best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: Save Time and Money With These Driving Tactics http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-save-time-and-money-with-these-driving-tactics <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-save-time-and-money-with-these-driving-tactics" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_happy_driving_505602228.jpg" alt="Woman saving time and money with driving tactics" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on simple driving practices that will save you time and money, cheap ways to learn new skills online, and how to make a good impression on your first day at work.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/15-simple-driving-tactics-that-will-save-you-surprising-money-and-time-too/">15 Simple Driving Tactics That Will Save You Surprising Money (and Time, Too)</a> &mdash; Avoid parallel parking whenever you can. You could waste a lot of time (and gas) jockeying back and forth to get into position. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2017/0221/5-cheap-ways-to-learn-new-skills-online">5 cheap ways to learn new skills online</a> &mdash; These websites offer courses where you can learn new, marketable skills. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/first-day-work-make-good-impression/">First Day at Work? How to Make a Good Impression</a> &mdash; Be open to new knowledge, especially on your first day. Don't hesitate to ask questions about your assignments, the company, and any resources that may help you do your new job. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Fun-Activities-Introverts-38912181">22 Hobbies For People Who Really Love to Be Alone</a> &mdash; Gardening can be a fun activity for introverts. You can stay close to home while cultivating something beautiful or useful. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/business/T071-C000-S002-smart-strategies-to-get-more-sleep.html">Smart Strategies to Get More Sleep</a> &mdash; Avoid eating a big meal close to bedtime. If you're still hungry after dinner, have a small snack that's easy on your stomach, like cheese and crackers. [Kiplinger]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/health/5-basic-nutrition-rules-keep-body-healthy-2017/72159">5 Basic Nutrition Rules to Keep your Body Healthy in 2017</a> &mdash; Get a good amount of protein in your diet to boost your energy level. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbriana.com/5-affordable-ways-keep-home-safe-secure/">5 Affordable Ways to Keep Your Home Safe &amp; Secure</a> &mdash; Millions of people each year are treated for fall-related injuries. To prevent falls, keep clutter off the floor, tape down your rugs, and install nonslip mats and grab bars in bathrooms. [Bargain Briana]</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; It can be difficult to comb through an entire thrift store by yourself. Bring a friend, divide up the tore, and shop for each other. [More With Less Today]</p> <p><a href="https://due.com/blog/developing-discipline/">5 Tips for Developing Discipline to Reach Your Goals</a> &mdash; Take care of your health! You make better decisions when you're well-rested and healthy. [Due]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stackthechips.com/7-home-upgrades-not-worth-money-time/">7 Home Upgrades Not Worth Your Money And Time</a> &mdash; Pools are fun in the summer but they&rsquo;re expensive to maintain. [Stack The Chips]</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-save-time-and-money-with-these-driving-tactics">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/remove-car-dents-quickly-and-cheaply">Remove Car Dents Quickly and Cheaply</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-save-an-extra-109486-a-year">How to Save an Extra $1,094.86 a Year</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-best-gas-rewards-credit-cards">5 Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards</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/can-acetone-dramatically-increase-your-gas-mileage">Can Acetone Dramatically Increase Your Gas Mileage?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Cars and Transportation best money tips driving tactics Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:43:26 +0000 Amy Lu 1897623 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: What You Should Know About Store Closing Sales http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-what-you-should-know-about-store-closing-sales <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-what-you-should-know-about-store-closing-sales" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_shopping_bags_620972986.jpg" alt="Woman learning what she should know about store closing sales" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on what you should know about store closing sales, healthy dishes for weight loss, and beginner tips for fermenting.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2017/0221/What-you-need-to-know-about-store-closing-sales-at-Macy-s-Sears-or-Kmart-near-you">What you need to know about store closing sales at Macy's, Sears, or Kmart near you</a> &mdash; Don't expect to see big ticket items at a store closing sale. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/quick-weight-loss-dishes-foods-13969/">20 Healthy, Low-Calorie Dishes for Quick Weight Loss</a> &mdash; There's no need to skip dessert when you can indulge in a delicious, grilled stone fruit. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://naturemoms.com/blog/2017/02/18/beginner-tips-fermenting/">Beginner Tips for Fermenting</a> &mdash; There are many benefits to probiotic-rich, fermented foods. Start with these tips if you want to ferment your own foods at home. [Nature Moms Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Introverts-Recharge-39990746">Ways For Introverts to Get Their Energy Back When Other Humans Suck It Out of Them</a> &mdash; Introverts can recharge by taking a long drive. You'll create distance from other people and can get comfortable in the controlled environment of your car. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.fool.com/retirement/2017/02/19/5-ways-you-can-get-more-money-in-retirement.aspx">5 Ways You Can Get More Money in Retirement</a> &mdash; Many seniors choose to downsize when they stop working and don't need as much space, but if you don't want to move just yet, you can rent out part of your home to make extra money. [The Motley Fool]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/blog/salary-negotiation/">Salary Negotiation: How to negotiate better than 99% of people</a> &mdash; By the time you walk into a negotiation, you need to know what you want. Not having a number in mind will allow an experienced hiring manager to control the conversation. [I Will Teach You To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="https://www.fivecentnickel.com/rebuilding-savings-after-emergency-expense/">Rebuilding Your Savings After An Emergency Expense</a> &mdash; Unplanned but necessary expenses can really throw your budget off kilter. Take these steps to get your money back on track after an emergency. [Five Cent Nickel]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2017/02/20/10-little-things-to-remember-when-life-no-longer-excites-you/">10 Little Things to Remember When Life No Longer Excites You</a> &mdash; Don't just endure life &mdash; enjoy it! Do something small and positive that makes you happy. [Marc &amp; Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://gretchenrubin.com/happiness_project/2017/02/11-tips-for-getting-morning/">Do You Hate to Rush? 11 Tips for Getting Ready Faster in the Morning.</a> &mdash; It's easy to lose track of time during a refreshing shower. Set an alarm clock to remind you when it's time to get out. [Gretchin Rubin]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-ways-to-let-your-kids-fail-sans-guilt">7 Ways to Let Your Kids Fail Sans Guilt</a> &mdash; Avoid being their second coach from the sidelines. Your &quot;helpful&quot; tips can cause them to stop enjoying the sport or activity. [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-you-should-know-about-store-closing-sales">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/the-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-cloth-napkins">The 5 Best Cloth Napkins</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/9-no-fuss-plants-that-will-brighten-your-home-until-spring">9 No-Fuss Plants That Will Brighten Your Home Until Spring</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/should-you-sign-up-for-that-store-credit-card">Should You Sign Up for That Store Credit Card?</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-reasons-you-should-always-buy-girl-scout-cookies">7 Reasons You Should Always Buy Girl Scout Cookies</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips store closing sales Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:30:30 +0000 Amy Lu 1896817 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Frugal People Need These Things in Their Wallet http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-frugal-people-need-these-things-in-their-wallet <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-people-need-these-things-in-their-wallet" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/coin_hands_wallet_514780670.jpg" alt="Frugal person keeping things in their wallet" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on things every frugal person needs in their wallet, ways to save on your next restaurant meal, and things you should never throw away.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/10-things-every-frugal-person-needs-in-their-wallet/65885">10 Things Every Frugal Person Needs in Their Wallet</a> &mdash; Many people like the envelope system for budgeting &mdash; why not use it in your wallet for day-to-day spending, as well? [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/7-overlooked-ways-save-your-next-restaurant-meal/">7 Surefire Ways to Save on Your Next Restaurant Meal</a> &mdash; Many restaurants allow you to bring your own wine &mdash; just call ahead to make sure it's OK, first. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Never-Throw-Away-43183279#photo-43183279">12 Things You Should Never Throw Away</a> &mdash; You never know when you'll need a spare button to save your clothes. Keep a stash in a small pouch for future emergencies. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Tax-VOX/2017/0216/Promised-delays-of-federal-tax-refunds-have-delayed-filing-too">Promised delays of federal tax refunds have delayed filing, too</a> &mdash; The 2016 tax refunds for those claiming either the EITC or the ACTC were delayed until February 15 at the soonest, which could be costly to families who often rely on getting refunds sooner. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/tough-love-excuse-strategies-getting-debt-improving-credit/">Tough Love: No Excuse Strategies for Getting Out of Debt and Improving Credit</a> &mdash; Getting out of debt can be hard, but it isn't impossible. Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on practical strategies to eliminate debt and improve your credit. [Experian]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2017/02/16/looking-to-make-money-with-a-new-career-check-out-these-industries-in-2017/">Looking To Make Money With A New Career? Check Out These Industries in 2017</a> &mdash; The need for home health care services is growing, and so are work opportunities in the industry. [Frugal Village]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/how-to-avoid-beating-yourself-up-over-little-mistakes/">How to Avoid Beating Yourself Up Over Little Mistakes</a> &mdash; You're bound the make mistakes on your journey to self-improvement. Follow these steps to deal when your internal voice tries to bring you down. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.currentoncurrency.com/expensive-gifts-financial-harm-good/">5 Gifts That Do More Financial Harm Than Good</a> &mdash; Gifting a car certainly makes a splash, but this can cost the recipient thousands of dollars when they pay the gift tax. [Current on Currency]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/protein-for-breakfast/">Eat These Protein Superfoods For Breakfast</a> &mdash; Spirulina, a blue-green algae, is a plant-based source of complete protein. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://unclutterer.com/2017/02/17/organizing-pet-clutter/">Organizing pet clutter</a> &mdash; An easy way to keep leashes and harnesses accessible (yet out of the way) is hang them on a dedicated hook next to the door. [Unclutterer]</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-people-need-these-things-in-their-wallet">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/11-good-money-habits-that-will-keep-you-out-of-debt">11 Good Money Habits That Will Keep You Out of Debt</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-dirty-is-your-money-really">How Dirty Is Your Money, Really?</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-big-ticket-wedding-items-you-should-borrow-instead-of-buy">5 Big Ticket Wedding Items You Should Borrow Instead of Buy</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-35-best-ways-to-spend-your-free-time-frugally">The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)</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-many-of-these-frugal-virtues-have-you-mastered">How Many of These &quot;Frugal Virtues&quot; Have You Mastered?</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips frugal people Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:00:14 +0000 Amy Lu 1894889 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Money Lessons We Can Learn From Beyoncé http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-money-lessons-we-can-learn-from-beyonc <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-lessons-we-can-learn-from-beyonc" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/beyonce_15741839050_d7e0206673_z.jpg" alt="Learning money lessons from Beyoncé" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on money lessons we can learn from Beyoncé, tips for solo travel, and how to get the most out of your doctor appointments.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://moneystrands.com/blog/2017/02/15/money-rules-can-learn-beyonce/">Make lemonade: 5 Money Rules You Can Learn From Beyoncé</a> &mdash; Beyoncé &mdash; as a singer, actor, dancer, investor, and entrepreneur &mdash; uses her many skills and experience to create multiple income streams. [Money Strands]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Tips-Traveling-Alone-42031218">14 Tips For Traveling Alone</a> &mdash; Take a walking tour of the city you're visiting so you have a better idea of your surroundings. This will make it easier to get around during the rest of your stay. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.clark.com/doctors-appointments-how-to-get-the-most-bang">Doctor's appointments: How to get the most bang for your buck</a> &mdash; Not all medical needs require you to see a doctor with copay in hand. Call your doctor's office to clarify their policies on things like immunizations and quick procedures. [Clark]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyaware.co.uk/2017/02/cheap-and-easy-ways-to-organise-your-home/">Cheap and easy ways to organize your home</a> &mdash; Keep books, photographs, and other knickknacks from cluttering up your living room by displaying them on shelves. [StepChange MoneyAware]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/4422-how-unlearning-makes-you-smarter">How Unlearning Makes You Smarter</a> &mdash; Unlearning can help you get rid of not-so-useful knowledge and assumptions that are no longer valid. [Daily Worth]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.savethebills.com/6-easy-ways-increase-investment-property-value/">6 Easy Ways To Increase Your Investment Property Value</a> &mdash; If you're remodeling an investment property with only one bathroom, adding another half bath can increase the property's value by up to $10,000. [Save The Bills]</p> <p><a href="http://brokemillennial.com/2017/02/16/5-things-millennials-need-understand-money-2017/">5 Things Millennials Need To Understand About Money In 2017</a> &mdash; Small purchases add up, sure, but the real danger is in act of routine, mindless spending. [Broke Millennial]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyminiblog.com/productivity/commute-tasks/">Don&rsquo;t Waste Valuable Time: 8 Tasks You Can Do on Your Commute</a> &mdash; Whip your mind into shape with brain-stimulating games. [Money Mini Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cultofmoney.com/2017/02/15/lost-motivation-savings-goals-heres/">Lost Motivation for Your Savings Goals? Here&rsquo;s What to Do&hellip;</a> &mdash; If you feel burned out by your savings goal, go ahead and take a small break. Just make sure the break won't undo the progress you've made so far. [Cult of Money]</p> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/ways-internet-saves-you-money/">21 Easy to Miss Ways the Internet Can Save You Money (Are You Using &rsquo;em?)</a> &mdash; There are many sites that help you find rebates and show you where to fill out the forms online so you can save money on your purchases. [Money Pantry]</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-lessons-we-can-learn-from-beyonc">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/7-money-lessons-we-can-learn-from-beyonc">7 Money Lessons We Can Learn From Beyoncé</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/flashback-friday-38-money-lessons-we-can-learn-from-celebrities">Flashback Friday: 38 Money Lessons We Can Learn From Celebrities</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-top-money-lessons-to-learn-from-ruth-soukups-unstuffed">4 Top Money Lessons to Learn From Ruth Soukup&#039;s &quot;Unstuffed&quot;</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-lessons-i-learned-about-money-after-living-in-mexico">7 Lessons I Learned About Money After Living in Mexico</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-most-important-financial-lessons-people-learn-in-their-20s-did-you">The 5 Most Important Financial Lessons People Learn in Their 20s (Did You?)</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips Beyoncé money lessons Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:00:28 +0000 Amy Lu 1894195 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Make Friends http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-make-friends <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-make-friends" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/women_friends_laughing_621119364.jpg" alt="Women learning how to make friends" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on how to make friends, trendy workouts that you can do for less, and ways to improve your morning.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://zenhabits.net/friends/">How to Make Friends</a> &mdash; Put out a positive energy. People want to be around others who are excited about life and shows an interest in the world. [Zen habits]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/cheap-trendy-workouts/">14 Trendy Workouts You Can Do for Less</a> &mdash; Whether you want to do MMA, hot yoga, or even group classes, you can do them all without spending a fortune. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Way-Start-Off-Day-43172625">Make Mornings Suck Less With These 9 Tips</a> &mdash; Get feel-good playlist running in the background as you start your day. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://savingdollarsandsense.com/common-money-mistakes-couples-make/">10 Money Mistakes That Can Ruin A Marriage</a> &mdash; Ignoring conflicting spending habits can lead to arguments over purchases. [Saving Dollars &amp; Sense]</p> <p><a href="http://afewshortcuts.com/2017/02/8-carry-out-items-you-shouldnt-throw-away/">8 Carry Out Items You Shouldn&rsquo;t Throw Away</a> &mdash; Some takeout orders are packed in durable plastic containers. Wash them out and use them to store leftovers, lunch items, or crafting supplies. [A Few Shortcuts]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/five-strategies-for-avoiding-and-talking-yourself-out-of-hasty-purchases/?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+thesimpledollar+%28The+Simple+Dollar%29">Five Strategies for Avoiding (or Talking Yourself Out of) Hasty Purchases</a> &mdash; When you go to a hobby store, whether it's a brick-and-mortar store or an online shop, go with a specific purpose in mind. Don't go unless there is something you intend to buy. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.allstate.com/spring-is-here-get-your-home-ready/">Spring is Here: Get Your Home Ready!</a> &mdash; Prepare for spring by following these home maintenance tips! [The Allstate Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.financiallypoor.com/money-management/five-money-saving-tips-for-the-21st-century/">Five Money Saving Tips for the 21st Century</a> &mdash; Debit and credit cards are super convenient, but it's easy to lose track of how much you've been spending when the money isn't tangible. Using cash for everyday spending can help you stick to your budget. [Financially Poor]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyqanda.com/how-to-invest-with-little-money-when-broke/">How to Start Investing Even When You&rsquo;re Almost Broke</a> &mdash; No amount is too little! Even if you only have $20 left over each month, it's enough to start saving for retirement. [Money Q&amp;A]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-ways-to-prevent-your-child-from-fearing-the-dentist">6 Ways to Prevent Your Child From Fearing the Dentist</a> &mdash; Take turns playing dentist and patient with your child. The role-playing will give your kiddo an idea of what a dental visit will be like. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-make-friends">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/a-simple-plan-for-saving-up-a-2000-fun-fund">A Simple Plan for Saving Up a $2000 Fun Fund</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/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-baking-soda-took-my-bathroom-from-yuck-to-yes">How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/30-unexpected-uses-for-mineral-oil">30 Unexpected Uses for Mineral Oil</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips make friends Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:30:34 +0000 Amy Lu 1893508 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Read Better http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-read-better <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-read-better" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_reading_book_512884178.jpg" alt="Woman learning how to read better" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to improve reading comprehension, how to travel more affordably, and ways to stay fit without spending hours at the gym.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://jamesclear.com/reading-comprehension-strategies">How to Read Better: 3 Ways to Improve Reading Comprehension</a> &mdash; Integrate thoughts as you read. Think about how the book you're reading connects with ideas that you already have in your head. [James Clear]</p> <p><a href="https://www.daveursillo.com/miniature-travel-guide/">How to Travel More Affordably (A Miniature Guide + Sample Itineraries)</a> &mdash; If you're traveling to different spots in the same region, see if arriving in one location will be cheaper than the other. [Dave Ursillo]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/health/5-ways-stay-fit-without-spending-hours-gym/72143">5 Ways to Stay Fit Without Spending Hours at the Gym</a> &mdash; Develop outdoor hobbies that are fun and will keep you moving. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Tax-VOX/2017/0213/For-tax-purposes-is-it-better-to-be-single-or-married">For tax purposes, is it better to be single or married?</a> &mdash; Marriage can boost a couple's tax bill substantially if both parties have similar incomes. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Send-Other-Than-Flowers-42473080#photo-42473080">7 Thoughtful Gifts to Send That Aren't Flowers</a> &mdash; Ice cream delivery services will make sure that your gift arrives frozen. Some packages even come with extras like sprinkles and chocolate sauce! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2017/02/13/simple-spring-landscaping-ideas/">Simple Spring Landscaping Ideas</a> &mdash; Add a decorative table and a bench or chair so you can sit and enjoy your garden on nice days. [Frugal Village]</p> <p><a href="https://www.fivecentnickel.com/prepare-to-shift-into-new-career/">How to Prepare to Shift Into a New Career</a> &mdash; Don't just tweak your resume here and there &mdash; rewrite your career history so that it appeals to a hiring managing in your new industry. [Five Cent Nickel]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stackthechips.com/4-tips-new-grads-wanting-land-dream-job/">4 Tips For New Grads Wanting To Land Their Dream Job</a> &mdash; If a certification will help you get the job you want, start working on it as soon as you're able to. You'll gain industry knowledge, experience, and connections along the way. [Stack The Chips]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneysoldiers.com/7-mistakes-which-could-cost-you-with-insurance/">7 Mistakes Which Could Cost You With Insurance</a> &mdash; When comparing premiums, don't just look at the overall price. See if there are any extras that you can add to make a stronger, better policy. [Money Soldiers]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyminiblog.com/college/student-budget/">6 Things Every Student Should Budget For</a> &mdash; Even if you live on campus, you need to consider transportation costs for the times when you want to travel out into the city and beyond. Look for monthly transit options and student discounts to reduce costs per trip. [Money Mini Blog]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-read-better">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/a-simple-plan-for-saving-up-a-2000-fun-fund">A Simple Plan for Saving Up a $2000 Fun Fund</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/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-baking-soda-took-my-bathroom-from-yuck-to-yes">How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/30-unexpected-uses-for-mineral-oil">30 Unexpected Uses for Mineral Oil</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips read better Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:30:29 +0000 Amy Lu 1892626 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Brighten Someone's Day http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-simple-ways-to-brighten-someones-day <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-simple-ways-to-brighten-someones-day" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/coworkers_eating_pizza_518468626.jpg" alt="Coworkers finding simple ways to brighten each other&#039;s day" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on simple ways to brighten someone&rsquo;s day, vacation hacks that help you save money, and free websites that will improve your quality of life.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Make-Someone-Happy-42651471#photo-42651471">50 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Brighten Someone's Day</a> &mdash; Surprise your co-workers with treats for the office, just because. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2017/0211/7-hacks-to-cut-the-cost-of-your-vacation">7 hacks to cut the cost of your vacation</a> &mdash; Consider all options for transportation &mdash; cheaper car rentals, public transportation, bike rentals, etc. &mdash; and use the ones that work best for you. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/17-free-websites-to-upgrade-the-quality-of-your-life-today/">17 Free Websites to Upgrade the Quality of Your Life Today</a> &mdash; These apps make it easier to get healthy, learn a second language, save time, and more! [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="https://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/divorce-credit-financial-mistakes-avoid/">Divorce and Credit: Financial Mistakes to Avoid</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on common financial mistakes that couples can make when getting a divorce. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="http://flippingincome.com/what-to-buy-at-garage-sales-to-resell/">What to Buy at Garage Sales to Resell</a> &mdash; A sturdy piece of furniture that's been refreshed with a new coat of paint or new hardware can fetch hundreds of dollars in profit. [Flipping Income]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.thepennyhoarder.com/smart-money/discount-theatre-tickets/">7 Ways to Get Your Theatre Fix Without Going Totally Broke</a> &mdash; Ask the box office if they offer reduced-price preview tickets if you don't mind watching a rehearsal rather than general opening show. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/19553/avoid-charity-scams.html">How to Avoid Charity Scams When Donating Money</a> &mdash; Beware of charities that use sob stories to appeal to your emotions. Legitimate or well-known charities generally don't try to guilt-trip you into making a donation. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneydigest.sg/5-entirely-free-ways-to-maximize-your-small-flat/">5 Entirely Free Ways To Maximize Your Small Flat</a> &mdash; A unified, monochromatic color scheme will make your apartment feel more open. [Money Digest]</p> <p><a href="https://sidsavara.com/personal-productivity/time-management-lies">6 Bald Faced Time Management Lies We Tell Ourselves Every Day</a> &mdash; Don't allow interruptions simply because you think they will only take a minute &mdash; nothing ever takes just a minute! [Sid Savara]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2017/02/12/20-ways-to-accidentally-ruin-the-next-20-years-of-your-life/">20 Ways to Accidentally Ruin the Next 20 Years of Your Life</a> &mdash; When you avoid being wrong at all costs, you also stop giving yourself the opportunity to learn and grow from your mistakes. [Marc &amp; 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-simple-ways-to-brighten-someones-day">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/a-simple-plan-for-saving-up-a-2000-fun-fund">A Simple Plan for Saving Up a $2000 Fun Fund</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/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-baking-soda-took-my-bathroom-from-yuck-to-yes">How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/30-unexpected-uses-for-mineral-oil">30 Unexpected Uses for Mineral Oil</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips brighten day Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:01:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1892062 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Use Your Phone to Save at the Grocery Store http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-use-your-phone-to-save-at-the-grocery-store <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-use-your-phone-to-save-at-the-grocery-store" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_grocery_store_493685390.jpg" alt="Couple using their phone to save at the grocery store" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="144" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles ways your phone can help you slash grocery costs, how afford an amazing trip in 2017, and date night ideas for busy parents.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/great-websites-and-apps-that-cut-the-cost-home-meals/">9 Ways Your Phone Can Slash Grocery Costs</a> &mdash; These websites and apps can help you save at the grocery store and stretch your ingredients at home. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/save-up-for-vacation-4061/">Start Planning Now: 11 Steps to Affording an Amazing Trip in 2017</a> &mdash; The first step is to create a bank account just for your vacation fund. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://couplemoney.com/frugal-fun/date-night-ideas-busy-parents/">10 Date Night Ideas for Busy Parents</a> &mdash; When you're pressed for time, consider these cheap and productive date night ideas. [Couple Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Sleep-Planes-40563198">12 Tips For Sleeping on a Plane Like a Pro</a> &mdash; Bring an eye mask to block out lights from the window or your neighbor's devices. You'll have the illusion that it's nighttime even when it isn't. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/The-Bite/2017/0208/The-fight-to-save-the-rusty-patched-bumble-bee-and-how-you-can-help">The fight to save the rusty-patched bumble bee and how you can help</a> &mdash; There's a 90% probability of extinction for the rusty-patched bumble bee if no action is taken to save it. [The Monitor]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/10-reasons-bad-idea-co-sign-loan/56392">10 Reasons It&rsquo;s a Bad Idea to Co-Sign a Loan</a> &mdash; It can seem like a helpful gesture, but co-signing a loan for someone could end badly for you in so many ways. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/coworking-with-pets/">7 Tips to Happy Coworking with Your Pets</a> &mdash; Your pet has needs and priorities that may interfere with yours while you are working from home. If they are becoming too disruptive or distracting, find ways to modify their behavior so that they are happy and you are productive. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.easyways.net/7-easy-ways-use-overripe-bananas/">7 Easy Ways To Use Overripe Bananas</a> &mdash; Overripe bananas are great to use in banana cream, banana fritters, and a moisturizing face mask! [easyWays]</p> <p><a href="http://www.abcmoney.co.uk/2017/02/10/formal-and-fashionable-how-to-wear-a-business-suit-abcmoney-co-uk/">Formal and Fashionable: How to Wear a Business Suit</a> &mdash; Not all business suits are the same! Familiarize yourself with the different styles, materials, and colors to find suits that you can wear with confidence. [ABC Money]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-reasons-you-should-take-away-your-kids-devices">5 Reasons You Should Take Away Your Kids' Devices</a> &mdash; Turning to their phones is an easy way to avoid conversation when they're shy, but kids need to learn how to interact with other people. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-use-your-phone-to-save-at-the-grocery-store">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/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-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/how-to-grocery-shop-for-five-on-100-a-week">How to Grocery Shop for Five on $100 a Week</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-produce-workers-guide-to-choosing-fruits-and-vegetables">The Produce Worker&#039;s Guide to Choosing Fruits and Vegetables</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-healthiest-grocery-stores">The 6 Healthiest Grocery Stores</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips grocery shopping Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:07:58 +0000 Amy Lu 1890387 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 7 Vacation Rental Tips for Every Traveler http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-7-vacation-rental-tips-for-every-traveler <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-7-vacation-rental-tips-for-every-traveler" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_wine_travel_584004338.jpg" alt="Couple using vacation rental tips while traveling" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on vacation rental tips, financial habits that build wealth, and ways to get through your emails faster.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Vacation-Rental-Tips-43138080">7 Vacation Rental Tips Every Traveler Needs to Know</a> &mdash; Consider making two rental bookings in two different neighborhoods &mdash; one local, one touristy &mdash; to fully experience your destination. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://due.com/blog/4-financial-habits-that-build-personal-wealth/">4 Financial Habits That Build Personal Wealth</a> &mdash; Think of money as a means to achieve your goal. You won't able to enjoy your money if you're constantly afraid of losing it. [Due]</p> <p><a href="https://timemanagementninja.com/2017/02/7-tips-to-increase-your-email-speed/">7 Tips to Increase Your Email Speed</a> &mdash; Don't click the links in an email unless you really need to. It's easy to be sucked in by one link and find yourself still surfing the Internet an hour later. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/534849/4-uncommon-habits-successful-people-have-that-make-them-stand-out-from-the-crowd">4 Uncommon Habits Successful People Have That Make Them Stand Out From The Crowd</a> &mdash; High-achievers know that constructive criticism can help us to learn and grow, so they often go out of their way to seek criticism of their plans and ideas. [Lifehack]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.shoplet.com/office-fun/10-valentines-day-traditions-from-around-the-world/">10 Valentine&rsquo;s Day Traditions From Around The World</a> &mdash; Learn how other countries have added their own twist to the celebration of love! [Shoplet]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.getorganizedwizard.com/blog/2017/02/financial-tips-empty-nesters/">Financial Tips For Empty Nesters</a> &mdash; Once your kids are out of the nest and have insurance coverage through their school or work, you can adjust your coverage to reduce the premiums. [Get Organized Wizard]</p> <p><a href="http://productivitytheory.com/improve-self-confidence-5-minutes-day/">How To Improve Self-Confidence In 5 Minutes a Day</a> &mdash; Write uplifting messages on your mirror to give yourself a boost every morning. [Productivity Theory]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyspruce.com/5-smart-ways-use-tax-refund/">5 Smart Ways to Use a Tax Refund</a> &mdash; A great use for tax refund money is to fund DIY projects that will increase the value of your home. [Money Spruce]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thepennyhoarder.com/life/car-buying-tips/">2 Numbers You Absolutely Need to Know If You&rsquo;re Buying a Car From a Dealer</a> &mdash; You'll have a much easier time buying a car from a dealer if you know these two numbers before you step on the lot. [The Penny Hoarder[</p> <p><a href="http://www.takeasmartstep.com/how-much-save-retirement-each-month/">4 Actionable Steps to Ensure You Save Enough to Retire</a> &mdash; Follow these steps to figure out how much to you need save each month for a comfortable retirement. [Smart Step]</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-7-vacation-rental-tips-for-every-traveler">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/when-should-you-get-a-vacation-rental-instead-of-a-hotel">When Should You Get a Vacation Rental Instead of a Hotel?</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/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">5 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</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/bankamericard-travel-rewards-more-rewards-for-more-travel">BankAmericard Travel Rewards®: More Rewards for More Travel</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-ways-my-family-scores-free-travel-with-credit-cards">6 Ways My Family Scores Free Travel With Credit Cards</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-best-sign-up-bonuses-for-airline-miles-credit-cards">5 Best Sign-up Bonuses for Airline Miles Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel best money tips vacation rental Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:00:17 +0000 Amy Lu 1889854 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Save on Vet Care for Your Pets http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-on-vet-care-for-your-pets <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-vet-care-for-your-pets" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/cat_veterinarian_appointment_529121920.jpg" alt="Learning how to save on vet care for your pets" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to save money on vet care for your pets, how to get more fiber (and why you should), and everyday ways to stop taking things for granted.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/affordable-pet-care-3761">10 Ways to Save Money on Vet Care</a> &mdash; Look into wellness care packages that bundle vaccines and exams. Some may include discounts on products and services that aren't covered by the plan. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/the-importance-of-dietary-fiber-and-8-ways-to-get-more">The Importance of Dietary Fiber and 8 Ways to Get More</a> &mdash; Fiber has many nutritional benefits, but less than 3% of Americans are getting enough of it. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Take-Things-Granted-43011276">5 Everyday Ways to Stop Taking Things For Granted</a> &mdash; If you're stopping for coffee, take the opportunity to strike up a conversation with the person behind you. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2017/02/05/forgetting-these-7-little-things-makes-every-day-more-stressful/">Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful</a> &mdash; Remember, life gets much simpler when you clear the clutter that makes it complicated. [Marc &amp; Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="https://lifehacks.io/ways-to-turn-down-work/">Three Ways To Turn Down Work Projects Without Dodging Your Responsibilities</a> &mdash; If you're busy with other projects, let your supervisor know you won't be able to give your full attention to the new project right now because of your other responsibilities. [Life Hacks]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/5-things-check-transferring-home-loan/72006">5 Things You Should Check Before Transferring a Home Loan</a> &mdash; The home loan transfer process may look simple, but there are a few very important factors to consider that will have long-term consequences. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adebtfreestressfreelife.com/learn-to-love-cleaning/">Learn To Love Cleaning When You Suck At Cleaning</a> &mdash; Cleaning your home can give you a sense of control over your environment. This is your sanctuary against the chaos of the outside world. [A Debt Free Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://getoutofdebt.org/100954/7-steps-to-financial-security">7 Steps to Financial Security</a> &mdash; Build a strong network around you with people you can count on if a crisis hits. [Get Out of Debt Guy]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/business-ideas-for-retirees/">10 Amazing Business Ideas For Stay-At-Home Retirees</a> &mdash; Seniors can share their knowledge and experience by teaching community classes part-time or full-time, in-person or online. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.theorderexpert.com/time-management-questions-before-meeting/">19 Time Management Questions to Ask Yourself Before Holding a Meeting</a> &mdash; How long will the participants need to travel for the meeting? Having a teleconference or webinar meeting can be good alternatives to an in-person meeting. [The Order Expert]</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-vet-care-for-your-pets">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-much-it-costs-to-own-a-dog">How Much It Costs to Own a Dog</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-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-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-pet-stain-removers">The 5 Best Pet Stain Removers</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-surprising-ways-your-dog-can-save-you-money">5 Surprising Ways Your Dog Can Save You Money</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-with-25">10 Smart Things to Do With $25</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips pets veterinary care Thu, 09 Feb 2017 10:30:31 +0000 Amy Lu 1889315 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Make Money on Valentine's Day http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-make-money-on-valentines-day <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-make-money-on-valentines-day" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_heart_eyes_499059352.jpg" alt="Woman finding ways to make money on Valentine&#039;s Day" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to make money on Valentine&rsquo;s Day, bad cleaning habits to avoid, and retirement planning for every age.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/how-to-make-money-on-valentines-day/">Love Don&rsquo;t Come Easy, But Cash Can: 10 Ways to Make Bank on Valentine&rsquo;s Day</a> &mdash; If you're comfortable in the kitchen, offer your services to lovebirds who want to splurge on a romantic dinner at home. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.allstate.com/7-cleaning-bad-habits/">Are You Guilty of These 7 Cleaning Bad Habits?</a> &mdash; Avoid using too much water when you clean wood floors. Excess water can soak into the scratches or gauges in your floor and damage the wood. [The Allstate Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.enwealthen.com/successful-retirement-planning-for-every-age/">Successful Retirement Planning For Every Age</a> &mdash; The steps you take for a secure retirement will differ depending on how old you are. [Enwealthen]</p> <p><a href="http://www.financegirl.co.uk/tips-to-make-moving-house-less-stressful/">Tips to Make Moving House Less Stressful</a> &mdash; Pack immediate essentials in as few boxes or suitcases as you can, and take them to the new house first. You don't need to spend hours hunting down chargers, keys, and toiletries just to get comfortable. [Finance Girl]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/The-Bite/2017/0207/How-mobile-technologies-are-helping-small-rural-farmers-grow-their-businesses">How mobile technologies are helping small, rural farmers grow their businesses</a> &mdash; Innovative agriculture apps are helping smallholder farmers address a variety of challenges, from production to financial services. [The Monitor]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Homemade-Garbage-Disposal-Refreshers-27889472">Clean Up Sink Smells With DIY Garbage Disposal Refreshers</a> &mdash; These DIY garbage disposal refreshers only require a few household basics that you probably already have. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adventuresinfrugalland.com/7-ways-stick-grocery-budget/">7 Ways to Stick to Your Grocery Budget</a> &mdash; Keep a price book and record store prices for your household staples. This way, you'll know when a sale is a good price or whether you can find a better price at a different store. [Adventures in Frugal Land]</p> <p><a href="https://christianpf.com/legitimate-home-based-business-ideas-opportunities/">31 Legitimate &amp; Profitable Home Based Business Ideas (for 2017)</a> &mdash; These home-based businesses will allow you to earn some extra cash doing things you enjoy. [SeedTime]</p> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/aaa-benefits/">21 Useful AAA Benefits You May Not Know About (Towing &amp; Roadside Assistance Aren&rsquo;t Alone!)</a> &mdash; AAA offers a number of useful services beyond the basics, including entertainment discounts, global travel assistance, and discounts on prescription drugs [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-squeeze-in-a-nap-when-youre-busy-and-exhausted">How to Squeeze in a Nap When You're Busy and Exhausted</a> &mdash; You don't need to be in bed to nap. Find a comfy piece of furniture and have at it! [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-make-money-on-valentines-day">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/13-ways-to-make-money-from-valentines-day">13 Ways to Make Money From Valentine&#039;s Day</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-best-cash-back-credit-cards">5 Best Cash Back Credit Cards</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/what-to-do-when-youre-sick-of-your-side-gig">What to Do When You&#039;re Sick of Your Side Gig</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-ways-a-side-hustle-can-advance-your-career">8 Ways a Side Hustle Can Advance Your Career</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-ways-to-make-money-outside-your-day-job">15 Ways to Make Money Outside Your Day Job</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Extra Income best money tips Valentine's Day Wed, 08 Feb 2017 10:30:31 +0000 Amy Lu 1888421 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Mental Hacks for Working Out http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-mental-hacks-for-working-out <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-mental-hacks-for-working-out" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_kettle_bells_584745006.jpg" alt="Woman using mental hacks for working out" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on mental hacks for working out, grocery shopping tips for a zero waste home, and why you should buy winter tires now.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/6-mental-hacks-for-working-out/">6 Mental Hacks For Working Out</a> &mdash; Consistency is key. The little choices you make every day can lead to big changes over time. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://sustainablog.org/2017/02/zero-waste-home-groceries/">Zero Waste Home: Basic Grocery Shopping Tips</a> &mdash; Buy from the bulk bins, if they're available, to avoid creating more waste from the packaging. For items that aren't available in bulk bins, choose products with packaging that is reusable or easily recyclable. [Sustainablog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/In-Gear/2017/0205/Why-now-is-the-time-to-buy-winter-tires">Why now is the time to buy winter tires</a> &mdash; Even though it's halfway through the snow season, now is the best time to buy winter tires because retailers are trying to clear out inventory. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/love-money-financial-advice-couples-every-stage/">Love and Money: Financial Advice for Couples at Every Stage</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on how to succeed at money management during every stage of your relationship. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Self-Reflection-Questions-43086988">30 Self-Reflection Questions That Will Make You Re-evaluate Your Life</a> &mdash; Step back from your busy day once in a while and check on yourself with these important questions. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/five-things-that-financial-aid-might-not-cover/72060">Five Things That Financial Aid Might Not Cover</a>&mdash; If you plan to live off-campus, financial aid may not cover all (or any) of your rent. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cashthechecks.com/4-ways-personalize-rental-keep-deposit/">4 Ways To Personalize Your Rental And Keep Your Deposit</a> &mdash; Certain fixtures are easy to update, like lighting, showerheads, and blinds and curtains. Just remember to keep the originals and put them back before you move out. [Cash The Checks]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/528286/the-dos-and-donts-becoming-efficient-marketer">The Dos and Don&rsquo;ts on Becoming an Efficient Marketer</a> &mdash; Don't neglect your social media profiles. If you don&rsquo;t post regularly or engage with your audience, people will forget about you. [Lifehack]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getorganizedwizard.com/blog/2017/02/how-to-organize-your-tech-gadgets/">How To Organize Your Tech Gadgets</a> &mdash; Label your cords so you can easily identify which cord plugs into what device. [Get Organized Wizard]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-ways-to-find-more-time-to-read-to-your-young-kids">6 Ways to Find More Time to Read to Your Young Kids</a> &mdash; Keep books easily accessible in your home, in the car, and even in your purse for the times when you're out and about with your kids. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-mental-hacks-for-working-out">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/feeling-stuck-100-ways-to-change-your-life">Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life</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/25-ways-to-feel-better-fast">25 Ways to Feel Better Fast</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-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-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/fixing-mistakes-7-steps-for-any-situation">Fixing Mistakes: 7 Steps for Any Situation</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/kill-boredom-with-these-34-fun-and-productive-projects">Kill Boredom With These 34 Fun and Productive Projects</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Development best money tips mental hacks working out Tue, 07 Feb 2017 10:00:08 +0000 Amy Lu 1887742 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Grab These February Freebies http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-grab-these-february-freebies <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-grab-these-february-freebies" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_shopping_bags_586372860.jpg" alt="Woman grabbing February freebies" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on freebies you can grab in February, over 100 things to do when you&rsquo;re bored, and deals on tax-prep software.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/great-freebies-you-can-grab-february/">10 Great Freebies You Can Grab in February</a> &mdash; You have every reason to take advantage of these February freebies. Every reason. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Do-When-Youre-Bored-41566721">Bored? 100+ Things You Can Do Right Now</a> &mdash; TV is usually our go-to when we're bored, but it doesn't have to be that way. There are many things you can do that are more enjoyable and fulfilling. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2017/0202/How-to-save-on-tax-prep-software">How to save on tax-prep software</a> &mdash; If you want to do your taxes for less, check out these great tax software deals. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/4-important-car-seat-safety-tips-for-winter">4 Important Car Seat Safety Tips for Winter</a> &mdash; Car seat harnesses are not meant to go over bulky winter jackets. Follow these tips to keep your child safe and warm in the winter. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/family-valentines-day-celebration-15593/">19 Family-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day</a> &mdash; Fill this Valentine's Day with treasured memories for the entire family! [Cheapism]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://blog.allstate.com/5-ways-to-help-give-your-money-a-makeover/">5 Ways to Help Give Your Money a Makeover</a> &mdash; The first step to a money makeover is to prioritize your financial goals. [The Allstate Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://smartycents.com/articles/wedding-on-budget-tips/">How to Style Your Wedding Party on the Cheap</a> &mdash; Allowing your wedding party to choose what they wear means they can look for something they'll actually wear more than once, at a price tag they're comfortable with. [Smarty Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyminiblog.com/productivity/natural-remedies-for-sleep-apnea/">4 Effective Natural Remedies for Sleep Apnea</a> &mdash; Enjoy a cup of chamomile tea before bed. Chamomile has properties that can relax the nerves and muscles, promote sleep and even cause sedation. [Money Mini Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://timemanagementninja.com/2017/02/5-cleanup-tasks-you-should-do-before-you-leave-work-each-week/">5 Cleanup Tasks You Should Do Before You Leave Work Each Week</a> &mdash; At the end of the workweek, return tools and supplies to their proper places so you know exactly where to find them when you come back to work. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2017/01/29/20-things-that-will-matter-a-lot-less-to-you-in-20-years/">20 Things that Will Matter a Lot Less to You in 20 Years</a> &mdash; Confidence can help propel you past empty fears and self-doubt when you start a project, but odds are, you won't have it until after you take the first step. [Marc &amp; 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-grab-these-february-freebies">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/16-everyday-things-you-shouldnt-be-paying-for">16 Everyday Things You Shouldn&#039;t Be Paying For</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-little-known-amazon-shopping-hacks">5 Little Known Amazon Shopping Hacks</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-free-things-that-arent">8 &quot;Free&quot; Things That Aren&#039;t</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/never-miss-free-ice-cream-again-complete-calendar-of-annual-free-stuff-days">Never Miss Free Ice Cream Again: Complete Calendar of Annual Free Stuff Days</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-get-even-more-freebies-in-exchange-for-a-review">How to Get Even More Freebies in Exchange for a Review</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips freebies Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:15:47 +0000 Amy Lu 1886392 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Host a Stress-Free Super Bowl Party http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-host-a-stress-free-super-bowl-party <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-host-a-stress-free-super-bowl-party" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/men_football_party_519361517.jpg" alt="Men learning how to host a stress-free Super Bowl party" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to host a stress-free Super Bowl party, productive solutions to everyday work problems, and a new tool that tells you how your state and local taxes are spent.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-ways-to-host-a-super-bowl-party-with-minimal-stress">7 Ways to Host a Super Bowl Party With Minimal Stress</a> &mdash; Save yourself from a bit of cleaning by covering food areas with inexpensive tablecloths that you can just bundle up and toss after the party. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://productivitytheory.com/productive-solutions-to-everyday-work-problems/">9 Productive Solutions to Everyday Work Problems</a> &mdash; As you plan out your day, leave time for inevitable disruptions. [Productivity Theory]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Tax-VOX/2017/0127/A-new-tool-sheds-light-on-how-your-state-and-local-tax-dollars-are-spent">A new tool sheds light on how your state and local tax dollars are spent</a> &mdash; A new interactive, online tool breaks down spending per capita in each state so users can see how many people get a specific service and how much state and local governments spend per recipient. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Clean-Car-Seats-34765293">Refresh and Clean Your Car Seats With Ease</a> &mdash; This quick-cleaning method will leave your car seats stain-free and smelling fresh. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/five-mental-things-to-do-during-a-financial-setback/72054">Five Mental Things to do During a Financial Setback</a> &mdash; Give yourself permission to make mistakes on the journey to financial security. [SheBudgets]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.savethebills.com/7-ways-save-money-shopping-nordstrom/">7 Ways To Save Your Money Shopping At Nordstrom</a> &mdash; Keep an eye out for Nordstrom's half-yearly and anniversary sales to snag discounted goods. [Save The Bills]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/staying-healthy-on-vacation/">5 Tips On Staying Healthy On Your Next Vacation</a> &mdash; Remember to stay active during your vacation. Keep moving and using your body as you explore your destination. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.theorderexpert.com/avoid-time-management-burnout/">4 Ways to Avoid Time Management Burnout</a> &mdash; Embrace spontaneity once in a while! [The Order Expert]</p> <p><a href="https://untemplater.com/business/career-business/best-jobs-for-introverts-and-people-who-prefer-to-work-alone/">Best jobs for introverts and people who prefer to work alone</a> &mdash; If you love working with numbers, a career as an actuary can be quite rewarding &mdash; and quiet. [Untemplater]</p> <p><a href="http://www.morewithlesstoday.com/10-item-checklist-to-prepare-your-home-for-overnight-guests/">10 Item Checklist to Prepare Your Home for Overnight Guests</a> &mdash; Map out a few dollar stretcher meals to save money and frustration.&nbsp; [More With Less Today]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-host-a-stress-free-super-bowl-party">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/flashback-friday-122-scrumptious-super-bowl-party-snack-ideas">Flashback Friday: 122 Scrumptious Super Bowl Party Snack Ideas</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/45-other-things-to-do-on-super-bowl-sunday">45 Other Things to Do on Super Bowl Sunday</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/frugal-super-bowl-party-ideas">Frugal Super Bowl Party Ideas</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-celebrities-with-shockingly-low-net-worths">6 Celebrities With Shockingly Low Net Worths</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-fun-books-that-will-get-your-kids-excited-about-money">10 Fun Books That Will Get Your Kids Excited About Money</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Entertainment best money tips Super Bowl Fri, 03 Feb 2017 10:00:16 +0000 Amy Lu 1885692 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 30+ Ways to Save Money at Walmart http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-30-ways-to-save-money-at-walmart <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-ways-to-save-money-at-walmart" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/walmart_store_494315703.jpg" alt="Learning the best ways to save money at Walmart" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on simple ways to save money at Walmart, how to have a green Super Bowl party, and hidden fees to watch out for.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/walmart-savings-hacks/">37 Amazingly Simple Ways to Save Money at Walmart</a> &mdash; A clearance item has been discounted to its lowest when the price ends with a 1, like $12.01. [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.shoplet.com/environment/5-simple-ways-to-green-your-super-bowl-viewing-party/">5 Simple Ways to Green Your Super Bowl Viewing Party</a> &mdash; Buy drinks and snacks in bulk to keep packaging waste to a minimum. [Shoplet]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyspruce.com/5-hidden-fees-watch-adding/">5 Hidden Fees to Watch Out For that Could Be Adding Up</a> &mdash; The price of a concert or sporting even ticket is loaded with fees when you buy online. You can save some cash by purchasing your tickets directly at the venue's box office. [Money Spruce]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2017/0127/Try-these-15-free-educational-apps-for-your-kids">Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids</a> &mdash; These apps will help your kids develop their skills in literacy, math, and more. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIY-Sore-Muscle-Salve-34150646">DIY Warming Rub For Sore Muscles</a> &mdash; This all-natural rub can sooth sore muscles and makes for a nice massage lotion. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://moneyqanda.com/save-money-on-valentines-day/">Top 10 Ways To Save Money On Valentine&rsquo;s Day Gifts</a> &mdash; Celebrate the holiday on a different date. You'll be able to avoid holiday pricing &mdash; and holiday crowds. [Money Q&amp;A]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyontrees.ca/6-tips-on-how-to-find-your-next-internship-or-summer-job/">6 Tips on How to Find your Next Internship or Summer Job</a> &mdash; Tap into your network of family and friends. Let them know the kind of work you're looking for and be ready to provide an up-to-date resume if they ask for one. [Money on Trees]</p> <p><a href="http://pinching-pennies.com/2017/01/gain-financial-freedom-through-14-fantastically-simple-questions/">Gain Financial Freedom Through 14 Fantastically Simple Questions</a> &mdash; These simple questions will point you in the direction of a financially secure future. [Pinching Pennies]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyminiblog.com/how-to/get-promoted-faster/">How to Stand Out at Work and Get Promoted Faster</a> &mdash; Respectfully let your supervisor know if you would like to move up the ladder and ask what you might need to do to get a promotion. [Money Mini Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/8-tips-to-deal-with-difficult-and-rude-people/">8 Tips to Deal with Difficult and Rude People</a> &mdash; When you're dealing with a difficult person, pay attention to your body language and responses. Proper communication can go a long way in keeping a conversation civil. [Pick The Brain]</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-30-ways-to-save-money-at-walmart">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/walmart-vs-sams-club-who-actually-has-the-better-deals">Walmart vs. Sam&#039;s Club: Who Actually Has the Better Deals?</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/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-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-8-things-that-are-always-cheaper-at-target">The 8 Things That Are Always Cheaper at Target</a></span> </div> </li> <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-discount-stores-that-are-more-expensive-than-you-think">5 Discount Stores That Are More Expensive Than You Think</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/more-sales-insanity-this-time-from-walmart">More Sales Insanity, This Time From Walmart</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips WalMart Thu, 02 Feb 2017 10:30:30 +0000 Amy Lu 1884416 at http://www.wisebread.com