best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: 60+ Money-Saving Ways to Use Baking Soda http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-60-money-saving-ways-to-use-baking-soda <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-60-money-saving-ways-to-use-baking-soda" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/uses_baking_soda_000033494356.jpg" alt="Finding money saving ways to use baking soda" 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 over 60 uses for baking soda that can help&nbsp; you save money, career tips that every aspiring entrepreneur needs to hear, and inexpensive ideas for your Memorial Day party.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.savingfreak.com/baking-soda-uses/">65 Uses for Baking Soda that Can Save You Money</a> &mdash; Sprinkle a some baking soda on oil or grease stains in your garage or driveway, then scrub with a brush to remove the stains! [Saving Freak]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Become-Young-CEO-41427600">7 Career Tips Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Needs to Hear</a> &mdash; Acknowledge that there are things you don't know. Then, surround yourself with people who can teach you and who are smarter than you. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-inexpensive-memorial-day-party-ideas">5 Inexpensive Memorial Day Party Ideas</a> &mdash; Celebrate Memorial Day with patriotic pretzel sticks and edible fruit kabobs laid out like the American flag. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.goodfinancialcents.com/5-ways-to-prevent-your-70-year-old-self-from-hating-you/">5 Ways to Prevent Your 70-Year-Old Self from Hating You</a> &mdash; Stay away from unreasonable and unnecessary debt, which can really hurt you in the long run. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://thrftster.com/pro-tips/lifestyle-changes-that-save-money/">Lifestyle Changes That Save Money</a> &mdash; Cut back on expensive activities that you don't really enjoy. Just because your friends enjoy them (and can afford them) doesn't mean you have to go along. [Thrftster]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.easyways.net/17-easy-ways-extend-improve-laptop-battery-life/">17 Easy Ways To Extend And Improve Laptop Battery Life</a> &mdash; Know the difference between hibernation and standby. Standby allows you to resume your work quickly, but hibernation is better for your laptop's battery life. [easyWays]</p> <p><a href="http://afewshortcuts.com/2016/05/7-ways-to-use-geranium-oil/">7 Ways to Use Geranium Oil</a> &mdash; Geranium oil can help soften your hair! Just add a few drops to your bottle of conditioner. [A Few Short Cuts]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/health/30-minutes-of-exercise-each-day/68228">How 30 Minutes of Exercise Each Day Saves You Money</a> &mdash; Regular exercise makes you healthier, which means fewer health issues and cheaper insurance. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/eight-jobs-where-you-determine-your-salary/">Eight Jobs Where You Determine Your Salary</a> &mdash; These jobs have no set salary, so if you work hard and do well, the amount of money you can earn is limitless. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cashthechecks.com/5-tips-help-curb-unnecessary-online-shopping/">5 Tips To Help Curb Unnecessary Online Shopping</a> &mdash; Make it harder to browse for things you don't really need by deleting shopping apps. [Cash The Checks]</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-60-money-saving-ways-to-use-baking-soda">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/how-baking-soda-took-my-bathroom-from-yuck-to-yes">How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!</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/9-money-lessons-to-take-from-the-great-depression">9 Money Lessons to Take From the Great Depression</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/5-frugal-living-truths-every-stay-at-home-parent-should-know">5 Frugal Living Truths Every Stay-at-Home-Parent Should 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-frugal-and-delicious-meals-to-make-with-your-kids">10 Frugal and Delicious Meals to Make With Your Kids</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/my-2016-budget-challenge-how-to-turn-your-spouse-into-a-money-saver">My 2016 Budget Challenge: How to Turn Your Spouse Into a Money Saver</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living baking soda best money tips Thu, 26 May 2016 10:00:05 +0000 Amy Lu 1717713 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Fly on a Private Jet for Less http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-fly-on-a-private-jet-for-less <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-fly-on-a-private-jet-for-less" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_private_jet_000064952285.jpg" alt="Woman finding ways to fly on a private jet for less" 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 ways to fly on a private jet for less, tips for staying healthy on a budget, and how to create a meditation retreat at home.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4341/cheap-private-jet-service">10 Ways to Fly on a Private Jet for Less</a> &mdash; It can cost as low as a few hundred dollars to book a whole charter jet if it's on an &quot;empty leg&quot; trip. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneysoldiers.com/6-tips-for-staying-healthy-on-a-budget/">6 Tips For Staying Healthy on A Budget</a> &mdash; Pay attention to your salt intake! Salt raises blood pressure and makes you retain water. [Money Soldiers]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Meditate-Home-41217830">How to Create a Relaxing Meditation Retreat Right at Home</a> &mdash; Choose a quiet corner to set up your retreat. You'll want use it more often if it's in plain view. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0514/Five-money-talks-you-need-to-have-before-marriage-and-four-ways-to-start">Five money talks you need to have before marriage (and four ways to start)</a> &mdash; Go over that student loans, credit cards, and other debt that each of you will bring into the marriage.&nbsp; [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/17561/celebrate-memorial-day-on-a-budget.html">Fun and Inexpensive Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day</a> &mdash; Pay tribute by writing a letter or creating a care package to send to our troops. [Everything Finance]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.adaringadventure.com/how-to-tweak-your-morning-routine-to-make-your-entire-day-more-productive/">How to Tweak Your Morning Routine to Make Your Entire Day More Productive</a> &mdash; You body needs to be hydrated in the morning. A hot cup of water will do the trick without shocking your body temperature. [A Daring Adventure]</p> <p><a href="http://www.milliondollarjourney.com/give-yourself-a-financial-checkup.htm">Give Yourself a Financial Checkup</a> &mdash; Check your financial well-being by going over your cash flow, investments, estate planning, and other areas. [Million Dollar Journey]</p> <p><a href="http://funhappyhome.com/2016/05/7-ways-to-spend-the-rest-of-your-life-debt-free/">7 Ways to Spend the Rest of Your Life Debt-Free</a> &mdash; Pretend that you make less than you do. Can you live off 50% of your income? [Fun Happy Home]</p> <p><a href="http://www.currentoncurrency.com/6-steps-take-lose-job/">6 Steps to Take When You Lose Your Job</a> &mdash; Talk to your boss to hash out exactly why you're being let go.&nbsp; [Current on Currency]</p> <p><a href="http://www.treesfullofmoney.com/?p=3723">4 Tips to Combat Moisture in Your Basement</a> &mdash; Declutter your basement! Things like old boxes, clothes, and books absorb moisture, so either get rid of them or store them in plastic tote bins. [Trees Full of Money]</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-fly-on-a-private-jet-for-less">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/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">5 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</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/8-ways-to-save-on-accommodations-online">8 Ways to Save on Accommodations Online</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-save-on-baggage-fees">6 Ways to Save On Baggage Fees</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-credit-cards-for-road-trips">Best Credit Cards For Road Trips</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/7-fool-proof-ways-to-stay-within-your-travel-budget">7 Fool-Proof Ways to Stay Within Your Travel Budget</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel best money tips private jet Wed, 25 May 2016 10:00:11 +0000 Amy Lu 1716907 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Everything You Need to Know About Coupon Codes http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-everything-you-need-to-know-about-coupon-codes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-everything-you-need-to-know-about-coupon-codes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_shopping_phone_000049243876.jpg" alt="Woman learning everything about coupon codes" 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 everything you need to know about online coupon codes, items you should definitely buy at the dollar store, and easy ways to reuse plastic products.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0519/Everything-you-need-to-know-about-online-coupon-codes">Everything you need to know about online coupon codes</a> &mdash; Some stores will advertise their coupon codes right on their site, but you may be able find a better code for your purchase with a little digging. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Get-Dollar-Store-40954147#photo-40954147">85 Items You Should DEFINITELY Buy at the Dollar Store</a> &mdash; The dollar store is a great place to shop for office supplies such as white boards, notebooks, and highlighters. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.easyways.net/5-easy-ways-to-reuse-plastic-at-home/">5 Easy Ways To Reuse Plastic At Home</a> &mdash; There are many ways to use plastic bottles in your garden or for kids' craft projects. [easyWays]</p> <p><a href="http://www.smallfootprintfamily.com/8-ways-to-go-green-with-your-pet">8 Ways to Go Green with Your Pet</a> &mdash; Choose pet food made from food-grade meat byproducts and, whenever possible, food that is made from organic, sustainably-raised or grass-fed animals. [Small Footprint Family]</p> <p><a href="http://www.smallfootprintfamily.com/8-ways-to-go-green-with-your-pet">Time Management Tips for Busy Work At Home Moms</a> &mdash; Treat your time with the same respect you give to others. Don't allow yourself to be constantly interrupted throughout the day. [A Debt Free Mess Free Life]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cleverdude.com/content/the-cost-of-a-great-burger-restaurant-vs-cooking-at-home/">The Cost Of A Great Burger: Restaurant Vs Cooking At Home</a> &mdash; A meal of burgers at a restaurant can cost over $30 more than cooking at home. [Clever Dude]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T062-C011-S001-7-worst-wedding-gifts-for-newlyweds.html">7 Worst Wedding Gifts for Newlyweds</a> &mdash; Stay away from traditional gifts like china, crystal and similar &quot;forever&quot; items unless the couple specifically asks for them. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2016/05/pasta-alternatives.html">4 Delicious and Healthy Pasta Alternatives</a> &mdash; Black bean pasta is super nutritious and tastes great &mdash; similar to regular wheat pasta. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/9-ways-to-make-the-most-of-every-single-day/">9 Ways To Make The Most of Every Single Day</a> &mdash; Eating right will give you the energy you need to get things done. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adventuresinfrugalland.com/50-childrens-gifts-never-go-style/">50 Children&rsquo;s Gifts That Never Go Out of Style</a> &mdash; Kids love to create! That's why things like sidewalk chalk, Legos, and play dough make great gifts. [Adventures in Frugal Land]</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-everything-you-need-to-know-about-coupon-codes">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/25-things-to-never-pay-full-price-for">25 Things to Never Pay Full Price For</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/empty-coupon-code-box-you-re-paying-too-much">Empty Coupon Code Box? You’re Paying Too Much.</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-social-media-can-save-you-money">6 Ways Social Media Can Save You 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/7-amazon-prime-perks-youve-forgotten-to-use">7 Amazon Prime Perks You&#039;ve Forgotten to Use</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-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips coupon codes Tue, 24 May 2016 09:30:25 +0000 Amy Lu 1716047 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: What to Expect at Memorial Day Sales http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-what-to-expect-at-memorial-day-sales <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-what-to-expect-at-memorial-day-sales" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_shopping_bags_000012987857.jpg" alt="Woman learning what to expect from Memorial Day sales" 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 what you can expect from this year&rsquo;s Memorial Day sales, items you should never buy new, and ways to use up &ldquo;old&rdquo; food.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0519/What-to-expect-from-2016-Memorial-Day-sales">What to expect from 2016 Memorial Day sales</a> &mdash; Memorial Day weekend is a great time to shop for clothes, home goods, and mattresses. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/10-items-you-should-never-buy-new/">10 Items You Should Never Buy New</a> &mdash; Why buy new sports and fitness gear when you can find tons of used equipment for cheap at specialty stores, garage sales, Craigslist, and thrift shops? [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2016/05/19/5-tips-for-making-extra-cash-in-facebook-garage-sale-groups/">18 Ways to Use &lsquo;Old&rsquo; Food</a> &mdash; The least appealing part of old food is often the texture &mdash; so the trick to using up old food is to prepare them so that the original texture is no longer an issue. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Easy-Life-Skills-41379254">This Reddit Thread Will Change Your Daily Life Habits For the Better</a> &mdash; Learn how to manage your time so that you aren't running late all the time. You'll be less stressed, you'll stop having to make excuses for your lateness, and people won't think you're disrespectful for wasting their time. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2016/05/19/5-tips-for-making-extra-cash-in-facebook-garage-sale-groups/">5 Tips for Making Extra Cash in Facebook Garage Sale Groups</a> &mdash; When you're selling on Facebook garage sale groups, amazing pictures and detailed descriptions will grab people's attention. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/6-yoga-lessons-to-help-you-reach-your-financial-goals/">6 Yoga Lessons to Help You Reach Your Financial Goals</a> &mdash; When you've overextended during practice, &quot;child's pose&quot; can help you re-center yourself. It's important to find your &quot;child's pose&quot; when you and your financial resources are stretched too thin. [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="https://www.theorganizingagency.com/organized-travel/how-to-pack-a-suitcase-for-vacation/">How to Pack A Suitcase for Vacation</a> &mdash; Plan out your vacation wardrobe so that it's easy to mix and match items for multiple outfits. [The Organizing Agency]</p> <p><a href="http://www.asianefficiency.com/productivity/13-things-you-can-do-to-help-you-master-anything/">13 Things You Can Do to Help You Master Anything</a> &mdash; It's hard to become an expert in a very broad subject, but you can specialize in something within the subject that you really enjoy. [Asian Efficiency]</p> <p><a href="http://productivitytheory.com/6-simple-practices-self-confident-people-comfortable-in-their-own-skin/">6 Simple Practices of People Comfortable in Their Own Skin</a> &mdash; Confident people don't see the world in black and white. They understand that the people and situations are not always so clear-cut. [Productivity Theory]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-ways-to-make-this-summer-the-most-memorable-one-yet">7 Ways to Make This Summer the Most Memorable One Yet</a> &mdash; Everyone wants to be outdoors during the summer, but plan for a few indoor activities, too, in case the weather gets nasty. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p>&mdash;</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-what-to-expect-at-memorial-day-sales">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/6-ways-social-media-can-save-you-money">6 Ways Social Media Can Save You Money</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/the-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries</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-smart-ways-to-save-on-maternity-clothes">7 Smart Ways to Save on Maternity Clothes</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-amazon-prime-perks-youve-forgotten-to-use">7 Amazon Prime Perks You&#039;ve Forgotten to Use</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/7-starbucks-savings-hacks-that-actually-work">7 Starbucks Savings Hacks That Actually Work</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips memorial day sales Mon, 23 May 2016 10:00:10 +0000 Amy Lu 1714238 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Make an Extra $500 a Month http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-make-an-extra-500-a-month <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-an-extra-500-a-month" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_holding_cash_000013288546.jpg" alt="Woman learning how to make an extra $500 a month" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="141" /></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 ways for you to make an extra $500 every month, time-saving cleaning tips from a professional, and surprising places where you can use Bitcoins.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Easy-Ways-Make-Money-38341590#photo-38341590">How You Can Make $500 More Every Month</a> &mdash; Love working on your car? You can earn $100-$200 detailing other people's rides. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adebtfreestressfreelife.com/professional-cleaning-tips-and-tricks-that-save-time/">11 Professional Cleaning Tips and Tricks That Save Time</a> &mdash; Create a cleaning bucket to carry all your supplies with you while you clean. [A Debt Free Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://due.com/blog/places-you-can-use-bitcoin/">5 Places You May Have Not Known You Can Use Bitcoins</a> &mdash; Bitcoins are becoming more mainstream as more retailers and websites, like Overstock and Paypal, are accepting the digital currency as a form of payment.&nbsp; [Due]</p> <p><a href="http://ptmoney.com/reasons-you-need-will/">Top 9 Reasons You Need a Will</a> &mdash; It is never a bad idea to create a will &mdash; especially if any of these situations apply to you. [PT Money]</p> <p><a href="http://whatsthecost.org/how-much-does-it-cost-to-retire-comfortably/">How Much Does It Cost to Retire Comfortably?</a> &mdash; Each person's situation is different, but there's a simple formula that can help you figure out the estimated cost of a comfortable retirement. [What's the Cost?]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4330/cheap-easy-memorial-day-cookout-ideas">15 Cheap and Easy Dishes to Bring to a Summer Cookout </a>&mdash; Invest in some popsicle molds to make cheap and creative desserts all summer long. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://fitzvillafuerte.com/7-lessons-corporate-world-taught-success.html?">7 Lessons the Corporate World Taught Me about Success</a> &mdash; The corporate world is a social environment, and you have to learn how to deal with different personalities and find ways to work together effectively. [Ready To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="http://liveyourlegend.net/5-debilitating-myths-about-discovering-your-passion/">5 Debilitating Myths About Discovering Your Passion</a> &mdash; It isn't true that you have to drop your day job in order to find what you love. In fact, having a stable source of income while discovering your passion is highly recommended! [Live Your Legend]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.desktime.com/2016/05/18/why-summer-flex-hours-make-you-more-productive/">Why Summer Flex Hours Make You More Productive</a> &mdash; Having summer flex hours (and flexible hours in general) allow for a more trusting work environment. [DeskTime]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/13-questions-to-ask-your-childs-teacher-before-summer-vacation-starts">13 Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher Before Summer Vacation Starts</a> &mdash; You don&rsquo;t want your kids to&nbsp; lose everything they learned over the course of the summer. Ask their teachers about educational websites that help reinforce their 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-make-an-extra-500-a-month">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/5-best-cash-back-credit-cards">5 Best Cash Back Credit Cards</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/the-5-biggest-mistakes-freelancers-make">The 5 Biggest Mistakes Freelancers Make</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/17-part-time-jobs-to-do-while-your-kids-are-at-school">17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School</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/22-websites-that-will-pay-you-to-write-for-them">22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them</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/cool-convenient-cash-11-easy-ways-to-make-money-online">Effortless Ways to Make Money Online That Don&#039;t Require Skills</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Extra Income best money tips make extra money Fri, 20 May 2016 09:30:18 +0000 Amy Lu 1713531 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 60+ Useful Things You Can Get for Free http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-60-useful-things-you-can-get-for-free <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-60-useful-things-you-can-get-for-free" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_shopping_bags_000057226732.jpg" alt="Woman learning how to get useful things for free" 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 over 60 useful things that you can get for free, ways that living aboard can boost your productivity, and tips for running faster and better.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/saving/T063-S001-fabulous-freebies-things-you-can-get-for-free/index.html">64 Fabulous Things You Can Get for Free</a> &mdash; Several supermarket pharmacies offer select prescription drugs for free. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://productivitytheory.com/living-abroad-can-boost-productivity/">10 Ways Living Abroad Can Boost Your Productivity</a> &mdash; Living abroad gives you the chance to learn and practice new languages, which can open many new opportunities for you. [Productivity Theory]</p> <p><a href="http://www.easyways.net/8-easy-ways-run-faster-better/">8 Easy Ways To Run Faster</a> &mdash; Watch your posture! You&rsquo;ll run better and faster if you have the correct posture for it. [easyWays]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIYs-Use-Essential-Oils-33897194#photo-33897194">13 DIYs That Make Excellent Use of Essential Oils</a> &mdash; Freshen your sheets with a DIY linen spray scented with essential oils. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbabe.com/give-favorite-causes-without-spending-time-money/">How to Give to Your Favorite Causes without Spending Time or Money</a> &mdash; A number of retailers, loyalty programs, and shopping portals will donate a portion of your purchase to a charity of your choice. [Bargain Babe]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.frugalbuzz.com/articles/business-finance/how-to-make-money-on-pinterest/">How To Make An Extra Few Bucks On Pinterest</a> &mdash; Are you an avid pinner? Here's a way to make money on Pinterest. [Frugal Buzz]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/how-to-handle-kids-moving-back-home-after-college/">How to Handle Kids Moving Back Home after College</a> &mdash; Your child may be an adult now, but it's still important to set ground rules that you can all agree on. [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/lifestyle/careers/the-dos-and-donts-of-following-up-after-a-job-interview/68037">The Dos and Dont&rsquo;s of Following Up After A Job Interview</a> &mdash; If you haven't heard from the company in a week or two, follow up with the person who interviewed you. Ask them if the position is still open, and let them know you're still interested in the job. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adventuresinfrugalland.com/5-ways-save-even-yard-sales/">5 Ways to Save Even More at Yard Sales</a> &mdash; Like the goods? Find out when the last day of the sale will be. Most sellers will slash prices on the final day. [Adventures in Frugal Land]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/are-you-a-harsh-parent">Are You a Harsh Parent?</a> &mdash; The physical and psychological damage resulting from harsh parenting can stay with your child into adulthood. Learn how to tell if you're a harsh parent &mdash; and how to fix it. [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-60-useful-things-you-can-get-for-free">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/4-reasons-why-you-should-support-your-local-library">4 Reasons Why You Should Support Your Local Library</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-ways-pride-is-keeping-you-poor">7 Ways Pride Is Keeping You Poor</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/one-simple-thing-you-can-do-today-to-start-living-frugally">One Simple Thing You Can Do Today to Start Living Frugally</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/my-2016-budget-challenge-how-to-turn-your-spouse-into-a-money-saver">My 2016 Budget Challenge: How to Turn Your Spouse Into a Money Saver</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-frugal-and-delicious-meals-to-make-with-your-kids">10 Frugal and Delicious Meals to Make With Your Kids</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips free things Thu, 19 May 2016 10:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 1712847 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Get Stuff for Free at CVS http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-get-stuff-for-free-at-cvs <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-get-stuff-for-free-at-cvs" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/cvs_pharmacy_000071752339.jpg" alt="Learning how to get free stuff at CVS" 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 savvy ways to get free stuff at CVS, free budget spreadsheets to organize your household finances, and DIY projects that you can tackle with YouTube.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/how-to-save-money-at-cvs/">27 Ways to Save Money at CVS: How Pro Shoppers Use Coupons &amp; Deals to Get Free Stuff</a> &mdash; For starters, make sure you sign up for ExtraCare, CVS's rewards program. [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://christianpf.com/10-free-household-budget-spreadsheets/">10 Free Household Budget Spreadsheets</a> &mdash; These spreadsheets make it easy to set up and track your budget. And since they're free, you can download a few that you like, try them out, and keep the one that works best for you. [Seed Time]</p> <p><a href="http://savvyscot.com/diy-projects-you-can-tackle-with-youtube/">DIY Projects You Can Tackle with YouTube</a> &mdash; Some projects are better left for the pros &mdash; but you can definitely tackle these with a little help from YouTube. [The Savvy Scot]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0516/Everything-you-need-to-know-about-streaming-media-players">Everything you need to know about streaming media players</a> &mdash; Not sure what to look for in a streaming device? This guide will help you figure out which is the best option for you. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-You-Need-Do-Your-20s-41334277">Do These 31 Things For Yourself Before Turning 30</a> &mdash; Get into the habit of working out or going for a run when you feel down. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.financialsamurai.com/the-best-way-to-travel-for-free-and-lower-your-taxable-income/">The Best Way To Travel For Free And Lower Your Taxable Income</a> &mdash; As a travel blogger, you can travel for free in exchange for reviews and deduct certain travel expenses. [Financial Samurai]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0516/Everything-you-need-to-know-about-streaming-media-players">Is Cooking at Home Really Cheaper Than Eating Out?</a> &mdash; It can actually be cheaper for a family to dine out if there is a kids-eat-free promotion. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adebtfreestressfreelife.com/6-ways-to-be-more-content/">Tired of Trying to Keep Up With The Joneses? 6 Ways To Be More Content</a> &mdash; Recognize that you can't shop your way to happiness. Figure out what you're looking for emotionally and find healthier ways to deal with it. [A Debt Free Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.artofmanliness.com/2016/05/16/22-old-weather-proverbs-that-are-actually-true/">22 Old Weather Proverbs That Are Actually True</a> &mdash; Believe it or not, these weather proverbs are backed by science! [The Art of Manliness]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifeoptimizer.org/2016/05/16/become-a-better-person/">5 Habits to Throw Away to Become a Better Person</a> &mdash; Stop watching TV first thing in the morning. Start your day with things that actually matter! [Life Optimizer]</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-get-stuff-for-free-at-cvs">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/dealista-tip-shopping-smart-at-cvs">Shopping Smart at CVS</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-game-the-system-and-save-big-at-cvs-walgreens-and-rite-aid">How to Game the System and Save Big at CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid</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-social-media-can-save-you-money">6 Ways Social Media Can Save You 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/7-amazon-prime-perks-youve-forgotten-to-use">7 Amazon Prime Perks You&#039;ve Forgotten to Use</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-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips CVS Wed, 18 May 2016 10:00:05 +0000 Amy Lu 1712069 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Retire By 55 http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-retire-by-55 <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-retire-by-55" 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_hammock_000068947321.jpg" alt="Woman learning how to retire by 55" 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 a strategy for early retirement, questions that will help you declutter, and the details on Hulu&rsquo;s new cable TV service.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.bluntmoney.com/how-to-be-able-to-retire-at-55/">How to Be Able to Retire at 55</a> &mdash; Early retirement is a dream for many of us&hellip; but you can make it a reality balancing your sources of income and expenditure. [Blunt Money]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-amazing-books-on-motherhood-you-should-read-immediately">8 Questions to Ask Yourself to Help You Declutter</a> &mdash; Do you have a concrete plan to use this item? If not, toss it. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0513/Cord-cutters-rejoice!-Hulu-is-planning-an-online-cable-style-TV-service">Cord-cutters rejoice! Hulu is planning an online cable-style TV service</a> &mdash; Hulu recently announced that they will offer an online streaming package that would include broadcast and cable channels. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/build-emergency-fund/">Surefire Ways to Boost Your Emergency Fund</a> &mdash; Life is full of surprises &mdash; some good, some bad, and some very expensive! Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET to learn how to boost your emergency fund for life's very expensive surprises. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="http://flippingincome.com/items-you-can-resell-from-dollar-stores/">5 Items You Can Resell From Dollar Stores</a> &mdash; Who knew you could make a profit from these dollar store items? [Flipping Income]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/12-cheap-quick-and-easy-stress-relievers/">12 Cheap, Quick, and Easy Stress Relievers</a> &mdash; Crank up the music and dance like you mean it! It'll only take a few minutes for you to start feeling better. [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://flippingincome.com/items-you-can-resell-from-dollar-stores/">4 ideas for spring landscaping on a budget</a> &mdash; Check out check out yard sales, thrift shops, and dollar stores for things like containers, décor, and gloves. [Bargaineering]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2016/05/16/12-ways-for-teenagers-to-earn-money-this-summer.html">12 Ways for Teenagers to Earn Money This Summer</a> &mdash; Many companies hire teens for seasonal part-time jobs. Check out your local bowling alley, movie theater, and mall for openings. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bluntmoney.com/how-to-be-able-to-retire-at-55/">How to Compare Two Job Offers</a> &mdash; When choosing between two (or more!) job offers, you need to consider compensation and benefits, of course, as well as the commute and company culture. [Mint Life]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-amazing-books-on-motherhood-you-should-read-immediately">6 Amazing Books on Motherhood You Should Read Immediately</a> &mdash; These books offer serious food for thought for mothers everywhere. [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-retire-by-55">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/how-one-woman-retired-at-60-and-traveled-the-world">How One Woman Retired at 60 and Traveled the World</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/4-reasons-early-retirement-might-be-financially-risky">4 Reasons Early Retirement Might Be Financially Risky</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/14-ways-to-retire-early">14 Ways to Retire Early</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/book-review-early-retirement-extreme">Book Review: Early Retirement Extreme</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-much-do-i-need-to-retire-how-much-can-i-spend">How much do I need to retire? How much can I spend?</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips early retirement Tue, 17 May 2016 09:30:23 +0000 Amy Lu 1711443 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 19 Cheap Ways to Stay Cool This Summer http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-19-cheap-ways-to-stay-cool-this-summer <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-19-cheap-ways-to-stay-cool-this-summer" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_summer_ice_cream_000039222814.jpg" alt="Woman finding cheap ways to stay cool this summer" 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 nearly twenty cheap ways to stay cool, features to consider when shopping for carry-on luggage, and affordable, homemade versions of takeout meals.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/21-ways-beat-the-high-cost-air-conditioning/">It&rsquo;s Heating Up: 19 Ways to Bring Down the Cost of Staying Cool</a> &mdash; Use the barbecue and cook outdoors to keep the house cool. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0512/Seven-features-to-consider-when-buying-carry-on-luggage">Seven features to consider when buying carry-on luggage</a> &mdash; Zippers are prone to breaking, so choose durable metal or plastic zipper chains instead of coil zippers for better odds of coming home with working zippers on your carry-on. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4321/homemade-takeout-meals">21 Takeout Meals Made Cheaper at Home</a> &mdash; Many of your favorite takeout favorites can be made at home, easily and affordably! [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Travel-Advice-From-Friends-41277741">The 1 Thing You MUST Do Before Going on Vacation</a> &mdash; Reach out to your friends, family, and co-workers for recommendations on food, transportation, and activities. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/12-smart-financial-strategies-for-people-struggling-to-get-started/">12 Smart Financial Strategies for People Struggling to Get Started</a> &mdash; Most bakeries will offer bread at a pittance if you go in shortly before they close. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2016/05/12/7-safety-tips-to-follow-when-using-taxi-apps/">7 Safety Tips To Follow When Using Taxi Apps</a> &mdash; Take a screen shot of your order so you can see the name of your driver, car ID number, and other identifying information. Send it to a friend in case there's an emergency. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adebtfreestressfreelife.com/cleaning-hacks-that-dont-work/">12 Cleaning Hacks That Don&rsquo;t Work &amp; Are Just Plain Ridiculous</a> &mdash; Most hairsprays don't contain alcohol anymore, so they're pretty useless against ink stains in your clothes. In fact, the hairspray may even damage the fabric! [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/why-you-shouldnt-focus-on-income-to-grow-your-wealth/">Why You Shouldn&rsquo;t Focus on Income to Grow Your Wealth</a> &mdash; With income, you're working for your money &mdash; but with savings and investments, your money works for you. [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="http://ptmoney.com/best-gifts-for-graduates/">6 Gifts That Actually Help to Launch Graduates</a> &mdash; Give your college grad an incentive to save retirement and offer to match their 401(k) or IRA contributions for a year. [PT Money]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-secrets-to-get-children-to-eat-healthier">5 Secrets to Get Children to Eat Healthier</a> &mdash; Don't just tell your kids to eat healthy &mdash; you need to walk the walk, too. Show them that eating healthier is an important change for the entire family. [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-19-cheap-ways-to-stay-cool-this-summer">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/turn-off-your-air-conditioning">Turn Off Your Air Conditioning</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/one-simple-thing-you-can-do-today-to-start-living-frugally">One Simple Thing You Can Do Today to Start Living Frugally</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-smart-and-frugal-uses-for-epsom-salt">10 Smart and Frugal Uses for Epsom Salt</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/my-2016-budget-challenge-how-to-turn-your-spouse-into-a-money-saver">My 2016 Budget Challenge: How to Turn Your Spouse Into a Money Saver</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/11-delicious-dishes-you-can-make-with-a-can-of-tomato-soup">11 Delicious Dishes You Can Make With a Can of Tomato Soup</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips stay cool Mon, 16 May 2016 10:00:08 +0000 Amy Lu 1709578 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Traits that Multi-Millionaires Share http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-traits-that-multi-millionaires-share <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-traits-that-multi-millionaires-share" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/happy_man_work_000084440955.jpg" alt="Multi-millionaire sharing certain traits with other millionaires" 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 the traits that multi-millionaires share, over a hundred small ways to save big, and steps you can take to reduce food waste.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.wellkeptwallet.com/2016/05/10-traits-of-multi-millionaires/">10 Traits of Multi-Millionaires</a> &mdash; Self-made millionaires are willing to go against the grain. They don't care what other people think about their ideas, and they don't allow public opinion to sway their decisions. [Well Kept Wallet]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-ways-for-kids-to-have-fun-all-summer-long">101 Small Ways to Save Big</a> &mdash; Check out the ethnic markets in your area. You may find fresh produce and meat at lower prices. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dinksfinance.com/2016/05/ways-to-reduce-food-waste/">Ways to Reduce Food Waste</a> &mdash; Don't try to eat too much food when you're dining out. You can share your dish with a friend or take the leftovers home. [Dinks Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/real-estate/T029-C011-S002-strategies-to-remodel-your-kitchen-for-less.html">3 Strategies to Remodel Your Kitchen for Less</a> &mdash; If several of your large appliances are on their last legs, consider replacing them with appliances from the same manufacturer and product line. You'll get a significant discount or rebate &mdash; and have a coordinated look. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://studentloanhero.com/featured/cheap-summer-vacation-ideas/">6 Ways to Enjoy Summer Vacation and Hardly Spend a Dime</a> &mdash; Some hostels will allow you to stay there for free if you work at the hostel part time. [Student Loan Hero]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/how-to-save-money/style-secrets-of-the-worlds-most-fashionable-women-that-complement-any-budget/67870">Style Secrets of the World&rsquo;s Most Fashionable Women that Complement Any Budget</a> &mdash; Get friendly with a tailor. If an inexpensive piece doesn't fit quite right, a tailor can alter it and make you look like a million bucks. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bluntmoney.com/3-ways-to-save-on-your-teens-car-insurance/">3 Ways to Save on Your Teen&rsquo;s Car Insurance</a> &mdash; Your car insurance company may offer you a discount for installing a tracking device that monitors speeds, braking, and location. [Blunt Money]</p> <p><a href="http://savvyscot.com/the-simple-lifestyle-change-that-doubled-my-income/">The Simple Lifestyle Change That Doubled My Income</a> &mdash; This side hustler got up an hour earlier each day to work on making extra income. If you're a night owl, try staying up another hour. [The Savvy Scot]</p> <p><a href="http://thrftster.com/pro-tips/find-a-great-mechanic-dont-feel-cheated/">Car Mechanics: How to Find A Great One In Your Area &amp; Not Feel Cheated</a> &mdash; Start by asking your neighbors for recommendations. They live in your area and would know someone local. [Thrfster]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-ways-for-kids-to-have-fun-all-summer-long">5 Ways for Kids to Have Fun All Summer Long</a> &mdash; Get your kids' input regarding what they would like to do this summer. If you'll be working during summer vacation and they'll be off at summer camp, ask them which ones they want to try. [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-traits-that-multi-millionaires-share">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/the-millionaire-next-door-riches-de-mystified">The Millionaire Next Door: Riches De-mystified</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/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-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-easy-ways-to-get-your-finances-fit-for-summer">10 Easy Ways to Get Your Finances Fit For Summer</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-12-month-get-richer-plan">The 12-Month Get-Richer Plan</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-10-most-common-financial-aid-mistakes-and-how-to-avoid-them">The 10 Most Common Financial Aid Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips millionaires Fri, 13 May 2016 09:30:27 +0000 Amy Lu 1708794 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 8 Ways to Make Money on Instagram http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-8-ways-to-make-money-on-instagram <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-8-ways-to-make-money-on-instagram" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/girl_taking_selfie_000062656040.jpg" alt="Woman finding ways to make money on Instagram" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="139" /></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 tried-and-true ways to make money on Instagram, low-cost substitutes for cleaning products, and smart storage solutions for small spaces.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/making-money-instagram/">8 Proven Ways to Make Money on Instagram</a> &mdash; Start by building a strong Instagram following. With a large amount of fans/followers, you can potentially become a brand ambassador and get paid to promote brands and products. [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/inexpensive-substitutes-for-cleaning-products">10 Inexpensive Substitutes for Cleaning Products</a> &mdash; Do you have oily stains on your clothing? Skip the stain remover and simply rub a dish detergent or chalk into the stain just before washing. [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2016/05/09/storage-solutions-for-small-spaces/">Storage Solutions for Small Spaces</a> &mdash; No room inside? Consider keeping items outside in a shed or even a small dog house with a closing door. [Frugal Village]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Time-Day-Send-Job-Application-3575883">What's the Best Time to Submit a Job Application?</a> &mdash; Sending an application early the morning shows that you're an enthusiastic early bird. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.threethriftyguys.com/2016/05/principles-for-money-and-marriage/">10 Principles for Handling Money in Marriage</a> &mdash; Set rules for the gifts you get each other, but you may want to re-negotiate the rules depending on the occasion. Remember, the point of gifting is to make the other person feel special and valued. [Three Thrifty Guys]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.financiallypoor.com/money-management/easy-ways-save-money-holidays/">Easy Ways To Save Money During The Holidays</a> &mdash; Yes, now is the time to start preparing for the holidays! Start carrying a list of everyone you need to buy a gift for and keep an eye out for bargain goods that they (and your wallet) would enjoy. [Financially Poor]</p> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/17486/budget-wedding-cake-alternatives.html">7 Wedding Cake Alternatives That Will Save You Money</a> &mdash; It's easy to blow your budget on a fancy wedding cake. A make-your-own-sundae ice cream bar is a budget-friendly alternative that guests are sure to love&hellip;especially at a summer wedding! [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifeoptimizer.org/2016/05/10/how-to-improve-sleep-25-sleeping-tips/">How to Improve Sleep: 25 Sleeping Tips</a> &mdash; Don't eat too close to bedtime. Your body would still be digesting food as you try to sleep, and you might even experience heartburn or indigestion. [Life Optimizer]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/10-reasons-talk-strangers/">10 Reasons To Talk To Strangers More</a> &mdash; There's always the chance to learn something new when you strike up a conversation with the person standing in line with you. [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-deal-when-your-child-isnt-excited-about-the-new-baby">How to Deal When Your Child Isn't Excited About the New Baby</a> &mdash; Allow your older child to be hands on with the baby. It can make her feel special as she starts to form a bond with her new sibling. [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-8-ways-to-make-money-on-instagram">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/5-best-cash-back-credit-cards">5 Best Cash Back Credit Cards</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/6-ways-social-media-can-save-you-money">6 Ways Social Media Can Save You Money</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-5-biggest-mistakes-freelancers-make">The 5 Biggest Mistakes Freelancers Make</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/17-part-time-jobs-to-do-while-your-kids-are-at-school">17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School</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/22-websites-that-will-pay-you-to-write-for-them">22 Websites That Will Pay You to Write for Them</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Extra Income best money tips instagram Thu, 12 May 2016 10:00:05 +0000 Amy Lu 1708048 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Avoid Long Lines at Busy Places http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-avoid-long-lines-at-busy-places <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-long-lines-at-busy-places" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/people_waiting_line_000078235013.jpg" alt="People finding ways to avoid waiting in line" 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 smart ways to avoid long lines at busy places, the staples of a good first impression, and dozens of practical ways to save money.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4315/skip-the-line">How to Avoid Long Lines at 14 Busy Places From Costco to Disney</a> &mdash; If you need to make an in-person visit to the DMV, see if you can book an appointment online first. It's less busy during the middle of the month, and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays are the quietest days of the week. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/blog/the-3-staples-of-a-good-first-impression/">The 3 staples of a good first impression</a> &mdash; Be memorable! Come up with intriguing answers to the most common &quot;nice to meet you&quot; questions. [I Will Teach You To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="http://www.goodfinancialcents.com/ways-to-save-money/">How to Save Money: 75 Super Easy and Practical Money Saving Tips</a> &mdash; Meat is the most expensive part of any meal. You can shave a bit off your grocery expenses by eating vegetarian one or two days a week. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0508/Running-shoes-Three-easy-ways-to-get-the-best-deal">Running shoes: Three easy ways to get the best deal</a> &mdash; If you haven't already, go to a local running store to get personalized recommendations based on your gait analysis. The professional advice will help you keep your feet healthy. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Write-Good-Cover-Letter-24357796">Catch a Recruiter's Eye With These 7 Cover Letter Tips</a> &mdash; The cover letter is your chance to shine and show some personality. You're only wasting space if you repeat what's already in your résumé. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://zenhabits.net/direction/">How to Develop an Awesome Sense of Direction</a> &mdash; Use one or two landmarks as points of reference as you walk around. They'll help give you a better sense of where you are relative to those landmarks. [Zen Habits]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/lifestyle/careers/working-from-home-costs-more-than-you-think/67847">How Working From Home Costs More Than You Think</a> &mdash; Many people will assume that you're not as busy working at home. If you don't set clear boundaries, you may be volunteered to babysit, host play dates, or even run other people's errands. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/lifestyle/careers/working-from-home-costs-more-than-you-think/67847">How to Have a Perfect Yard Sale</a> &mdash; Get the word out! Advertise your sale on yard sale websites, Craigslist, your local paper, and community bulletin boards. Clearly state the hours of the sale and give readers a taste of the items you'll offer for sale. [Flipping Income]</p> <p><a href="http://www.financialsamurai.com/effective-tips-for-boosting-savings-controlling-spending/">Easy Ways To Boost Savings And Control Spending</a> &mdash; You might look at a price tag and think it really isn't <em>that</em> much money, but do some math and calculate how many hours of work it takes to afford that purchase. Converting the price into labor is one of the best ways to curb your spending. [Financial Samurai]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/the-best-advice-my-dad-ever-gave-me-and-how-you-can-use-it-too">The Best Advice My Dad Ever Gave Me, And How You Can Use It, Too</a> &mdash; &quot;Work first, then relax&quot; is an important message to impart on your kids. [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-long-lines-at-busy-places">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/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-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-ways-to-calm-your-nerves-and-ace-your-interview">6 Ways to Calm Your Nerves and Ace Your Interview</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/51-uses-for-coca-cola-the-ultimate-list">51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List</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-frugal-hacks-for-single-living">10 Frugal Hacks for Single Living</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/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips long lines Wed, 11 May 2016 10:00:05 +0000 Amy Lu 1707390 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Upgrade Your Flight to First Class http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-upgrade-your-flight-to-first-class <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-upgrade-your-flight-to-first-class" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_first_class_000081471163.jpg" alt="Woman learning how to upgrade flight to first class" 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 tips to snag a first-class ticket upgrade, strange and wonderful Captain America collectibles to check out, and ways to resist 21 common retail tricks.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Save-First-Class-Ticket-40902397">10 Tips to Snag a First-Class Ticket Upgrade</a> -- Travel during the slow times. You're more likely to get an upgrade when there are more seats available in first class. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0508/Captain-America-10-strange-and-wonderful-collectibles">Captain America: 10 strange and wonderful collectibles</a> -- Fans of Captain America won't want to miss out on these weird collectibles! [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2016/05/06/21-retail-tricks-resist/">21 Retail Tricks (and How to Resist Them)</a> -- Many retailers use vanity sizing to make us feel more confident and push us to buy clothing items just because of the number on the tag. [Living Well Spending Less]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/pantry-items-to-stock-up-on-this-spring">10 Pantry Items to Stock Up On This Spring</a> -- Dandelion leaves are great in salads and stir fries -- they're even better if you can find them in your lawn! [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/debt-pay-off/">Pay Off Debt: How to Pay Down Debt Faster</a> -- Carrying long-term debt can have a huge impact on our lives, financially and emotionally. Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET to learn different ways to eliminate debt faster. [Experian]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://thrftster.com/pro-tips/being-lazy-looking-professional/">A Gentleman&rsquo;s Guide: To Being Lazy &amp; Looking Professional</a> -- Slip a coin into the tip of the bigger end of your tie to keep it nice and straight without a tie clip. [Thrfster]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbabe.com/how-to-make-your-own-composter-for-cheap/">How to make your own composter for cheap</a> -- Store-bought compost bins can cost upwards of $100, but you can easily make your own composting bins from empty buckets. [Bargain Babe]</p> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2016/05/05/7-plants-that-offer-privacy/">7 Plants that Offer Privacy</a> -- Turn your yard into a private retreat! Clematis, morning glories, and moonflowers all love to climb trellises, chain link fences, and walls and would make beautiful natural walls. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/debt/4-keys-to-dealing-with-legitimate-debt-collectors/">4 Keys to Dealing with (Legitimate) Debt Collectors</a> -- Don't get emotional. The more calm and professional you are, the easier it will be to resolve the issue to your advantage. [Money Ning]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-follow-through-on-punishment-for-your-young-child">How to Follow Through on Punishment for Your Young Child</a> -- It's easy to get angry and toss out punishment without thinking, but that can create an unhealthy dynamic between you and your kids. Follow these tips to make discipline more effective for everyone involved. [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-upgrade-your-flight-to-first-class">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/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">5 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</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/6-ways-to-save-on-baggage-fees">6 Ways to Save On Baggage Fees</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-fool-proof-ways-to-stay-within-your-travel-budget">7 Fool-Proof Ways to Stay Within Your Travel Budget</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-credit-cards-for-road-trips">Best Credit Cards For Road Trips</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/8-ways-to-save-on-accommodations-online">8 Ways to Save on Accommodations Online</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel best money tips flight upgrade Tue, 10 May 2016 09:30:28 +0000 Amy Lu 1706755 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money at BJ's Wholesale Club http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-money-at-bjs-wholesale-club <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-money-at-bjs-wholesale-club" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man_shopping_wine_000075564981.jpg" alt="Man finding ways to save at BJ&#039;s Wholesale Club" 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 save big at BJ&rsquo;s Wholesale Club, train hacks for your next trip, and health snacks that actually work against you.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/6-ways-save-bjs-wholesale-club/">7 Ways to Save at BJ&rsquo;s Wholesale Club</a> &mdash; If BJ's is one of your main stores, you may want to consider upgrading your membership to their Perks Rewards Membership. The annual fee is higher, but you'll earn 2% cash back on most purchase at BJ's. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Amtrak-Train-Travel-Tips-41204746">17 Train Hacks That Will Take Your Trip to the Next Level</a> &mdash; Buy food at the snack café instead of the dining car. Food at the café is usually cheaper! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bestkeptself.com/2016/05/04/three-deceiving-healthy-snacks-work/">Three deceiving &ldquo;healthy snacks&rdquo; that work against you</a> &mdash; Not all yogurt is the same! Some varieties contain more sugar than many candy bars. And yogurt may not be a good choice for you if you experience bloating and gastrointestinal discomfort. [Best Kept Self]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/The-Bite/2016/0427/How-improving-sell-by-dates-can-reduce-food-waste">How improving sell-by dates can reduce food waste</a> &mdash; Confusion over food expiration dates leads to millions of pounds of food being thrown away each year. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4307/best-ways-to-cook-cheap-meat">11 Ways to Get the Most Out of Cheap Cuts of Meat</a> &mdash; Marinating meat is a tried-and-true way to get deep flavor into your meat. Let it soak for 2-8 hours for maximum effect. [Cheapism]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/9-ways-to-survive-your-family-summer-vacation">9 Ways to Survive Your Family Summer Vacation</a> &mdash; Plan out the sleeping arrangements before you book your accommodations. Are there enough bedrooms? Who will be sharing a room with whom? [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0505/Five-simple-ways-to-protect-yourself-from-identity-theft">Five simple ways to protect yourself from identity theft</a> &mdash; Protect your digital presence with firewalls, anti-virus software, and/or an anti-spyware program. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/how-to-tame-your-landscape-for-less/">Yardwork Gone Wild: How to Tame Your Landscape for Less</a> &mdash; You'll get more bang for your buck if you buy big plants that take up more room as they age or bright plants that give your yard a pop of color. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.mint.com/early-career/5-tips-on-how-to-negotiating-an-entry-level-salary-050416/">5 Tips on How to Negotiate an Entry-Level Salary</a> &mdash; Never mention the salary you would settle for. If you're repeatedly asked for a specific figure, give them a number 10% more than your target salary to allow some buffer during negotiations. [Mint Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.financialsamurai.com/how-to-increase-the-value-of-your-house-with-one-phone-call/">How To Increase The Value Of Your House With One Phone Call</a> &mdash; One call to your local Assessor's Office can increase the value of your home tremendously. [Financial Samurai]</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-save-money-at-bjs-wholesale-club">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/shop-in-stores-with-concrete-floors">“Shop in stores with concrete floors.”</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/6-ways-social-media-can-save-you-money">6 Ways Social Media Can Save You Money</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-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries</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-amazon-prime-perks-youve-forgotten-to-use">7 Amazon Prime Perks You&#039;ve Forgotten to Use</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/7-smart-ways-to-save-on-maternity-clothes">7 Smart Ways to Save on Maternity Clothes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips bj's Mon, 09 May 2016 10:00:13 +0000 Amy Lu 1705084 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Redecorate Without Spending a Dime http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-redecorate-without-spending-a-dime <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-redecorate-without-spending-a-dime" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_painting_walls_000050032210.jpg" alt="Couple learning how to redecorate without spending a dime" 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 simple ways to redecorate without spending anything, body language mistakes we often make, and places to get free WiFi.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/how-to-save-money/simple-ways-to-redecorate-your-home-without-spending-a-dime/67806">Four Simple Ways To Redecorate Your Home Without Spending A Dime</a> &mdash; Go through each room and make a few edits: relocate art to another room, rearrange the items on your shelves, or get rid of clutter. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/10-body-language-mistakes-make-without-realizing/">10 Body Language Mistakes We Make Without Realizing It</a> &mdash; Looking away when you're having a conversation with someone will make the other person think you're not interested in what they're saying. [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savingfreak.com/places-to-get-free-wifi-near-me/">21 Places to get Free Wifi Wherever You Go</a> &mdash; Many restaurants and retailers with locations across the country now offer free Wi-Fi. [Saving Freak]</p> <p><a href="http://www.positivityblog.com/index.php/2016/05/04/less-stressful-work/">10 Less Stressful Ways to Get Your Daily Work Done</a> &mdash; A minimalistic workspace will help you keep your focus and attention in the right place. [The Positivity Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/What-Do-When-Youre-Mad-Someone-41192849#photo-41192849">The 1 Constructive Thing You Should Do When You're Mad at Someone</a> &mdash; Writing a letter to the person you're mad at &mdash; without sending it out &mdash; can be a good way to deal with the anger. If you do want to send a letter to the offender, however, follow these tips to keep it thoughtful and constructive. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://moneyqanda.com/cheap-flights-without-frequent-flier-miles/">6 Ways to Find Cheap Flights Without Frequent Flier Miles</a> &mdash; Sign up for apps and email alerts to know when cheap airfare deals are up for grabs. [Money Q&amp;A]</p> <p><a href="http://momsneedtoknow.com/top-10-gardening-rules-never-break">Top 10 Gardening Rules That You Should Never Break!</a> &mdash; Sterilize your garden tools in vinegar or rubbing alcohol after every use to avoid contaminating your whole garden if you have one diseased plant. [Moms Need to Know]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/questions-to-ask-before-you-decide-to-work-from-home/">3 Important Questions to Ask Before You Decide to Work From Home</a> &mdash; How will you separate work from pleasure? [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/17400/diy-for-your-wedding.html">What you Should and Shouldn&rsquo;t DIY for Your Wedding</a> &mdash; Yes, professional photography is expensive, but if you want high quality photos to cherish after your wedding, you'll need to find someone with the equipment and expertise. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-ways-to-help-your-child-succeed-with-end-of-year-testing">6 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed With End-of-Year Testing</a> &mdash; Teach them relaxation techniques &mdash; like breathing, visualization, and focus &mdash; to use during the test. [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-redecorate-without-spending-a-dime">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/get-your-closet-ready-for-summer-with-these-5-hacks">Get Your Closet Ready for Summer With These 5 Hacks</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/the-5-best-bug-repellents">The 5 Best Bug Repellents</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/secret-lawn-tonic-recipe-from-golf-course-groundskeeper">Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe From Golf Course Groundskeeper</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-5-best-bug-sprays-for-home-pest-control">The 5 Best Bug Sprays for Home Pest Control</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/14-effective-grease-and-oil-stain-removal-tips">14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal Tips</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Home best money tips redecorate Fri, 06 May 2016 09:30:25 +0000 Amy Lu 1704430 at http://www.wisebread.com