best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: Things You Shouldn't Buy Until After Christmas http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-shouldnt-buy-until-after-christmas <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-shouldnt-buy-until-after-christmas" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman-tv-shopping-Dollarphotoclub_70193108.jpg" alt="woman tv shopping" title="woman tv shopping" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on things you shouldn't buy until after Christmas, ways to avoid overeating during the holidays, and things you need to stop doing when you work.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.smartasset.com/blog/money-saving-tip/10-things-you-shouldnt-buy-until-after-christmas/">10 Things You Shouldn't Buy Until After Christmas</a> &mdash; Wait until January to buy high-end TVs; you'll see discounts ranging from 5-10 percent more than the best offers in November and December. [SmartAsset]</p> <p><a href="http://www.gretchenrubin.com/happiness_project/2014/12/fighting-holiday-food-temptation-try-these-13-tips/">Fighting Holiday Food Temptation? Try These 13 Tips</a> &mdash; One way to avoid overeating is to get everything you want to eat onto your plate. Once it's gone, that's it &mdash; no seconds. [Gretchin Rubin]</p> <p><a href="http://www.positivityblog.com/index.php/2014/12/17/stop-doing-when-you-work/">3 Things You Need to Stop Doing to Yourself When You Work</a> &mdash; If unfinished work is dragging you down, make a deal with yourself to work on it for 2 minutes. At the end of the two minutes, you may find that you actually want to continue &mdash; and that will get you to the finish line. [The Positivity Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2014/12/14/7-rituals-you-should-steal-from-extremely-creative-people/">7 Rituals You Should Steal From Extremely Creative People</a> &mdash; Use your downtime for daydreaming to help incubate ideas and solutions to complex problems. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Old-Sock-Craft-Ideas-36086128">Put a Sock in It! 23 Smart Ways to Upcycle Your Spare Socks</a> &mdash; Turn your old socks into reusable Swiffer pads! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2014/12/habit-need-accomplish-goals-2015.html">The Only Habit You Need to Accomplish All Your Goals for 2015</a> &mdash; If you turn your goals into habits, you won't need to rely on discipline to carry you through &mdash; it'll be automatic. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2014/12/17/5-unusual-ways-save-money-2.html">5 Unusual Ways to Save Money</a> &mdash; Stop using paper towels. Use hand towels instead &mdash; or even better, cut up old T-shirts. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.goodfinancialcents.com/lessons-learned-starting-business/">5 Crucial Lessons I Learned by Starting My Own Business</a> &mdash; Make sure you have an established client base before you dive in. You can test the waters by treating your business like a side hustle at first. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/4-steps-meaningful-career-raising-family/">4 Steps to a Meaningful Career While Raising a Family</a> &mdash; The first step is to know what is most important to you, and then commit to it. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-host-a-gingerbread-house-throw-down">How to Host a Gingerbread House Throw Down</a> &mdash; Have your materials ready to go: a can of white icing for each team, butter knives for spreading, and any other decorating materials you need to challenge your guests. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-shouldnt-buy-until-after-christmas" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Things You Shouldn&#039;t Buy Until After Christmas" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-shouldnt-buy-until-after-christmas">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/holiday-gift-giving-for-the-truly-broke">14 Gift Ideas for the Truly Broke</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/i-went-christmas-shopping-with-fake-money">I Went Christmas Shopping With Fake Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-save-money-on-christmas-this-year">How to Save Money on Christmas This Year</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/christmas-shopping-with-fake-money-time-to-get-started">Christmas Shopping With Fake Money: Time to Get Started</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-resist-buying-just-one-more-present">How to Resist Buying Just One More Present</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Shopping best money tips christmas shopping Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:00:06 +0000 Amy Lu 1270495 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Eat Organic on the Cheap http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-eat-organic-on-the-cheap <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-eat-organic-on-the-cheap" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman-grocery-shopping-Dollarphotoclub_47464684.jpg" alt="woman grocery shopping" title="woman grocery shopping" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on how to eat organic on the cheap, clever ways to save money and time on holiday travel, and money lies that are holding you back.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/how-to-eat-organic-food-without-spending-a-lot-of-money">How to Eat Organic Food Without Spending a Lot of Money</a> &mdash; Prioritize your organics! Start with fruits, veggies, and milk. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://www.supermoney.com/2014/12/holiday-travel/">23 Clever Ways to Save Money &amp; Time on Holiday Travel</a> &mdash; If you're planning to go on a cruise or out of the country, it may be worth it to use a travel agent's expertise to help you find discounts or special tour packages. [SuperMoney!]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2014/12/16/are-you-holding-yourself-back-with-these-money-lies/">Are You Holding Yourself Back With These Money Lies?</a> &mdash; Don't think health insurance an unnecessary expense just because you're healthy. Accidents happen, and unexpected medical debt can ruin your finances. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adaringadventure.com/life-coaching/40-amazing-self-development-facts">40 Amazing Self Development Facts</a> &mdash; You can get a greater sense of well-being by placing a pencil between your teeth for a few minutes so that you're forcing a bit of a smile. [A Daring Adventure]</p> <p><a href="http://gradmoneymatters.com/money-making-ideas/email-mistakes-you-should-avoid.html">Email Mistakes You Should Avoid</a> &mdash; Make sure there's a point to your email &mdash; and that you get the the point sooner rather than later. Otherwise, why send it at all? [Grad Money Matters]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://freefrombroke.com/personal-finance-books-for-the-holidays/">6 Personal Finance Books to Give for the Holidays (or Read Yourself)</a> &mdash; Learn about investing with The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing, based on the ideas of the guy who founded Vanguard, John C. Bogle. [Free from Broke]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditdonkey.com/money-tight.html">23 Things to Remember When Money Is Tight</a> &mdash; Taking a class to learn a valuable skill can help you earn more money, network, or even meet a new friend who'll buy you coffee. [Credit Donkey]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-promote-good-hand-washing-habits-at-home">How to Promote Good Hand Washing Habits at Home</a> &mdash; Teach your kids the right way to wash their hands. Proper technique is an important part of good hygiene! [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Multitasking-Kills-Creativity-36280236">Put Down That iPhone! How Multitasking Kills Creativity</a> &mdash; You actually do less when you try to do more. To avoid multitasking, you can have short 5-10 minute tasks lined up so that you can fill your time when a meeting is delayed. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://moneysmartlife.com/career-lessons-soccer-dad/">15 Career Lessons From a Soccer Dad</a> &mdash; Knowing what your strengths and weaknesses are will allow you to get to work on managing or improving those areas that you need help with. [Money Smart Life]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-eat-organic-on-the-cheap" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: How to Eat Organic on the Cheap" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-eat-organic-on-the-cheap">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/organic-groceries-on-a-budget">Organic Groceries on a Budget</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/stock-a-natural-food-pantry-for-less">Stock a Natural Food Pantry 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/beyond-beef-tasty-frugal-protein">Beyond Beef: Tasty, Frugal Protein</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/supermarket-angst-part-iii-how-to-buy-better-poultry">Supermarket Angst Part III: How to Buy Better Poultry</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-things-in-your-pantry-that-dont-last-as-long-as-you-think">10 Things in Your Pantry That Don&#039;t Last as Long as You Think</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Food and Drink best money tips organic food Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:00:11 +0000 Amy Lu 1270230 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: The Best Things That Money Can't Buy http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-best-things-that-money-cant-buy <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-things-that-money-cant-buy" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/happy-man-relaxing-hammock-Dollarphotoclub_46830424.jpg" alt="happy man relaxing" title="happy man relaxing" 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 best things that money can&rsquo;t buy, tips for a productive home office, and new year&rsquo;s resolutions you might want to consider doing.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Things-Life-Money-Cant-Buy-34442356">98 of the Best Things in Life That Money Can't Buy</a> &mdash; Money can buy a lot of things, but the peace of mind you get from letting go of grudges is not one of them. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://thirtysixmonths.com/5-tips-productive-home-office">5 Tips for a Productive at Home Office</a> &mdash; Pull back the curtains and let the light in! Natural light tells your brain that it's time to work and helps with concentration. [Thirty Six Months]</p> <p><a href="http://fitzvillafuerte.com/10-new-years-resolutions-consider.html">10 New Year&rsquo;s Resolutions That You Should Consider Doing</a> &mdash; Make the resolution to stop checking your social media accounts from your phone when you're out with friends. [Ready To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="http://ptmoney.com/save-money-end-year-auto-insurance-purchases/">Save Money on End of Year Auto &amp; Insurance Purchases</a> &mdash; Some insurers offer low-mileage discounts. If drive just around 7,500 miles a year, it may be worth your while to look into public transportation or carpooling alternatives and keep your mileage low. [PT Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.spillingbuckets.com/2014/12/essentials-to-look-for-in-your-next-home.html">Essentials to Look for in Your Next Home</a> &mdash; Ask if the insulation in the floors, walls, and attic have been upgraded to meet the minimum energy standards for your region. [Spilling Buckets Personal Finance]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/lawrencelight/2014/12/15/how-to-divvy-up-your-money-in-a-401k-plan/">How to Divvy Up Your Money in a 401(k) Plan</a> &mdash; If you want to see your money grow, don't allocate too much of your investments in stable value funds. [Forbes]</p> <p><a href="http://www.quizzle.com/blog/2014/12/gifts-smart-grandparents-relatives-give-raise-financially-savvy-kids/">The Gifts Smart Grandparents and Relatives Give to Raise Financially Savvy Kids</a> &mdash; Consider donating to the kid's college fund as a gift that grows with her! [Quizzle Wire]</p> <p><a href="http://www.modestmoney.com/keep-earning-retire/">How to Keep Earning After You Retire</a> &mdash; Investing in property is one way to make money during your retirement. [Modest Money]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-ways-kids-can-give-back-during-the-holiday-season">5 Ways Kids Can Give Back During the Holiday Season</a> &mdash; Kids can donate any coats or warm clothing that they've outgrown. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/minimalism-fad-or-solid-debt-payoff-tool/">Minimalism: Fad or Solid Debt Payoff Tool?</a> &mdash; Minimalism not only clears your physical space, it frees up your mental space, too. It's actually an effective psychological debt payoff tool. [Ready For Zero]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-best-things-that-money-cant-buy" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: The Best Things That Money Can&#039;t Buy" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-things-that-money-cant-buy">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/chinese-money-habits-how-my-culture-influences-my-attitudes-toward-money">Chinese Money Habits - How My Culture Influences My Attitudes Toward Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/in-times-like-these-separate-the-want-from-the-need">In times like these, separate the want from the need.</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/seven-tips-for-the-newly-unemployed">Seven Tips for the Newly Unemployed</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/having-a-baby-nine-financial-considerations-for-new-parents">Having a baby? Nine financial considerations for new parents</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/hoopde-for-sale-starting-price-500-winning-bid-226521">Hoopde for sale. Starting price - $500. Winning bid - $226,521.</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Frugal Living best money tips money Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:00:08 +0000 Amy Lu 1269542 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Surprising Ways to Beat Stress http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-surprising-ways-to-beat-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-surprising-ways-to-beat-stress" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/stressed-woman-working-Dollarphotoclub_48218874.jpg" alt="stressed woman working" title="stressed woman working" 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 surprising ways to beat stress, bad habits you may have when you shop for clothes, and simple ways to be inspired.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://want2discover.com/31-little-known-ways-beat-stress-really-work/">31 Little Known Ways to Beat Stress That Really Work</a> &mdash; Consume more essential fatty acids &mdash; they produce hormones that help your body deal with stress. [Want2Discover]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneycrashers.com/bad-clothes-shopping-habits/">7 Bad Clothes Shopping Habits to Break Now</a> &mdash; Storing your credit card info on your favorite retailers' sites makes it way too easy to buy something in a few clicks. [Money Crashers]</p> <p><a href="http://couponpal.com/blog/5-simple-ways-to-add-inspiration-to-your-days">5 Simple Ways to Add Inspiration to Your Days</a> &mdash; Schedule time with your loved ones. The human connection you make from a simple coffee date is often all you need to feel inspired. [CouponPal]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2014/12/11/christmas-gifts-that-keep-on-giving/">Christmas Gifts That Keep on Giving</a> &mdash; If someone you love is just getting by, don't just give them more stuff for the holidays. Give them something they really need, like a gas gift card or pay-as-you-go minutes on their phone. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thousandaire.com/how-to-give-when-you-cant-afford-it/">How to Give When You Can&rsquo;t Afford It</a> &mdash; Consider giving your time &mdash; and don't limit it to volunteering. Calling an old friend, writing thank-you notes, and helping your niece with her homework counts, too! [Thousandaire]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Rules-Writing-Thank-You-Letter-36261667">3 Rules of Thank-You-Letter Writing</a> &mdash; Sending your post-interview thank-you letter through the mail may be more personal, but it will definitely take longer. Stay ahead of the competition and send your interviewer an email within 12 hours. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/the-single-biggest-money-mistake-people-make/">The Single Biggest Money Mistake People Make</a> &mdash; People too often choose short term gains over long term goals. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dinksfinance.com/2014/12/6-things-need-next-vacation">6 Things You Need for Your Next Vacation</a> &mdash; Carry local currency with you before you set out, in case you need to buy anything before you can find a place to exchange your money. You'll save on ATM fees, too! [Dinks Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/finance/featured-articles/ways-to-save-on-your-holiday-party/">5 Ways to Save on Your Holiday Party</a> &mdash; Instead of a sit-down dinner, set out finger foods, soups, or spreads. And make sure to keep the recipes simple! [NerdWallet]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-festive-holiday-drinks-for-kids">5 Festive Holiday Drinks for Kids</a> &mdash; Cranberry &quot;Champagne&quot; is the kids&rsquo; own version of bubbly &mdash; without the alcohol. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-surprising-ways-to-beat-stress" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Surprising Ways to Beat Stress" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-surprising-ways-to-beat-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-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/6-little-stressors-you-can-easily-eliminate-today">6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today</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-times-youre-wasting-mental-energy-without-realizing-it">7 Times You&#039;re Wasting Mental Energy Without Realizing 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/4-signs-youre-burned-out-and-how-to-recover">4 Signs You&#039;re Burned Out (and How to Recover)</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-free-or-really-cheap-ways-to-relieve-stress">20 Free (or Really Cheap) Ways to Relieve Stress</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-productive-ways-to-reduce-stress">15 Productive Ways to Reduce Stress</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Personal Development best money tips stress Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:00:21 +0000 Amy Lu 1268206 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: The Worst Bad Habits to Have http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-worst-bad-habits-to-have <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-bad-habits-to-have" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/unhappy-couple-Dollarphotoclub_54817143.jpg" alt="unhappy couple" title="unhappy couple" 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 worst bad habits to have, side hustle money mistakes, and rules for holiday tipping.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/5-worst-bad-habits/">The 5 Worst Bad Habits to Have</a> &mdash; Manipulation leads to unhealthy relationships. You'll get better, happier results by being sincere and direct. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/avoid-these-3-side-hustle-money-mistakes">Avoid These 3 Side Hustle Money Mistakes</a> &mdash; Keep your business and personal finances separate. Open up a separate savings account for your side gig deposits, and get a credit card just for your business-related purchases. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/should-you-tip-your-garbage-man-9-rules-for-holiday-tipping/">Should You Tip Your Garbage Man? 9 Rules for Holiday Tipping</a> &mdash; If you don't have the cash to tip, consider writing a thoughtful thank-you note or giving baked goodies instead. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-You-Need-Replace-33366840">12 Things You Need to Replace Right Now</a> &mdash; Old pillows may contain dust mites, bacteria, and dead skin. Replace your pillows every 18-24 months. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2014/12/10/10-tough-truths-happy-people-arent-afraid-to-face/">10 Tough Truths Happy People Aren't Afraid to Face</a> &mdash; You can learn a lot from your mistakes when you aren't denying them. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/personal-finance-financial-literacy/">Mastering the Language of Personal Finance for Future Generations</a> &mdash; Financial literacy begins at home. Check out these resources to help you pass on personal finance knowledge to your kids&hellip; and to brush up on your own! [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/taxes/T055-S003-smart-ways-to-lower-your-taxable-income/index.html">7 Smart Ways to Lower Your Taxable Income</a> &mdash; Are you getting a year-end bonus? Ask that it be paid in 2015 so it won't increase this year's taxable income. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/shopping-smart/how-long-should-you-keep-receipts/">How Long Should You Keep Receipts?</a> &mdash; Hang on to your receipts for 5-7 years. Need help organizing them? Use an accordion folder! [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/increase-income-productivity/">4 Non-Traditional Ways to Increase Solopreneur Income and Productivity</a> &mdash; Don't give potential clients your rates because, naturally, not all clients are the same. [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/why-its-ok-to-post-pictures-of-your-kids-on-facebook">Why It's Ok to Post Pictures of Your Kids on Facebook</a> &mdash; Posting pictures on Facebook is a great way to share your child's growth with your friends and family &mdash; just make sure your privacy settings are exactly where you want them. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-worst-bad-habits-to-have" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: The Worst Bad Habits to Have" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-bad-habits-to-have">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/20-habits-you-must-start-right-now-and-be-a-better-person">20 Habits You Must Start Right Now and Be a Better Person</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-habits-you-must-break-to-become-more-self-confident">The 5 Habits You Must Break to Become More Self-Confident</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-break-bad-habits">How to Break Bad Habits</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/13-bad-habits-that-are-actually-good-for-you">13 &quot;Bad&quot; Habits That Are Actually Good for 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/4-things-most-people-dont-realize-are-holding-them-back">4 Things Most People Don&#039;t Realize Are Holding Them Back</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Personal Development bad habits best money tips Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 1268060 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 60 Ways to Make Money Without a Job http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-60-ways-to-make-money-without-a-job <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-60-ways-to-make-money-without-a-job" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man-artist-drawing-Dollarphotoclub_74087845.jpg" alt="artist drawing" title="artist drawing" 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 terrific articles on ways to make money without a job, tips to clean holiday party stains, and lazy ways to save money.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/making-money-without-a-job/">60 Awesome Ways to Make Money Without a Job</a> &mdash; It's easy to design and sell T-shirts on sites like Threadless and DesignByHumans. [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Get-Out-Holiday-Stains-36131334">How to Clean 8 of the Worst Holiday Party Stains</a> &mdash; Got a grease stain? Sprinkle the area with salt, which absorbs oil, to start the cleaning process. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cultofmoney.com/2014/12/10/6-lazy-ways-to-save-money/">6 Lazy Ways to Save Money</a> &mdash; Don&rsquo;t even look at deals or coupons &mdash; at least until after you've made a shopping list. [Cult of Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2014/12/10/sneaky-way-stick-christmas-budget.html">A Sneaky Way to Stick to Your Christmas Budget</a> &mdash; Buy a predetermined amount of gift cards, and use only those to pay for your holiday shopping. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <p><a href="http://fitzvillafuerte.com/quit-job-youre-unhappy-work.html">Should You Quit Your Job If You&rsquo;re Unhappy at Work?</a> &mdash; Before you take any action, figure out why you're unhappy at work. This will help you plan for the future. [Ready To Be Rich]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2014/12/10/how-to-take-your-first-steps-investing/">How to Take Your First Steps Investing</a> &mdash; Make sure to pay yourself first, even before you pay for things like rent or the cell phone bill. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="http://gradmoneymatters.com/money-making-ideas/what-benefits-should-you-try-asking-for-these-days.html">What Benefits Should You Try Asking for These Days?</a> &mdash; A good work-life balance is beneficial to both you and your employer; go ahead and ask for vacation time or a flexible work schedule&hellip; or both! [Grad Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.credit.com/2014/12/how-to-budget-when-you-dont-have-steady-income-103458/">How to Budget When You Don't Have a Steady Income</a> &mdash; Start by making a list of everything you HAVE to pay for, then make a list of the things you WANT to pay for. [Credit.com]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.phroogal.com/4-holiday-financing-options-avoid/">4 Holiday Financing Options You Should Avoid</a> &mdash; BOGO sales are great &mdash; if you actually need both items. If not, skip the deal&hellip; or buy one and gift the other. [Phroogal Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-holiday-traditions-kids-will-love">5 Holiday Traditions Kids Will Love</a> &mdash; Throw on your jammies and take a drive around town to check out the holiday lights and decorations! [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-60-ways-to-make-money-without-a-job" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: 60 Ways to Make Money Without a Job" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-60-ways-to-make-money-without-a-job">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/5-money-making-activities-you-can-do-today">5 Money Making Activities You Can Do Today</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/make-your-hobby-pay-its-way">Make Your Hobby Pay Its Way</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/the-9-secrets-of-highly-successful-craigslist-sellers">The 9 Secrets of Highly Successful Craigslist Sellers</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Extra Income best money tips make money Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:00:06 +0000 Amy Lu 1267588 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Learn These Things to Get Better at Life http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-learn-these-things-to-get-better-at-life <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-learn-these-things-to-get-better-at-life" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/happy-woman-relaxing-Dollarphotoclub_70326661.jpg" alt="happy woman relaxing" title="happy woman relaxing" 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 things to learn that'll make you better at life, ways to optimize your space, and steps you can take right now to build confidence.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://christianpf.com/better-game-of-life/">12 Things You Can Learn Today That Will Make You Better at the Game of Life</a> &mdash; Learn to travel light in life; accumulating stuff tends to weigh us down. [Christian PF]</p> <p><a href="http://www.supermoney.com/2014/12/optimize-space/">100 Ways to Instantly Make Everything Better by Optimizing Space Around You</a> &mdash; Magazine holders can store more than magazines. Use them for cables, cans of food, and other kitchen odds and ends. [SuperMoney!]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/3-steps-can-take-right-now-build-confidence/">3 Steps You Can Take Right Now to Build Confidence</a> &mdash; Get out of your comfort zone. Do something that you haven't done before or something that will make a difference in your life. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Balance-Social-Life-Work-35969796">How to Balance Your Busy Social Life and Still Make It Through the Workday</a> &mdash; Need a brain boost? Take a cinnamon-flavored mint or gum to encourage concentration. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/so-you-missed-black-friday-and-cyber-monday-heres-how-you-can-still-score-deals-on-holiday-gifts">So You Missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Here's How You Can Still Score Deals on Holiday Gifts</a> &mdash; Check out sites like Groupon or Living Social for deals on experience-oriented gifts. [Money Under 30]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://savingdollarsandsense.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-giving-gift-cards/">Everything You Need to Know About Giving Gift Cards</a> &mdash; Put together a gift basket to go with your gift card and make it even more personal. [Saving Dollars &amp; Sense]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/3286/budget-red-white-wine">10 Wines Under $10 for Holiday Parties</a> &mdash; A glut of California wines means lower prices without skimping on quality. Try the J. Lohr Estates Riverstone Chardonnay 2012 for about $10. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneycrush.com/10-things-to-do-before-selling-your-home/">10 Essential Things to Do Before Selling Your Home</a> &mdash; Repaint the interior of your house if the walls look dingy or they are unusually bright colors. [Money Crush]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/is-my-child-ready-for-preschool">Is My Child Ready for Preschool?</a> &mdash; Before enrolling, take your child to the preschool so you can see her reaction and how she interacts with the children and teachers. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/8-ideas-for-frugal-winter-fun/">8 Ideas for Frugal Winter Fun</a> &mdash; Join your kids at the Wii or Xbox for a family gaming night! [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-learn-these-things-to-get-better-at-life" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Learn These Things to Get Better at Life" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-learn-these-things-to-get-better-at-life">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/people-who-love-expanding-their-minds-do-these-13-things-do-you">People Who Love Expanding Their Minds Do These 13 Things — Do You?</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-things-you-didn-t-learn-in-college-but-you-should-have">10 Things You Didn’t Learn in College (but You Should Have)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-learn-from-your-mistakes">How to Learn From Your Mistakes</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/11-ways-to-learn-something-new-every-day">11 Ways to Learn Something New Every Day</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/you-can-learn-a-new-language-just-use-one-of-these-3-apps">You CAN Learn a New Language — Just Use One of These 3 Apps</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Personal Development best money tips learning Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:00:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1266971 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 30+ Clever Ways to Use Coffee Filters http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-30-clever-ways-to-use-coffee-filters <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-30-clever-ways-to-use-coffee-filters" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man-brewing-coffee-Dollarphotoclub_51557887.jpg" alt="man brewing coffee" title="man brewing coffee" 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 clever ways to use coffee filters, homemade remedies to rescue your hair, and simple tips to get happy this season.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Uses-Coffee-Filters-32042996">34 Clever Uses for Coffee Filters Other Than Making Coffee</a> &mdash; Since coffee filters are super absorbent, they're great for soaking up oil from freshly fried foods. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyaware.co.uk/2014/12/cheap-easy-hair-remedies/">9 Cheap, Easy and Homemade Hair Rescue Remedies</a> &mdash; Dry shampoo allows your hair to feel clean without losing natural oils to too-frequent washes. Corn flour also works! [StepChange MoneyAware]</p> <p><a href="http://naturemoms.com/blog/2014/12/08/simple-get-happy-tips-for-winter-and-the-holiday-season/">Simple &quot;Get Happy&quot; Tips for Winter and the Holiday Season</a> &mdash; Researchers have found that the smell of citrus can boost your mood, so clean your house with citrus and use essential oils to spread the cheer around. [Nature Moms Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2014/12/08/4-end-year-financial-check-ups.html">4 End of the Year Financial Check-Ups</a> &mdash; Your life and finances are constantly changing, so make sure you re-evaluate your budget at least once a year. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <p><strong>In case you missed it:</strong> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/11-ways-your-credit-card-will-save-you-money-while-holiday-shopping?ref=bmt">11 Ways Your Credit Card Will Save You Money While Holiday Shopping</a> &mdash; Using the right credit card for your holiday shopping can save you money! [Wise Bread]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/12/08/10-investing-lessons-that-have-stood-the-test-of-t.aspx">10 Investing Lessons That Have Stood the Test of Time</a> &mdash; When it comes to the stock market, there's no such thing as &quot;easy money.&quot; [The Motley Fool]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditdonkey.com/moms-blowing.html">23 Ways Moms Are Blowing Their Money</a> &mdash; An impulse buy to keep your kid quiet is still an impulse buy! Be firm, say no. [Credit Donkey]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mybanktracker.com/news/how-to-avoid-dumb-money-moves-recent-grads-make">5 Dumb Banking Moves Recent Grads Shouldn't Be Making</a> &mdash; Many banks will automatically convert your student checking account to a regular one when you graduate, but some don't. Keep your student account for as long as you can &mdash; negotiate an extension if you have to. The benefits are worth it! [My Bank Tracker]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/holiday-guide-7-out-of-the-gift-box-stocking-stuffers-for-kids">Holiday Guide: 7 Out of the (Gift) Box Stocking Stuffers for Kids</a> &mdash; Create a coupon book with treats like staying up late, going out for ice cream, having a sleepover. It's the gift that keeps on giving! [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://sustainablog.org/2014/12/diy-10-ideas-creating-custom-ornaments-trash">10 Ideas for Creating Custom Ornaments From Trash</a> &mdash; Make fun and festive googly-eyed reindeer with empty paper rolls! [Sustainablog]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-30-clever-ways-to-use-coffee-filters" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: 30+ Clever Ways to Use Coffee Filters" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-30-clever-ways-to-use-coffee-filters">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/4-money-resolutions-you-should-skip-this-year">4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year</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/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less">80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or 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/the-simplest-way-to-live-simply-and-cheaply">The Simplest Way to Live Simply — And Cheaply</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/mick-jagger-rarely-buys-new-and-4-other-smart-money-lessons-from-thrifty-musicians">Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians</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-overpriced-holiday-gifts-you-should-skip">7 Overpriced Holiday Gifts You Should Skip</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Frugal Living best money tips coffee filters Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:00:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1266604 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Health Hacks for Crazy Busy People http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-health-hacks-for-crazy-busy-people <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-health-hacks-for-crazy-busy-people" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman-morning-running-exercise-Dollarphotoclub_62151188.jpg" alt="woman morning run" title="woman morning run" 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 helpful articles on health hacks for crazy busy people, tips to avoid being late, and questions you can to ask to overcome your fears.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/5-health-hacks-for-crazy-busy-people/">5 Health Hacks for Crazy Busy People</a> &mdash; If you plan to exercise in the morning, set out your workout clothes the night before. [Pick the Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Time-21262764">5 Reasons You're Late &mdash; and How to Avoid Them</a> &mdash; Random interruptions here and there can really add to the time you spend NOT getting to where you need to be. If a friend calls, talk for a minute and tell her you'll call her back later. And no matter what, don't check your social media accounts while you're getting ready to go. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2014/12/3-questions-need-ask-overcome-fears.html">3 Questions You Need to Ask to Overcome Your Fears</a> &mdash; Will your health be at risk if you do what you're afraid to? If the answer is no, go for it! [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.positivityblog.com/index.php/2014/12/04/2-minutes-a-day/">How to Change Your Life in Just 2 Minutes a Day: 10 Quick Habits</a> &mdash; Feeling stressed? Sit down and focus on your breathing for two minutes. [The Positivity Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/shift-mindset-saving-spending-problem/">How to Shift Your Mindset Toward Saving When You Have a Spending Problem</a> &mdash; Does the fear of missing out on anything make you want to spend more? You may find that what you really need is human connection &mdash; and you can get that for free. [Ready For Zero]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/money-management/financial-planning-for-couples-4-questions-to-get-on-the-same-page/">Financial Planning for Couples: 4 Questions to Get on the Same Page</a> &mdash; Ask yourselves, &quot;How can we hold ourselves accountable?&quot; Set up a process that you both agree to, and stick to it. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://ptmoney.com/overcome-money-mindset-issues-grew-poor/">How to Overcome Your Money Mindset Issues If You Grew Up Poor</a> &mdash; If you grew up poor, you may feel a loss of control when there is uncertainty. This can lead you to make bad financial decisions, such has opting for immediate gratification instead of long-term return. [PT Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/give-clients-holiday-gifts/">What Should You Give Your Clients for the Holidays?</a> &mdash; Should you give a virtual gift or a physical one? It depends on your client and their personality, but there are many affordable options for both. [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/facebook-is-forever-why-you-shouldnt-post-pictures-of-your-children">Facebook Is Forever: Why You Shouldn't Post Pictures of Your Children</a> &mdash; The pictures you upload to Facebook (and the Internet in general) stay there forever &mdash; even if you decide to delete them later. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/sibling-discounts-you-simply-have-to-ask-for.html">5 Sibling Discounts You Simply Have to Ask For</a> &mdash; Most summer camps offer discounts if you're sending two or more kids. (Don't forget to also ask about discounts based on early registration and economic need!) [Bargaineering]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-health-hacks-for-crazy-busy-people" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Health Hacks for Crazy Busy People" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-health-hacks-for-crazy-busy-people">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/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-diy-dog-toys-you-can-make-for-pennies">10 DIY Dog Toys You Can Make for Pennies</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/3-cheap-and-easy-formulas-for-homemade-windshield-de-icer-plus-bonus-tips">3 Cheap and Easy Formulas for Homemade Windshield De-Icer (Plus Bonus Tips)</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/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-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Life Hacks best money tips healthy habits Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 1265968 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Habits of Happy, Healthy Couples http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-habits-of-happy-healthy-couples <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-habits-of-happy-healthy-couples" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/happy-couple-selfie-141733284-small.jpg" alt="happy couple selfie" title="happy couple selfie" 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 with on habits of happy couples, tips for stress-free flying, and questions that will help you simplify your holidays.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2014/12/03/10-habits-of-happy-healthy-couples/">10 Habits of Happy, Healthy Couples</a> &mdash; Healthy relationships allow room for both parties to learn and grow and change. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyinternational.com/news/8-tips-to-take-the-stress-out-of-flying/">8 Tips to Take the Stress Out of Flying</a> &mdash; If your flight is very late or canceled, call the airline booking service and rearrange your flight through them; they tend to have more up-to-date information than the airline desk. [Money International]</p> <p><a href="http://zenhabits.net/simple-holidays/">5 Questions to Simplify Your Life During the Holidays</a> &mdash; What can you limit yourself to? You'll find that forcing yourself to make choices, and saying no when you have to, will simplify your life tremendously. [Zen Habits]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/3-simple-steps-save-10-percent-without-coupon-sale/">How to Save at Least 10 Percent on Everything You Buy</a> &mdash; Look for discounted gift cards on sites like Gift Card Granny, Cardpool, and Raise. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/saving/T047-C001-S003-10-ways-to-improve-your-finances-by-new-year-s-eve.html">10 Ways to Improve Your Finances by New Year's Eve</a> &mdash; Shop for health insurance on the exchanges. Even if you like your coverage, review your options and make sure your info is up to date.&nbsp;[Kiplinger]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://freefrombroke.com/know-your-spending-triggers-to-change-your-financial-behavior/">Know Your Spending Triggers to Change Your Financial Behavior</a> &mdash; Sometimes we think that, because we have this thing, we need to get that thing too. If this is a common trigger for you, you'll need to find a way to fight it. [Free from Broke]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Christmas-Gift-Giving-Rules-20767917">10 Dos and Don'ts of Christmas Gift Giving</a> &mdash; The prices for certain kinds of items are inflated this time of year. Stay away from toys, home appliances, and small consumer electronics. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://unclutterer.com/2014/12/04/uncluttering-holidays">Uncluttering for the holidays</a> &mdash; Remember those items that you bought years ago, thinking they'll be a good gift for someone? Are they still hanging out in a corner of your closet? If you can't think of someone to give them to this year, it's time to get them out of the house. [Unclutterer]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/holiday-guide-stress-busting-tips-for-parents">Holiday Guide: Stress Busting Tips for Parents</a> &mdash; Have a code with your spouse that signals to him or her that you need a break from the party. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/3279/cheap-disney-vacation">10 Tips for Doing Disney on a Budget</a> &mdash; Do not, under any circumstances, buy souvenirs at the park! If you really want the memorabilia, buy them online or at a local store before your trip. [Cheapism]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-habits-of-happy-healthy-couples" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Habits of Happy, Healthy Couples" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-habits-of-happy-healthy-couples">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/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-diy-dog-toys-you-can-make-for-pennies">10 DIY Dog Toys You Can Make for Pennies</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/3-cheap-and-easy-formulas-for-homemade-windshield-de-icer-plus-bonus-tips">3 Cheap and Easy Formulas for Homemade Windshield De-Icer (Plus Bonus Tips)</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/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-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Life Hacks best money tips happy couples Mon, 08 Dec 2014 20:00:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1264947 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Easy Hacks for Everyday Problems http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-easy-hacks-for-everyday-problems <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-easy-hacks-for-everyday-problems" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman-thinking-kitchen-problem-100412392-small.jpg" alt="woman kitchen problem" title="woman kitchen problem" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="141" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles with easy life hacks for everyday problems, tricks to save on winter spending, and personal finance rules you may need to break.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://untemplater.com/untemplate/25-easy-life-hacks-everyday-problems">25 Easy Life Hacks for Everyday Problems</a> &mdash; Line the bottom of your kitchen trash can with newspapers to absorb leaks and keep drips off your floor. [Untemplater]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Save-Money-Winter-20612809">6 Tricks to Save on Winter Spending</a> &mdash; Use a space heater if you only need to heat up one or two rooms &mdash; it's cheaper than central heating. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.phroogal.com/5-personal-finance-rules-might-break">5 Personal Finance Rules You Might Have to Break</a> &mdash; When it comes to your home, buying isn't always better than renting. You won't earn equity from renting, but you also won't be responsible for maintenance and repairs. [Phroogal Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2014/12/3-habits-surprisingly-killing-productivity.html">3 Habits Surprisingly Killing Your Productivity</a> &mdash; It's easy to skip your break when you find you don't have enough time, but seriously, don't do it! Use your breaks to recharge your brain and body. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://ridiculouslyefficient.com/recover-from-burnout">3 Ways to Recover From Burnout</a> &mdash; Take a look at your activities and your interactions with people &mdash; are they giving you energy or taking energy away? [Ridiculously Efficient]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.leadingedgeadvocate.com/have-a-great-day">5 Simple Ways to Turn a Crappy Day Into the Best Day Ever</a> &mdash; Don't overlook the goodness in your life. Take a moment to acknowledge the things that have worked out for you so far. [Leading Edge Advocate]</p> <p><a href="http://gradmoneymatters.com/money-making-ideas/4-rules-for-using-social-media-to-promote-your-business.html">4 Rules for Using Social Media to Promote Your Business</a> &mdash; Use catchy, relevant pictures to draw readers in. [Grad Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="https://www.zoho.com/general/blog/5-ways-to-know-a-companys-work-culture-without-asking.html">5 Ways to Know a Company's Work Culture (Without Asking)</a> &mdash; If a recruiter insists on going over each and every point of your resume during an interview, that tells you that they only looking to hire your skills, not you as a person. [Zoho Blogs]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/holiday-guide-make-the-most-of-your-visit-to-mall-santa">Holiday Guide: Make the Most of Your Visit to Mall Santa</a> &mdash; Pack extra clothes in case there's a spill, and bring snacks and toys in case there's a line. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://personalexcellence.co/blog/passive-income-myths">5 Passive Income Myths Blocking You From Earning Passive Income, Debunked</a> &mdash; Many people want to establish passive income first, then pursue what they really want to do, when they can actually set up their passive income around what they love. [Personal Excellence]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-easy-hacks-for-everyday-problems" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Easy Hacks for Everyday Problems" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-easy-hacks-for-everyday-problems">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/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-diy-dog-toys-you-can-make-for-pennies">10 DIY Dog Toys You Can Make for Pennies</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/3-cheap-and-easy-formulas-for-homemade-windshield-de-icer-plus-bonus-tips">3 Cheap and Easy Formulas for Homemade Windshield De-Icer (Plus Bonus Tips)</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/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-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Life Hacks best money tips Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 1264265 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Live on $1,000 a Month http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-live-on-1000-a-month <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-live-on-1000-a-month" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple-finances-thinking-86516574-small.jpg" alt="couple finances thinking" title="couple finances thinking" 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 terrific articles about living on $1,000 a month, getting your time allocation to match your priorities, and tips to help introverts thrive.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneysmartguides.com/can-you-survive-on-1000-a-month">How to Live On $1,000 a Month</a> &mdash; The online game Spent challenges you to live on $1000 a month after you have lost your job and house. This is hard to do whether in a game or in real life, but it isn't impossible. [Money Smart Guides]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifeoptimizer.org/2014/12/02/time-allocation/">Does Your Time Allocation Match Your Priorities?</a> &mdash; Track how much time you spend on your priorities. If you don't think it's enough time, eliminate non-essential things to make time for the more important things. [Life Optimizer]</p> <p><a href="http://thinksimplenow.com/environment/quiet-life/">6 Tips to Help Introverts Thrive</a> &mdash; Create a sanctuary where you can retreat and recharge. Ideally, it'll have a door that you can close. [Think Simple Now]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.myfico.com/2014/11/4-surprising-things-that-cause-a-hard-inquiry/">4 Surprising Things That Cause a Hard Inquiry</a> &mdash; A hard inquiry can make your FICO Score drop by a few points. If you don't want this to happen, make sure you avoid the unexpected triggers, such as paying for a rental car with a debit card. [myFICO]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Bad-Habits-Drop-26681267">5 Toxic Habits to Drop in 2015</a> &mdash; If you have an unhealthy addiction (sugar, shopping, smoking, reality TV?), pick one to eliminate next year. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thousandaire.com/qualities-of-successful-entrepreneurs/">Qualities of Successful Entrepreneurs</a> &mdash; Successful entrepreneurs are always open to learning about new technology, methods of operation, and industry trends. [Thousandaire]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mybanktracker.com/news/student-loan-myths-new-grads">5 Student Loan Myths That Are Costing You Money</a> &mdash; You don't have to go with the standard repayment plan. Depending on your financial situation, you may be better off with an income-driven repayment plan. [My Bank Tracker]</p> <p><a href="http://smartycents.com/articles/14-diy-decor-ideas-for-the-holiday-season/">14 DIY Decor Ideas for the Holiday Season</a> &mdash; Sock snowmen are cute and easy to make. All you need are old socks, rubber bands, fabric scraps and buttons, and rice or other filling material. [Smarty Cents]</p> <p><a href="parentingsquad.com/6-tips-on-keeping-a-family-journal">6 Tips on Keeping a Family Journal</a> &mdash; Keep notes of the things you want to add to your journal; you'll have an easier time remembering it all when you sit down to write. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/increase-cash-flow/">How to Get Paid on Time and Increase Cash Flow as a Solopreneur</a> &mdash; If you're a freelancer, you may find that billing more often &mdash; bi-monthly or even once a week &mdash; can help you maximize cash flow. [Careful Cents]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-live-on-1000-a-month" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: How to Live on $1,000 a Month" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-live-on-1000-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-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/4-money-resolutions-you-should-skip-this-year">4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year</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/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less">80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or 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/the-simplest-way-to-live-simply-and-cheaply">The Simplest Way to Live Simply — And Cheaply</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/mick-jagger-rarely-buys-new-and-4-other-smart-money-lessons-from-thrifty-musicians">Mick Jagger Rarely Buys New and 4 Other Smart Money Lessons From Thrifty Musicians</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-overpriced-holiday-gifts-you-should-skip">7 Overpriced Holiday Gifts You Should Skip</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Frugal Living best money tips Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:00:19 +0000 Amy Lu 1263714 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Amazon http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-on-amazon <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-amazon" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man-laptop-boxes-459045441-small.jpg" alt="man laptop boxes" title="man laptop boxes" 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 Amazon, how much money you can make as an Uber or Lyft driver, and tips to help you choose a financial advisor!</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/ways-to-save-money-shopping-on-amazon/">14 Ways to Save Even More Money Shopping on Amazon</a> &mdash; Get cashback on certain categories of purchases via Ebates, FatWallet, BeFrugal, TopCashBack, and Mr. Rebates. [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/how-much-money-can-you-really-make-driving-for-uber-or-lyft">How Much Money Can You Really Make Driving for Uber or Lyft?</a> &mdash; Money for gas, tolls, maintenance, self employment taxes and other hidden costs will cut into your profits. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/financial-advisor/">How to Choose a Financial Advisor</a> &mdash; Your financial advisor should be more interested in your bottom line than theirs. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Biggest-Waste-Money-30959451">28 of the Biggest Money Wasters, According to Real People</a> &mdash; Buying food and drinks at gas stations may be convenient, but you can be sure the prices are inflated much higher than what you might pay at a grocery store. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://moneysmartlife.com/money-habits-20s/">The Money Habits You Develop in Your 20s Will Help OR Hurt You for the Rest of Your Life</a> &mdash; Many young people want the good life, and they want it now. This kind of lifestyle is expensive and a surefire way to get into deep debt. [Money Smart Life]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/holiday-decor-without-denting-your-budget/">Deck the Halls Without Letting Holiday Décor Dent Your Budget</a> &mdash; Fill clear flower vases with candy canes, pinecones, and other festive baubles for cheap and easy holiday décor. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-tips-on-volunteering-over-the-holidays">7 Tips on Volunteering Over the Holidays</a> &mdash; Charity organizations aren't the only ones that need volunteers. Local schools, town halls, and recreational and senior centers could also use the help! [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/retirement/3-unusual-ways-to-stretch-your-retirement-budget-a-little-further/">3 Unusual Ways to Stretch Your Retirement Budget a Little Further</a> &mdash; You can save on living costs by moving to a college town, where you'll likely have access to quality public transportation and health care services, as well as rich cultural experiences. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.equifax.com/tax/filing-taxes-early-six-ways-to-prepare-right-now/">Filing Taxes Early? Six Ways to Prepare Right Now</a> &mdash; Your 1099s can help you calculate your income, but you don't actually need to submit them with your tax return. [Equifax]</p> <p><a href="http://www.financialsamurai.com/be-careful-justifying-your-spending-as-an-investment/">Be Careful Justifying Your Spending as an Investment</a> &mdash; If you call something an investment, you're assuming that it'll provide a return sometime in the future &mdash; but that's not always the case. [Financial Samurai]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-on-amazon" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Amazon" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-amazon">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/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-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-amazon-url-hack-generator-save-big">The AMAZON URL hack generator. Save big $$$.</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-places-to-get-cheaper-diapers">5 Places to Get Cheaper Diapers</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/filler-strategies-for-amazon-s-free-super-saver-shipping">Filler Strategies for Amazon’s Free Super Saver Shipping</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/hard-copy-or-ebook-amazons-new-service-allows-you-to-buy-ebook-versions-of-hard-copies-you-own-for-c">Hard Copy or Ebook? Amazon&#039;s New Service Allows You to Buy Ebook Versions of Hard Copies You Own for Cheap</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Shopping Amazon best money tips Wed, 03 Dec 2014 21:00:13 +0000 Amy Lu 1263267 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Willpower Tips to Achieve Anything http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-willpower-tips-to-achieve-anything <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-willpower-tips-to-achieve-anything" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man-personal-trainer-exercise-494372089-small.jpg" alt="personal trainer exercise" title="personal trainer exercise" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="141" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on powerful willpower tips, productivity lies you need to stop believing, and ways to save time in the kitchen!</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Get-More-Willpower-33521396">Achieve Anything With These 8 Powerful Willpower Tips</a> &mdash; The more inconvenient it is to give in to temptation, the less likely you are to do it. Leave your credit cards at home if you want to spend less, or schedule a session with a personal trainer if you want to exercise more. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getorganised.co/2014/11/25-productivity-lies-stop-believing/">25 Productivity Lies to Stop Believing</a> &mdash; You really don't have to attend every meeting you're invited to. [Get Organised]</p> <p><a href="http://savvyscot.com/save-time-in-the-kitchen/">Three Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen</a> &mdash; Cooking multiple dishes at once allow you to save time on prep and clean-up. [The Savvy Scot]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/how-to-cut-down-on-winter-expenses">How to Cut Down on Winter Expenses</a> &mdash; Rearrange the furniture in your home to maximize heat. Make sure your seating is not in the way of a draft, and place chairs near interior walls. [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/weekends-money/">20 Great Ways to Earn Some Extra Money on Weekends</a> &mdash; You can make money by reviewing music on sites like SliceThePie. [Money Pantry]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/9-money-mistakes-ill-never-make-again/">9 Money Mistakes I'll Never Make Again</a> &mdash; Don't think that a singular action will make everything better. Money mistakes can seem simple, but they often come from very complex places. [Ready For Zero]</p> <p><a href="http://couponpal.com/blog/7-essential-tips-to-stay-healthy-during-the-holidays">7 Essential Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holidays</a> &mdash; Be careful what you snack on! Sugar cookies are tasty but they won't keep you going for long. Instead, grab some baked apples or fruit kabobs. [CouponPal]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/4-tips-to-naturally-increase-immunity">4 Tips to Naturally Increase Immunity</a> &mdash; Speaking of sugar, you can actually weaken your immune system if you consume too much of it. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://ptmoney.com/give-more-this-holiday-season/">10 Ideas to Give More This Holiday Season</a> &mdash; If you want to make a difference in a young person's life, you can look into mentorship programs in your area. [PT Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T057-C000-S002-fix-a-cracked-screen-on-your-mobile.html">Best Ways to Fix a Cracked Screen on Your Mobile Device</a> &mdash; If you're good at delicate handiwork, you can get a DIY screen repair kit for under $100. [Kiplinger]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-willpower-tips-to-achieve-anything" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Willpower Tips to Achieve Anything" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-willpower-tips-to-achieve-anything">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/11-sources-of-instant-gratification-you-can-feel-good-about">11 Sources of Instant Gratification You Can Feel Good About</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-ways-to-increase-your-willpower-and-be-more-successful">10 Ways to Increase Your Willpower and Be More Successful</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/4-money-resolutions-you-should-skip-this-year">4 Money Resolutions You Should Skip This Year</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-signs-you-were-raised-by-parents-with-bad-social-skills">5 Signs You Were Raised by Parents With Bad Social Skills</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/6-little-stressors-you-can-easily-eliminate-today">6 Little Stressors You Can Easily Eliminate Today</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Personal Development best money tips willpower Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:00:16 +0000 Amy Lu 1262636 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Expensive Ingredients You Can Replace http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-expensive-ingredients-you-can-replace <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-expensive-ingredients-you-can-replace" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/cooking-stew-ingredients-140299731-small.jpg" alt="stew ingredients" title="stew ingredients" 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 expensive recipe ingredients you can replace, stores with the best return policies, apps to help you reach your daily goals, and more!</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.supermoney.com/2014/11/recipe/">12 Expensive Recipe Ingredients You Can Easily Replace</a> &mdash; Some recipes only need maple syrup for the flavor; if that's the case, just combine brown sugar and water until you get the right consistency, and use that instead. [SuperMoney]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/10-stores-with-the-best-return-policies/">10 Stores With the Best Return Policies</a> &mdash; Nordstrom (not to be confused with Nordstrom Rack) will take back any item at any time, with or without a receipt. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.genuinecuriosity.com/genuinecuriosity/2014/11/21/4-apps-that-will-help-you-achieve-your-daily-goals">4 Apps That Will Help You Achieve Your Daily Goals</a> &mdash; SmartyPig makes it fun to save! Plus, it allows friends, family, and other users to contribute to your goal. [Genuine Curiosity]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditdonkey.com/food-scratch.html">23 Foods Worth Making From Scratch at Home</a> &mdash; Homemade spaghetti sauce is easy to make, and it won't have all the preservatives and sugar that come with jarred sauce. [Credit Donkey]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Random-Acts-Kindness-Ideas-34351861">109 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Start Doing Today</a> &mdash; Are you dining out today? Brighten your waiter's day with a generous tip! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://zenhabits.net/inasec/">The Power of Delay</a> &mdash; When you get the urge for a bad habit, simply delay. Tell yourself that you'll do it later, and you may find that the urge has passed when &quot;later&quot; comes around. [Zen Habits]</p> <p><a href="http://thinksimplenow.com/happiness/how-not-to-worry">5 Ways to Stop Worrying</a> &mdash; Sometimes we force ourselves no to enjoy something for fear of losing it &mdash; but know that you have the ability to deal with let down and loss. Go right ahead and enjoy yourself to the utmost! [Think Simple Now]</p> <p><a href="http://frugalbeautiful.com/blog/cheap-wine-taste-expensive/">How to Make Cheap Wine Taste Expensive</a> &mdash; Let your wine breathe a bit. You can get a cheap wine decanter or an aerator sprout, or even just let it sit in a pitcher &mdash; it really makes a difference! [Frugal Beautiful]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugaltoad.com/personalfinance/5-tricks-spot-good-financial-advice">5 Tricks to Spot Good Financial Advice</a> &mdash; Look for a site that features a wide range of products or services. [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/thanksgiving-leftover-ideas">Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas</a> &mdash; Still have some turkey left over from Thanksgiving? Toss it into a cobb salad and serve with cranberry sauce on the side. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-expensive-ingredients-you-can-replace" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Expensive Ingredients You Can Replace" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><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-expensive-ingredients-you-can-replace">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. 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