best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: Why You're Not Happy and How to Change It http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-why-youre-not-happy-and-how-to-change-it <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-why-youre-not-happy-and-how-to-change-it" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/contemplative-woman-119638914-small.jpg" alt="contemplative woman" title="contemplative woman" 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 reason why you're not happy, the hidden costs of cutting cable, roadblocks to avoid if you want to retire early, and more!</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://want2discover.com/reason-youre-happy-change/">The Reason You're Not Happy (and How to Change It)</a> &mdash; If you tie happiness to some kind of perfect state, you'll never get there. Instead, be mindful of the tiny, special moments that you experience every day. [Want 2 Discover]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Airport-Hacks-35723248">22 Airport Hacks to Remember Before Your Next Flight</a> &mdash; Bring an empty water bottle and fill it up once you get past security checkpoints. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.smartasset.com/blog/retirement/want-to-retire-early-avoid-these-5-roadblocks/">Want to Retire Early? Avoid These 5 Roadblocks</a> &mdash; Don't forget to factor in any taxes (or penalty fees) you'll have to pay when you start your early retirement. [SmartAsset]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/consider-these-hidden-costs-before-you-cut-your-cable/">Consider These Hidden Costs Before You Cut Your Cable</a> &mdash; Are you replacing cable with a streaming device? Check the price of the device and any installation, maintenance, and internet upgrade fees you may need to pay. [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savingadvice.com/articles/2014/11/24/1030083_dont-shop-thanksgiving-day-sales.html">10 Reasons You Should Skip Shopping Thanksgiving Day Sales</a> &mdash; Many of the deals aren't that great at all. They're just a way for retailers to get you in the door to spend more. [Saving Advice]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://blog.credit.com/2014/11/spot-a-work-from-home-scam-101604/">How to Spot a 'Work From Home' Scam</a> &mdash; Jobs that make you pay money before you can make money are not legitimate jobs. [Credit.com]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditdonkey.com/middle-class-afford.html">23 Things the Middle Class Can No Longer Afford</a> &mdash; With the cost of college these days, it's become increasingly difficult to get a degree without going into debilitating debt. [Credit Donkey]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/3-body-language-adjustments-that-will-change-your-life">3 Body Language Adjustments That Will Change Your Life</a> &mdash; Keep your head in line with your neck, chest out, and shoulders in their natural position. A straight back commands respect, and it's good for your body too. [Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2014/11/5-reasons-hard-grateful.html">5 Reasons Why It's Hard to Be Grateful</a> &mdash; If you're surrounded by people who are unhappy or dissatisfied, it's hard to not join in on the complaint fest. But if you don't want to be sucked into the downward spiral, you need to walk away from these conversations. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/9-ways-to-cook-squash">9 Ways to Cook Squash</a> &mdash; Squash spaghetti is a low-carb alternative to regular pasta &mdash; and it's tasty too! [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-why-youre-not-happy-and-how-to-change-it" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Why You&#039;re Not Happy and How to Change It" 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-why-youre-not-happy-and-how-to-change-it">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-things-scientists-say-will-boost-your-happiness-today">11 Things Scientists Say Will Boost Your Happiness 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/these-7-exercises-are-scientifically-proven-to-increase-happiness">These 7 Exercises Are Scientifically Proven to Increase Happiness</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/25-ways-to-be-a-better-person-today">25 Ways to Be a Better Person Today</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/100-small-things-that-can-bring-you-joy">100 Small Things That Can Bring You Joy</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/big-list-of-things-to-be-happy-about">Big List of Things to be Happy About</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Personal Development best money tips happiness Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:11:36 +0000 Amy Lu 1260449 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Morning Routines of Successful People http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-morning-routines-of-successful-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-morning-routines-of-successful-people" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man-morning-routine-461522321-small.jpg" alt="man morning routine" title="man morning routine" 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 routines that successful people do every morning, Black Friday buzzwords that make you spend more, and productivity pick-me-ups to help you get things done.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.personalincome.org/routines-of-successful-people/">15 Routines Successful People Do Every Single Morning</a> &mdash; Make a list of your affirmations and long-term goals, and display it somewhere obvious so that you'll see it &mdash; and review it &mdash; every single day. [Personal Income]</p> <p><a href="http://timemanagementninja.com/2014/11/12-quick-productivity-pick-me-ups">12 Quick Productivity Pick-Me-Ups</a> &mdash; Turn your work into a game! Challenge yourself to finish tasks by a deadline you set for yourself. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/black-friday-buget-killers/">Buyer Beware: Black Friday Retail Buzzwords &amp; Holiday Budget Killers</a> &mdash; Retailers use phrases like &quot;while supplies last&quot; and &quot;limited supplies&quot; to make you think you're in a competition with other shoppers. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Good-Habits-Introvert-35368213">10 Habits of Successful Introverts</a> &mdash; Introverts tend to be self-driven and don't need much help to get things done, making them valuable assets in a professional setting. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/real-estate/T029-C001-S003-protect-your-home-from-pricey-winter-problems.html">Protect Your Home From Pricey Winter Problems</a> &mdash; Remove any dead or damaged tree limbs before they become brittle from the cold and fall on power lines or your home. [Kiplinger]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://couponpal.com/blog/the-20somethings-guide-to-hosting-thanksgiving-staying-sane-7-essential-tips">The 20-Something&rsquo;s Guide to Hosting Thanksgiving &amp; Staying Sane: 7 Expert Tips</a> &mdash; It's not every day that you host a big party, so you may not have enough silverware to go around. Don't be afraid to ask your friends or family if you can borrow common utensils, especially if they'll be at your party anyway. [CouponPal]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-fun-and-easy-diy-thanksgiving-centerpieces">6 Fun and Easy DIY Thanksgiving Centerpieces</a> &mdash; A candle holder made of cranberries and small branches make for a striking Thanksgiving display! [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/defining-financial-values-is-crucial-heres-a-template-to-help-determine-yours/">Defining Financial Values Is Crucial &ndash; Here&rsquo;s a Template to Help Determine Yours</a> &mdash; Defining your financial values gives you a deeper understanding of your financial goals. [Ready For Zero]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/debt/4-mental-roadblocks-that-prevent-you-from-paying-off-debt/">4 Mental Roadblocks That Prevent You From Paying Off Debt</a> &mdash; Don't think that you're a failure just because past attempts to pay off debt were less than successful. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/asset-allocation-for-investors-under-thirty">Asset Allocation for Young Investors</a> &mdash; How you allocate your assets depends on how much time you have to invest and how much risk you can tolerate. [Money Under 30]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-morning-routines-of-successful-people" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Morning Routines of Successful 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-morning-routines-of-successful-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-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/5-things-millennials-do-later-than-previous-generations-did">5 Things Millennials Do Later Than Previous Generations Did</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-travel-full-time-for-17000-a-year-or-less">How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 a Year (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/25-gifts-you-can-make-today">25 Gifts You Can Make Today</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/25-thoughtful-and-frugal-personalized-gift-ideas">25 Thoughtful and Frugal Personalized Gift Ideas</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/wise-bread-gift-guide-gifts-that-save-money">25 Gifts That Save Money</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Lifestyle best money tips morning routine success Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:02:17 +0000 Amy Lu 1260293 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Netflix Hacks You Should Know http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-netflix-hacks-you-should-know <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-netflix-hacks-you-should-know" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/Netflix%20iPhone.jpg" alt="netflix" title="netflix" 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 Netflix hacks to make the most of your account, balancing your side gig with your day job, and how to deal when you're overwhelmed.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://smartycents.com/articles/5-netflix-hacks-to-make-the-most-of-your-account/">5 Netflix Hacks to Make the Most of Your Account (Video)</a> &mdash; Learn how to set up your account so that you'll see the IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes scores for the shows or movies you're browsing on Netflix. [Smarty Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/balance-a-side-hustle-with-your-day-job">3 Tips to Better Balance a Side Hustle With Your Day Job</a> &mdash; Many people are able to turn their side gigs into a full-time job, but obsessing over leaving your day job can make your time there miserable. Instead, think of it as an investment in yourself and your side hustle. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getorganizedwizard.com/blog/2014/11/8-simple-tips-help-overwhelmed/">8 Simple Tips to Help You When You're Overwhelmed</a> &mdash; Give yourself a break if you can't deal with something right now. Turn it off, stop thinking about it, and tackle it another day. [Get Organized Wizard]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/4-unexpected-science-backed-ways-develop-empathy">4 Unexpected (and Science-Backed) Ways to Develop Empathy</a> &mdash; Reading literary fiction makes you put yourself in another person's position, which leads to more empathy and a better understanding of other lives. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Good-Questions-Ask-During-Interview-33652741">7 Questions That Will Knock the Socks Off Your Interviewer</a> &mdash; Asking why the position is available will help you figure out your expectations for the job &mdash; was the previous employee promoted? Did they leave because there was no opportunity for growth? Or is it a new position that you'll have to navigate on your own? [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.savingadvice.com/articles/2014/11/19/1030437_home-eco-friendly-remodeling-ideas.html">15 Eco-Friendly Remodeling Ideas Every Homeowner Should Consider</a> &mdash; Outdoor motion detectors will allow you to have lights when you need them without the cost of keeping them on all night while you're out. [Saving Advice]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/10-erroneous-things-people-actually-believe-about-insurance/">10 Erroneous Things People Actually Believe About Insurance</a> &mdash; Many people believe red cars cost more to insure because they are pulled over for speeding more often. This isn't true; color doesn't factor into the rate calculation. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://simplifiedsaving.com/2014/11/six-simple-steps-to-perfect-turkey-stock">Six Simple Steps to Perfect Turkey Stock</a> &mdash; Start by removing the good meat and placing the skin, fat, loose bones, and turkey frame into a large soup pot. [Simplified Saving]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-make-cranberry-sauce-with-only-3-ingredients">How to Make Cranberry Sauce in 3 Simple Steps</a> &mdash; All you need is cranberries, sugar, and water &mdash; though you can use orange or apple juice instead of water for more flavor. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://gradmoneymatters.com/money-making-ideas/4-reasons-you-should-look-into-self-employment.html">4 Reasons You Should Look Into Self-Employment</a> &mdash; One great thing about working for yourself is that you can create your own schedule. [Grad Money Matters]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-netflix-hacks-you-should-know" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Netflix Hacks You Should Know" 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-netflix-hacks-you-should-know">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/how-to-get-netflix-and-hulu-to-play-on-your-tv">How to Get Netflix and Hulu to Play on Your TV</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/cutting-the-cable-cord-has-more-than-financial-benefits">Cutting the Cable Cord Has More Than Financial Benefits</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/you-own-your-finances-how-much-people-spend-to-watch-movies">You Own Your Finances: How Much People Spend to Watch Movies</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/netflix-pricing-changes-what-now">Netflix Pricing Changes: What Now?</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/47-cheap-fun-things-to-do-this-weekend">47 Cheap, Fun Things to Do This Weekend</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Entertainment best money tips netflix Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:00:13 +0000 Amy Lu 1258336 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Eat Healthy and Amazing for $50 a Month http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-eat-healthy-and-amazing-for-50-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-eat-healthy-and-amazing-for-50-a-month" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man-eating-breakfast-174231730-small.jpg" alt="man eating breakfast" title="man eating breakfast" 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 on how to eat healthy for $50 a month, financial moves to make in your 20s, and tips for living on one income.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2014/11/eat-amazing-healthy-50month.html">Eat Amazing (and Healthy) for $50/Month</a> &mdash; Protein is your friend! You'll go longer with more energy before you feel hungry again. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.imoney.ph/articles/3-smart-financial-moves-make-20s/">3 Smart Financial Moves to Make in Your 20s</a> &mdash; Develop a system for paying off debt and growing your savings &mdash; both are very important! [iMoney]</p> <p><a href="http://www.coolchecks.net/blog/budgets/6-tips-for-living-on-one-income.html">6 Tips for Living on One Income</a> &mdash; If you can, test out single-income living first before you take the plunge. Use the second income to build up your emergency fund. [Coolchecks.net]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dinksfinance.com/2014/11/6-ways-save-20-today">6 Ways to Save $20 Today</a> &mdash; It's nice to go out with friends sometimes, but skip dinner if you can; lunch is usually much cheaper. [DINKS Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/10-common-turkey-mistakes-you-wont-make-this-thanksgiving.html">10 Common Turkey Mistakes You Won&rsquo;t Make This Thanksgiving</a> &mdash; If you don't use a roasting rack, the meat on the bottom of the turkey will end up dry, overcooked, and often burned. [Lifehack]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIY-Group-Gifts-36126899">DIY Gifts to Make When You Have a Ton of People on Your List</a> &mdash; DIY cup cozies are easy to make, cute, and always useful! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/8-simple-squash-recipes">8 Simple Squash Recipes</a> &mdash; Squash soup is hearty and delicious. Try Delicata Squash soup or Pumpkin and Leek Soup tonight! [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/turn-pc-on-make-money/">4 Lazy Ways to Make Money by Leaving Your Computer On</a> &mdash; Companies like Slicify pay you to partition off your PC so others can run software on it without having access to your any of your programs or files. [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://www.productivity501.com/tips-for-productive-reading/9128/">Tips for Productive Reading</a> &mdash; Don't get stuck in a reading rut &mdash; pick up something your normally wouldn't read and you may gain a new perspective by the end of it! [Productivity501]</p> <p><a href="http://www.raheelfarooq.com/5-practical-tips-to-improve-your-social-life">5 Practical Tips to Improve Your Social Life</a> &mdash; If you have trouble interacting with people, interact with more people. Visit your friends and family, dine out &mdash; it'll get easier as you go. [Raheel Farooq]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-eat-healthy-and-amazing-for-50-a-month" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Eat Healthy and Amazing for $50 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-eat-healthy-and-amazing-for-50-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-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/23-fantastic-uses-for-apples">23 Fantastic Uses for Apples</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/14-tasty-and-cheap-meals-for-one">14 Tasty and Cheap Meals for One</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-use-portion-control-to-lose-weight">How to Use Portion Control to Lose Weight</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/grocery-jargon-10-terms-to-know-before-you-hit-the-aisles">Grocery Jargon: 10 Terms to Know Before You Hit the Aisles</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/make-your-food-taste-better-with-rituals">Make Your Food Taste Better With Rituals</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Food and Drink best money tips eating healthy Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:00:21 +0000 Amy Lu 1258335 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Use Human Nature to Help Your Finances http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-use-human-nature-to-help-your-finances <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-use-human-nature-to-help-your-finances" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/girl-thinking-list-177392970-small.jpg" alt="girl thinking list" title="girl thinking list" 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 using human nature to help your finances, ways to save on apartment utilities, and how to find your passion.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/finance/advisorvoices/human-nature-finances-hinder/">Use Human Nature to Help Your Finances, Not Hinder Them</a> &mdash; Humans tend to want to follow through on their commitments. If you have a goal, just write it down along with the steps you intend to take, and you'll be more inclined to take action. [NerdWallet]</p> <p><a href="http://savingmoneytoday.net/4-ways-to-save-on-apartment-utilities/">4 Ways to Save on Apartment Utilities</a> &mdash; If you're OK with slower Internet speeds, sharing WiFi with your nearby neighbors can save you a bundle. [Saving Money Today]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneycrush.com/find-your-passion-right-in-front-of-you/">Find Your Passion (It's Probably Right in Front of You)</a> &mdash; Remember that your passion doesn't need to be an income opportunity or even something especially exciting. You just need to truly believe in it and enjoy doing it so much that it doesn't matter if you don't make money from it. [Money Crush]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Savings-Jar-Tips-21412506">A Simple Way to Save: The $5 Savings Jar</a> &mdash; Got a $5 bill? Don't spend it! Take it home, put it in a jar, and watch your savings grow. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://gradmoneymatters.com/money-making-ideas/five-blogging-mistakes-that-may-be-ruining-your-blogging-career.html">Five Blogging Mistakes That May Be Ruining Your Blogging Career</a> &mdash; Make sure the spam plugin you use for your comments isn't too complicated. Readers who have to jump through hoops to engage in your blog will get frustrated and leave. [Grad Money Matters]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://christianpf.com/college-student-financial-tasks/">5 Things Every College Student Should Know How to Do</a> &mdash; Even if you don't have much to invest as a poor college student, you still need to learn the basics of investing so you can start as soon as you're able to. [Christian PF]</p> <p><a href="http://money.cnn.com/gallery/pf/college/2014/11/16/most-expensive-colleges/index.html">10 Most Expensive Colleges</a> &mdash; The total annual cost of New York University, including room and board, is $62,930. [CNN Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/ultimate-guide-working-professional-santa-claus">The Ultimate Guide to Working as a Professional Santa Claus</a> &mdash; You can make your start as a professional Santa by finding a local Santa with too much work and offering to take the extra gigs he doesn't want while giving a percentage of your earnings. [Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://wealthyturtle.com/attract-renters-home/">How to Attract Renters to a Home</a> &mdash; Renters tend to prefer move-in ready homes, so make sure your property looks bright and modern. [Wealthy Turtle]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/the-great-american-smokeout-and-10-tips-on-quitting">The Great American Smokeout and 10 Tips on Quitting</a> &mdash; Smoking cigarettes harms your health and others', but if you try to quit cold turkey, you'll probably fail. Take it slowly, and seek out medical and moral support. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-use-human-nature-to-help-your-finances" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Use Human Nature to Help Your Finances" 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-use-human-nature-to-help-your-finances">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/5-money-lessons-i-learned-from-watching-wheel-of-fortune">5 Money Lessons I Learned From Watching Wheel of Fortune</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-of-personal-finance-41-financial-calculators-for-major-life-decisions">Best Money Tip: 41 Financial Calculators for Major Life Decisions</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-ways-auto-payments-can-screw-you">7 Ways Auto-Payments Can Screw You</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/64-funny-inspiring-and-stupid-money-quotes-from-famous-people">64 Funny, Inspiring and Stupid Money Quotes From Famous People</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/will-work-for-food-the-primal-connection-between-food-and-personal-finance">Will Work For Food: The Primal Connection Between Food and Personal Finance</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Personal Finance best money tips financial management Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:00:08 +0000 Amy Lu 1257852 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Surprising Ways to Save on Groceries http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-surprising-ways-to-save-on-groceries <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-save-on-groceries" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/grocery-475243795-small.jpg" alt="grocery shopping" title="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 awesome articles on surprising ways to save on groceries, money myths debunked by experts, and reminders that'll change how you think.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/12-surprising-ways-to-save-on-groceries">12 Surprising Ways to Save on Groceries</a> &mdash; Shop on Wednesdays. That's usually when grocers release their weekly circulars, so you'll get first dibs on sale items. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.benzinga.com/general/education/14/11/5010612/12-money-myths-just-debunked-by-experts">12 Money Myths Just Debunked by Experts</a> &mdash; Investing in companies that make everyday products may not be the best idea. [Benzinga]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2014/11/16/9-good-reminders-that-will-change-the-way-you-think/">9 Good Reminders That Will Change the Way You Think</a> &mdash; Remember that the best way to serve yourself and others is to give yourself what you need. Don't ignore your needs. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2014/11/17/get-done-working-home.html">How to Get More Done When Working From Home</a> &mdash; Create a space just for work. When you're in this space, you'll be less tempted to do non-work related tasks. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-easy-thanksgiving-side-dishes">5 Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes</a> &mdash; The best part about mashed sweet potatoes? You can pop them in the slow cooker and forget about them until it's time to eat! [Parenting Squad]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Target-Black-Friday-Deals-2014-36124891">79 Productive Things to Do in Front of the TV</a> &mdash; You can do lots of crafty things with the TV running, like knit, paint, sketch, and sew! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.listenmoneymatters.com/high-cost-poor-health-care/">The High Cost of Poor Health Care</a> &mdash; With health care costs so high, it's important to try to stay as healthy as you can. Cooking at home makes a huge difference, and it's less expensive than dining out. [Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneyprinciple.co.uk/take-these-seven-steps-and-watch-your-income-grow/">Take These Seven Steps and Watch Your Income Grow</a> &mdash; Start by getting a good education (not necessarily a degree) and developing new skills. [The Money Principle]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/why-that-black-friday-sale-might-not-be-such-a-deal">Why That Black Friday Sale Might Not Be Such a Deal</a> &mdash; There are usually better deals on TVs and fitness equipment in January than on Black Friday. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cleverdude.com/content/save-money-by-re-purposing-your-outdoor-furniture-for-the-winter/">Save Money by Re-Purposing Your Outdoor Furniture for the Winter</a> &mdash; If you have the room, you can move your outdoor furniture to indoor spaces. This will keep them out of the winter weather and you'll get more use out of them. [Clever Dude]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-surprising-ways-to-save-on-groceries" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Surprising Ways to Save on Groceries" 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-save-on-groceries">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/the-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The Best 5 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/breaking-the-bread-code-how-to-get-the-freshest-loaf">Breaking the Bread Code: How to Get the Freshest Loaf</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <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-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/13-ways-you-can-cut-grocery-expenses-today">13 Ways You Can Cut Grocery Expenses Today</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-grocery-shop-for-five-on-100-a-week">How to Grocery Shop for Five on $100 a Week</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Food and Drink Shopping best money tips groceries Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:00:08 +0000 Amy Lu 1257547 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 15 Facts for Instant Happiness http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-15-facts-for-instant-happiness <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-15-facts-for-instant-happiness" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/happy-woman-reading-tablet-158553810-small.jpg" alt="woman reading tablet" title="woman reading tablet" 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 facts that will make you happier right now, things you shouldn't keep in your wallet over the holidays, and tips for secure shopping this season.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Facts-Make-You-Smile-32288928">15 Facts That Will Instantly Make You Happier</a> &mdash; Did you know that cows have best friends, and they get stressed when separated? [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/credit/T065-S001-things-not-to-keep-in-your-wallet-2014-holidays/index.html">8 Things Not to Keep in Your Wallet This Holiday Season</a> &mdash; Don't carry paper checks with you. With the routing and account numbers on your check, it's easy for anyone to electronically transfer funds from your account. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.myfico.com/2014/11/with-threat-of-data-breaches-5-tips-to-shop-secure-this-holiday-season/">With Threat of Data Breaches, 5 Tips to Shop Secure This Holiday Season</a> &mdash; Don't use public Wi-Fi when you're shopping online &mdash; make sure the network is password-protected. [myFICO]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/avoid-holiday-spending-hangover/">How to Avoid the Holiday Spending Hangover</a> &mdash; Use price comparison apps like Smoopa, Pricegrabber, and others to find the best deals around. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/5-strategies-to-help-you-get-back-up-when-life-knocks-you-down/">5 Strategies to Help You Get Back Up When Life Knocks You Down</a> &mdash; Don't think of the journey to your goals as linear &mdash; it's not. The detours are part of the journey too. [Ready For Zero]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.savingadvice.com/articles/2014/11/13/1030271_kerantis-contact-lens-eye-infection.html">Your Dirty Contact Lens Habits May Be Causing Your Eye Infections</a> &mdash; Don't neglect your contact lens storage case! Clean it with contact lens solution, dry it with a clean tissue, then store it upside down with the caps off after each use. [Saving Advice]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/immune-boosting-recipes-kids-will-love">Immune Boosting Recipes Kids Will Love</a> &mdash; Add tons of beta carotene and vitamin A to your favorite mac 'n' cheese recipe by stirring in a small jar of carrot of squash baby food puree. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://kylieofiu.com/2014/11/6-ways-to-easily-reduce-debt/">6 Ways to Easily Reduce Debt</a> &mdash; If you have any money left over on the day before pay day, use it towards your debt. [Kylie Ofiu]</p> <p><a href="http://www.consumerismcommentary.com/socrates-plato-financial-gurus/">Why Socrates and Plato Are the Only Financial Gurus You Need</a> &mdash; Many of Socrates' and Plato's teachings can be applied to how we should deal with money today if we want to lead a happy and productive life. [Consumerism Commentary]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/budget-travel/keep-kids-entertained-while-on-the-road-5-budget-friendly-ideas/">Keep Kids Entertained While on the Road: 5 Budget-Friendly Ideas</a> &mdash; Have your kids work on a travel diary in the car. They can draw the scenes they see or write a story about the journey. [MoneyNing]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-15-facts-for-instant-happiness" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: 15 Facts for Instant Happiness" 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-15-facts-for-instant-happiness">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/11-things-scientists-say-will-boost-your-happiness-today">11 Things Scientists Say Will Boost Your Happiness 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/these-7-exercises-are-scientifically-proven-to-increase-happiness">These 7 Exercises Are Scientifically Proven to Increase Happiness</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/25-ways-to-be-a-better-person-today">25 Ways to Be a Better Person Today</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/100-small-things-that-can-bring-you-joy">100 Small Things That Can Bring You Joy</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/big-list-of-things-to-be-happy-about">Big List of Things to be Happy About</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Personal Development best money tips happiness Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:00:05 +0000 Amy Lu 1257137 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Secret Tactics for Shopping at Warehouse Stores http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-secret-tactics-for-shopping-at-warehouse-stores <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-secret-tactics-for-shopping-at-warehouse-stores" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman-shopping-178630538-small.jpg" alt="woman shopping" title="woman 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 terrific articles on secret tactics for shopping at warehouse stores, getting organized even when you don't have time, and conquering indecision.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/7-secret-tactics-warehouse-stores-dont-want-you-know">7 Secret Tactics Warehouse Stores Don't Want You to Know</a> &mdash; Beware the fear of missing out! If you don't really need or want something, it doesn't matter if it won't be available for purchase next week. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getorganizedwizard.com/blog/2014/11/10-quick-tips-master-time-management/">10 Quick Tips to Get Organized When You're Short on Time</a> &mdash; Setting time frames for your daily tasks will help you keep up with your schedule. [Get Organized Wizard]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/8-truths-to-conquering-indecision">8 Truths to Conquering Indecision</a> &mdash; Know that it's OK to change your mind &mdash; any decision can be replaced by another. [Change Your Thoughts - Change Your Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Neat-Freak-Tips-35312800">How to Become the Neat Freak You've Always Dreamed of Being</a> &mdash; Buy or make drawer dividers to organize your underwear, socks, and everything else. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyminiblog.com/family/family-productivity/">How to Increase Your Entire Family's Productivity</a> &mdash; And the end of the week, get together with your spouse to prepare next week's schedule. This way, you'll both know what's coming up. [Money Mini Blog]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.mybanktracker.com/news/20-something-spending-habits-to-avoid">4 Bad Spending Habits to Avoid in Your 20s</a> &mdash; Don't splurge on experiences at the expense of your savings account! You can create lasting memories without the lasting debt. [My Bank Tracker]</p> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneywisdom.com/save-money-like-boss/">Save Money Like a Boss</a> &mdash; Business owners think in terms of assets and liabilities &mdash; you can do the same with your finances. What assets are bringing in money, and what liabilities are taking money out of your wallet? [Free Wisdom]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditdonkey.com/financial-aid-mistakes.html">23 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid</a> &mdash; Leaving blank spaces on your FAFSA may delay the processing of your application. If you don't know the answer to a question, or it doesn't apply to you, enter &quot;0&quot; or &quot;Not Applicable.&quot; [Credit Donkey]</p> <p><a href="http://www.debtroundup.com/gratitude-breeds-success/">How Gratitude Breeds Success</a> &mdash; True gratitude encourages you to focus on reaching your goals in a way that benefits others as well as yourself. [Debt Roundup]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-survive-the-holidays-with-your-in-laws">How to Survive the Holidays With Your In-Laws</a> &mdash; Avoid hot button topics that you know will provoke an argument. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-secret-tactics-for-shopping-at-warehouse-stores" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Secret Tactics for Shopping at Warehouse Stores" 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-secret-tactics-for-shopping-at-warehouse-stores">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/maximize-your-membership-16-tips-to-shopping-warehouse-stores">Maximize Your Membership: 16 Tips to Shopping Warehouse Stores</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ultimate-gift-guide-thoughtful-ideas-for-every-list-and-every-budget">Ultimate Gift Guide: Thoughtful Ideas for Every List and Every Budget</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/25-awesome-useful-gifts">25 Awesome, Useful Gifts</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/25-great-gifts-for-5-or-less">25 Great Gifts for $5 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The Best 5 Credit Cards for Groceries</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Shopping best money tips warehouse stores Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:00:04 +0000 Amy Lu 1255767 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Drive More Efficiently http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-drive-more-efficiently <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-drive-more-efficiently" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man-driving-car-thumbs-up-186331725-small.jpg" alt="man driving car" title="man driving car" 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 drive more efficiently, how to follow up without being pushy, and why positive thinking sucks.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/eight-strategies-for-fuel-efficient-driving">Eight Strategies for Fuel Efficient Driving</a> &mdash; Don't accelerate hard after a stop &mdash; acceleration devours gasoline. Instead, get up to full speed at a gentle pace. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/art-of-the-follow-up/">How to Follow-Up and Get a &quot;Yes&quot; Without Being Pushy or Annoying</a> &mdash; Give the other person a week to respond before you send a short and to-the-point follow-up message. This shows you're committed to the request and increases your chances of getting a response. [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.adaringadventure.com/life-coaching/positive-thinking-sucks">Why Positive Thinking Sucks</a> &mdash; If all you have is positive thinking, there's nowhere else to turn when things go south. Reframing events to help you deal with them while remaining optimistic is a healthier option. [A Daring Adventure]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Sleep-Facts-Tips-Insomnia-35132314">16 Solutions for Your Best Sleep Ever</a> &mdash; Warming up your hands and feet will help you fall asleep faster, so pull on those wool socks! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/ultimate-productivity-hacks-you-need-try.html">Ultimate Productivity Hacks You Need to Try</a> &mdash; Do something useful on your commute, whether it's listening to a podcast while you drive or walking to work for the exercise. [Lifehack]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thousandaire.com/how-to-break-up-with-your-cable-provider/">How to Break Up With Your Cable Provider</a> &mdash; These days, all you need to satisfy almost all your entertainment needs are a streaming service and a device to play your shows and movies. [Thousandaire]</p> <p><a href="http://www.artofmanliness.com/2014/11/10/reviving-blue-collar-4-myths-about-the-skilled-trades/">Reviving Blue Collar Work: 4 Myths About the Skilled Trades</a> &mdash; Who says blue-collar work isn't creative or intellectually stimulating? The skilled trades simply offer a different kind of creative outlet than a trendy office job might. [The Art of Manliness]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/health/nutrition/order-get-best-possible-nutrition-chipotle">What to Order to Get the Best Possible Nutrition at Chipotle</a> &mdash; Some extras are better for you than others. Go for some salsa or salad (no dressing), but skip the cream, cheese, and chips. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://rhondasherwood.com/9-questions-think-planning-retirement/">9 Questions to Think About When Planning Your Retirement</a> &mdash; It's important to plan for medical and home care costs, as they will likely increase dramatically in the next 10-15 years. [Rhonda Sherwood]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-treat-a-stomach-virus">How to Treat a Stomach Virus</a> &mdash; It's important to stay hydrated, but don't only drink water. Drink clear broths or oral rehydration solutions, too, to replenish the electrolytes that you lose when you're sick. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-drive-more-efficiently" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: How to Drive More Efficiently" 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-drive-more-efficiently">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/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/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/repair-the-car-or-spend-the-cash">Repair the Car or Spend the Cash?</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/are-your-new-tires-really-6-year-old-ticking-time-bombs">Are your new tires really 6-year old ticking time-bombs?</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/a-used-car-salesman-reveals-dirty-tricks-and-how-to-beat-them">A Used Car Salesman Reveals Dirty Tricks (and How to Beat Them)</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Cars and Transportation best money tips efficient driving Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 1255177 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Quick Ways to Save for a Trip http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-quick-ways-to-save-for-a-trip <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-quick-ways-to-save-for-a-trip" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple-traveling-464298775-small.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles to help you quickly save money for a trip, avoid overspending traps, and form good money habits that stick.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Save-Money-Travel-36092909">Need Quick Cash for a Trip? 11 Easy Ways to Save</a> &mdash; Cash in your cash back rewards and put it towards your vacation fund. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.imoney.ph/articles/overspending-traps/">5 Overspending Traps to Watch Out For</a> &mdash; We tend to spend more money when we use credit at checkout. To avoid overspending, set hard limits for credit card purchases and don't go over it! [iMoney]</p> <p><a href="http://www.biblemoneymatters.com/how-to-form-good-money-habits-that-stick/">How to Form Good Money Habits That Stick</a> &mdash; Break down your big financial goal into smaller, more manageable steps. [Bible Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-save-money-on-your-thanksgiving-dinner">How to Save Money on Your Thanksgiving Dinner</a> &mdash; Keep your recipes simple, using as few ingredients as possible. Better yet, go for recipes that use staple ingredients you already have. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/7-simple-ways-winterize-home-save-winter-heating-costs/">7 Simple Ways to Winterize Your Home and Save on Winter Heating Costs</a> &mdash; Use heavy window curtains to block drafts coming into your home at night. [Credit Sesame]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.listenmoneymatters.com/shopping-black-friday/">Shopping on Black Friday</a> &mdash; If you love chaos and will be shopping at a brick-and-mortar store on Black Friday, know exactly what you want to buy before you get there. This is no time for a leisurely stroll! [Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://timemanagementninja.com/2014/11/21-dos-and-donts-to-improve-your-email">21 Dos and Don'ts to Improve Your Email</a> &mdash; State the question or call-to-action in the first line of your email to improve responses. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://ridiculouslyefficient.com/sitting-induced-stress/">How to Fight Sitting-Induced Stress</a> &mdash; If you must sit while you work, use an active desk chair to engage your muscles while you work. [Ridiculously Efficient]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2014/11/09/9-negative-thoughts-that-push-people-away-from-you/">9 Negative Thoughts That Push People Away From You</a> &mdash; If you think others have it easier than you, you're probably wrong. We're all fighting our own private battles. Why put up another barrier between yourself and others? [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.financiallypoor.com/home-ownership/savvy-ways-manage-mortgage/">Savvy Ways to Manage Your Mortgage</a> &mdash; Periodically check your mortgage rates during the loan turn and reassess your finances as necessary. [Financially Poor]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-quick-ways-to-save-for-a-trip" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Quick Ways to Save for a Trip" 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-quick-ways-to-save-for-a-trip">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/ready-for-extreme-saving-money-saving-advice-for-an-extreme-economy">Ready For Extreme Saving? Money Saving Advice For An Extreme Economy</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-smartphone-apps-to-help-you-save-big">6 Smartphone Apps to Help you 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/things-you-might-not-know-about-your-local-thrift-store">Things You Might Not Know About Your Local Thrift Store</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/five-more-tips-for-eating-in-restaurants-and-sticking-to-a-budget">Five More Tips For Eating In Restaurants And Sticking To A Budget</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/save-more-gas-by-safely-following-trucks">Save More Gas by Safely Following Trucks</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Frugal Living best money tips saving money Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:00:10 +0000 Amy Lu 1254512 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Common Retirement Planning Mistakes http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-common-retirement-planning-mistakes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-common-retirement-planning-mistakes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple-reviewing-bills-77744657-small_0.jpg" alt="couple reviewing bills" title="couple reviewing bills" 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 very cool articles on common retirement planning mistakes, amazing ways to use balloons, and stocking your medicine cabinet for less.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://couplemoney.com/retirement/what-are-the-most-common-mistakes-people-make-when-planning-for-retirement">What Are the Most Common Mistakes People Make When Planning for Retirement?</a> &mdash; Don't wait until you have more money to invest; time is one of your biggest allies when it comes to retirement planning, so start as soon as possible! [Couple Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Uses-Balloons-31135985">23 Amazing Ways to Use Balloons</a> &mdash; You can use balloons make chocolate cups for all sorts of yummy treats! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2014/11/10/cold-and-flu-season-stock-your-medicine-cabinet-for-less/">Cold and Flu Season: Stock Your Medicine Cabinet for Less</a> &mdash; Buying generic medications can save you up to 50% or more. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/how-to-dispute-a-credit-card-charge/">Know Your Rights: How to Dispute a Credit Card Charge</a> &mdash; Contact the merchant first. Most businesses will happily correct a mistake. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://couponpal.com/blog/7-ugly-christmas-sweater-party-ideas-for-the-tackiest-party-ever">7 Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Ideas for the Tackiest Party Ever</a> &mdash; The focus of any Ugly Christmas Sweater Party will obviously be the sweaters. To ensure you have the best (or worst), start with a mildly ugly sweater, then add strategically-placed DIY embellishments. [CouponPal]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://ptmoney.com/financial-worries-for-millenials/">3 Financial Worries That Didn't Exist for Your Parents</a> &mdash; The sophistication of data mining is fairly new. Having access to your search information allows companies to tailor their marketing to what you're looking for, making it harder and harder to resist their tactics. [PT Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneywisdom.com/5-smart-internet-businesses-to-start-under-50/">5 Smart Internet Businesses to Start for Under $50</a> &mdash; Are you crafty or artistic? You can make some extra money by creating custom gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and more! [Free Wisdom]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/top-10-painless-ways-to-save-money-without-changing-your-lifestyle">Top 10 Painless Ways to Save Money Without Changing Your Lifestyle!</a> &mdash; Many companies will offer a discount when you sign up for their bundled packages. [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-not-spoil-your-kids-this-christmas">How to Not Spoil Your Kids This Christmas</a> &mdash; Set a limit on the number of gifts each child receives &mdash; or how much you spend on them &mdash; and stick to it! [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://moneysmartlife.com/improve-credit-score/">How to Improve Your Credit Score by Focusing on Payment History and Reducing Credit Card Debt</a> &mdash; Your payment history is a big part of most credit scoring models. If you're serious about improving your credit score, then you need to start making your payments on time. [Money Smart Life]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-common-retirement-planning-mistakes" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Common Retirement Planning Mistakes" 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-common-retirement-planning-mistakes">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/the-five-types-of-people-who-never-retire-are-you-one-of-them">The Five Types of People Who Never Retire (Are You One of Them?)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/why-one-third-of-americans-havent-saved-for-retirement">Why One-Third of Americans Haven&#039;t Saved for Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/12-things-you-didnt-know-about-retirement">12 Things You Didn&#039;t Know About Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-ways-to-keep-your-retirement-funds-from-disappearing">7 Ways to Keep Your Retirement Funds From Disappearing</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-occasions-when-you-should-definitely-hire-a-financial-advisor">7 Occasions When You Should Definitely Hire a Financial Advisor</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Retirement best money tips financial mistakes Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:00:10 +0000 Amy Lu 1253955 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Habits of Effective Credit Card Users http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-habits-of-effective-credit-card-users <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-effective-credit-card-users" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman-credit-card-465556617-small.jpg" alt="woman credit card" title="woman credit card" 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 excellent articles on habits of highly effective credit card users, getting the discipline you need to reach your goals, and things to buy on Black Friday.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://blog.credit.com/2014/11/5-habits-of-highly-effective-credit-card-users-100474/">5 Habits of Highly Effective Credit Card Users</a> &mdash; Before you pay an annual fee, give your credit card issuer's retentions department a call. They may decide to waive it to keep you as a cardmember. [Credit.com]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/you-know-you-need-discipline-to-reach-your-goals-heres-how-to-get-it/">You Already Know You Need Discipline to Reach Your Goals &mdash; Here's How to Get It</a> &mdash; Don't put yourself in tempting situations that will require lots of willpower on your end. Instead, change your environment to fit your goals. [Ready For Zero]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T050-C011-S001-best-things-to-wait-until-black-friday-to-buy.html">Best Things to Wait Until Black Friday to Buy</a> &mdash; There are plenty of discounts on older-model tablets now, but you'll find great deals on recently-released models on Black Friday. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Habits-Break-Your-30s-35080774">33 Things to Quit Doing When You Hit Your 30s</a> &mdash; Don't keep bad friends around just because it's convenient or you're too lazy to cut them out. It's time to move on! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.allstate.com/renters-guide-to-kitchen-improvements/">The Renter's Guide to Kitchen Improvements</a> &mdash; Just because the kitchen isn't technically yours, doesn't mean you can't spruce it up and make the space your own! Metal shelving and hanging pot racks are useful and good-looking. [The Allstate Blog]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://canadianfinanceblog.com/how-to-reach-financial-independence/">How to Reach Financial Independence at Age 31</a> &mdash; Use your free time to make extra money on the side. With multiple streams of income, you'll have something to fall back on if you lose your main gig. [Canadian Finance Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://kylieofiu.com/2014/11/hobbies-how-to-make-or-save-money-with-them/">How to Save Money With Hobbies</a> &mdash; If you can get discounts on supplies when you buy in bulk, pitch in with friends for a larger group order. [Kylie Ofiu]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/better-yourself/3-ways-to-deal-with-financial-dream-killers/">3 Simple Ways to Deal With Financial Dream Killers</a> &mdash; There's no need to change people's minds or argue with them about your personal financial goals, especially when your goals affect only you and your money. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/starting-a-side-business-do-these-4-things-first">Starting a Side Business? The Four Things You Must Do Before Anything Else</a> &mdash; Figure out what you are offering to people and how much it costs. This is a basic but crucial step! [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/is-technology-interfering-with-your-parenting">Is Technology Interfering With Your Parenting?</a> &mdash; If your smartphone addiction is interfering with the quality time you spend with your kids, set a timer to remind yourself to take regular breaks from technology. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-habits-of-effective-credit-card-users" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Habits of Effective Credit Card Users" 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-effective-credit-card-users">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/6-warning-signs-that-you-need-to-stop-using-your-credit-cards">6 Warning Signs That You Need to Stop Using Your Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-secured-credit-cards">The 5 Best Secured 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/7-ways-your-credit-card-benefits-will-save-you-money">7 Ways Your Credit Card Benefits Will Save You Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-credit-cards-with-no-annual-fees">The 5 Best Credit Cards With No Annual Fees</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-best-0-balance-transfer-credit-cards">The Best 0% Balance Transfer Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Credit Cards best money tips credit card habits Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:00:10 +0000 Amy Lu 1253530 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Save at Starbucks http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-save-at-starbucks <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-save-at-starbucks" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/starbucks3.jpg" alt="starbucks" title="starbucks" 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 tips on saving money at Starbucks, handling annoying coworkers, and unique ways to save on groceries.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/save-money-starbucks-hacks-savings-strategies">How to Save Money at Starbucks: Hacks and Savings Strategies</a> &mdash; Ordering drip coffee? Ask for a tall drip in a grande cup, which will give you room to add milk while only paying for a tall size. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2014/11/7-tips-handling-annoying-coworkers.html">7 Tips for Handling Annoying Coworkers</a> &mdash; If you can't avoid annoying coworkers, kill them with kindness. Home-baked muffins or a birthday cake may soften them up! [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dinksfinance.com/2014/11/six-unique-ways-save-groceries">Six Unique Ways to Save On Groceries</a> &mdash; Apps like Favado allow you to see what's on sale at your favorite stores and where to get coupons without any clipping. [Dinks Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marksdailyapple.com/the-10-rules-of-successful-exercise">The 10 Rules of Successful Exercise</a> &mdash; Reframe your workout as a fun activity. Instead of running for an hour on a treadmill, go outside and play a sport. [Mark's Daily Apple]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/when-you-cant-beat-join-buy-the-companies-you-hate/">When You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Buy the Companies You Hate</a> &mdash; Some companies that are universally hated keep making money in part because they provide services and products that almost everyone needs. [Money Talks News]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.positivityblog.com/index.php/2014/11/05/overcome-nervousness/">How to Overcome Nervousness: 7 Simple Habits</a> &mdash; Before you step into a situation that makes you nervous, slow down your movements and breathe with your belly. This will make you calm. [The Positivity Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://dallisonlee.com/blog/2014/11/05/simple-solutions-laundry/">4 Simple Solutions to Successfully Manage Laundry</a> &mdash; Start by organizing your clothes: sort them, give everything a home, and make sure your own space is organized before you move on to the kids'. [Organize to Revitalize!]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/world-kindness-day">World Kindness Day</a> &mdash; November 13 is World Kindness Day. Talk to your kids about ways to show kindness to someone else&hellip; and then carry it out! [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIY-Christmas-Ornaments-26255266">34 Creative DIY Christmas Ornaments</a> &mdash; Coat the inside of a clear ornament ball with varnish, then pour in some rainbow sprinkles until you have a ball that looks like it's filled with sugar and fun! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.raheelfarooq.com/5-recommended-rules-for-friend-requests-on-facebook">5 Recommended Rules for Friend Requests on Facebook</a> &mdash; Don't send out blind friend requests. If you really want to befriend someone you don't know offline, include a message explaining your interest. [Raheel Farooq]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-save-at-starbucks" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: How to Save at Starbucks" 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-save-at-starbucks">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/going-short-at-starbucks-worth-it">Going Short at Starbucks: Worth It?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/stop-being-a-slave-to-starbucks-how-to-quit-caffeine">Stop Being a Slave to Starbucks - How to Quit Caffeine</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/dont-tell-anyone-11-secret-starbucks-saving-tips">Don&#039;t Tell Anyone: 11 Secret Starbucks Saving 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/6-habits-that-are-quietly-eating-your-brain">6 Habits That Are Quietly Eating Your Brain</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/what-to-eat-for-lunch-for-a-more-productive-afternoon">What to Eat for Lunch for a More Productive Afternoon</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Food and Drink best money tips Starbucks Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 1252547 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Socialize With Confidence http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-socialize-with-confidence <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-socialize-with-confidence" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/friends-socializing-bar-463623129-small.jpg" alt="friends socializing bar" title="friends socializing bar" 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 awesome articles on gaining confidence when you socialize, money mistakes almost everyone makes, and dealing with student loan debt.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://zenhabits.net/social/">A Quick Guide to Gaining Confidence When You Socialize</a> &mdash; Don't be afraid to share your vulnerabilities &mdash; faults, mistakes, embarrassing moments. People will feel that you're more authentic. [Zen Habits]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditdonkey.com/money-mistakes.html">23 Money Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes</a> &mdash; Don't make a purchase and forget about it. Most major retailers offer 30-day price matching, so if you see the same exact item for less somewhere else, here's an opportunity to get some money back. [Credit Donkey]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/student-loan-debt/">How to Deal With Student Loan Debt</a> &mdash; If you pay half your student loan payment every two weeks, it works out to a full extra payment a year. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/5-ways-stay-awake-using-face">5 Ways to Stay Awake Using Your Face</a> &mdash; Massaging the muscles beneath your cheekbones will make you feel more awake AND relieves sinus headaches! [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://timemanagementninja.com/2014/11/10-tiny-time-management-tips">10 Tiny Time Management Tips</a> &mdash; Use a notebook (or an app alternative) to record important information and notes. Avoid the Post-its and random scraps of paper. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/ten-questions-to-ask-yourself-before-making-a-purchase">Ten Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Purchase</a> &mdash; Ask yourself if you can wait a month or two before you buy something. If the answer is yes, then it means you don't need the item right now&hellip;or maybe not at all! [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/when-and-what-type-of-bank-account-should-i-open-for-my-child">When and What Type of Bank Account Should I Open for My Child</a> &mdash; For long-term gains, your best bet is a savings account with a decent yield. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneycrush.com/what-does-a-holiday-budget-include/">What Does a Holiday Budget Include?</a> &mdash; Besides the cost of holiday gifts, you also need to factor in expenses for packaging those gifts, festive decorations, and dressy clothing to wear to parties. [Money Crush]</p> <p><a href="http://couponpal.com/blog/avoid-the-holiday-crowds-12-unique-unusual-holiday-travel-destinations">Avoid the Holiday Crowds: 12 Unique &amp; Unusual Holiday Travel Destinations</a> &mdash; Skip out on the holiday crowds at the beach and the slopes, and take in the sights of the Grand Canyon instead! [CouponPal]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIY-Gift-Wrap-36042893">51 Creative DIY Gift Wrap Ideas for Any Occasion</a> &mdash; Use washi tape to create colorful shapes, patterns, or designs on plain white wrapping paper. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-socialize-with-confidence" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: How to Socialize With Confidence" 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-socialize-with-confidence">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/best-of-personal-finance-41-financial-calculators-for-major-life-decisions">Best Money Tip: 41 Financial Calculators for Major Life Decisions</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-ways-auto-payments-can-screw-you">7 Ways Auto-Payments Can Screw You</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/64-funny-inspiring-and-stupid-money-quotes-from-famous-people">64 Funny, Inspiring and Stupid Money Quotes From Famous People</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/want-to-be-more-attractive-work-these-5-magic-words-and-phrases-into-your-vocabulary">Want to Be More Attractive? Work These 5 Magic Words (and Phrases) Into Your Vocabulary</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/will-work-for-food-the-primal-connection-between-food-and-personal-finance">Will Work For Food: The Primal Connection Between Food and Personal Finance</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Personal Finance best money tips confidence Fri, 07 Nov 2014 20:00:06 +0000 Amy Lu 1252105 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Foods You Shouldn't Refreeze http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-foods-you-shouldnt-refreeze <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-foods-you-shouldnt-refreeze" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://www.wisebread.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman-browsing-refrigerator-iStock_000025655179Small.jpg" alt="woman browsing refrigerator" title="woman browsing refrigerator" 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 foods you shouldn't refreeze after thawing, unexpected ways to use honey, and personal finance for lazy people.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://lifehacker.com/foods-you-shouldnt-refreeze-after-thawing-1654687249">Foods You Shouldn't Refreeze After Thawing</a> &mdash; Homemade leftovers are fine to freeze, but they start to go bad when you thaw them a second time. [Lifehacker]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Uses-Honey-35901873">17 Unexpectedly Sweet Uses for Honey</a> &mdash; Take a tablespoon or two of honey before heavy meals to tame indigestion. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.everybodylovesyourmoney.com/2014/11/03/unbudgeting-personal-finance-lazy-people.html">Unbudgeting: Personal Finance for Lazy People</a> &mdash; For some people, trying to be too detailed with your finances can burn you out. Instead, simply set your one big goal and immediately fund it with money left over after your living expenses are paid. [Everybody Loves Your Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.supermoney.com/2014/11/richest-people-on-twitter/">23 of the Richest People on Twitter, Generously Sharing Their Wealth of Knowledge</a> &mdash; Elon Musk, the brains behind the Tesla all-electric car, posts updates on all things tech and Tesla. [SuperMoney]</p> <p><a href="http://christianpf.com/20-brilliant-ways-to-use-paper-rolls-paper-towel-tp-rolls/">20 Brilliant Ways to Use Paper Rolls</a> &mdash; Got a ton of cords and cables? Use toilet paper rolls to keep them organized! [Christian PF]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.quizzle.com/blog/2014/11/tips-for-selling-your-home/">4 Things to Prepare for When Selling Your Home</a> &mdash; There are some documents that need to be taken care of in person, and you'll need a notary to help do that. [Quizzle Wire]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbriana.com/25-diy-christmas-ornaments/">25 DIY Christmas Ornaments</a> &mdash; This roundup of DIY Christmas ornaments will get your creative juices flowing. Choose from washi tape cookie cutter ornaments, Scrabble ornaments, beaded icicle ornaments, and more! [Bargain Briana]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cleverdude.com/content/six-things-you-need-to-know-when-buying-a-new-tv/">Six Things You NEED to Know When Buying a New TV</a> &mdash; Make sure your new TV has all the input/output jacks necessary to connect your other devices. [Clever Dude]</p> <p><a href="http://www.beatingbroke.com/find-best-financial-planner/">How to Find the Best Financial Planner for You</a> &mdash; Make sure the financial planner will take the time to explain why he recommends specific actions. [Beating Broke]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/children-as-child-predators-protecting-our-kids">Children as Child Predators: Protecting Our Kids</a> &mdash; Watch out for signs of both emotional and physical abuse. Don't ignore any changes in your child's behavior, even if they don't say a word about it. [Parenting Squad]</p> <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-foods-you-shouldnt-refreeze" class="sharethis-link" title="Best Money Tips: Foods You Shouldn&#039;t Refreeze" 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-foods-you-shouldnt-refreeze">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-15"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/cheaper-and-healthier-than-store-bought-10-great-freeze-ahead-burrito-recipes">Cheaper and Healthier Than Store-Bought: 10 Great Freeze-Ahead Burrito Recipes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/fresh-vs-frozen-5-dinner-comparisons">Fresh vs. Frozen: 5 Dinner Comparisons</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-habits-that-are-quietly-eating-your-brain">6 Habits That Are Quietly Eating Your Brain</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/what-to-eat-for-lunch-for-a-more-productive-afternoon">What to Eat for Lunch for a More Productive Afternoon</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-ways-to-save-ruined-recipes">10 Ways to Save Ruined Recipes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Food and Drink best money tips frozen food Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 1251560 at http://www.wisebread.com