best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Live Chemical-Free http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-frugal-ways-to-live-chemical-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-frugal-ways-to-live-chemical-free" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/home-iStock_000030316756_Small.jpg" alt="woman at home" title="woman at home" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="166" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on frugal ways to live chemical-free, simple strategies for storing and preparing food, and tips to burn belly fat fast.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Live-Chemical-Free-26294537">10 Frugal Ways to Live Chemical-Free</a> &mdash; Leave your shoes at the front door.&nbsp;You don't want to track lead, pesticides, and other pollutants from outside into your home, do you? [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/fifteen-simple-money-saving-strategies-for-storing-and-preparing-food-at-home">15 Simple Money-Saving Strategies for Storing and Preparing Food at Home</a> &mdash; Preserve any herbs and freeze any vegetables that you don't use; you'll save money and reduce waste!&nbsp;[The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.redesignmyexistence.com/7-tips-to-burn-belly-fat">7 Tips To Burn Belly Fat &amp; Get Lean Immediately</a> &mdash; Eat most of your daily carbs in the 20-60 minutes after your main workout session, when they're more likely to get stored as muscle energy instead of fat. [Redesign My Existence]</p> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/5-cleaning-mistakes-you-probably-made-last-time-you-cleaned/">5 Cleaning Mistakes You Probably Made Last Time You Cleaned</a> &mdash; Don't just spray and wipe! Allow your cleaning product to sit for a while. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://lifehacksmag.com/7-signs-you-are-not-drinking-enough-water/">7 Signs You&rsquo;re Drinking Less Water Than You Should</a> &mdash; When you don't have enough water in your body, your skin and eyes will feel dry. [LifehacksMag]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://untemplater.com/mobile-lifestyle/practical-travel-tips-and-tidbits/">Practical Travel Tips And Tidbits Of Advice</a> &mdash; Get an international travel adapter so you can plug your devices no matter what region of the world you're in. [Untemplater]</p> <p><a href="http://personalexcellence.co/blog/better-internet/">Online Negativity: How to Create a Better Internet for Everyone</a> &mdash; Use the 3-question rule before you post something online. [Personal Excellence]</p> <p><a href="http://naturemoms.com/blog/2015/05/26/3-effective-ways-to-save-power-money-this-summer/">3 Effective Ways To Save Power &amp; Money This Summer</a> &mdash; In the evenings, turn off the AC and use fans to circulate the cooler outside air throughout the house. [Nature Moms]</p> <p><a href="http://afewshortcuts.com/2015/05/homemade-mocha-frappuchino">Homemade Mocha Frappuccino</a> &mdash; This delicious treat only takes a minute to make! [A Few Short Cuts]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-perfect-alternatives-to-the-goody-bag">5 Perfect Alternatives To The Goody Bag</a> &mdash; Replace the usual bag of party junk with items that encourage the kiddos to play outdoors. Things like jump ropes, bubbles, and bug catchers are fun and affordable! [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-frugal-ways-to-live-chemical-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-cheap-and-easy-homemade-mosquito-repellents">4 Cheap and Easy Homemade Mosquito Repellents</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/15-wonderful-uses-for-witch-hazel">15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel</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/naturally-get-rid-of-ants-in-your-kitchen">Naturally Get Rid of Ants in Your Kitchen</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-hair-conditioners-you-can-make-at-home">5 Hair Conditioners You Can Make at Home</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-clean-silver-naturally">How to Clean Silver Naturally</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Green Living best money tips chemical free Fri, 29 May 2015 19:00:06 +0000 Amy Lu 1439988 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: What Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-what-successful-people-do-to-maximize-their-time <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-successful-people-do-to-maximize-their-time" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/clock-iStock_000039134708_Small.jpg" alt="clock" title="clock" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="166" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on things that successful people do to maximize their time, possible causes for your high bills, and ways to keep promises with yourself.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/10-things-successful-people-maximize-their-time.html">10 Things Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time</a> &mdash; Successful people keep themselves accountable for how they spend their time. They examine how they use their time and make changes whenever necessary. [Lifehack.org]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Lower-Monthly-Expenses-20441848">13 Things That Are Causing Your Bills to Skyrocket</a> &mdash; Sticking with your big bank may be more convenient, but are you getting the best rates? [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://timemanagementninja.com/2015/05/5-ways-to-keep-promises-with-yourself/">5 Ways to Keep Promises with Yourself</a> &mdash; Keep a daily habit list to help you check off your promises. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0526/Nine-personal-finance-tools-for-learning-money-management">Americans are learning more about food, and eating better</a> &mdash; For the first time, the US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee accounted for the impact that food makes on the environment in their yearly set of dietary recommendations.&nbsp;[The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/why-job-hopping-isnt-bad">Underpaid? It&rsquo;s Time To Leave; Why Job Hopping Isn&rsquo;t So Bad</a> &mdash; Job hopping allows you to experiment in different roles and fields, which is especially important if you're not sure what you want for a career. [Money Under 30]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://moneysmartlife.com/hard-to-choose-a-retirement-plan/">It&rsquo;s Easy to Fall Behind on Retirement Because It&rsquo;s Hard to Choose a Plan</a> &mdash; If you have a retirement plan with your employer, choose something with broad market exposure, like index funds. [Money Smart Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.aspiringmillionaire.com/2015/05/financial-mistakes-vs-financial-setbacks.html">Financial Mistakes vs. Financial Setbacks</a> &mdash; Knowing the difference between mistakes and setbacks will help you make better financial moves in the future. [Aspiring Millionaire]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/career/the-graduates-guide-to-becoming-financially-ready-for-the-real-world/">The Graduate&rsquo;s Guide to Becoming Financially Ready for the &ldquo;Real World&rdquo;</a> &mdash; Start an emergency fund &mdash; and use it <i>only</i> for emergencies. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://ptmoney.com/best-jobs-for-stay-at-home-moms-and-dads/">Best Jobs for Stay-At-Home Moms (and Dads!)</a> &mdash; Virtual assisting can be less flexible than other stay-at-home work, but it offers a steady source of income. [PT Money]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/like-em-or-not-dress-codes-are-actually-good-for-children">Like &lsquo;Em or Not, Dress Codes Are Actually Good for Children</a> &mdash; When enforced fairly, dress codes at school foster an atmosphere of respect. [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-what-successful-people-do-to-maximize-their-time">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/actually-get-things-done-creating-a-reasonable-to-do-list">Actually Get Things Done: Creating a Reasonable To-Do List</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/why-you-need-a-time-budget-and-how-to-create-it">Why You Need a Time Budget — and How to Create It</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/dont-panic-how-to-meet-a-deadline">Don&#039;t Panic! How to Meet a Deadline</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-personal-productivity-ruleswhat-are-yours">My Personal Productivity Rules...What Are Yours?</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-smart-things-to-do-during-your-commute-even-if-you-drive">10 Smart Things to Do During Your Commute (Even If You Drive!)</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Productivity best money tips time management Thu, 28 May 2015 19:00:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1438698 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Apps for a Smarter Home http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-apps-for-a-smarter-home <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-apps-for-a-smarter-home" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/smart_home_000044457776.jpg" alt="Man using apps for a smarter home" 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 some great articles on apps that make your home smarter, summer items you can buy at the dollar store, and cheap date ideas that won&rsquo;t skimp on the romance.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://couponpal.com/blog/make-your-home-smarter-with-these-5-apps">Make Your Home Smarter With These 5 Apps</a> &mdash; Use the LIFX app to control LIFX light bulbs from your smartphone. [CouponPal]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/10-awesome-summer-items-you-can-find-at-the-dollar-store">10 Awesome Summer Items You Can Find at the Dollar Store</a> &mdash; You can find many summer essentials at the dollar store! Stock up on sunglasses, flip flops, and water balloons! [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://cashmoneylife.com/10-cheap-date-ideas/">10 Cheap Date Ideas</a> &mdash; Have a romantic dinner at home &mdash; and dress up for it! [Cash Money Life]</p> <p><a href="https://getoutofdebt.org/88416/how-to-save-money-for-vacation-from-travel-experts">How to Save Money for Vacation From Travel Experts</a> &mdash; When booking rooms over the phone, don't use a chain's 1-800 number. Call the hotel directly; they'll have more room to negotiate. [Get Out of Debt Guy]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Get-Organized-36367042">17 Goals For a More Organized Life</a> &mdash; Organize your closet in three simple steps. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0526/Your-car-stroller-or-ice-cream-gets-recalled.-What-do-you-do-next">Your car, stroller, or ice cream gets recalled. What do you do next?</a> &mdash; Hang on to packaging, manuals, and labels so you can easily check whether a product you own has been recalled. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T050-C000-S001-3-things-that-cost-women-more.html">3 Things That Cost Women More</a> &mdash; On average, women are expected to outlive men by about 5 years, which means that most women will need to save more for retirement. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thousandaire.com/when-it-comes-to-managing-cash-do-what-works/">When it comes to managing cash, do what works</a> &mdash; If seeing your savings jar fill up with $5 bills makes you excited about cash management, then keep it up! [Thousandaire]</p> <p><a href="http://www.listenmoneymatters.com/how-to-invest-100-1000-10000/">How To Invest $100, $1000, $10,000</a> &mdash; $100 is enough to open an investing account with Betterment. [Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/lost-control-money-break-up-mistakes/">I Lost Control of Money During a Break Up, Don&rsquo;t Make The Same Mistakes I Did</a> &mdash; Trying to fill an emotional void by spending money will only put you in debt. Instead, think of it as an opportunity to develop new skills and meet new people. [ReadyForZero]</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-apps-for-a-smarter-home">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/can-a-robot-called-digit-really-help-you-save-more">Can a Robot Called Digit Really Help You Save More?</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/15-modern-life-skills-everyone-should-master">15 Modern Life Skills Everyone Should Master</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-apps-for-business-owners-on-the-go">5 Apps for Business Owners on the Go</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-back-to-school-iphone-apps">10 Back-to-School iPhone Apps</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/find-lost-keys-fast-with-a-teeny-tiny-tile">Find Lost Keys Fast With a Teeny Tiny Tile</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Home Technology apps best money tips smart home Wed, 27 May 2015 19:00:11 +0000 Amy Lu 1437118 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Healthy Ways to Make Classic Comfort Foods http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-healthy-ways-to-make-classic-comfort-foods <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-ways-to-make-classic-comfort-foods" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_comfort_food_000015788558.jpg" alt="Woman finding healthy ways to make classic comfort foods" 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 some great articles on healthier ways to make classic comfort foods, easy tricks to clean pots and pans, and unusual uses for honey.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/5-healthy-variations-comfort-food-classics/">5 Healthy Variations on Comfort-Food Classics</a> &mdash; You can have a tasty, crispy piece of chicken without the fat and cholesterol of cooking oil! All you need are panko bread crumbs and a trusty oven. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://thefrugalgirls.com/2015/05/ways-to-clean-pots-and-pans.html">26 Easy Tricks to Clean Pots and Pans!</a> &mdash; Let it soak overnight &mdash; with a dryer sheet! [The Frugal Girls]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbabe.com/16-unusual-uses-for-honey/">16 Unusual Uses for Honey</a> &mdash; Take advantage of honey's anti-bacterial properties and use it to treat acne. [Bargain Babe]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0521/Six-ways-for-teens-to-make-money-during-summer-vacation">Six ways for teens to make money during summer vacation</a> &mdash; Lifeguarding is hard work, but it's a great way for teens to make money if they're mentally and physically prepared for it. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Wash-Pillows-34751542">The Super Simple Guide to Washing Your Pillows</a> &mdash; Before you get them anywhere near your washing machine, check your pillows for any holes or tears. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/7-mistakes-people-make-when-decluttering/">7 Mistakes People Make When Decluttering</a> &mdash; Decluttering is all about getting rid of stuff &mdash; there's no need to buy drawer organizers and storage totes for the things you decide to keep. [The Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://www.morewithlesstoday.com/10-tips-for-scoring-great-finds-at-the-thrift-store/">10 Tips for Scoring Great Finds at the Thrift Store</a> &mdash; Check local thrifts stores when you're on vacation, especially if you're visiting a touristy area. Hotels will often drop off unclaimed electronics and clothing! [More With Less Today]</p> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/3-tips-to-end-the-cycle-of-money-hoarding/">3 Tips To End The Cycle of Money Hoarding</a> &mdash; Carelessly spending money isn't good, but neither is the other extreme or hoarding every penny. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://timemanagementninja.com/2015/05/4-tips-on-doing-what-you-dont-want-to-do">4 Tips on Doing What You Don&rsquo;t Want to Do</a> &mdash; The start is always the hardest part! Just remember that once you take the first step, however small it is, the rest will follow. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/14-ways-to-make-stress-work-for-you">14 Ways to Make Stress Work for You</a> &mdash; Use the stress to challenge yourself in positive ways. [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-ways-to-make-classic-comfort-foods">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/the-best-and-worst-nuts-by-nutrition-and-price">The Best and Worst Nuts, by Nutrition and Price</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/end-potato-prejudice-10-reasons-why-you-should-eat-potatoes">End Potato Prejudice: 10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Potatoes</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-foods-scientifically-proven-to-make-you-happier">7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier</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-delicious-make-ahead-salads">20 Delicious Make-Ahead Salads</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/25-delicious-healthy-and-cheap-bean-recipes">25+ Delicious, Healthy, and Cheap Bean Recipes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips comfort food healthy eating Mon, 25 May 2015 19:00:35 +0000 Amy Lu 1433666 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Hacks to Speed Up Your Browser http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-hacks-to-speed-up-your-browser <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-hacks-to-speed-up-your-browser" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_slow_internet_000054555610.jpg" alt="Woman learning hacks to speed up her browser" 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 some great articles on hacks to speed up your browser, simple ways to build a life you enjoy, and how to become more confident.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.lazymanandmoney.com/10-hacks-to-speed-up-your-browser/">10 Hacks to Speed Up Your Browser</a> &mdash; Many websites have moved away from Adobe Flash; disabling Flash when you don't need it will speed up your browser immensely. Use an add-on to turn Flash on and off with a click of a button. [Lazy Man and Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adaringadventure.com/life-coaching/3-simple-ways-to-build-a-life-you-enjoy">3 Simple Ways To Build A Life You Enjoy</a> &mdash; Narrowing down your options will help you make smart decisions that increase your enjoyment and eliminate what isn't important to you. [A Daring Adventure]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/20-secret-ways-build-confidence/">20 Secret Ways to Build Your Confidence</a> &mdash; Avoid people who make you feel small or unworthy. You don't need them in your life! [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/blog/3-counterintuitive-secrets-about-earning-more/">3 counterintuitive secrets about earning more</a> &mdash; The customers you attract from lowering your prices tend to be more work and are harder to please. [I Will Teach You To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Child-Safe-All-Purpose-Cleaner-34882330">Pet- and Child-Safe All-Purpose Cleaner</a> &mdash; Tea-tree oil + water = a safe and powerful eco-friendly cleaner! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://money.cnn.com/2015/05/20/retirement/safe-retirement-savings/index.html">3 steps to a safer retirement stash</a> &mdash; Start with a portfolio so you can see exactly what you own. [CNN Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2015/05/19/the-tax-mistake-that-could-hurt-you-now-or-next-year/">The tax mistake that could hurt you now or next year</a> &mdash; You can adjust your withholding at any time of the year, but the sooner you get it done, the more of an impact it'll have on your taxes. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/tips-for-a-great-summer-vacation/">4 Tips for a Great Summer Vacation</a> &mdash; Give the hotel or resort a call to see if they have any specials that aren't advertised on the website, and to see what their customer service is like. [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thecentsiblelife.com/2015/05/7-frugal-easy-non-food-party-favor-ideas/">7 Frugal + Easy Non-Food Party Favor Ideas</a> &mdash; You can find bubbles in affordable party packs. Print your own labels to customize this fun party favor! [The Centsible Life]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/10-signs-you-could-be-pregnant">10 Signs You Could Be Pregnant</a> &mdash; Early signs of pregnancy can look like cold symptoms, stress, or PMS, but if you experience multiple items on this list, it may be time for a doctor's visit. [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-hacks-to-speed-up-your-browser">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/8-alternatives-to-cable-tv-that-will-keep-you-entertained">8 Alternatives to Cable TV That Will Keep You Entertained</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/beware-the-nasty-secret-of-the-craigslist-free-section">Beware, The Nasty Secret Of The Craigslist Free Section</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/life-without-tv">Life Without Television</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/one-genius-little-button-thats-saving-me-a-whole-bunch-of-time">One genius little button that&#039;s saving me a whole bunch of time</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/what-net-neutrality-means-for-your-wallet">What Net Neutrality Means For Your Wallet</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Technology best money tips Internet Fri, 22 May 2015 18:00:08 +0000 Amy Lu 1432465 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 40 Ways to Save on Monthly Expenses http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-40-ways-to-save-on-monthly-expenses <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-40-ways-to-save-on-monthly-expenses" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_paying_bills_000035700334.jpg" alt="Couple using 40 ways to save on monthly expenses" 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 some great articles on ways to save on monthly expenses, tricks to make your groceries last longer, and ways to make extra cash this summer.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/trimming-the-fat-forty-ways-to-reduce-your-monthly-required-spending">40 Ways to Save Money on Monthly Expenses</a> &mdash; Air seal your home to prevent drafts and make your home more energy efficient. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Making-Groceries-Last-Tips-16971878">12 Tricks to Make Groceries Last Longer and Save Cash</a> &mdash; If you won't finish bread in a few days, put it in the fridge or freezer and to make it last longer. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.retiredby40blog.com/2015/05/15/7-ways-to-make-extra-money-summer/">7 Ways to Make An Extra $100 a Week This Summer</a> &mdash; Work at an event during your free time. Most events will offer perks as well as cash! Search on Craigslist for Events under Gigs. [Retired by 40]</p> <p><a href="https://smartasset.com/credit-cards/are-debit-cards-still-the-safe-option">Are Debit Cards Still the Safe Option?</a> &mdash; Using debit cards can make your bank account more vulnerable to hackers and fraudsters, and the fraud protection on debit cards is not as comprehensive as what you get on a credit card. [SmartAsset]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditdonkey.com/ways-save-gas.html">23 Research-Driven Ways to Save Money on Gas</a> &mdash; Wait to fill up on gas on the weekends. A GasBuddy survey found that in 65% of states, gas prices are lowest during the weekend. [Credit Donkey]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/10-free-online-courses-that-will-get-you-a-diploma">10 Free Online Courses That Will Get You A Diploma</a> &mdash; Online courses allow you a cheap and flexible way to gain more skills and knowledge, and they look great on your resume, too!&nbsp;[Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/your-employer-wants-to-check-your-credit">Your Employer Wants To Check Your Credit; Now What?</a> &mdash; Learn what it means when a potential employer checks your credit, and what to do if they ask about major credit problems. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugaltoad.com/frugal-living/the-frugal-art-of-showing-appreciation">The Frugal Art of Showing Appreciation</a> &mdash; Show that you care by sharing homemade goodies with the people you love. [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cleverdude.com/content/5-things-startup-businesses-should-consider/">5 Things Startup Businesses Should Consider</a> &mdash; How will you store your products or supplies? Shop around for warehousing options that will work for your startup. [Clever Dude]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-prepare-your-child-for-a-stay-in-the-hospital">How to Prepare Your Child for a Stay in the Hospital</a> &mdash; Always carry a pencil and notepad to jot down questions as you think of them. Your time with the doctor will be limited, so it's important to use it wisely. [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-40-ways-to-save-on-monthly-expenses">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/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-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/pesky-pests-easy-homemade-mosquito-and-insect-traps-and-repellent">Pesky Pests: Easy Homemade Mosquito and Insect Traps and Repellent</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/top-seven-reasons-why-i-use-my-credit-card-for-everything">Top Seven Reasons Why I Use My Credit Card for Everything</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-cheap-ways-to-make-your-car-look-awesome">12 Cheap Ways to Make Your Car Look Awesome</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-6-least-expensive-dog-breeds-to-own">The 6 Least Expensive Dog Breeds to Own</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips monthly expenses Thu, 21 May 2015 19:00:10 +0000 Amy Lu 1431050 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Online Shopping Hacks to Beat Retailers http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-online-shopping-hacks-to-beat-retailers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-online-shopping-hacks-to-beat-retailers" 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_000023286303.jpg" alt="Woman using online shopping hacks to beat retailers" 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 some great articles on online shopping hacks to beat retailers at their own game, what you can expect from Memorial Day sales, and a guide to selling on Facebook groups.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://couponpal.com/blog/4-online-shopping-hacks-to-beat-retailers-at-their-own-game">4 Online Shopping Hacks To Beat Retailers at Their Own Game</a> &mdash; Many stores offer special discounts or rewards if you share promotional messages your social media accounts&hellip;which you can delete as soon as you get the discount. [CouponPal]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0519/What-to-expect-from-Memorial-Day-sales">What to expect from Memorial Day sales</a> &mdash; You'll see a lot of great clothing deals &mdash; and a bunch of them will allow you to use stackable coupons! [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/guide-facebook-group-selling-junk.html">How to get people to buy your junk &hellip; A guide to selling almost anything on Facebook groups</a> &mdash; Before you make a listing, spend a bit of time learning the etiquette and lingo of the groups, and take note of what sells. [Bargaineering]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Life-Hacks-Women-37511605">16 Life Hacks All Women Absolutely Should Know</a> &mdash; There's an easy way to break in new shoes with just a pair of thick socks and a hair dryer! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/shopping-smart/how-to-successfully-resist-a-tempting-sales-pitch/">How to Successfully Resist a Tempting Sales Pitch</a> &mdash; If you know you're easily persuaded, tell a friend or famly member exactly what you want and your budget, and bring them along as reinforcements. [MoneyNing]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/7-ways-conquer-student-loan-debt/">7 Ways to Conquer Student Loan Debt</a> &mdash; If you continue to live on a college budget and keep your expenses low, you'll be able to put more of your money into paying off student loans. [ReadyForZero]</p> <p><a href="http://ptmoney.com/best-gifts-for-graduates/">6 Gifts That Actually Help to Launch Graduates</a> &mdash; Take the new grad shopping for a well-made, perfectly-fit interview suit. [PT Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.listenmoneymatters.com/dont-get-off-track-this-summer/">Don&rsquo;t Get Off Track This Summer</a> &mdash; It's easy to sit for hours at a restaurant with outdoor seating, ordering more food and drinks as you socialize, but that gets expensive. Instead, opt for cheap outdoor activities like picnics, street fairs, and movies in the park. [Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://www.aspiringmillionaire.com/2015/05/why-spending-more-on-food-now-is-better.html">Why Spending More on Food Now is Better For Your Retirement</a> &mdash; If you don't want to spend all your retirement savings on medical bills during your golden years, then make sure to prioritize your health now. [Aspiring Millionaire]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/8-tips-for-new-dads-in-the-delivery-room">8 Tips for New Dads in the Delivery Room</a> &mdash; Your wife may not be able to answer questions or make decisions during labor. Be ready to field questions and handle any issues that come up. [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-online-shopping-hacks-to-beat-retailers">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/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-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/discount-designer-clothing-17-places-to-get-name-brands-for-less">Discount Designer Clothing: 17 Places to Get Name Brands for Less</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-online-stores-with-surprisingly-great-clothing-deals">8 Online Stores With Surprisingly Great Clothing Deals</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/how-to-buy-all-that-stuff-the-police-seize-and-its-cheap">How to Buy All That Stuff the Police Seize. And It&#039;s Cheap.</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips online shopping Wed, 20 May 2015 19:00:10 +0000 Amy Lu 1429597 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: The Worst Things to Buy Online http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-worst-things-to-buy-online <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-worst-things-to-buy-online" 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_000021736587.jpg" alt="Woman shopping and picking worst things to buy online" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="167" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the worst things to buy online, foods you can grown in your kitchen, and important (but often overlooked) qualities for success.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/spending/T050-S001-things-you-should-not-buy-online/index.html">9 Worst Things to Buy Online</a> &mdash; It's best to buy things like furniture and home décor in person so you can verify comfort, quality, and color. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/10-foods-you-can-grow-in-your-kitchen">10 Foods You Can Grow in Your Kitchen</a> &mdash; Scallions and garlic greens can be grown in a glass of water. It doesn't get much easier than that! [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/10-important-qualities-for-success-that-are-often-overlooked.html">10 Important Qualities For Success That Are Often Overlooked</a> &mdash; Being curious means that you are eager to learn and explore, which help you find success at what you do. [Lifehack.org]</p> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/5-things-you-can-do-to-free-up-some-cash/">5 Things You Can Do To Free Up Some Cash</a> &mdash; Start using your car one less day a week. Instead, walk, ride bike, or car pool with someone else. You'll save on gas and spend less from not be out and about. [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0510/Six-things-you-don-t-need-to-buy">Six things you don't need to buy</a> &mdash; You don't need to buy extended warranties on electronics. Electronics today are more reliable than we realize &mdash; and your credit card may already extend the manufacturer's warranty.&nbsp;[The Monitor]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ikea-Facts-36624338">13 Crazy Things You Never Knew About Ikea</a> &mdash; The world's largest Ikea, in Gwangmyeong, South Korea, is bigger than 11 American football fields! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/top-identity-theft-questions-answered/">Top Identity Theft Questions Answered</a> &mdash; A credit freeze prevents identity thieves from opening new accounts under your name; it doesn't hurt your credit at all. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/3581/summer-party-ideas">10 Tips for Hosting a Budget-Friendly Summer Party</a> &mdash; Be ready for mosquitoes, flies, and wasps! Invest in some bug spray, citronella candles, or mosquito-repellent coils &mdash; or make your own! [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/how-to-handle-the-competing-demands-of-work-and-family/">How To Handle The Competing Demands of Work and Family</a> &mdash; An easy way to transition away from your &quot;work&quot; state is by changing into comfy clothes as soon as you get home. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2015/05/17/9-addictions-90-percent-of-us-struggle-with/">9 Addictions 90% of Us Struggle With</a> &mdash; Most of us are more loving to others than we are to ourselves, but in order to take good care of the people we love, we need to take good care of ourselves first. [Marc and Angel Hack 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-the-worst-things-to-buy-online">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/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-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/discount-designer-clothing-17-places-to-get-name-brands-for-less">Discount Designer Clothing: 17 Places to Get Name Brands for Less</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-online-stores-with-surprisingly-great-clothing-deals">8 Online Stores With Surprisingly Great Clothing Deals</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/how-to-buy-all-that-stuff-the-police-seize-and-its-cheap">How to Buy All That Stuff the Police Seize. And It&#039;s Cheap.</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips online shopping Tue, 19 May 2015 19:00:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1428337 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Motivation Tips With Big Results http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-motivation-tips-with-big-results <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-motivation-tips-with-big-results" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/motivated_woman_fitness_000031153704.jpg" alt="Woman using motivation tips that lead to big results" 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 some great articles on motivation tips that really work, ways to make a workout schedule that works, and ways to protect yourself from the Starbucks app attacks.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/10-motivation-tips-yield-big-results/">10 Motivation Tips that Yield Big Results</a> &mdash; Having a good time with friends and family can help you recharge when you feel tired and unmotivated. [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2015/05/5-ways-make-workout-schedule-works.html">5 Ways to Make a Workout Schedule that WORKS</a> &mdash; Use an exercise program as a road map for getting in shape. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/3-ways-protect-yourself-from-starbucks-app-attacks/">4 Ways to Protect Yourself From Starbucks App Attacks</a> &mdash; If you use the Starbucks app to pay for your coffee, make sure to use a strong password and change it often. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/avoid-freelance-job-boards/">How to Find Well-Paying Freelance Gigs by Avoiding Job Boards</a> &mdash; It's time-consuming to search job boards, and there's no guarantee you'll find a job that's a good fit for you. You're more likely to find meaningful gigs that you'll enjoy if you reach out to your collegues and friends. [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2015/05/13/how-to-set-yourself-up-for-financial-success-in-your-twenties.html">How to Set Yourself Up for Financial Success in Your Twenties</a> &mdash; You aren't limited to low-paying jobs while you're young. Look for opportunities to increase your pay sooner; the more money you earn, the quicker you'll reach your financial goals! [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Change-Your-Life-34745789">Mind-Bogglingly Easy Ways to Improve Your Life in 5 Minutes</a> &mdash; Take a few minutes to clear your desk and optimize your work space. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0514/Getting-married-How-to-have-the-money-conversation">Getting married? How to have the money conversation.</a> &mdash; Start by going over each person's finances &mdash; you don't have to pore over the details, but at least have a basic understanding of it so you can identify potential trouble spots and develop better financial habits as a couple. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://sustainablog.org/2015/05/5-places-to-donate-prom-dresses-for-reuse">5 Places To Donate Prom Dresses For Reuse</a> &mdash; Becca's Closet has chapters all over the country where you can donate a prom dress or pick one up to wear. [Sustainablog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontmesswithtaxes.com/2015/05/10-tips-for-dealing-with-irs-tax-notices.html">Don't ignore that IRS letter and nine other tax notice tips</a> &mdash; Read the IRS notices carefully. They usually contain important information, like if you need to give them more info, or if the IRS made any changes to your filing. [Don't Mess With Taxes]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/confidence-secrets-3-easy-steps-to-help-kids-stand-up-for-themselves">Confidence Secrets: 3 Easy Steps to Help Kids Stand Up for Themselves</a> &mdash; Use the power pose when someone is trying to put you down: keep your eyes up, shoulders back, and head held high. [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-motivation-tips-with-big-results">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-9"> <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-self-improvement-apps-to-make-you-smarter-stronger-and-happier">10 Self-Improvement Apps to Make You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier</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-reasons-youre-not-as-happy-as-youd-like-to-be">6 Reasons You&#039;re Not as Happy as You&#039;d Like to Be</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/25-ways-to-get-motivated-today">25 Ways to Get Motivated Today</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/friends-and-goals-dont-let-a-blue-falcon-bring-you-down">Friends and Goals: Don&#039;t Let a Blue Falcon Bring You Down</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/tips-for-accomplishing-more-in-a-day">Tips for Accomplishing More in a Day</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Productivity best money tips motivation Mon, 18 May 2015 19:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 1424471 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Copycat White Castle Sliders http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-copycat-white-castle-sliders <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-copycat-white-castle-sliders" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/burger_sliders_000021108556.jpg" alt="How to make copycat white castle burger sliders" 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 some great articles on how to make copycat White Castle sliders, what to do if your time management skills are failing you, and success lessons we can learn from KFC&rsquo;s Colonel Sanders.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://momsneedtoknow.com/how-to-make-copycat-white-castle-sliders">How To Make Copycat White Castle Sliders</a> &mdash; Craving the distinct taste of a White Castle slider? No problem! It's easy to make them at home. [Moms Need to Know]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getorganizedwizard.com/blog/2015/05/time-management-skills-failing/">Are Your Time Management Skills Failing You?</a> &mdash; Small changes can make your busy day run more smoothly! For example, identify your distractions &mdash; and get rid of them. [Get Organized Wizard]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifeoptimizer.org/2015/05/14/success-lessons-from-kfc-story/">4 Proven Success Lessons From the Story of KFC</a> &mdash; When he was 66, Colonel Sanders lost his restaurant, but he still had his fried chicken recipe. He made the most of what he had, and so should you! [Life Optimizer]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Impress-My-Boss-7115558">15 Qualities That Will Impress Your Boss</a> &mdash; Be resourceful! Use your past experiences, insight, and education every day. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/8-lists-keep-you-want-successful.html">8 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful</a> &mdash; Keep a reading list of books that will satisfy your career and success interests. [Lifehack.org]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://frugalbeautiful.com/blog/packing-days-carryon/">Packing Nine Days Into Your Carryon</a> &mdash; How do you fit nine days' worth of clothing and supplies into one carryon? Be extra selective! Research weather conditions and what the culture you're traveling to considers respectable dress. [Frugal Beautiful]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2015/05/13/3-ways-youre-making-your-life-harder-than-it-has-to-be/">3 Ways You&rsquo;re Making Your Life Harder Than It Has To Be</a> &mdash; Stop procrastinating because you expect problems and difficulties to crop up. Let go of your expectations, have an open mind, and you'll learn from the experience no matter how it goes. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://imperfectspirituality.com/2015/05/13/how-to-cut-cravings/">How to Cut Cravings</a> &mdash; A study shows that taking a brisk, 15-minute walk can end the urge for sweet and sugary snacks. [Imperfect Spirituality]</p> <p><a href="http://freefrombroke.com/why-you-absolutely-must-pay-attention-to-investing-fees/">Why You Absolutely Must Pay Attention to Investing Fees</a> &mdash; It's important that you find ways to reduce investing fees. Each time you pay a fee, that's money that could've been invested and earning a return. [Free From Broke]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-tips-to-get-kids-outside-and-into-the-garden">6 Tips to Get Kids Outside and Into the Garden</a> &mdash; Involve your kids in the planning stage and ask them what they would like to grow this year. [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-copycat-white-castle-sliders">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-10"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/make-15-junk-food-favorites-healthier-and-cheaper-at-home">Make 15 Junk Food Favorites Healthier and Cheaper at Home</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/14-popular-snacks-you-can-make-at-home">14 Popular Snacks You Can Make at Home</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/breaking-the-bread-code-how-to-get-the-freshest-loaf">Breaking the Bread Code: How to Get the Freshest Loaf</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/fresh-fruits-and-vegetables-by-the-month">Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, By the Month</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/25-quick-cheap-lunch-ideas">25 Quick, Cheap Lunch Ideas</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips copycat recipes Fri, 15 May 2015 19:00:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1424469 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Money Habits That Will Make You Rich http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-money-habits-that-will-make-you-rich <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-money-habits-that-will-make-you-rich" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/rich_man_money_000042196558.jpg" alt="Man with money habits that will made him rich" 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 some great articles on money habits that will make you rich, how to remove sweat stains from white shirts, and things you&rsquo;re doing that could cause a car accident.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneycrush.com/four-money-habits-that-will-make-you-rich/">Four Money Habits that Will Make You Rich</a> &mdash; &quot;Don't put all your eggs in one basket&quot; applies to finances, too! Make sure to diversify your investments, income, and skills. [Money Crush]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Remove-Sweat-Stains-31003483">How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts</a> &mdash; Use this eco-friendly cleaning solution made of vinegar, baking soda, salt, and hydrogen peroxide to make sweat stains disappear. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-things-youre-doing-that-could-cause-a-car-accident">7 Things You're Doing That Could Cause a Car Accident</a> &mdash; Eating in the car is stressful and distracting, and you probably won't enjoy your food as much, either. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.goodfinancialcents.com/financially-stable">27 Signs You Are Financially Stable</a> &mdash; One sign of financial stability is that you don&rsquo;t worry about losing your job. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/podcasts-make-more-money">15 Fantastic Podcasts That Will Help You Make More Money</a> &mdash; Learn how to increase your salary and land your dream job by listening to The Career Catalyst. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://moneyaware.co.uk/2015/05/7-new-uses-for-old-things/">7 New Uses for Old Things</a> &mdash; One of the many ways to reuse a milk carton? Fill it with water, freeze it, and you have a cooler ready to keep food chilled the next time you need it. [StepChange MoneyAware]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditdonkey.com/coupons-bad.html">23 Reasons Why Coupons Are Bad for Shoppers</a> &mdash; You're more likely to give in to impulse buys if there's a deal or if you have a coupon for it. [Credit Donkey]</p> <p><a href="http://www.beatingbroke.com/educate-your-child-about-money/">5 Fun Ways to Educate Your Child about Money This Summer</a> &mdash; Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace, Jr. kit includes audio CDs, a workbook, and activities for kids. [Beating Broke]</p> <p><a href="https://getoutofdebt.org/89170/11-states-where-employers-cant-check-your-credit">11 States Where Employers Can&rsquo;t Check Your Credit</a> &mdash; You don't have to worry about an potential employer checking your credit report if you work in one of these states. [Get Out of Debt Guy]</p> <p><a href="http://www.budgetsaresexy.com/2015/05/6-reasons-having-one-savings-account-can-be-bad/">6 Reasons Having One Savings Account Can Be Bad</a> &mdash; It's easier to forget how much you have saved for each goal if you pool all your savings into one account. [Budgets Are Sexy]</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-money-habits-that-will-make-you-rich">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-11"> <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/what-did-your-parents-really-teach-you-about-money-it-might-surprise-you">What Did Your Parents REALLY Teach You About Money? (It Might Surprise You)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-things-people-who-are-good-with-money-never-say">5 Things People Who Are Good With Money Never Say</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/your-job-as-a-personal-finance-literature-reader">Your Job as a Personal Finance Literature Reader</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-key-resources-for-workers-recovering-from-a-disabling-injury-or-illness">5 Key Resources for Workers Recovering From a Disabling Injury or Illness</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips money habits Thu, 14 May 2015 19:00:08 +0000 Amy Lu 1423204 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Nifty Ways to Reuse Household Items http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-nifty-ways-to-reuse-household-items <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-nifty-ways-to-reuse-household-items" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_refurbish_furniture_000030082912.jpg" alt="Couple finding nifty ways to reuse household items" 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 some great articles on nifty ways to reuse household items, edible plants that can cut your grocery bill, and healthy recipes anyone can make.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/22-nifty-ways-to-reuse-stuff-you-probably-already-own/">22 Nifty Ways to Reuse Stuff You Probably Already Own</a> &mdash; Save plastic take-out containers for the times when you send guests home with leftovers. [The Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/3568/growing-edible-garden">10 Edible Plants That Can Help Cut Your Grocery Bill</a> &mdash; The shoots (or scapes) that pop up before a garlic bulb is mature has a sweetly mild garlic flavor and contains lots of nutrition and antioxidants. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/easy-healthy-cheap-recipes">14 Healthy, Cheap Recipes You Don&rsquo;t Need To Be A Chef To Make</a> &mdash; Oven Baked Meatball Sandwiches are a snap to make, especially since you can use frozen meatballs! [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2015/05/5-ways-keep-conversation-coming-dead-end-standstill.html">5 Ways To Keep a Conversation From Coming To a Dead-end Standstill</a> &mdash; Make observations about your surroundings to use as a springboard for related topics. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Productive-Morning-34975526">7 Ways to Be Productive Every Morning of the Week</a> &mdash; Before you get up, stretch for 5 minutes in bed. You'll get your blood flowing, and you won't feel the dizziness that often comes with just rolling out of bed. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/The-Bite/2015/0505/Panera-to-eliminate-150-ingredients-Better-food-or-better-PR-video">Panera to eliminate 150 ingredients: Better food or better PR?</a> &mdash; One of the additives being eliminated actually does some good: propionate is a class of anti-molding agents that slows the growth of mold on bread, reducing waste. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneyprinciple.co.uk/how-to-be-blissfully-secure-about-your-future-when-you-have-no-money-at-all/">How to be Blissfully Secure About Your Future When You Have No Money At All</a> &mdash; By building close relationships, living simply, and developing basic skills, you can feel secure even if you have little or no money. [The Money Principle]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/make-money-writing/">How to Earn Five Figures a Year and Make Money Writing</a> &mdash; Reach out to your network regularly and ask for referrals. Referrals are more likely to convert to real business, and they naturally guide your work to like-minded people. [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://thinksimplenow.com/communication/asking-for-help/">6 Tips for Asking for Help</a> &mdash; If you tend to have trouble asking for help, start small. See if you can find the answer on the Internet. [Think Simple Now]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/12-reasons-you-need-to-sign-your-toddler-up-for-swim-lessons-right-now">12 Reasons You Need to Sign Your Toddler Up for Swim Lessons Right Now</a> &mdash; Learning how to swim early on helps to build athletic and coordination skills. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-nifty-ways-to-reuse-household-items">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-12"> <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/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-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/pesky-pests-easy-homemade-mosquito-and-insect-traps-and-repellent">Pesky Pests: Easy Homemade Mosquito and Insect Traps and Repellent</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/12-cheap-ways-to-make-your-car-look-awesome">12 Cheap Ways to Make Your Car Look Awesome</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-6-least-expensive-dog-breeds-to-own">The 6 Least Expensive Dog Breeds to Own</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-baking-soda-took-my-bathroom-from-yuck-to-yes">How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips reuse household items Wed, 13 May 2015 19:00:10 +0000 Amy Lu 1421634 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Organic Groceries on a Budget http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-organic-groceries-on-a-budget <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-organic-groceries-on-a-budget" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_organic_groceries_000063413487.jpg" alt="Woman buying organic groceries on a budget" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles how to shop organic on a budget, 1-minute habits that will improve your day, and ways to make household items last longer.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T050-C011-S001-best-places-to-buy-organic-food-on-a-budget.html">How to Shop Organic (Even at Whole Foods) Without Going Broke</a> &mdash; Check out warehouse stores like BJ's, Sam's Club, or Costco if you need to buy organic in bulk. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Tasks-Only-Take-1-Minute-37334761">20 1-Minute Habits That Will Make Your Day Better</a> &mdash; Get your heart pumping! Do 60 jumping jacks in a cardio minute. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://canadianfinanceblog.com/how-to-make-household-items-last-longer/">How to Make Household Items Last Longer</a> &mdash; Just like plugged-in electronics, battery-powered things will drain the battery even when you're not using it. So, take the batteries out if you know you won't need it for a while. [Canadian Finance Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://couponpal.com/blog/5-bad-online-habits-that-put-you-at-risk">5 Bad Online Habits That Put You At Risk</a> &mdash; Don't do your shopping or banking in public networks. Anyone can access the free WiFi at your local coffee shop and it's easy for a hacker to get your personal information through an unsecured connection.&nbsp;[CouponPal]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0503/Do-it-yourself-house-painting-not-so-simple-but-rewarding">Do-it-yourself house-painting: not so simple, but rewarding</a> &mdash; Painting your house the right way requires a lot of prep; skipping one of these steps may lower the quality of the end product. [The Monitor]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/internet-security-threats-new-types-of-malware/">Internet Security Threats: A Million New Types of Malware Released Every 24 Hours</a> &mdash; You can get malware on mobile devices, too. Symantec found that nearly one in every five Android apps were malware in disguise. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/americans-spending-weddings-married-budget.html">Americans are spending how much on weddings?! Here&rsquo;s how we had a blast on a budget on our big day</a> &mdash; Instead of a traditional wedding cake, you can serve homemade desserts and family favorites. [Bargaineering]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thousandaire.com/looking-for-passive-income-here-are-some-things-to-consider/">Looking for passive income? Here are some things to consider.</a> &mdash; Certain passive income options (like rental properties) actually require a lot of work and may not be a good fit for everyone. [Thousandaire]</p> <p><a href="http://www.listenmoneymatters.com/personal-finance-by-the-decade/">Personal Finance By The Decade</a> &mdash; Try to have your student loans paid off by the time you're in your thirties. [Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://www.aspiringmillionaire.com/2015/05/family-entertainment-on-budget.html">Family Entertainment on A Budget</a> &mdash; Schedule one night a week as family night, where everyone is home for board games, crafts, kid-friendly science experiences &mdash; whatever your family wants to do! [Aspiring Millionaire]</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-organic-groceries-on-a-budget">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-13"> <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/horizon-organic-milk-is-it-all-just-lies">Horizon Organic Milk: Is it All Just Lies?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-only-15-foods-that-are-worth-buying-organic">The Only 15 Foods That Are Worth Buying Organic</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/baby-carrots-the-frugal-idea-that-isnt">Baby Carrots: The Frugal Idea That Isn&#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/10-organic-grocery-items-that-arent-worth-it">10 Organic Grocery Items That Aren&#039;t Worth It</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/is-your-apple-dangerous-how-to-eat-fewer-pesticides-and-save-money">Is Your Apple Dangerous? How to Eat Fewer Pesticides (and Save Money)</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips organic Tue, 12 May 2015 19:00:10 +0000 Amy Lu 1420383 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Meat http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-on-meat <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-on-meat" 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_meat_000020784319.jpg" alt="Woman finding ways to save on meat" 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 some great articles on ways to save on meat, productive habits of the wealthy and successful, and budget-friendly ways to decorate your apartment.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/7-ways-save-meat/">7 Ways to Save on Meat</a> &mdash; Watch out for added liquids used to enhance flavor (and price). The label will have words like &ldquo;enhanced with,&rdquo; &ldquo;flavored with&rdquo; or &ldquo;flavor solution.&rdquo; [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/articles/money/15-daily-habits-wealthy-people.html">15 Daily Habits of Wealth People</a> &mdash; It may surprise you to know that many wealthy people live minimally and show gratitude. [Life Hack]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Apartment-Decorating-Budget-25572166">12 Inexpensive and Creative Ways to Decorate Your Apartment</a> &mdash; Frame calendar art to make your walls pop! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0502/Seven-steps-to-achieving-your-2015-financial-goals">Seven steps to achieving your 2015 financial goals</a> &mdash; Take another look at your financial goals for the year. Do you need to reassess your money habits? [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/coffee-addicts-money-saving-tips/">A Coffee Addict&rsquo;s Money Saving Tips</a> &mdash; Pour leftover coffee into an ice tray and pop it in the freezer. Use the coffee cubes for iced coffee, or drop them into a too-hot cup to cool it down. [ReadyForZero]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/under-5k-business-ideas/">50 Kick-Ass Businesses You Can Start for Under $5000</a> &mdash; If your cakes are delicious and you have a flair for decorating, you can make a business of creating personalized cakes for special occasions. [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/credit-cards/what-type-of-payment-should-i-use-when-to-use-cash-credit-or-debit/">What Type of Payment Should I Use? When to Use Cash, Credit, or Debit</a> &mdash; Use cash at local mom and pop shops, yard sales, and when you're tipping. [MoneyNIng]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/creative-and-inexpensive-wedding-gift-ideas/">6 Creative and Inexpensive Wedding Gift Ideas</a> &mdash; Offer to gift something for their wedding. You can take care of invitations or centerpieces, and that'll be one item off the wedding couple's to-do list. [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.quizzle.com/2015/05/3-laws-that-protect-you-and-your-credit-and-how-to-use-them">3 Laws That Protect You and Your Credit &ndash; And How to Use Them</a> &mdash; Read up on the Fair Credit Reporting Act &mdash; it's the cornerstone of all consumer credit protection.</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/a-complete-checklist-for-evaluating-an-educational-app">A Complete Checklist for Evaluating an Educational App</a> &mdash; Use this checklist to help you figure out of an app is educational enough for your child. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-on-meat">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-14"> <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/breaking-the-bread-code-how-to-get-the-freshest-loaf">Breaking the Bread Code: How to Get the Freshest Loaf</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/fresh-fruits-and-vegetables-by-the-month">Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, By the Month</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/the-best-and-worst-times-to-go-grocery-shopping">The Best and Worst Times to Go Grocery Shopping</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/supermarket-savings">Supermarket Savings Guide</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips groceries meat Mon, 11 May 2015 19:00:22 +0000 Amy Lu 1416524 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Foods That Feed Your Creativity http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-foods-that-feed-your-creativity <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-foods-that-feed-your-creativity" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/creative_woman_food_000022925486.jpg" alt="Woman eating foods to feed her creativity" 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 some great articles on the foods that spur creativity, clever kitchen tips and tricks, and the cities with the lowest taxes in America.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://gigabiting.com/7-foods-to-feed-your-creativity/">7 Foods to Feed Your Creativity</a> &mdash; A few bites of dark chocolate gives you three hours of increased blood flow to the brain! [Gigabiting]</p> <p><a href="http://christianpf.com/kitchen-tips-tricks/">15 Kitchen Tips &amp; Tricks that would Make MacGyver Proud</a> &mdash; Got sticky ingredients? Spray your measuring cups and spoons with non-stick spray, first, and they'll come right off. [Christian PF]</p> <p><a href="https://smartasset.com/taxes/lowest-taxes-in-america">The Lowest Taxes in America</a> &mdash; Anchorage, Alaska has no income or sales taxes! [SmartAsset]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/lifestyle/15-types-texts-never-send-anyone-ever/57459">15 Types of Texts You Should Never Send to Anyone, Ever</a> &mdash; Don't be a jerk. If you want to break up with someone, do it in person. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Lessons-Moms-Taught-Us-34691895">11 Things Our Moms Said That Turned Out to Be 100 Percent True</a> &mdash; Always bring a jacket! Thinking ahead and being prepared for the unexpected will give you the tools to handle whatever comes. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.epicgardening.com/5-great-vegetable-garden-ideas">5 Great Vegetable Garden Ideas</a> &mdash; A vertical garden allows you to plant more without using a lot of space. [Epic Gardening]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-cheap-or-free-ways-to-have-fun-this-weekend">7 Cheap or Free Ways to Have Fun This Weekend</a> &mdash; Host potluck night! Invite your friends and neighbors over, and ask them to bring a dish to share. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/good-credit-buy-a-home-zero-down/">Got Good Credit? Here&rsquo;s How to Buy a Home With Little or Zero Down</a> &mdash; Your state or county may be able to help you with your down payment. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/3560/cheap-landscaping-ideas">10 Tips for Landscaping on the Cheap</a> &mdash; Find out which plants are native to your region. They won't need much attention, so you'll save on fertilizer, pesticides, and water. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://gradmoneymatters.com/money-making-ideas/5-ways-to-prepare-for-an-interview.html">5 Ways To Prepare For An Interview</a> &mdash; Always bring extra copies of your resume and other paperwork. [Grad Money Matters]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-foods-that-feed-your-creativity">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-15"> <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/7-foods-scientifically-proven-to-make-you-happier">7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier</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-places-to-go-for-inspiration">10 Places to Go for Inspiration</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-foods-scientifically-proven-to-increase-your-sex-drive">7 Foods Scientifically Proven to Increase Your Sex Drive</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/15-tested-tips-for-creative-efficiency">15 Tested Tips for Creative Efficiency</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/90-free-activities-to-get-your-creative-juices-flowing">90 Free Activities to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink Personal Development best money tips creativity Fri, 08 May 2015 19:00:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1416511 at http://www.wisebread.com