best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: 5 Ways to Eliminate Stress http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-5-ways-to-eliminate-stress <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-5-ways-to-eliminate-stress" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_relaxing_music_000065927857.jpg" alt="Woman finding ways to eliminate stress" 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 articles on ways to eliminate stress, tips for fun travel pictures, and ways to save money on flowers.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2016/02/11/5-ways-to-eliminate-stress-from-your-life/">5 Ways to Eliminate Stress from your Life</a> &mdash; Start prioritizing your responsibilities. Cut back on the things you don't really need (or want) to do. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <p><a href="http://savvyscot.com/17-fun-ways-to-take-pictures-while-travelling/">17 Fun Ways to take Pictures while Travelling</a> &mdash; Use angles and perspective, plus a bit of creativity, to take fun pictures beyond the usual selfie. [The Savvy Scot]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Save-Money-Flowers-27012566">9 Tips to Save a Bundle on Flowers</a> &mdash; Go the DIY route and make your flowers out of everyday items like tape and old book pages. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.beatingbroke.com/5-strategies-buy-used-car-without-scammed/">5 Strategies to Buy a Used Car without Being Scammed</a> &mdash; Be very suspicious if you come across a good deal that is significantly below Blue Book value. [Beating Broke]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cultofmoney.com/2016/02/10/7-ways-to-invest-in-yourself/">7 Ways to Invest in Yourself</a> &mdash; Start building an online presence with a website or a blog. [Cult of Money]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://savingdollarsandsense.com/dollar-store-valentine-gift-ideas-under-5/">Dollar Store Valentine Gift Ideas Under $5</a> &mdash; Pick up a few items for a themed gift set &mdash; like chocolate bars with a pack of hot chocolate in a cute mug. [Saving Dollars &amp; Sense]</p> <p><a href="http://www.financiallypoor.com/frugality/useful-tips-on-how-to-save-on-groceries/">Useful Tips on How to Save on Groceries</a> &mdash; Don't be tempted by multiple-item sales unless it's something that you'll actually use before it goes bad. [Financially Poor]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/current-emotions-affecting-your-money/">Your Current Emotions May Be Affecting Your Money More Than You Think</a> &mdash; Spending can be a form of emotional pacification. [ReadyForZero]</p> <p><a href="http://makemoneyyourway.com/10-mistakes-made-at-networking-events/">10 Mistakes Made at Networking Events</a> &mdash; Focus on the relationships, not the sale! Make connections, learn something, and help someone. [Make Money Your Way]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-daddy-daughter-date-ideas-for-valentines-day">7 Daddy-Daughter Date Ideas for Valentine's Day</a> &mdash; A crafting class is a great way for dad and daughter to explore new hobbies. [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-5-ways-to-eliminate-stress">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/how-to-deal-when-your-spouse-is-suffering-from-burnout">How to Deal When Your Spouse is Suffering From Burnout</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/10-frugal-ways-to-reduce-workplace-stress">10 Frugal Ways to Reduce Workplace Stress</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/tips-from-a-hostage-negotiator-that-anyone-can-use">Tips From a Hostage Negotiator That Anyone Can Use</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/when-is-it-okay-to-share-your-social-security-number">When Is It Okay to Share Your Social Security Number?</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-things-americans-were-better-at-in-the-1950s-than-today">8 Things Americans Were Better at in the 1950s Than Today</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips stress Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:30:20 +0000 Amy Lu 1655106 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Cheapest Cities for Retirees http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-cheapest-cities-for-retirees <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-cheapest-cities-for-retirees" 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_city_000084004751.jpg" alt="Married couple finding cheapest cities for retirees" 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 articles on the cheapest cities for retirees, the best time to visit top vacation destinations for big savings, and affordable but romantic Valentine&rsquo;s Day ideas.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/retirement/T006-S001-cheapest-places-where-you-ll-want-to-retire/index.html">Cheapest Places Where You'll Want to Retire</a> &mdash; In Hot Springs, Arkansas, housing and health care for retirees are particularly low, at 24.1% and 12.2% below the national average, respectively. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4120/best-time-to-go">When to Hit 10 Top Vacation Destinations for Big Savings</a> &mdash; Vacation rentals in London are cheapest a few weeks before mid-July. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/13-inexpensive-but-romantic-valentines-day-ideas">13 Inexpensive But Romantic Valentine's Day Ideas</a> &mdash; Hop into your car and take a long drive through a scenic area nearby. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Signs-Hoarding-Tendencies-33911301">11 Signs You Have Hoarding Tendencies</a> &mdash; Do you make piles of things to deal with later&hellip;and let those piles sit for days? [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stackthechips.com/7-crazy-things-that-we-do-with-our-money/">7 Crazy Things That We Do With Our Money</a> &mdash; With online rental and streaming services, it doesn't make sense to buy a film that you haven't seen. [Stack The Chips]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugaltoad.com/household/your-health-how-to-stay-safe-with-medicine">Your Health: Staying Safe with Medicine</a> &mdash; Keep medicine in their original containers and out of reach of children. Make sure they're stored properly! Some meds require refrigeration. [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/3-surefire-strategies-to-end-under-earning-and-change-your-financial-circumstances/">3 Surefire Strategies to Value Yourself And Stop Working for Free</a> &mdash; Be honest! Take a hard look at your situation and analyze your justifications, thoughts, and feelings. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://gradmoneymatters.com/money-making-ideas/5-tasks-that-you-can-outsource.html">5 Tasks You Can Outsource</a> &mdash; Spend your time on things that matter. Email management is one of those tasks that you can easily hand off to a virtual assistant. [Grad Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://www.biblemoneymatters.com/practice-an-attitude-of-gratitude-to-improve-your-finances/">Practice An Attitude Of Gratitude To Improve Your Finances</a> &mdash; Practicing gratitude allows you to appreciate what you have and stop focusing on what you don't. [Bible Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://ptmoney.com/marriage-money/">8 Tips to Secure Your Marriage (and Money) for Years to Come</a> &mdash; Decide ahead of time who will take care of which financial tasks. [PT 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-cheapest-cities-for-retirees">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/if-you-want-your-401k-to-grow-stop-doing-these-6-things">If You Want Your 401K to Grow, Stop Doing These 6 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/dont-let-poor-health-kill-your-retirement-fund">Don&#039;t Let Poor Health Kill Your Retirement Fund</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/x-exciting-world-cities-you-can-afford-to-retire-in">4 Exciting World Cities You Can Afford to Retire In</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/5-incredible-places-to-retire-abroad-that-anyone-can-afford">5 Incredible Places to Retire Abroad That Anyone Can Afford</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-occasions-when-you-should-definitely-hire-a-financial-advisor">7 Occasions When You Should Definitely Hire a Financial Advisor</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips retirement Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:00:06 +0000 Amy Lu 1654680 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 101 Ways to Make an Extra $500 a Month http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-101-ways-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-101-ways-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_computer_cash_000078650869.jpg" alt="Woman finding ways to make an extra $500 a month" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="142" /></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 articles on ways to make an extra $500 a month, frugal alternatives to popular Valentine&rsquo;s Day gifts, and smart things to do when you&rsquo;re bored.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://due.com/blog/101-ways-to-make-an-extra-500-a-month-while-keeping-your-full-time-job/">101 Ways to Make an Extra $500 a Month While Keeping Your Full Time Job</a> &mdash; If you have the gear and know-how, cleaning gutters can bring in some extra cash on the weekends. [Due.com]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0205/Valentine-s-Day-gifts-five-frugal-alternatives-to-popular-choices">Valentine's Day gifts: five frugal alternatives to popular choices</a> &mdash; Small kitchen appliances are really practical&hellip;but not very romantic. A more thoughtful alternative is a cooking class that you can attend together. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2016/02/08/7-smart-things-to-do-when-youre-bored.html">7 Smart Things to Do When You&rsquo;re Bored</a> &mdash; Make a list of the areas in your home that need to be organized, and work on one area whenever you're bored. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/budget-travel/5-budget-vacations-hacks-you-need-to-know/">5 Budget Vacations Hacks You Need To Know</a> &mdash; Sharing your trip with family and friends will allow you to split many expenses and cut down costs. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Elevate-Last-Minute-Gift-39992756">7 Ways to Elevate a Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gift</a> &mdash; Instead of using a card, print out a recent photo and write a sincere note on the back. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/you-already-have-all-the-skills-you-need-to-succeed/">You Already Have All The Skills You Need to Succeed</a> &mdash; You may have the skills, but you need to apply them well in order to succeed. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cleverdude.com/content/three-ways-to-save-money-on-hotel-rooms/">Three Ways To Save Money On Hotel Rooms</a> &mdash; Check multiple reservation systems to make sure you find the best deal. [Clever Dude]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/this-simple-budgeting-trick-allows-you-to-splurge/66368">This Simple Budgeting Trick Allows You to Splurge</a> &mdash; Use the Rule of 3 to help you save for splurges that are really worth it. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/4-things-you-need-to-understand-before-playing-the-lottery/">4 Things You Need to Understand Before Playing the Lottery</a> &mdash; We often trick ourselves into believing that our odds are better than they really are. [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-introduce-zine-making-to-your-kids">How to Introduce Zine Making to Your Kids</a> &mdash; Bring back the zine! This old-school project allows kids to explore their interests and express themselves. [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-101-ways-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/10-great-side-jobs-for-extroverts">10 Great Side Jobs for Extroverts</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-ways-to-earn-extra-cash-when-money-is-tight">9 Ways to Earn Extra Cash When Money Is Tight</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/8-truths-from-a-mystery-shopper-you-must-read-before-you-get-started">8 Truths From a Mystery Shopper You Must Read Before You Get Started</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-side-jobs-for-stay-at-home-moms-and-dads">12 Side Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads</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/15-ways-to-make-money-outside-your-day-job">15 Ways to Make Money Outside Your Day Job</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Extra Income best money tips side jobs Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:00:06 +0000 Amy Lu 1654015 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Best Hacks for Amazon and Amazon Prime http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-best-hacks-for-amazon-and-amazon-prime <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-best-hacks-for-amazon-and-amazon-prime" 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_online_000051347316.jpg" alt="Woman learning best hacks for amazon and amazon prime" 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 articles on the best Amazon hacks, ways to save money this year, and over 60 mostly-free ways to entertain yourself at home.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://wallethacks.com/amazon-prime-hacks/">The Best Amazon &amp; Amazon Prime Hacks</a> &mdash; You can get a $5 credit just for downloading the Amazon app! [Wallet Hacks]</p> <p><a href="http://www.becauseimcheap.com/10-frugal-ways-to-save-money-in-2016/">10 Frugal Ways To Save Money In 2016</a> &mdash; Shopping online is easy &mdash; maybe TOO easy! If you block your favorite online retailers' websites, you'll be forced to think twice before you can buy anything. [Because I'm Cheap]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Free-Ways-Entertain-Yourself-Home-30926585">68 Mostly Free Ways to Entertain Yourself at Home</a> &mdash; Need to pass some time at home? Gather some photos and create a collage! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0207/When-should-you-hire-someone-to-do-your-taxes">When should you hire someone to do your taxes?</a> &mdash; Hiring a CPA is a good idea if your tax situation is complicated. Are you divorced with children? Do you own a small business? Do you have high-net-worth investment portfolios? [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/valentines-day-budget/">Valentine&rsquo;s Day on a Budget</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat on Wednesday, February 10 at 3 pm ET for a discussion on frugal ways to celebrate Valentine's Day. [Experian]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://naturemoms.com/blog/2016/02/08/20-herbs-to-grow-for-medical-home-remedies/">20 Herbs to Grow For Medicinal Home Remedies</a> &mdash; Aloe is a succulent with thick gel that is perfect for soothing burns and skin irritations. [Nature Moms Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.morewithlesstoday.com/not-so-extreme-couponing-tips/">12 Not So Extreme Couponing Tips</a> &mdash; You don't need to spend a lot of time clipping and sorting coupons to reap the savings. Don't try to have a perfect system right from the start. Just choose a few items to always clip and go from there. [More With Less Today]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4111/aphrodisiac-foods">31 Aphrodisiac Foods to Put You in the Mood on Valentine's Day</a> &mdash; Rich in zinc, pine nuts have been used in the Mediterranean as an aphrodisiac for a long time. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/what-uses-the-most-energy-in-your-home/">What Uses the Most Energy In Your Home?</a> &mdash; Almost half the energy consumed in a home goes to heating and cooling. [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/9-ways-to-respectfully-parent-your-child">9 Ways to Respectfully Parent Your Child</a> &mdash; When you see your child is struggling, look for the underlying cause and validate their feelings. They'll feel understood and less alone. [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-best-hacks-for-amazon-and-amazon-prime">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-little-known-amazon-shopping-hacks">5 Little Known Amazon Shopping 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/16-amazon-deal-hacks-you-may-not-already-know">16 Amazon Deal Hacks You May Not Already Know</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-secrets-of-amazons-pricing-strategy-will-help-you-find-the-best-buys">These Secrets of Amazon&#039;s Pricing Strategy Will Help You Find the Best Buys</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-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-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/filler-strategies-for-amazon-s-free-super-saver-shipping">Filler Strategies for Amazon’s Free Super Saver Shipping</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping Amazon amazon prime best money tips online shopping Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:00:05 +0000 Amy Lu 1653328 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: The Best and Worst States to Retire http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-best-and-worst-states-to-retire <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-the-best-and-worst-states-to-retire" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/old_couple_bikes_000019588725.jpg" alt="Couple finding best and worst states to retire" 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 articles on the best and worst states to retire, ways to keep your money safe while traveling, and cancer-causing foods you should avoid.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/these-are-the-10-best-and-worst-states-retire/">These Are the 10 Best (and Worst) States to Retire</a> &mdash; Most retirees choose where to retire based on good weather or where their children live. But children often move, and good weather alone doesn't lead to happiness or contentment. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0204/Seven-ways-to-keep-your-money-secure-while-traveling">Seven ways to keep your money secure while traveling</a> &mdash; See if you can get a travel debit card linked to a temporary checking account with your bank. You'll be able to leave your regular debit cards at home, and the funds in your regular account will be safe if a thief gets ahold of your travel debit card. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifed.com/cancer-causing-foods-you-should-never-eat">16 Cancer Causing Foods You Should Never Eat</a> &mdash; Processed meats can increase your risk for cancer. Eating the equivalent of four slices of bacon raises the risk of getting colorectal cancer by 18%. [Life'd]</p> <p><a href="http://www.artofmanliness.com/2016/02/04/12-tips-for-getting-the-most-out-of-your-trip-to-a-museum/">12 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Trip to a Museum</a> &mdash; You might be able to navigate a museum just fine on your own, but guided tours, programs, and classes can really enhance the experience. [The Art of Manliness]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/3-uncommon-ways-to-be-more-positive/">3 Uncommon Ways To Be More Positive</a> &mdash; It's easy to get stuck in the past and focus on the bad experiences. Writing down your goals and dreams helps you shift your focus to the future and reminds you of what you're working towards. [Pick The Brain]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.positivityblog.com/index.php/2016/02/04/how-to-stop-being-so-lazy/">How to Stop Being So Lazy: 10 Simple Habits</a> &mdash; Allow yourself small breaks between blocks of focused work. You'll feel energetic and motivated longer and be able to do better quality work. [The Positivity Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/life-hacks/hosting-cost-effective-dinner-parties-that-dont-break-the-bank/66308">Hosting Cost-Effective Dinner Parties That Don&rsquo;t Break the Bank</a> &mdash; Grill something! When the weather is nice, everyone (including the chef) can hang out outside and enjoy really inexpensive grilled meat and sides. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Meditation-Increases-Productivity-40064496">4 Ways Meditation Increases Your Productivity and Wellness</a> &mdash; Doing breathing exercises can help calm your mind and nervous system, allowing you to be in the present. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/how-to-clean-your-bathroom-in-just-10-minutes/">How To Quick Clean Your Bathroom In Just 10 Minutes</a> &mdash; Don't wait until your bathroom has collected layers and layers of grime to do a deep scrub. Regular, 10-minute cleanings is all you need to keep this high-traffic space sparkling! [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cleverdude.com/content/2-ways-for-couples-to-resolve-spending-conflict/">2 Ways For Couples To Resolve Spending Conflicts</a> &mdash; When you can't agree on how to spend funds, use something to break the tie randomly. The next time you're in the same position, the tie-breaker goes to the other partner. [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-the-best-and-worst-states-to-retire">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/dont-choose-these-10-cities-if-you-want-to-retire-comfortably">Don&#039;t Choose These 10 Cities If You Want to Retire Comfortably</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/stop-making-these-10-bogus-retirement-savings-excuses">Stop Making These 10 Bogus Retirement Savings Excuses</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/is-it-safe-to-re-finance-your-home-close-to-retirement">Is it Safe to Re-Finance Your Home Close to Retirement?</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/how-much-should-you-have-saved-for-retirement-by-30-40-50">How Much Should You Have Saved for Retirement by 30? 40? 50?</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-important-things-to-know-about-your-401k-and-ira-in-2016">5 Important Things to Know About Your 401K and IRA in 2016</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips places to retire Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:00:03 +0000 Amy Lu 1651694 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Find Amazon Freebies http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-find-amazon-freebies <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-find-amazon-freebies" 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_online_000066499183.jpg" alt="Woman learning how to find Amazon freebies" 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 tricks to finding free stuff on Amazon, the best things to buy in February, and how to score big bargains on Super Bowl Sunday.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/amazon-freebies/">13 Tricks to Find Useful Amazon Freebies (No Junk Samples!)</a> &mdash; Amazon offers tons of digital entertainment &mdash; movies, music, books &mdash; for free if you know where to look. [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/family-shopping-guide-what-to-buy-in-february">Family Shopping Guide: What to Buy in February</a> &mdash; You'll find great deals on clothing and home items during Presidents' Day sales at most major stores. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T062-C011-S003-how-to-score-big-bargains-on-super-bowl-sunday.html">How to Score Big Bargains on Super Bowl Sunday</a> &mdash; If football isn't your kind of sport, head to somewhere that is usually crowded &mdash; but isn't thanks to the big game. Many zoos and museums will be offering discounts and extra perks on Super Bowl Sunday. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Healthy-Work-39928825">7 Ways to Stay Healthy at the Office While Everyone Else Is Sneezing</a> &mdash; Pack some disinfecting wipes. At the start of the day, clean everything you touch on a regular basis, like your keyboard, mouse, or pens. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2016/02/03/tips-for-saving-money-on-in-season-produce/">Tips for Saving Money on In-Season Produce</a> &mdash; Once you know which fruits and veggies are in season, look for them at your local farmers market for even greater savings. [Frugal Village]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://naturemoms.com/blog/2016/02/02/nature-as-your-gym-tips-for-beginning-a-jogging-routine/">Nature as your gym: Tips for beginning a jogging routine</a> &mdash; Shake up your routine! Map out a different route each day to explore new footpaths and trails. [Nature Moms Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://frugalbeautiful.com/blog/fly-budget-top-ten-frugal-beauty-tips/">Beauty on a Budget: Ten Frugal Beauty Tips</a> &mdash; Store your products appropriately to ensure they don't go bad before you finish the container. [Frugal Beautiful]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cashthechecks.com/5-ways-to-break-free-from-procrastination/">5 Ways To Break Free From Procrastination</a> &mdash; Before you feel bogged down by a task, find ways to make it fun. Turn on some music or take your laptop to the park for some inspiration. [Cash The Checks]</p> <p><a href="http://wealthyturtle.com/the-difference-between-income-and-wealth/">The Difference Between Income and Wealth</a> &mdash; A higher income doesn't necessarily translate to wealth. [Wealthy Turtle]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneysoldiers.com/4-collectibles-with-financial-return/">4 Collectibles with the Possibility of a Financial Return</a> &mdash; A rare, out-of-print book can give you a hefty return at auction. [Money Soldiers]</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-find-amazon-freebies">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-little-known-amazon-shopping-hacks">5 Little Known Amazon Shopping 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/16-everyday-things-you-shouldnt-be-paying-for">16 Everyday Things You Shouldn&#039;t Be Paying For</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/8-free-things-that-arent">8 &quot;Free&quot; Things That Aren&#039;t</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/16-amazon-deal-hacks-you-may-not-already-know">16 Amazon Deal Hacks You May Not Already Know</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-things-that-are-always-cheaper-at-target">The 8 Things That Are Always Cheaper at Target</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping Amazon best money tips freebies Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:00:02 +0000 Amy Lu 1651055 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Save Money in February http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-save-money-in-february <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-save-money-in-february" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_saving_money_000020272115.jpg" alt="Couple learning how to save money in February" 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 save money in February, brilliant uses for Dawn dish soap, and how to trick yourself into saving money.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-save-money-in-february">How to Save Money in February</a> &mdash; With the Super Bowl comes savings on snacks! Stock up on your family's favorites for upcoming parties and events. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Uses-Dawn-Dish-Soap-35522847">31 Brilliant Uses For Dawn Dish Soap</a> &mdash; This handy blue liquid can unclog toilets, clean your pool, and help you find any punctures in your car tires. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/trick-yourself-into-saving-money">10 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Money</a> &mdash; The zero-sum budget forces you to hide money from yourself every month. Out of sight, out of mind! [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/free-stuff/5-ways-to-get-free-stuff-in-exchange-for-reviews/">5 Ways to Get Free Stuff in Exchange for Reviews</a> &mdash; Companies won't come to you unless you have a reputation for being a good reviewer. Amazon is a great place to start! [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://afewshortcuts.com/2016/02/5-ways-to-get-paid-to-travel/">5 Ways to Get Paid to Travel</a> &mdash; Love taking photos? You can be a travel photographer and sell your photos to magazines, websites, and stock photo sites. [A Few Short Cuts]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/learn-language-cheap.html">Learn a second language on the cheap</a> &mdash; If you learn better in a face-to-face environment, look up language classes at a community college. [Bargaineering]</p> <p><a href="http://www.goodfinancialcents.com/10-ways-to-have-a-financially-happy-marriage/">10 Ways to Have a Financially Happy Marriage</a> &mdash; It's important to have long- and short-term goals &mdash; and to share them with your partner. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.retiredby40blog.com/2016/02/03/winter-blues-got-20-natural-ways-boost-mood/">Winter Blues Got You Down? 20 Natural Ways To Boost Your Mood</a> &mdash; The vitamin D from sunlight will help stabilize your mood. Open the curtains to let natural light in or go outside for a walk during your lunch break. [Retired By 40!]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2016/02/01/why-you-are-your-own-worst-enemy-when-it-comes-to-money.html">Why You are Your Own Worst Enemy When it Comes to Money</a> &mdash; We all make excuses, but if you want to reach your goals, you need to push the excuses aside. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/10-frugal-things-to-do-when-youre-snowed-in/">10 Frugal Things To Do When You&rsquo;re Snowed In</a> &mdash; Being stuck at home means you can finally tackle the clutter in your pantry and closets. Give your house a good cleaning and bask in the sense of accomplishment. [Northern Cheapskate]</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-save-money-in-february">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/8-ways-valentines-day-picks-your-pocket">8 Ways Valentine&#039;s Day Picks Your Pocket</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/10-more-hobbies-you-can-start-for-free">10 More Hobbies You Can Start 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/flashback-friday-122-scrumptious-super-bowl-party-snack-ideas">Flashback Friday: 122 Scrumptious Super Bowl Party Snack Ideas</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/20-valentines-day-gifts-for-10-or-less">20 Valentine&#039;s Day Gifts for $10 or Less</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/celebrate-love-not-money-with-these-recycled-valentines-day-gifts">Celebrate Love, Not Money, With These Recycled Valentine&#039;s Day Gifts</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips February Thu, 04 Feb 2016 20:00:03 +0000 Amy Lu 1650371 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Get Ahead on Next Year's Taxes http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-get-ahead-on-next-years-taxes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-get-ahead-on-next-years-taxes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_computer_paperwork_000042286072.jpg" alt="Woman getting ahead on next year&#039;s taxes" 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 get ahead on next year&rsquo;s taxes, job hunting tips for moms who want to work from home, and amazing ways to use balloons.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/4129-how-to-prepare-for-next-year-s-taxes">5 Ways to Get Ahead on Next Year&rsquo;s Taxes</a> &mdash; Start putting all the documents you'll need in a shoebox or accordion folder, or make it a habit to scan your paper receipts. [Daily Worth]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbriana.com/job-hunting-tips-mothers-want-work-home/">Job Hunting Tips for Mothers Who Want to Work From Home</a> &mdash; Use a calendar and spreadsheet to plan and track your job hunting activity. [Bargain Briana]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Uses-Balloons-31135985#photo-31135985">23 Amazing Ways to Use Balloons</a> &mdash; You can use balloons to make chocolate cups, then fill the cups with other tasty treats! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/taxes/T054-S001-middle-class-tax-breaks-for-the-rest-of-us/index.html">9 Tax Breaks for the Middle Class</a> &mdash; Do you know about the Saver's Tax Credit and the Earned Income Tax Credit? [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0131/Valentine-s-Day-prices-for-roses-are-already-going-through-the-roof">Valentine's Day prices for roses are already going through the roof</a> &mdash; The average price of a dozen roses has risen over 12% since January 1st. [The Monitor]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2016/02/putting-first-may-least-selfish-thing-can.html">When Putting Yourself First May Be The Least Selfish Thing You Can Do</a> &mdash; Paying attention to your own self-care allows you to give, do, and be more for other people. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4102/getting-ready-for-a-date">Date Night Prep: 10 Money-Saving Tips</a> &mdash; Before setting plans for a date, search for deals on food, events, and activities in your area. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://frugalbeautiful.com/blog/adopting-pet-herestofirsts/">What To Know Before Adopting Your First Pet</a> &mdash; Adopting a pet is a big commitment, especially considering the time and structure needed to train them properly. You need to be ready to care for them even through big changes in your life, like having kids or relocating for work. [Frugal Beautiful]</p> <p><a href="http://www.financiallypoor.com/home-ownership/essential-tips-finding-best-property/">Essential Tips For Finding The Best Property</a> &mdash; There are many factors to consider when you're house hunting. Make sure you know what your daily commute would be like, and it's a good idea to check the crime statistics for that area. [Financially Poor]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-create-a-diy-project-runway-for-your-kids">How to Create a DIY Project Runway for Your Kids</a> &mdash; Having your own Project Runway competition is a great way for kids to stretch their creative muscles. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p>&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-get-ahead-on-next-years-taxes">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/101-tax-deductions-for-bloggers-and-freelancers">101 Tax deductions for bloggers and freelancers</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/20-amazing-outrageous-and-just-plain-weird-tax-deductions">20 amazing, outrageous and just plain weird tax deductions</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/bar-stool-economics-0">Bar Stool Economics</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-marriage-penalty-of-taxes-in-america-how-does-it-affect-you">The &quot;marriage penalty&quot; of taxes in America - how does it affect you?</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/winter-is-coming-make-these-6-money-moves-now">Winter Is Coming: Make These 6 Money Moves Now</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Taxes best money tips taxes Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:15:33 +0000 Amy Lu 1649759 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 80 Small and Big Ways to Save Money http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-80-small-and-big-ways-to-save-money <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-80-small-and-big-ways-to-save-money" 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_000076051203.jpg" alt="Woman learning small and big ways to save money" 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 big and small ways to save money, ways to spend less on this year's Super Bowl party, and how to date on budget.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Save-Money-Tips-26608150">80 Small and Big Ways to Save Money This Year</a> &mdash; Book your trips early for savings on travel and accommodations. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0131/Super-Bowl-50-Nine-ways-to-save-on-this-year-s-party">Super Bowl 50: Nine ways to save on this year's party</a> &mdash; Make it a potluck! Ask your guests to bring a dish or two to offset some of the food costs. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/dating-budget/">Dating on a Budget</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat on Wednesday, February 3 at 3 pm ET for a discussion on ways to build a romantic relationship while saving money. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="http://savvyscot.com/expensive-habits-you-should-drop/">Expensive Habits You Should Drop</a> &mdash; The first estimate isn't always the best one. Shop around, get a few estimates, and hire the best person for the amount you're willing to spend. [The Savvy Scot]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/take-career-next-level/">4 Simple Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level</a> &mdash; Start by figuring out what you want your career to look like. Be specific about what you want to accomplish and be realistic about the timeline. [ReadyForZero]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://patverettosfrugalliving.blogspot.com/2016/02/9-ways-to-use-cardboard-tubes.html">9 Ways to Use Cardboard Tubes</a> &mdash; Wrapping paper tubes can be used to organize cables and cords. [Pat Veretto's Frugal Living Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/359582/7-foods-habits-avoid-you-have-anxiety">7 Foods Habits You Don&rsquo;t Know Are Increasing Anxiety</a> &mdash; Diets with a lot of fried and highly processed foods have been found to increase depression and anxiety. [Lifehack]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifeoptimizer.org/2016/01/27/bad-habits-of-unhappy-people/">10 Bad Habits of Unhappy People</a> &mdash; Unhappy people try to please other people too much and often forget to please themselves. [Life Optimizer]</p> <p><a href="https://timemanagementninja.com/2016/01/21-ways-to-stop-rushing-through-your-day/">21 Ways to Stop Rushing through Your Day</a> &mdash; Group similar tasks together and process them at the same time. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-signs-youre-overdue-for-a-moms-night-out">7 Signs You're Overdue For a Mom's Night Out</a> &mdash; If grocery shopping alone feels like a vacation, then you're long overdue for some adult time. [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-80-small-and-big-ways-to-save-money">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/barter-explained-why-its-wise-to-barter">Barter Explained: Why It&#039;s Wise to Barter</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-gas-by-safely-following-trucks">Save More Gas by Safely Following Trucks</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-ways-good-manners-make-you-wealthier">5 Ways Good Manners Make You Wealthier</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-financial-decisions-youll-never-regret">8 Financial Decisions You&#039;ll Never Regret</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/eight-natural-ways-to-make-water-more-flavorful">Eight Natural Ways to Make Water More Flavorful</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance Frugal Living best money tips saving money Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:00:05 +0000 Amy Lu 1649196 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 14 Ways to Get Freebies http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-14-ways-to-get-freebies <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-14-ways-to-get-freebies" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/women_shopping_freebies_000082755619.jpg" alt="Women learning ways to get freebies while shopping" 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 articles to help you find freebies, kick the sniffles, and get more sleep.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/14-paths-awesome-freebies/">14 Ways to Get Awesome Freebies</a> &mdash; Amp up your DIY skills with free in-person and online classes offered by retailers like Home Depot, Lowe's, and Michaels. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Fight-Flu-39859311">8 No Fail Ways to Kick the Sniffles This Winter</a> &mdash; Give your phone a good cleaning each day. It touches your face, hands... and many germy surfaces! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/3-tricks-to-getting-more-sleep">3 Tricks to Getting More Sleep</a> &mdash; Make a few easy tweaks to create the perfect sleep conditions in your bedroom. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/7-positive-ways-deal-regret/">7 Positive Ways to Deal with Regret</a> &mdash; You have different priorities at different stages of life. It doesn't make sense to impose your present values on your past self.&nbsp;&nbsp; [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyqanda.com/before-buying-a-house">12 Things You Should Know Before Buying A House</a> &mdash; Do you really want a garden or yard? Consider the extra work and costs to maintain your outdoor spaces. [Money Q&amp;A]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://fitzvillafuerte.com/3-business-tools-every-entrepreneur-should-have.html">3 Business Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Have</a> &mdash; These tools make it so much easier to run your business. [Ready To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="http://www.terrystarbucker.com/2016/01/24/10-qualities-that-make-a-great-leader-and-a-more-human-one-too/">The 10 Qualities That Make A Great Leader (and a more human one too)</a> &mdash; Great leaders need to be curious. With curiosity comes the desire to learn! [Terry St. Marie]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifed.com/foods-that-cleanse-your-liver">18 Foods That Cleanse Your Liver</a> &mdash; The nutrients in beets help your liver remove and eliminate toxins in the blood. [Life'd]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0126/Seven-handy-tips-for-dealing-with-rental-car-companies">Seven handy tips for dealing with rental car companies</a> &mdash; Ask about taxes and fees upfront to avoid costly surprises at the end of the reservation. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.mint.com/financial-literacy/how-to-decode-401k-fees012916/">How to Decode 401k Fees</a> &mdash; 401k fees are not supposed to be hidden, but they can be tricky to spot. Some common fees include administration fees, investment fees, and sales charges. [Mint Life]</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-14-ways-to-get-freebies">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/20-freebies-for-college-students">20+ Freebies for College Students</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/20-places-to-find-the-best-freebies">20 Places to Find the Best Freebies</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-free-things-that-just-arent-worth-it">10 Free Things That Just Aren&#039;t Worth It</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-ethics-of-free-is-it-wrong-to-get-free-stuff">The Ethics of Free: Is it Wrong to Get Free Stuff?</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-valentines-day-picks-your-pocket">8 Ways Valentine&#039;s Day Picks Your Pocket</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips freebies Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:00:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1647737 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Financial Moves for Your 20s http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-financial-moves-for-your-20s <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-moves-for-your-20s" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_thinking_money_000075624839.jpg" alt="Woman in her 20s making responsible financial moves" 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 financial moves to make in your 20s, smart ways to use salt, and Craigslist tips that&rsquo;ll improve your finances.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/life-style/7-financial-moves-to-make-in-your-20s/">7 Financial Moves to Make in Your 20s</a> &mdash; Use your 20s to cultivate skills and education that can be useful to you down the road. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Uses-Table-Salt-33478938">21 Smart Uses For Salt You Never Thought Of</a> &mdash; Cheese will last longer when you wrap it in a cloth moistened with salt water [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/craigslist-tips-that-will-improve-your-finances">12 Life Changing Craigslist Tips That Will Improve Your Finances</a> &ndash; Save some time and use your RSS feed to set up a continuous search. [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/3343/maintain-value-of-a-car">8 Simple Ways to Maintain the Value of Your Car</a> &mdash; Keep your car smelling fresh. Don't smoke in your car, let a wet pet lie on the seat, or leave your windows open while it rains. Have spare towels to cover your seats after you've had a sweaty workout. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/tips-and-techniques-for-cleaning-painted-walls/">Real Simple Tips and Techniques for Cleaning Painted Walls</a> &mdash; For everyday dirt and grime, wipe with a sponge and bucket of warm water mixed with dishwashing liquid. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/six-awkward-money-moments-and-how-to-prevent-them/">Six Awkward Money Moments and How to Prevent Them</a> &mdash; If you are asked to take part in a wedding party and you're on a tight budget, ask about the costs upfront to avoid spending more than you can afford. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lazymanandmoney.com/major-money-mistakes-things-to-avoid-when-adopting-your-frugal-way-of-living/">Major Money Mistakes: Things to Avoid When Adopting Your Frugal Way of Living</a> &mdash; Don't try to be so frugal that you forget to enjoy yourself! [Lazy Man and Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2016/01/25/living-paycheck-to-paycheck-do-this-with-your-income-tax-refund.html">Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Do THIS with Your Income Tax Refund</a> &mdash; Use the money to benefit your family in the long run. Fix your car, the heater, or something else that desperately needs attention. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyaware.co.uk/2016/01/10-home-repairs-and-diy-fixes/">10 home repairs and DIY fixes you can do yourself</a> &mdash; It isn't too difficult to fix a running toilet, and it only takes about 15-20 minutes. [StepChange MoneyAware]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-keep-your-children-happy-on-the-weekends">How to Keep Your Children Happy on the Weekends</a> &mdash; Tackling an art project is a low-cost way to have fun with your kids on the weekends. [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-moves-for-your-20s">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/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-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-ways-good-manners-make-you-wealthier">5 Ways Good Manners Make You Wealthier</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-3-best-pieces-of-financial-wisdom-from-oprah-winfrey">The 3 Best Pieces of Financial Wisdom From Oprah Winfrey</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-financial-decisions-youll-never-regret">8 Financial Decisions You&#039;ll Never Regret</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/12-financial-moves-to-make-when-a-loved-one-dies">12 Financial Moves to Make When a Loved One Dies</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips financial moves Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:00:03 +0000 Amy Lu 1647150 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Things You Should Never Pay For http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-should-never-pay-for <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-things-you-should-never-pay-for" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_online_shopping_000053642258.jpg" alt="Woman learning which things she should never pay for" 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 things that you should never pay for, smart ways to exercise at work, and amazing uses for apple cider vinegar.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.listenmoneymatters.com/things-you-should-never-pay-for/">11 Things You Should Never Pay For</a> &mdash; There's really no need to buy extended warranties for big-ticket items when your credit card likely offers additional protection. [Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2016/01/7-smart-ways-exercise-work.html">7 Smart Ways to Exercise At Work</a> &mdash; When you have a few minutes to spare, like waiting for a large print or copy job, spend the time on wall sits, squats, or even just flexing your muscles. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Apple-Cider-Vinegar-Uses-31040881">15 Amazing Uses For Apple Cider Vinegar</a> &mdash; Spritz a bit of apple cider vinegar to neutralize bad odors in any space. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T050-C000-S001-costly-shopping-mistakes-at-warehouse-clubs.html">Costly Shopping Mistakes at Warehouse Clubs</a> &mdash; Skip the center aisle in warehouse clubs. That's where they display common impulse buys like toys and DVDs. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2016/01/25/10-frugal-valentines-day-date-ideas/">10 Frugal Valentine&rsquo;s Day Date Ideas</a> &mdash; Pamper yourselves with a spa day &mdash; at home! [Shopper Strategy]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/10-easy-ways-to-stretch-your-grocery-budget/">10 Easy Ways to Stretch Your Grocery Budget</a> &mdash; Stop buying food that you should eat but won't. Figure out what healthy fruits and veggies your family enjoys and buy those instead. [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/teaching-kids-about-money-5-year-old/">ATMs Don&rsquo;t Give Out Free Cash: 5 Things Your 5-Year-Old Should Know About Money</a> &mdash; It's never too early to teach kids about money. A 5-year-old can begin learning the difference between wants and needs. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://www.currentoncurrency.com/3-basic-personal-finance-questions-most-millennials-cant-answer/">3 Basic Personal Finance Questions Most Millennials Can&rsquo;t Answer</a> &mdash; 75% of participants in this study did not answer all three questions correctly. Can you? [Current on Currency]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mybanktracker.com/news/how-to-go-to-grad-school-without-paying">10 Ways to Go to Grad School on Someone Else&rsquo;s Dime</a> &mdash; Many professional associations offer scholarships for grad school. See if you can find any in your area of study that do! [My Bank Tracker]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-kids-can-have-a-fun-qa-with-their-grandparents">How Kids Can Have a Fun Q&amp;A With Their Grandparents</a> &mdash; Here's a great project to help kids learn more about their grandparents and what life was like &quot;back in the day.&quot; [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-things-you-should-never-pay-for">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/8-ways-valentines-day-picks-your-pocket">8 Ways Valentine&#039;s Day Picks Your Pocket</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/10-more-hobbies-you-can-start-for-free">10 More Hobbies You Can Start 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/flashback-friday-122-scrumptious-super-bowl-party-snack-ideas">Flashback Friday: 122 Scrumptious Super Bowl Party Snack Ideas</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/20-valentines-day-gifts-for-10-or-less">20 Valentine&#039;s Day Gifts for $10 or Less</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/celebrate-love-not-money-with-these-recycled-valentines-day-gifts">Celebrate Love, Not Money, With These Recycled Valentine&#039;s Day Gifts</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips things you should never buy Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:00:04 +0000 Amy Lu 1646413 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: You're Probably Overpaying for These Things http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-youre-probably-overpaying-for-these-things <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-youre-probably-overpaying-for-these-things" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_coffee_phone_000033587160.jpg" alt="Woman learning what she is probably overpaying for" 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 six things that you&rsquo;re overpaying for, lessons from the richest 20-year-olds, and surprising things you can buy at Costco.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.wellkeptwallet.com/2016/01/6-items-youre-probably-spending-more-than-you-should-on/">6 Items You&rsquo;re Probably Spending More Than You Should On</a> &mdash; Most department stores and bath/bedding stores offer discounts and coupons on household items. You can also buy used or refurbished furniture and appliances. [Well Kept Wallet]</p> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/16743/top-4-lessons-richest-20-year-olds.html">Top 4 Lessons from the Richest 20 Year Olds</a> &mdash; To be a successful entrepreneur, you need to be your first customer. Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus VR, made the Oculus Rift when he couldn't find something like it on the market. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/4082/what-does-costco-sell">10 Surprising Things You Can Buy From Costco, Sam's, or BJ's</a> &mdash; All three warehouse clubs offer cheap wedding flower packages. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0123/Super-Bowl-50-will-stream-online-for-free">Super Bowl 50 will stream online for free</a> &mdash; CBS Sports will stream Super Bowl 50 for free! Watch on your laptop, tablet, or any streaming device that supports CBS Sports. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Happy-Facts-36948856">These 14 Happy Facts Will Brighten Your Entire Day</a> &mdash; What do you call a group of flamingos? A flamboyance! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/legit-money-making-sites/">8 Legit Online Money Making Sites That Pay Fast (Some Instantly!)</a> &mdash; These sites allow you to earn quick cash, often for mini-tasks (and not-so-mini tasks). [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://www.girlsjustwannahavefunds.com/5-ways-to-fill-your-bank-account-quickly/">5 Ways To Fill Your Bank Account Quickly</a> &mdash; Start a YouTube channel, upload videos of your daily exploits, and monetize it! [Girls Just Wanna Have Funds]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/how-to-organize-a-cost-effective-and-fun-dinner-party/">How to Organize a Cost-Effective and Fun Dinner Party</a> &mdash; Try to make most (if not all) of the meal in advance so that you can spend less time cooking and more time with your guests. [The Simple Dollar] [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/cheap-ways-to-get-rid-of-that-awful-mildew-smell">10 Cheap Ways to Get Rid of that Awful Mildew Smell</a> &mdash; If you think the mold is caused by moisture in the air, a dehumidifier will get rid of the damp and kill the mildew. [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-easy-valentines-day-treats-to-make-with-the-kids">5 Easy Valentine's Day Treats to Make With the Kids</a> &mdash; Roll up your kids' sleeves to make some Chocolate Dipped Krispie Treats! [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-youre-probably-overpaying-for-these-things">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-7"> <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-6-healthiest-grocery-stores">The 6 Healthiest Grocery Stores</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-things-that-cost-more-in-2016">9 Things That Cost More in 2016</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-best-mouthwashes">The 5 Best Mouthwashes</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/this-is-how-americans-spent-their-money-in-the-1950s">This Is How Americans Spent Their Money in the 1950s</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-5-best-makeup-brush-cleaners">The 5 Best Makeup Brush Cleaners</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips overpaying Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:00:04 +0000 Amy Lu 1645989 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Healthy Home Remedies That Work http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-healthy-home-remedies-that-work <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-healthy-home-remedies-that-work" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_sick_tea_000083084223_0.jpg" alt="Woman using healthy home remedies that work to feel better" 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 healthy home remedies, the best and worst things to buy in February, and tips to save on flowers.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2016/01/25/15-healthy-home-remedies">15 Healthy Home Remedies</a> &mdash; Dandelion tea cay be used to ease bloating and cramping. Add a little honey to make it less bitter. [Living Well Spending Less]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0125/The-best-and-worst-things-to-buy-in-February">The best and worst things to buy in February</a> &mdash; Watch out for Presidents' Day deals. Expect to find slashed prices on apparel, furniture, and home items &mdash; especially mattresses. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Save-Money-Flowers-27012566">9 Tips to Save a Bundle on Flowers</a> &mdash; Just like produce, flowers that are in season tend to be cheaper. Visit your local florist to learn what's available this time of year. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.goamplify.com/blog/moneymanagement/financial-planning-for-strong-future.aspx">Financial Planning for a Strong Future</a> &mdash; It's important to have 3-9 months' worth of living expenses in your emergency fund savings, but you should also try to keep 2 months&rsquo; worth of expenses in your checking account, just in case. [Amplify]</p> <p><a href="http://wealthyturtle.com/driving-in-snow/">7 Tips For Driving In Snow</a> &mdash; Keep your tank full! You don't want to be stranded in the snow with no heat. [Wealthy Turtle]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.lazymanandmoney.com/changing-nature-of-jobs-how-to-stay-relevant/">The Changing Nature of Jobs and How to Stay Relevant</a> &mdash; Instead of focusing on a specific job description, develop a core set of transferable skills that you enjoy. [Lazy Man and Money]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/4113-how-to-budget-for-a-career-change">How to Budget for Raises, Income Gaps, and Other Career Changes</a> &mdash; Before you switch jobs, take a hard look at how the pay difference will impact your budget. But don't just focus on the numbers! Also consider retirement options, health care, change in hours, etc. [Daily Worth]</p> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/how-to-help-adult-children-facing-financial-challenges/">How To Help Adult Children Facing Financial Trials</a> &mdash; If your adult child is moving back with you, make sure they're contributing to family expenses. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://www.listenmoneymatters.com/money-tips-for-teenagers">8 Money Tips For Teenagers</a> &mdash; Before you buy or pay for anything, always check if student discounts are available. [Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-reasons-to-say-yes-to-your-kids-more-often">6 Reasons to Say &quot;Yes&quot; to Your Kids More Often</a> &mdash; Hearing &quot;yes&quot; can help your child learn which behavior is appropriate and which is clearly off-limits. [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-healthy-home-remedies-that-work">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-8"> <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-alternative-uses-for-lemons">25 Alternative Uses for Lemons</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-all-natural-home-remedies-for-colds">7 All Natural Home Remedies for Colds</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/15-refreshing-ways-to-use-mint">15 Refreshing Ways to Use Mint</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-cheap-and-natural-ways-to-fight-the-cold-and-flu">7 Cheap and Natural Ways to Fight the Cold and Flu</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-5-best-mouthwashes">The 5 Best Mouthwashes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Health and Beauty best money tips home remedies Tue, 26 Jan 2016 20:00:04 +0000 Amy Lu 1645359 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Loyalty Programs You've Never Heard Of http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-loyalty-programs-youve-never-heard-of <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-loyalty-programs-youve-never-heard-of" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/women_shopping_together_000057361630.jpg" alt="Friends using best loyalty programs you&#039;ve never heard of" 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 customer loyalty programs you&rsquo;ve never heard of, overlooked expenses that ruin your budget, and cheap ways to treat yourself.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2016/0120/Ten-customer-loyalty-programs-you-ve-never-heard-of">Ten customer loyalty programs you've never heard of</a> &mdash; Taco Bell Explore is a new rewards-based game that allows you to win real-world prizes, including food and drinks at Taco Bell. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/12-commonly-overlooked-expenses-that-are-ruining-your-budget/">10 Overlooked Expenses That Ruin Your Budget</a> &mdash; Emergency repairs around the house can cost a pretty penny, especially if it isn't something you can fix yourself. Make sure you have some money tucked away for service calls. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Cheap-Ways-Treat-Yourself-22129255">22 Cheap Ways to Treat Yourself</a> &mdash; Make time to watch the sunset! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cultofmoney.com/2016/01/20/7-tips-for-getting-more-done-every-single-day/">7 Tips for Getting More Done Every Single Day</a> &mdash; Facebook and email can be major distractions when you check them constantly. Delete the apps from your phone and remove the temptation altogether. [Cult of Money]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbabe.com/five-minutes-a-day-the-lazy-persons-guide-to-keeping-your-car-clean/">Five Minutes a Day: The Lazy Person&rsquo;s Guide to Keeping Your Car Clean</a> &mdash; Bring a small garbage bag to collect the trash in your car, and another bag for the items that belong in your home. [Bargain Babe]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.mybanktracker.com/news/best-job-benefits-you-may-not-know-about">7 Best Job Benefits You Should Be Using, But Probably Don&rsquo;t</a> &mdash; Your employer may have a tuition reimbursement program that will pay for continuing education programs or advanced college degrees. [My Bank Tracker]</p> <p><a href="http://thefrugalgirls.com/2016/01/carry-on-must-haves.html">11 Carry On Must Haves for your next Flight!</a> &mdash; A comfy travel pillow will help you rest well during any flight, long and short. [The Frugal Girls]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugaltoad.com/household/save-time-and-money-update-your-home">Save Time and Money While You Update Your Home!</a> &mdash; A backsplash behind your counters not only looks pretty, it protects your walls from the stains that come with a busy kitchen. [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2016/01/20/5-timeless-ways-to-turn-your-life-around-at-any-age/">5 Timeless Ways to Turn Your Life Around at Any Age</a> &mdash; Oftentimes, the most beneficial experience isn't the achievement of something you want &mdash; it's how you get there. Focus more on the journey. [Marc &amp; Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/should-you-give-your-child-an-allowance">Should You Give Your Child an Allowance?</a> &mdash; Giving an allowance can make your child better with money, but there are situations where it can backfire. [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-loyalty-programs-youve-never-heard-of">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/8-ways-valentines-day-picks-your-pocket">8 Ways Valentine&#039;s Day Picks Your Pocket</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/10-more-hobbies-you-can-start-for-free">10 More Hobbies You Can Start 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/flashback-friday-122-scrumptious-super-bowl-party-snack-ideas">Flashback Friday: 122 Scrumptious Super Bowl Party Snack Ideas</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/20-valentines-day-gifts-for-10-or-less">20 Valentine&#039;s Day Gifts for $10 or Less</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/celebrate-love-not-money-with-these-recycled-valentines-day-gifts">Celebrate Love, Not Money, With These Recycled Valentine&#039;s Day Gifts</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips loyalty programs Mon, 25 Jan 2016 20:00:02 +0000 Amy Lu 1643834 at http://www.wisebread.com