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-buy-happiness">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-4"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-reasons-you-should-splurge-on-experiences-not-things">4 Reasons You Should Splurge on Experiences, Not Things</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-the-95-best-ways-to-get-fit-for-free">Flashback Friday: The 95 Best Ways to Get Fit for Free</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-only-6-rules-of-frugal-living-you-need-to-know">The Only 6 Rules of Frugal Living You Need to Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-negotiation-mistakes-that-will-destroy-your-deal">10 Negotiation Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Deal</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-8-best-pets-for-frugal-animal-lovers">The 8 Best Pets for Frugal Animal Lovers</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips buy happiness Thu, 14 Apr 2016 10:01:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1689968 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Stop Throwing Away These Food Parts http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-stop-throwing-away-these-food-parts <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-stop-throwing-away-these-food-parts" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_orange_peel_000022937353.jpg" alt="Woman no longer throwing away food parts" title="" 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 helpful articles on food parts you should stop throwing away, how to create the perfect household budget, and tea hacks that will change your life.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/10-surprising-food-parts-you-should-stop-throwing-away">10+ Surprising Food Parts You Should Stop Throwing Away</a> &mdash;&nbsp; The nutrients in mango skins that can help protect you against skin cancer. If you don't want to eat it raw, you can blend the skins in a smoothie or dry them in the oven until they're crispy. [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0412/Here-s-how-to-create-the-perfect-household-budget">Here's how to create the perfect household budget</a> &mdash; You won't get to the perfect budget in one sitting. Keep tweaking your numbers until they fit your financial situation. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Tea-DIYs-40506819#photo-40506819">23 Tea Hacks That Will Change Your Life</a> &mdash; Sunburns are not fun, but you can relieve the sting with a green tea treatment. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.financialsamurai.com/a-better-way-to-prevent-financial-mistakes/">A Better Way To Prevent Financial Mistakes: Convince Others Why Before You Buy</a> &mdash; It's easy to convince yourself to part with your cash, but can you convince other people that it's a good idea? [Financial Samurai]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/how-to-save-money-at-whole-foods/">23 Money-Saving Secrets Every Whole Foods Shopper Needs to Know</a> &mdash; Did you know about the sample policy at Whole Foods? You can ask an employee to open a package for you to try an item before you buy it. The rest of the package is shared as samples with other customers. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.financiallypoor.com/home-ownership/10-steps-to-take-before-you-buy-your-home/">10 Steps to Take Before You Buy Your Home</a> &mdash; Research the area around your potential new home before you buy. Search for crime stats, transportation options, and school ratings &mdash; even if you don't have kids, being in a good school district will boost the value of your home. [Financially Poor]</p> <p><a href="http://savvyscot.com/tricks-for-spending-less-on-clothing/">Tricks for Spending Less on Clothing</a> &mdash; It seems obvious to return items that you don't like, but many people don't like returning things or they put it off until the return policy runs out. If you don't like a clothing purchase (or anything else, for that matter), take it back to the store and get a refund. [The Savvy Scot]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adebtfreestressfreelife.com/outdoor-spring-clean-checklist/">The Complete Outdoor Spring Clean Checklist</a> &mdash; Don't forget your outdoor space during your spring cleaning bonanza! Walk around your house and clear out the cobwebs, clean any lawn furniture, and use a brush on your planers and flower pots. [A Debt Free Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4259/summer-entertainment-saving-tips">11 Tips for Saving Money on Summer Events</a> &mdash; Why buy an official program or map when you can print one out from the organizer's website or download an app? [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/10-reasons-kids-should-help-out-in-the-kitchen">10 Reasons Kids Should Help Out in the Kitchen</a> &mdash; Working with their hands in the kitchen helps kids develop their tactile skills. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-stop-throwing-away-these-food-parts">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-6"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/16-simple-kitchen-skills-every-frugal-person-should-master">16 Simple Kitchen Skills Every Frugal Person Should Master</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/horizon-organic-milk-is-it-all-just-lies">Horizon Organic Milk: Is it All Just Lies?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-high-cost-of-cheap-food">The High Cost of Cheap Food</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/these-10-simple-swaps-will-make-your-baking-so-much-better">These 10 Simple Swaps Will Make Your Baking So Much Better</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips food parts Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:00:05 +0000 Amy Lu 1689466 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Avoid These 8 Hidden Travel Costs http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-avoid-these-8-hidden-travel-costs <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-avoid-these-8-hidden-travel-costs" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_money_travel_000017151631.jpg" alt="Woman trying to avoid hidden travel costs" title="" 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 helpful articles on ways to avoid hidden travel costs, office hacks for a more productive day, and pet care tips from an animal rescue.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0409/Eight-hidden-travel-costs-and-how-to-avoid-them">Eight hidden travel costs and how to avoid them</a> &mdash; You won't have many choices of ATMs if you need to withdraw money at an airport or hotel. If you want to avoid ATM fees without carrying wads of cash, check out your bank's International Partner ATMs. They might still charge a fee, but it'll be much less. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Productive-Office-40852153">10 Office Hacks For Having Your Most Productive Day Ever</a> &mdash; Some emails need a response right away, but others can wait until you have some free time. Categorizing your inbox by the time you have to respond to an email will help you stay on track. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://inexpensively.com/articles/5-pet-care-tips-from-an-animal-rescue/">5 Pet Care Tips from an Animal Rescue</a> &mdash; Think outside the pet store to find the best prices on food and supplies. [Inexpensively]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/lifestyle/five-ways-that-humor-can-save-you-lots-of-money/67362">Five Ways That Humor Can Save You Lots of Money</a> &mdash; Humor can help you be more persuasive during a negotiation. It's been shown to increase a person&rsquo;s willingness to listen and can distract the listener from forming counter-arguments! [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/kids-and-money/">Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money</a> &mdash; It's never too soon to learn the necessary skill to manage your finances. Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET to discuss ways to teach kids about money. [Experian]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/taxes/T063-S003-10-ways-to-waste-your-tax-refund/index.html">10 Ways to Waste Your Tax Refund</a> &mdash; Don't waste your money on a get-rich-quick seminar. A a better investment is a continuing education course that can improve your career prospects and earning potential. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/10-surprising-ways-to-save-at-estate-sales/">10 Surprising Ways to Save At Estate Sales</a> &mdash; Estate sales are great for finding deals on all kinds of tools, craft supplies, cookware, and even appliances. [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://www.becauseimcheap.com/life-hacks-that-save-money/">5 Easy Life Hacks That Save Money</a> &mdash; You actually don't need to have a membership at a wholesale club like Costco or Sam's Club to fill your prescription at their pharmacy! [Because I'm Cheap]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lazymanandmoney.com/3-incredibly-simple-inexpensive-diy-beauty-staples/">3 Incredibly Simple, Inexpensive DIY Beauty Staples</a> &mdash; These super easy recipes for an exfoliator, lip scrub, and eye remover use all-natural ingredients that you can find in your pantry. [Lazy Man &amp; Money]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-ways-to-make-your-family-history-come-alive-for-your-kids">7 Ways to Make Your Family History Come Alive for Your Kids</a> &mdash; For your next family vacation, plan a trip to visit locations that are central to your family history. [Parenting Squad]&nbsp;</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-avoid-these-8-hidden-travel-costs">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-6"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-things-youre-paying-too-much-for-when-you-travel-and-how-to-pay-less">10 Things You&#039;re Paying Too Much for When You Travel (and How to Pay Less)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/19-things-most-tourists-overpay-for-and-how-you-can-avoid-them">19 Things Most Tourists Overpay For, and How You Can Avoid Them</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/budgeting-for-study-abroad-what-youll-need-and-how-to-access-your-money">Budgeting for Study Abroad: What You&#039;ll Need, and How to Access Your Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/you-can-visit-europe-for-a-lot-cheaper-than-you-think-heres-how">You Can Visit Europe for a Lot Cheaper Than You Think — Here&#039;s How</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-pay-less-for-your-next-vacation">How to Pay Less for Your Next Vacation</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel best money tips travel costs Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:30:27 +0000 Amy Lu 1688978 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How Retailers Use Dynamic Pricing to Make You Pay More http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-retailers-use-dynamic-pricing-to-make-you-pay-more <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-retailers-use-dynamic-pricing-to-make-you-pay-more" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man_confused_computer_000084259081.jpg" alt="Man learning how retailers use dynamic pricing" title="" 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 helpful articles on how retailers use dynamic pricing to get you to pay more, the best flea markets across America, and elements of a healthy diet.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0405/How-retailers-use-dynamic-pricing-to-get-you-to-pay-more">How retailers use 'dynamic pricing' to get you to pay more</a> &mdash; Online retailers may charge you more depending on your browser history and location. Thankfully, there are ways to get around their shopping algorithms. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4248/best-flea-markets-in-the-u-s">50 Flea Markets Across America That Bargain Hunters Won't Want to Miss</a> &mdash; Shopping at flea markets is a great way to find awesome stuff for cheap, and admission is usually free or minimal. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://zenhabits.net/elements/">The Elements of a Healthy Diet, &amp; How to Change</a> &mdash; A healthy diet should give your body the nutrients it needs without too many calories or unhealthy things like excess sodium and trans fat. [Zen Habits]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/what-the-new-rule-for-financial-advisers-means-for-your-nest-egg/">How the New Financial Adviser Rule Impacts You</a> &mdash; New regulation is designed to end conflicts of interest in retirement advice, which has been costing Americans an estimated $17 billion a year. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-quick-and-easy-ways-to-check-items-off-of-your-to-do-list">7 Quick and Easy Ways to Check Items Off of Your To-Do List</a> &mdash; Make separate lists for immediate and long-range tasks. Something like painting a room would go on the long-range list, which you can tackle when you have more time on your hands. [Parenting Squad]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Happiest-Countries-World-40590044#photo-40590044">The Top 10 Happiest Countries in the World</a> &mdash; Denmark tops the list, followed by Switzerland and Iceland. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/free-or-nearly-free-clothes-for-kids/">10 Ways to Get Clothes for Your Kids Without Spending a Cent</a> &mdash; Going to a special event? You kid will probably outgrow a fancy dress or white button-down before they need to wear it again. See if you can borrow these one-time-use items from friends. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2016/04/06/7-little-ways-to-make-life-simpler/">7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler</a> &mdash; Leave some space between each item on your to-do list to relax and refresh yourself. [Marc &amp; Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/18117-2/">8 Self-love Tips For Relationships</a> &mdash; Only you can know what's best for you. Trust yourself. [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2016/04/07/7-fruits-you-can-grow-in-containers/">7 Fruits You Can Grow in Containers</a> &mdash; Don't have a lot of space for a garden? There are a variety of fruits you can grow in containers, like blueberries, lemons, and figs! [Shopper Strategy]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-retailers-use-dynamic-pricing-to-make-you-pay-more">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-4"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-sneaky-store-perks-that-make-you-overspend">4 Sneaky Store Perks That Make You Overspend</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/save-more-and-spend-less-by-increasing-your-mental-transaction-costs">Save More and Spend Less by Increasing Your &quot;Mental Transaction Costs&quot;</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-ways-to-avoid-sneaky-online-price-changes">6 Ways to Avoid Sneaky Online Price Changes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-reasons-you-should-splurge-on-experiences-not-things">4 Reasons You Should Splurge on Experiences, Not Things</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-ways-to-spot-and-avoid-a-fake-sale">4 Ways to Spot and Avoid a Fake Sale</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips dynamic pricing retailers Mon, 11 Apr 2016 10:00:05 +0000 Amy Lu 1687423 at http://www.wisebread.com