best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: Unconventional Ways to Live Longer http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-unconventional-ways-to-live-longer <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-unconventional-ways-to-live-longer" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_happy_nature_507955817.jpg" alt="Woman finding unconventional ways to live longer" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on unconventional ways to live longer, financial questions soon-to-be parents should ask, and packing hacks every traveler should know.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.marksdailyapple.com/5-unconventional-ways-to-extend-your-life/">5 Unconventional Ways to Extend Your Life</a> &mdash; Spending time in green space can improve creativity and reduce anxiety. If you don't live somewhere with a lot of green, grow plants or trees at home. [Mark's Daily Apple]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/the-financial-conversation-that-soon-to-be-parents-must-have-0">8 Financial Questions Soon-to-Be Parents Must Ask</a> &mdash; What are your immediate needs? List the items, services, and appointments involved with having a new baby and begin to budget for them. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Tips-Packing-Small-Suitcase-42852235">34 Packing Hacks Every Traveler Should Know</a> &mdash; When choosing items for your vacation wardrobe, rely on your current outfit go-tos &mdash; you know they work!&nbsp; [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/how-to-save-more/">10 Easy Tricks On How To Save More</a> &mdash; Limit your ATM visits. Work on managing your budget so that you don't have to make extra trips to get cash. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2017/04/27/7-fun-ways-to-exercise-as-a-family/">7 Fun Ways to Exercise as a Family</a> &mdash; A great way to stay active as a family is to go for after-dinner walks together. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2017/04/27/7-fun-ways-to-exercise-as-a-family/">7 Ways to Throw a Graduation Party on a Budget</a> &mdash; Consider having a joint party for multiple graduates. Everyone will save on decorations and entertainment, and since they'll likely have the same friends, you'll save on food, too. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.artofmanliness.com/2017/04/26/3-keys-balancing-safety-risk-raising-kids/">The 3 Keys to Balancing Safety and Risk in Raising Your Kids</a> &mdash; You won't always be there to protect your kids. Aim to prepare them to face and manage risks themselves. [The Art of Manliness]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dealiciousmom.com/20-ways-prevent-cracked-cuticles-care/">20 Ways to Moisturize, Protect, Heal &amp; Prevent Cracked Cuticles</a> &mdash; Make your own cuticle salve from equal parts honey, aloe vera gel or juice, and olive oil. [Dealicious Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.terrystarbucker.com/2017/04/23/10-things-leaders-hate-to-do-but-really-should-do-them-anyway/">10 Things Leaders Hate To Do (But Really Should Do Them Anyway)</a> &mdash; It's easy to coast through meetings, but if you want to be a leader, you need to pay attention and engage at every meeting. [Terry St. Marie]</p> <p><a href="https://timemanagementninja.com/2017/04/5-ways-to-break-your-routine-to-get-better-results/">5 Ways to Break Your Routine to Get Better Results</a> &mdash; If you have trouble getting work done, try changing when you do it.&nbsp; [Time Management Ninja]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-unconventional-ways-to-live-longer">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-fall-asleep-when-you-cant">How to Fall Asleep When You Can&#039;t</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/turn-your-backyard-into-a-wildlife-refuge-for-under-40">Turn Your Backyard Into a Wildlife Refuge for Under $40</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/11-simple-rules-of-excellent-houseguest-etiquette">11 Simple Rules of Excellent Houseguest Etiquette</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-folding-bicycles">The 5 Best Folding Bicycles</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/25-new-things-to-do-today">25 New Things to Do Today</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Lifestyle best money tips Live Longer Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:31:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1936194 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: What to Do if You Get an IRS Notice http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-what-to-do-if-you-get-an-irs-notice <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-what-to-do-if-you-get-an-irs-notice" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_worried_letter_459036917.jpg" alt="Woman wondering what to do when she gets an IRS notice" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on what to do if you get an IRS notice, things that are proven to make you happier, and ways to invest in yourself without spending a lot of money.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.fool.com/taxes/2017/04/26/what-to-do-if-you-get-an-irs-notice.aspx">What to Do if You Get an IRS Notice</a> &mdash; There's no need to panic if you get mail from the IRS. Here are some of the common notices that the agency sends out and how to respond to them. [The Motley Fool]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Make-You-Happy-43456598">10 Things Proven to Make You Happier</a> &mdash; Meditating for as little as a few minutes a day can have a positive impact on your life. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.fivecentnickel.com/invest-in-yourself-without-spending-money/">How to Invest in Yourself (Without Spending a Lot of Money)</a> &mdash; Find a creative outlet that can help you balance stress and improve your overall wellbeing. You may even be able use your creative skills for a side hustle. [Five Cent Nickel]</p> <p><a href="https://www.officialcouponcode.com/places-that-offer-senior-discounts/">79 Places that Offer Senior Discounts</a> &mdash; Many restaurants, retailers, and service providers offer discounts to seniors. For example, seniors 62 and over receive a 15 percent discount on Amtrak fares. [Official Coupon Code]</p> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/5-financial-goals-to-strive-for-sooner-the-better/">5 Financial Goals to Strive For (Sooner the Better)</a> &mdash; If you aren't contributing to a retirement account, start now. Give it an extra boost by increasing your contributions each year. [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Tax-VOX/2017/0419/Americans-think-their-income-tax-share-is-fair-according-to-polls">Americans think their income-tax share is fair, according to polls</a> &mdash; According to a survey by Gallup, 61 percent of Americans think the amount of income tax they're paying is fair. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2017/04/24/save-money-and-energy-by-insulating-your-pipes/">Save Money and Energy by Insulating Your Pipes</a> &mdash; Insulated hot water pipes can minimize heat loss throughout the entire system. [Frugal Village]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugaltoad.com/personalfinance/prioritize-plan-ponder-practical-stop-out-of-control-spending">Prioritize, Plan and Ponder: Practical Ways to Stop Out of Control Spending</a> &mdash; If your spending is out of control, here are a few practical changes you may want to make. [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T064-C032-S014-make-charitable-giving-a-wealth-plan-win-win.html">Make Charitable Giving a Win-Win Part Of Your Wealth Plan</a> &mdash; There are ways to give to your favorite charities and still provide for your heirs. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://www.i-millennial.com/10-investment-options-young-professionals/">10 Investment Options for Young Professionals</a> &mdash; It's a smart move to invest in building personal and professional relationships. These connections can help you advance your career and improve your personal life. [iMillennial]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-what-to-do-if-you-get-an-irs-notice">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/7-lessons-from-tax-day-to-remember-for-next-year">7 Lessons From Tax Day to Remember for Next Year</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/what-to-do-when-your-tax-preparer-makes-a-mistake">What to Do When Your Tax Preparer Makes a Mistake</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-easiest-way-to-avoid-a-tax-audit">The Easiest Way to Avoid a Tax Audit</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-ways-to-file-your-taxes-for-free-in-2015">8 Ways to File Your Taxes for Free</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-important-tax-changes-for-2016">5 Important Tax Changes for 2016</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Taxes best money tips IRS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:30:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1935488 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Fast and Cheap Meals for Busy Families http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-fast-and-cheap-meals-for-busy-families <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-fast-and-cheap-meals-for-busy-families" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/mother_daughter_cooking_507119780.jpg" alt="Mother and daughter making fast and cheap meals" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on fast and cheap meals for busy families, things you didn&rsquo;t know about Apple stores, and a realtor&rsquo;s tips for getting a lower mortgage payment.</p> <p>Top 5 Articles</p> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/20199/fast-cheap-meals-for-busy-families.html">3 Fast &amp; Cheap Meals for Busy Families</a> &mdash; Crock Pot Pork Shoulder is quick, easy, and cheap. Shred the pork and dress it up however you like! [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Apple-Store-Employee-Secrets-Revealed-43428784">32 Things You Never Knew About Apple Stores, Straight From Employees</a> &mdash; Every store offers free workshops to help you get the most out of your Apple devices. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2017/04/19/5-ways-lower-mortgage-payment-according-realtor/">5 Ways to a Lower Mortgage Payment, According to a Realtor</a> &mdash; Keep an eye on interest rate trends. If it looks like rates will be going up for a while, submit your application and lock it in ASAP. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="https://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/data-and-credit-trends/">Data and Credit Trends ft. the NFCC</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat today at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on current money and credit trends. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2017/0417/More-young-Americans-want-moms-to-stay-home.-What-s-behind-that">More young Americans want moms to stay home. What's behind that?</a> &mdash; Over the past 20 years, young adults have moved toward the view that one parent should stay home with children. [The Monitor]</p> <p>Other Essential Reading</p> <p><a href="https://blog.cheapism.com/free-walking-tours-16420/">50 Free Walking Tours Across America</a> &mdash; These free walking tours will allow you explore cities all over America, up close and personal. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2017/04/24/15-ways-to-keep-the-kids-busy-this-summer/">15 Ways to Keep the Kids Busy this Summer</a> &mdash; Take advantage of the sunshine! Provide outdoor games and activities to keep your kids busy throughout the day. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.allstate.com/7-apartment-security-tips-to-consider-this-spring-and-summer/">7 Apartment Security Tips to Consider This Spring and Summer</a> &mdash; Be aware of &quot;deception crimes,&quot; where the burglar masquerades as contractors, utility workers, or some other type of professional repairman to get access to your apartment. [The Allstate Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/free-money-from-the-government/">10 Ways to Get Free Money from the Government</a> &mdash; Through the Weatherization Assistance Program, the government will give out a cash incentive to anyone willing to make their home more energy efficient. [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/9-ways-to-avoid-becoming-that-parent-at-your-kids-sports-game">9 Ways to Avoid Becoming &quot;That Parent&quot; at Your Kid's Sports Game</a> &mdash; Don't harass the referees. This is not a good example to set for your kids. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-fast-and-cheap-meals-for-busy-families">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/20-cheap-and-easy-soup-recipes">20 Cheap and Easy Soup 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/what-to-eat-every-day-a-month-of-frugal-meals">What to Eat Every Day: A Month of Frugal Meals</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-budget-friendly-meals-everyone-should-know-how-to-make">10 Budget-Friendly Meals Everyone Should Know How to Make</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-ways-to-save-on-dinner-no-meal-planning-required">8 Ways to Save on Dinner — No Meal Planning Required</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/cooking-with-kale-easy-recipes-for-real-people">Cooking With Kale: Easy Recipes for Real People</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips cheap meals Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:30:15 +0000 Amy Lu 1934678 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 10 Products You Need for Financial Security http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-10-products-you-need-for-financial-security <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-10-products-you-need-for-financial-security" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man_money_tree_522738945.jpg" alt="Man getting products for financial security" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on products need to be financially secure, energy conservation myths you should ignore, and things you can do in the day to sleep better at night.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/you-cant-financially-secure-without-these-10-products/">You Can&rsquo;t Be Financially Secure Without These 10 Products</a> &mdash; Having homeowners insurance means you won't be left on the street if your home burns down. Considering how inexpensive policies can be for the coverage they provide, there's no reason not to have one. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.cheapism.com/energy-conservation-myths/">13 Energy Conservation Myths You Can Start Ignoring Now</a> &mdash; Leaving your computer in sleep mode doesn't save energy &mdash; in fact, keeping it on for long periods of time can ruin its power supply and other components. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-You-Can-Do-Sleep-Better-43452378">7 Things You Can Do During the Day to Help You Sleep Better at Night</a> &mdash; If a small snack before bed is your kind of thing, munch on foods that produce melatonin, like oats, dairy products, and cherries. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.allstate.com/4-safety-tips-traveling-alone/">4 Safety Tips for Traveling Alone</a> &mdash; Once you reach your lodging, familiarize yourself with your surroundings. Review the escape routes and ask your host where they keep emergency items like fire extinguishers. [The Allstate Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/20125/cheaply-overhaul-yard-spring.html">How to Cheaply Overhaul Your Yard this Spring</a> &mdash; Use tones, rock and gravel elements to accent your yard. They're great for spaces with drainage problems and to cover areas that need a touch-up. [Everything Finance]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Tax-VOX/2017/0411/Are-Americans-ready-to-get-on-board-with-tax-reform-Not-so-much">Are Americans ready to get on board with tax reform? Not so much. </a>&nbsp;&mdash; Based on history and current public attitudes, it isn't likely that a tax debate will engage a highly-polarized and often-confused public. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2017/04/20/how-to-grow-fruits-veggies-in-small-spaces/">How to Grow Fruits &amp; Veggies in Small Spaces</a> &mdash; Choose fruits and vegetables that grow well in small spaces, such as lettuce, carrots, basil, garlic, beans, and tomatoes. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/things-to-give-up-to-be-happy/">Top 9 Things To Give Up Immediately If You Want To Become Happy</a> &mdash; There's nothing wrong with taking pride in your work, but never place your worth on your career. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/things-to-give-up-to-be-happy/">4 Essential Ways to Thrive in a Fast-Changing World</a> &mdash; The ability to adapt is critical in today's fast-changing world. If you want to keep up with the times, it's important to embrace lifelong learning. [Life Optimizer]</p> <p><a href="https://timemanagementninja.com/2017/04/10-simple-time-management-tactics-for-your-day/">10 Simple Time Management Tactics for Your Day</a> &mdash; Not all of your tasks are important. Choose your top three tasks for each day and commit to completing them no matter what. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-10-products-you-need-for-financial-security">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/7-steps-you-must-take-to-protect-your-family-financially">7 Steps You Must Take to Protect Your Family Financially</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-habits-of-financially-happy-people">10 Habits of Financially Happy People</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/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-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/becoming-financially-secure-what-to-do-first">Becoming Financially Secure: What to Do First</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-be-upwardly-mobile">How to Be Upwardly Mobile</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips financial security Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:30:13 +0000 Amy Lu 1932490 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Tricks to Save on Summer Travel http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-tricks-to-save-on-summer-travel <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-tricks-to-save-on-summer-travel" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/iStock-518856442.jpg" alt="Couple saving money on travel" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on tricks to save on summer travel, top ways to save money, and retirement mistakes to avoid in your 20s and 30s.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.womansday.com/life/work-money/g2957/cheap-summer-travel/">12 Tricks to Save on Summer Travel</a>&nbsp;&mdash; Save on summer travel by using comparison sites and being flexible. [Women's Day]</p> <p><a href="https://christianpf.com/16-ways-to-save-money-by-not-being-normal/">25 Top Ways To Save Money (updated for 2017)</a> &mdash; Want to save money? Buy used gift cards and live in a smaller home. [Christian PF]</p> <p><a href="http://finance.yahoo.com/news/retirement-mistakes-avoid-20s-30s-141052794.html">Retirement mistakes to avoid in your 20s and 30s</a>&nbsp;&mdash; Don't make the retirement mistake of not having a Roth IRA in your 20s and 30s. [Yahoo! Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://livingonthecheap.com/how-to-get-the-best-deals-at-thrift-stores/">How to Get the Best Deals at Thrift Stores</a>&nbsp;&mdash; To get the best deals at thrift stores, shop the sales and think &quot;potential.&quot; [Living on the Cheap]</p> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneyfinance.com/2017/04/10-things-i-learned-while-working-for-the-rich.html">10 Things I Learned While Working For The Rich</a> &mdash; When working for wealthy people, you may learn that a high paying job doesn't always mean an easy financial life. [Free Money Finance]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.biblemoneymatters.com/5-steps-to-take-to-make-next-tax-season-easier/">5 Steps To Take To Make Next Tax Season Easier</a> &mdash; Make next tax season easier by keeping all your receipts for charitable donations. [Bible Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Free-Mother-Day-Card-Printables-43429629">11 Printable Mother's Day Cards You Can Download for Free</a> &mdash; In need of the perfect Mother's Day Card? These freebies may be just the solution you've been looking for! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-teach-your-kids-to-accept-losing">How to Teach Your Kids to Accept Losing</a>&nbsp;&mdash; When teaching your kids to accept losing, it's important to give them time and space. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2017/0407/Google-rolls-out-new-Fact-Check-tool-worldwide-to-combat-fake-news">Google rolls out new 'Fact Check' tool worldwide to combat fake news</a>&nbsp;&mdash; Do you think that Google's new 'Fact Check' tool will prevent the spread of fake news? [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bankrate.com/cashlorette/5-money-hacks-you-should-try-now-to-save-more/">5 money hacks you should try now to save more</a> &mdash; Did you know that grocery items may be marked down in the morning, making shopping early a great way to save money? [Bankrate]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-tricks-to-save-on-summer-travel">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/10-ways-to-get-free-or-almost-free-airline-tickets">10 Ways to Get Free (or Almost Free) Airline Tickets</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-best-credit-cards-that-transfer-points-to-airline-miles">The Best Credit Cards that Transfer Points to Airline Miles</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-flight-booking-hacks-to-save-you-hundreds">10 Flight Booking Hacks to Save You Hundreds</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-things-you-can-do-in-denver-that-you-cant-do-anywhere-else">8 Things You Can Do in Denver That You Can&#039;t Do Anywhere Else</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-adventurous-things-you-should-do-before-you-die">15 Adventurous Things You Should Do Before You Die</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel best money tips travel Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:00:08 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1930339 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money and Still Have the Wedding of Your Dreams http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-money-and-still-have-the-wedding-of-your-dreams <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-money-and-still-have-the-wedding-of-your-dreams" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/iStock-181082287.jpg" alt="Couple learning how to save money and have a dream wedding" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to save and still have the wedding of your dreams, mistakes to avoid with your retirement plan, and financial tips for your last month of college.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Save-Money-Wedding-23603315">130 Ways to Save Money and Still Have the Wedding of Your Dreams</a> &mdash; Your dream wedding doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg! Don't miss these tips on how to save money while having your perfect wedding. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.investopedia.com/advisor-network/articles/061316/4-mistakes-avoid-your-retirement-plan/">4 Mistakes to Avoid with Your Retirement Plan</a> &mdash; Don't make the mistake of paying high fees on your retirement plan. [Investopedia]</p> <p><a href="http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/family-finance/articles/2017-04-14/college-seniors-know-these-4-financial-tips-for-your-last-month-of-college">College Seniors: Know These 4 Financial Tips for Your Last Month of College</a> &mdash; Are you graduating within the next month? Take the time to check your credit score! [US News &amp; World Report]</p> <p><a href="https://www.aol.com/article/finance/2017/04/14/10-thoughtful-and-frugal-mother-s-day-gift-ideas/22040028/">10 thoughtful and frugal Mother's Day gift ideas</a>&nbsp;&mdash; This Mother's Day, consider giving your mom the day off or creating a slideshow for her. [AOL&nbsp;Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://ptmoney.com/ways-to-invest-in-real-estate/">6 Different Ways to Invest in Real Estate (from $10 to $100,000)</a> &mdash; Want to invest in real estate? Consider doing a live-in flip! [PT Money]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://barbarafriedbergpersonalfinance.com/earn-money-online-seniors-retirees/">How to Earn Money Online &mdash; 5 Jobs For Seniors and Retirees</a> &mdash; Creating your own store online is a great way for seniors and retirees to earn some extra money online. [Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.andreaworoch.com/mail-theft-how-to-protect-your-mail/">Mail Theft: How to Protect Your Mail</a>&nbsp;&mdash; Installing a mailbox with a key can help keep your mail (and identity) safe. [Andrea Woroch]</p> <p><a href="http://adulting.tv/article/solving-communication-problems/">5 Tips for Solving Communication Problems With Your S.O.</a> &mdash; Letting your guard down and avoiding name calling can help solve communication problems with your significant other. [Adulting]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/keep-your-kids-away-from-these-6-potentially-poisonous-items">Keep Your Kids Away From These 6 Potentially Poisonous Items</a>&nbsp;&mdash; Always make sure to keep your kids away from medications and alcohol. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/In-Gear/2017/0407/Hyundai-Kia-recall-1.2-million-vehicles-to-prevent-premature-engine-failure">Hyundai, Kia recall 1.2 million vehicles to prevent premature engine failure</a>&nbsp;&mdash; If you have a Hyundai or Kia, make sure you are up to date on the latest recall. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-money-and-still-have-the-wedding-of-your-dreams">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/sensible-ways-to-raise-cash-for-a-wedding">Sensible Ways to Raise Cash for a Wedding</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/3-great-reasons-to-choose-a-secondhand-engagement-ring-and-where-to-find-one">3 Great Reasons to Choose a Secondhand Engagement Ring (and Where to Find 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/4-ways-millennials-are-changing-marriage">4 Ways Millennials Are Changing Marriage</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-frugal-guests-guide-to-surviving-wedding-season">The Frugal Guest&#039;s Guide to Surviving Wedding Season</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/25-new-things-to-do-today">25 New Things to Do Today</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Lifestyle best money tips wedding Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:30:08 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1930303 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Things You Can Learn From Your Tax Return http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-can-learn-from-your-tax-return <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-things-you-can-learn-from-your-tax-return" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/iStock-517714958.jpg" alt="Woman learning things from her tax return" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on things you can learn from your tax return, planning for financial emergencies, and downsides to DIY financial planning.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://moneysmartlife.com/learn-from-your-tax-return/">5 Things You Can Learn From Your Tax Return</a>&nbsp;&mdash; Your tax return can teach you about possible deductions and credits for the coming year. [Money Smart Life]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/budgeting/4-tips-for-planning-for-financial-emergencies/">4 Tips for Planning for Financial Emergencies</a>&nbsp;&mdash; When planning for financial emergencies, make sure to perform an insurance audit. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T023-C032-S014-5-downsides-to-diy-financial-planning.html">5 Downsides to DIY Financial Planning</a>&nbsp;&mdash; DIY financial planning can take up a lot of time and be really complicated. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2017/04/13/how-to-keep-working-into-your-60s-and-beyond/#cebe9d911c28">How To Keep Working Into Your 60s And Beyond</a> &mdash; If you want to keep working into your 60s and beyond, consider continuing to learn and adding new skills. [Forbes]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Packing-Hacks-Using-Household-Items-43440874">6 Packing Hacks Using Items You Can Find in Your House</a> &mdash; Using hairties to keep your clothes rolled tightly can help make packing for your next trip easier! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/stretching-buy-home-might-mistake/">Stretching to Buy a Home Might Be a Mistake</a>&nbsp;&mdash; It might be a better idea to save enough money for a home as opposed to stretching to make homeownership a reality. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/family-finance/articles/2017-04-18/the-tipping-point-when-should-you-write-your-first-will">The Tipping Point: When Should You Write Your First Will?</a> &mdash; Becoming a parent is a great reason to write your first will. [US News &amp; World Report]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/book-more-clients/">Book More Clients: 9 Things to Do When Business Clients Are Scarce</a>&nbsp;&mdash; Are you a freelancer looking for new clients? It may be time to switch up your marketing strategy! [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2017/0321/Will-a-cheaper-iPad-do-much-to-boost-tablet-sales-video">Will a cheaper iPad do much to boost tablet sales?</a>&nbsp;&mdash; Apple recently unveiled a cheaper iPad. Do you plan on purchasing it? [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/9-dinnertime-lessons-to-teach-your-kids">9 Dinnertime Lessons to Teach Your Kids</a>&nbsp;&mdash; Have you taught your kids how to set the dinner table yet? [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-can-learn-from-your-tax-return">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/surprise-5-reasons-you-might-not-get-your-tax-refund">Surprise! 5 Reasons You Might Not Get Your Tax Refund</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-lessons-from-tax-day-to-remember-for-next-year">7 Lessons From Tax Day to Remember for Next Year</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-big-business-accounting-tools-every-side-gig-needs">4 Big Business Accounting Tools Every Side Gig Needs</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-can-you-do-with-13-extra-a-week-0">What can you do with $13 extra a week?</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-do-when-your-tax-preparer-makes-a-mistake">What to Do When Your Tax Preparer Makes a Mistake</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Taxes best money tips tax return Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:30:10 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1930301 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 85 Things You Should Buy at the Dollar Store http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-85-things-you-should-buy-at-the-dollar-store <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-85-things-you-should-buy-at-the-dollar-store" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/dollar_tree_storefront_458943537.jpg" alt="Learning which things you should buy at the dollar store" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on items you should buy at the dollar store, great jobs for retirees, and how going to college abroad can help you save money.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Get-Dollar-Store-40954147">85 Items You Should DEFINITELY Buy at the Dollar Store</a> &mdash; The dollar store is the place to go for all sorts of office supplies, from cute erasers to pens and markers to trays for your odds and ends. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.cheapism.com/great-jobs-for-retirees-16341/">50 Great Jobs for Retirees</a> &mdash; Modeling isn't just for teenagers. You can find vigorous-looking older models on magazines, websites, and TV ads all the time. This can be a great gig for retirees who would like a little extra money. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://lifehacker.com/you-can-actually-save-money-by-going-to-college-abroad-1794274780">You Can Actually Save Money By Going to College Abroad</a> &mdash; Thanks to rising tuition costs in the U.S., it's actually cheaper in some cases to go to college overseas. [Lifehacker]</p> <p><a href="http://www.artofmanliness.com/2017/04/12/homebrewing-101-make-great-beer-home-kit/">Home-brewing 101: How to Make Great Beer at Home From a Kit</a> &mdash; A brewing kit has everything a beginner home-brewer needs, and this guide will help you through the process. [The Art of Manliness]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/4-things-you-must-keep-to-declutter-your-life/">4 Things You Must Keep to Declutter Your Life</a> &mdash; Hang on to the interests and hobbies that make you happy. They'll help expand your mind, develop your creativity, and give you an outlet for stress relief. [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://sweethometimes.com/kitchen-ingredients-need-home/">Kitchen Ingredients You Need in Your Home</a> &mdash; Keep a good variety of your favorite spices. They'll make any meal stand out even if other ingredients are scarce. [Sweet Home Times]</p> <p><a href="http://www.morewithlesstoday.com/new-fundraising-ideas/">New Fundraising Ideas for Parents, Teams, and Schools You May Not Have Heard About</a> &mdash; These days, you have many options for fundraising beyond the usual bake sale and car wash. [More With Less Today]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyspruce.com/five-ways-make-financial-life-easier/">Five Ways to Make Your Financial Life Easier</a> &mdash; Most service providers now give you the option to receive email statements. The faster delivery makes it easier to plan your budget ahead of time. [Money Spruce]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thepennyhoarder.com/life/budget-friendly-homemade-dog-food/">3 Budget-Friendly Dog Food Recipes for People Who Love to Spoil Their Pups</a> &mdash; All the benefits you get from home-cooked meals apply to dog food, too. These recipes give you more control over what your pet eats, and are easy to make and affordable, too. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-teach-your-kids-to-accept-losing">How to Teach Your Kids to Accept Losing</a> &mdash; Give your child the time and space to grieve. Save the discussion for later when they are in a calmer frame of mind. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-85-things-you-should-buy-at-the-dollar-store">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/10-things-you-should-never-buy-at-the-dollar-store-and-10-you-should">10 Things You Should Never Buy at the Dollar Store (and 10 You Should)</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/11-dollar-store-buys-that-are-almost-too-good-to-believe">11 Dollar Store Buys That Are Almost Too Good to Believe</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/getting-it-done-at-dollar-tree">Getting it Done at Dollar Tree</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The Best Credit Cards for Groceries</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/can-you-spare-a-square-5-quick-tips-on-toilet-paper-usage">&quot;Can you spare a square?&quot; 5 quick tips on toilet paper usage.</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips dollar store Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 1927308 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 12 Habits That Turn Dreams Into Reality http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-12-habits-that-turn-dreams-into-reality <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-12-habits-that-turn-dreams-into-reality" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_mountain_top_507869286.jpg" alt="Woman turning dreams into reality" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on habits that turn dreams into reality, ways to save money on auto maintenance, and 90 strategies to overcome shyness.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.positivityblog.com/how-to-take-action/">How to Take Action: 12 Habits that Turn Dreams into Reality</a> -- Partner up with someone who has similar goals so you can keep each other accountable. [The Positivity Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://shopperstrategy.com/2017/04/10/6-ways-to-save-money-on-auto-maintenance/">6 Ways to Save Money on Auto Maintenance</a> -- Take care of your car's basic needs. Preventative care is always less expensive than repairs at a shop. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifeoptimizer.org/2017/04/12/how-to-overcome-shyness-strategies/">How to Overcome Shyness: 90 Remarkably Fresh Strategies</a> -- Your mind may start spinning anxious thoughts long before you enter a dreaded social situation. Disrupt the process by sharing your fears with someone or writing them down.&nbsp; [Life Optimizer]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Stop-Feeling-Guilty-About-43418980">You Need to Stop Shaming Yourself Over These 11 Things</a> -- Don't beat yourself up over the past -- you can't change what has already happened. You can, however, be proactive about bettering yourself now. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://yesiamcheap.com/how-to-stop-being-house-poor/">How to Stop Being House Poor</a> -- When you first buy a house, you'll need to prioritize your furnishings. Furniture and functional items will have to come before décor whose only job is to look good. [Yes, I Am Cheap]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cashthechecks.com/3-tax-deductions-may-increase-audit-risk/">3 Tax Deductions That May Increase Your Audit Risk</a> -- Be careful what medical expenses you're claiming on your tax return. Not all health-related expenses qualify. [Cash The Checks]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyminiblog.com/how-to/quit-your-job/">How to Find Courage to Quit the Job You Hate</a> -- Quitting your job can be scary, especially if you don't have another one lined up. But instead of letting the fear of failure take hold, turn it into the fear of regret. [MoneyMiniBlog]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/cure-for-hangover/">Cure For Hangover? 5 Things To Do To Get Through The Morning After</a> -- Your body needs energy to remove the alcohol from your system. Fruits and hangover soup are good to eat at this time. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://due.com/blog/11-things-may-overlook-starting-business/">11 Things You May Overlook When Starting a Business</a> -- It takes enormous amounts of time and dedication to start a business. Make sure you have the time, energy, and resources to begin this venture. [Due]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-easter-basket-gift-ideas-for-your-little-princess">6 Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Your Little Princess</a> -- Fill your princess-loving child's Easter basket with fun, themed activities and accessories, like kid-friendly nail polish and princess storybooks! [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-12-habits-that-turn-dreams-into-reality">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/12-more-things-people-who-make-a-lot-of-money-do">12 More Things People Who Make a Lot of Money Do</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-dumb-little-things-you-need-to-stop-saying-today">9 Dumb Little Things You Need to Stop Saying Today</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/change-your-life-with-a-30-day-challenge">Change Your Life With a 30 Day Challenge</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-nervous-tics-you-need-to-stop-right-now">6 Nervous Tics You Need to Stop Right 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/13-bad-habits-that-are-actually-good-for-you">13 &quot;Bad&quot; Habits That Are Actually Good for You</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Development best money tips habits Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:30:15 +0000 Amy Lu 1926758 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 8 Flash Sale Sites That Offer Great Travel Deals http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-8-flash-sale-sites-that-offer-great-travel-deals <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-8-flash-sale-sites-that-offer-great-travel-deals" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_online_shopping_615901534.jpg" alt="Woman finding flash travel deals on sale sites" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on flash sale travel sites for your next trip, 100 things you can compost, and how exchanging names can encourage cooperation.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Travel-Flash-Sale-Sites-21586317">Looking to Escape? 8 Flash Sale Travel Sites With Great Deals</a> &mdash; These travel flash sale sites can save you hundreds on your next vacation! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.smallfootprintfamily.com/100-things-you-can-compost">100 Things You Can (and Should) Compost</a> &mdash; Composting is a great strategy for sustainability and waste reduction, and there are things you can compost from everyone room in the house. [Small Footprint Family]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2017/0410/Want-to-encourage-cooperation-Try-exchanging-names">Want to encourage cooperation? Try exchanging names.</a> &mdash; A study suggests that even small steps toward getting to know one another can bring big benefits for society as a whole. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.cheapism.com/spring-car-care-safety-16335/">This Spring Car Care Checklist Could Save You Hundreds</a> &mdash; Check to see if your engine coolant level reaches the &quot;full&quot; line. Summer is coming, and your car can break down if it doesn't have enough coolant. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://productivitytheory.com/write-better-emails-fast/">Write Better Emails With These 15 Easy Tips</a> &mdash; You want be professional in emails, but don't get too formal or technical. Your emails are easier to read if you write the way you would talk. [Productivity Theory]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneyreasons.com/2017/04/dos-nots-social-media-landlords/">Dos and Do Nots of Social Media for Landlords</a> &mdash; Social media profiles can help landlords gain some insight into what a prospective tenant's lifestyle may look like, but scanning profiles shouldn't be the only form of screening that you do. [Money Reasons]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/make-money-recycling">Turn Your Trash into Cash: 10 Genius Ways to Make Money Recycling!</a> &mdash; Check office supply stores to Staples for rewards programs where you get points or cash back when you turn in old printer cartridges. [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/20091/5-low-cost-hobbies-for-the-budget-conscious.html">5 Low-Cost Hobbies for the Budget Conscious</a> &mdash; It doesn't cost much to start a vegetable garden, and the produce you grow can help you save even more money in the long run. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://zenhabits.net/whelmed/">Three Practices for the Overwhelmed, Stressed, Anxious</a> &mdash; Uncertainty is often the reason why we feel stressed or anxious, but you can train yourself to be more comfortable with being uncertain. [Zen Habits]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.desktime.com/2017/04/10/26-office-improvements-from-a-to-z-to-boost-your-teams-productivity/">26 office improvements from A to Z to boost your team&rsquo;s productivity</a> &mdash; Pay attention to the air quality in your office. Poor ventilation can cause headaches, fatigue, coughing, and more. [DeskTime]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-8-flash-sale-sites-that-offer-great-travel-deals">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/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">The Best Travel Reward 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/11-simple-rules-of-excellent-houseguest-etiquette">11 Simple Rules of Excellent Houseguest Etiquette</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/travel-resources">40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-easy-ways-to-make-good-money-from-airbnb">5 Easy Ways to Make Good Money From Airbnb</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/once-in-a-lifetime-experiences-ive-earned-with-credit-card-rewards">Once-In-A-Lifetime Experiences I&#039;ve Earned With Credit Card Rewards</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel best money tips deal sites Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:30:09 +0000 Amy Lu 1925860 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Train Yourself to Be Frugal http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-train-yourself-to-be-frugal <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-train-yourself-to-be-frugal" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_happy_piggybank_590295712.jpg" alt="Woman training herself to be frugal" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on how to train yourself to be frugal, ways to deal with digital burnout, and things that should never control your life.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://twocents.lifehacker.com/you-can-train-yourself-to-be-frugal-and-its-pretty-pai-1794129936">You Can Train Yourself to Be Frugal &mdash; And It's Pretty Painless</a> &mdash; The key is to design your life to support the frugal habits you want to adopt. [Two Cents]</p> <p><a href="https://personalexcellence.co/blog/digital-burnout/">6 Tips to Deal with Digital Burnout in Today&rsquo;s World</a> &mdash; The internet is a tool that enhances your life &mdash; it's not you're entire life. Explore offline interests that allow you to get in touch with the physical world. [Personal Excellence]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Shouldnt-Control-Your-Life-43397027">5 Things That Should Never Be in Control of Your Life</a> &mdash; Don't let negative emotions dominate your life. Learn to manage your feelings so that you don't do things out of spite, make regretful decisions, or keep yourself from living your best life. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/In-Gear/2017/0407/Hyundai-Kia-recall-1.2-million-vehicles-to-prevent-premature-engine-failure">Hyundai, Kia recall 1.2 million vehicles to prevent premature engine failure</a> &mdash; See if your Hyundai or Kia car is affected by this recall. The engines in some of those vehicles may have an increased likelihood of stalling. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/millennial-money-chat/">Millennial Money: Personal Finance Obstacles Facing Millennials ft. Erin Lowry</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on the financial obstacles that millennials face. [Experian]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2017/04/05/frugal-tips-to-save-on-summer-travel/">Frugal Tips to Save on Summer Travel</a> &mdash; If you're budgeting for travel outside the country, make sure to account for exchange rates. [Frugal Village]</p> <p><a href="http://afewshortcuts.com/2017/04/6-things-to-do-with-your-garage-sale-leftovers">6 Things to Do with Your Garage Sale Leftovers</a> &mdash; Donate any children's clothes, toys, and books left over from your garage sale to a local day care or children's center. [Shopper Strategy]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T065-C032-S014-3-tips-for-talking-money-among-generations.html">3 Tips for Communicating about Money Among Generations</a> &mdash; Couples need to be able to discuss finances, but it's also important to have regular money talks with your kids and your parents. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.allstate.com/4-social-media-strategies-to-help-deter-burglary-theft/">4 Social Media Strategies to Help Deter Burglary, Theft</a> &mdash; Even if you don't share any of your vacation details, others may still tag you in posts and photos that tell the whole world you're away from home. Check your privacy settings and set it so that only a select few can tag you in their posts. [The Allstate Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://wellkeptwallet.com/11-questions-to-ask-before-going-solar/">11 Questions to Ask Before Going Solar</a> &mdash; Will you get bill credits for the energy you put back on the grid? The equipment and installation for solar energy can be expensive, but energy bill credits in the long run can offset initial costs. [Well Kept Wallet]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-train-yourself-to-be-frugal">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/can-you-spare-a-square-5-quick-tips-on-toilet-paper-usage">&quot;Can you spare a square?&quot; 5 quick tips on toilet paper usage.</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/51-unusual-money-saving-tips-from-readers">51 Unusual Money-Saving Tips from Readers</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/renting-is-cheaper">Renting is cheaper</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/waste-not-want-notturning-waste-into-savings">Waste Not, Want Not: Turning Waste Into Savings</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/suze-orman-tells-us-to-pay-only-the-minimum-on-credit-cards-wait-what">Suze Orman Tells Us To Pay ONLY The Minimum On Credit Cards. Wait, What?!</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips training Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:00:13 +0000 Amy Lu 1925309 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Kids Eat Free at These 50 Restaurants http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-kids-eat-free-at-these-50-restaurants <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-kids-eat-free-at-these-50-restaurants" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/family_eating_restaurant_579235854_0.jpg" alt="Kid eating for free at a restaurant" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on restaurants where kids eat free, hotel perks that save you money, and things to buy and sell on Craigslist to make a profit.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/kids-eat-free-restaurant-deals-16154/">50 Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free</a> &mdash; Families can save a bundle by taking advantage of kids-eat-free deals when dining out. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cleverdude.com/content/6-hotel-perks-that-save-you-money/">6 Hotel Perks That Save You Money</a> &mdash; Many hotels offer free light snacks and drinks for a few hours in the evenings. [Clever Dude]</p> <p><a href="http://flippingincome.com/things-to-buy-and-sell-on-craigslist/">8 Things to Buy and Sell on Craigslist to Make Money</a> &mdash; You can make a good profit on solid wood furniture. A little staining or a fresh coat of paint is often all it takes to bring an old piece back to life. [Flipping Income]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/should-you-hire-someone-negotiate-your-cable-and-other-bills/">Should You Hire a Service to Negotiate Your Cable and Other Bills?</a> &mdash; Companies like BillCutterz and BillFixers can help you save on monthly bills by negotiating costs with your service providers and tracking expiring promotional offers for you. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2017/0406/More-for-less-Renewable-power-surges-into-mainstream-as-costs-fall">More for less: Renewable power surges into mainstream as costs fall</a> &mdash; Solar panels and wind turbines may no longer be niche as investors in renewable sources of electricity generation are increasingly getting more bang for their buck. [The Monitor]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Harry-Potter-World-Secrets-38520014">25 Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hacks You Need to Know Before Going</a> &mdash; Carrying all the merchandise you buy at Honeydukes and other shops can be a hassle. Ask the wizards at the registers to send your purchases to the front of the park, where you can pick them up at the end of the day. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugaltoad.com/personalfinance/12-save-money-hate-couponing">12 Ways to Save Money When You Hate Couponing</a> &mdash; Sign up for text alerts from your favorite retailers so you are the first to know when deals hit the stores. (Just make sure your phone service plan won't charge you for all the texts you'll be getting.) [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2017/04/07/how-to-keep-your-car-clean/">How to Keep Your Car Clean</a> &mdash; First things: take everything out of your car and give it a deep clean. [Living Well Spending Less]</p> <p><a href="https://fitzvillafuerte.com/psychology-investing-9-biases-behavioral-mistakes-must-avoid.html">The Psychology of Investing: 9 Biases and Behavioral Mistakes You Must Avoid</a> &mdash; Don't allow memory bias to affect your investment decisions. Try to be as object as possible. [Ready To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/5-things-consider-choosing-summer-childcare">5 Things to Consider Before Choosing Summer Childcare</a> &mdash; Make sure you understand how the childcare tax credit works. The higher your income, the lower your credit will be. [Daily Worth]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-kids-eat-free-at-these-50-restaurants">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/40-restaurants-that-offer-senior-discounts">40 Restaurants That Offer Senior Discounts</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-ways-restaurant-menus-are-designed-to-make-you-spend-more">9 Ways Restaurant Menus Are Designed to Make You Spend More</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-14-best-ways-to-cut-food-costs-while-traveling">The 14 Best Ways to Cut Food Costs While Traveling</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/avoid-these-fast-food-items-say-fast-food-employees">“Avoid These Fast Food Items,” Say Fast Food Employees</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-water-can-save-you-977-a-year">How Water Can Save You $977 a Year</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips restaurants Mon, 10 Apr 2017 08:30:13 +0000 Amy Lu 1923845 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Home Cooking Tips for Newbie Chefs http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-home-cooking-tips-for-newbie-chefs <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-home-cooking-tips-for-newbie-chefs" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_cooking_food_181890611.jpg" alt="Newbie chef learning home cooking tips" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on home cooking tips for newbie chefs, easy ways to strengthen your bones, and tax misunderstandings that could cost you.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/six-simple-steps-for-cooking-at-home-if-youve-never-really-done-it-before/">Six Simple Steps for Cooking at Home If You&rsquo;ve Never Really Done It Before</a> &mdash; A home-cooked meal may require you to use many different skills at once. Focus on mastering the basics, first, and the whole process will become easier and easier. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://www.easyways.net/12-easy-ways-make-bones-stronger/">12 Easy Ways To Make Bones Stronger</a> &mdash; Certain foods can weaken your bones by creating excess acid in your body. Limit your intake of tea, coffee, sodas, excess red meat, white flour and sugar. [easyWays]</p> <p><a href="http://money.cnn.com/2017/04/06/pf/taxes/tax-misunderstandings/index.html">7 tax misunderstandings that could cost you</a> &mdash; Tax credits and tax deductions are not the same thing. Tax credits are actually more powerful because they reduce your taxes dollar for dollar. [CNN Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.oneincomedollar.com/2017/04/your-new-neighborhood-checklist.html">Your New Neighborhood Checklist</a> &mdash; Here are a few things to consider when you're checking out new neighborhoods to move to. [Stretching the One Income Dollar]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Amtrak-Train-Across-Country-Tips-40685768">12 Things You Should Know Before Traveling Across the Country on Amtrak</a> &mdash; Don't worry too much about packing light to avoid baggage costs. Amtrak allows each passenger to take two carry-on items and check two pieces of baggage for free. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://shebudgets.com/personal-finance/how-to-save-money/spring-cleaning/67041">How To Save Money On Spring Cleaning</a> &mdash; It's easy to stuff everything into a trash bag, but you can make a little money by selling lightly-used items. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/20028/7-good-reasons-not-buy-house.html">7 Good Reasons You Might Not Want to Buy a House</a> &mdash; Don't buy a house if you need to travel a lot for work. Why spend money to keep up a home that you barely live in? [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://fortunateinvestor.com/13-things-avoid-broke/">13 Things to Avoid Doing When Your Broke</a> &mdash; Try not to use your emergency fund for nonemergency expenses. [The Fortunate Investor]</p> <p><a href="http://productivitytheory.com/tax-stress-and-ways-to-relax/">Tax Stress Got You Tense? 4 Ways to Relax</a> &mdash; If you're worried about being able to pay your taxes on Tax Day, know that the IRS offers payment plans that will give you more time to come up with the money. [Productivity Theory]</p> <p><a href="http://www.theorderexpert.com/things-you-must-know-want-be-on-time/">4 Things You Must Know if You Want to Be On Time</a> &mdash; You can't be punctual if you don't know what time it is. Stop guessing; pay attention to the clock. [The Order Expert]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-home-cooking-tips-for-newbie-chefs">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/the-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The Best Credit Cards for Groceries</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-credit-cards-for-dining-out">The 5 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-hot-new-food-trends-the-frugal-way">8 Hot New Food Trends — The Frugal Way</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/dump-cake-and-other-sweet-easy-treats">Dump Cake and Other Sweet, Easy Treats</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/fresh-fruits-and-vegetables-by-the-month">Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, By the Month</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips home cooking Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:00:11 +0000 Amy Lu 1923218 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Save Thousands With This Spring Maintenance Checklist http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-save-thousands-with-this-spring-maintenance-checklist <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-save-thousands-with-this-spring-maintenance-checklist" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_painted_walls_522895035.jpg" alt="Woman saving money with spring checklist" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on spring home maintenance tasks that save you thousands, simple techniques that will make you more likable, and ways to save money at Home Depot like the pros.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/home-maintenance-checklist/">This Spring Home Maintenance Checklist Could Save You Thousands</a> &mdash; Winter weather can be hard on your house, and small problems can quickly become big issues if you don't catch them in time. This spring maintenance checklist will help your house stay in tiptop shape. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://hackedliving.com/simple-techniques-that-will-make-you-more-likeable/">Simple Techniques That Will Make You More Likable</a> &mdash; Be proud of your accomplishments, but don't be cocky and try to rub it in everyone else's face. [Hacked Living]</p> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/save-money-home-depot/">22 Ways to Save Money at The Home Depot (Hacks the Pros Use)</a> &mdash; Did you know that Home Depot accepts their competitors' coupons? [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Things-Life-Free-42230279">61 of the Best Things in Life That Aren't Available to Buy</a> &mdash; The best things in life are all about authentic experiences. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/8-networking-strategies-you-havent-thought-of-yet">8 Networking Strategies You Haven&rsquo;t Thought of Yet</a> &mdash; It's a good idea to make these networking strategies into a habit, even if you don't plan to change jobs anytime soon. [Daily Worth]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://zenhabits.net/undone/">Undone: How to Change Our Procrastination Patterns</a> &mdash; It takes concentrated effort to break procrastination patterns. Start by committing 5-10 minutes a day to practice doing tasks that you don't particularly want to do, and pay attention when you get the urge to do something else. [zen habits]</p> <p><a href="https://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/5-happy-hacks-set-tech-boundaries-digital-age/">5 Happy Hacks to Set Tech Boundaries in the Digital Age</a> &mdash; Set standards for how you interact with someone while using technology. Look up from your computer when someone enters to room, take off your earbuds to say hello, and close your laptop when having a conversation. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.positivityblog.com/optimism-positive-energy/">10 Simple Ways to Spread the Optimism and Positive Energy Starting Today</a> &mdash; Share something that you've found or made. A simple but loving gift is an easy way to improve someone's day! [The Positivity Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://www.wakeupcloud.com/8-core-excuses/">The 8 Core Excuses Standing Between You And Your Dreams</a> &mdash; Following your dreams can seem difficult if you don't know exactly what or how to make it a reality. Fortunately, there are plenty of tutorials, guides and mentors out there that are more than happy to help you out. [Wake Up Cloud]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2017/04/05/how-to-avoid-common-scams-and-not-get-ripped-off/">How to Avoid Common Scams and Not Get Ripped Off</a> &mdash; Avoid using your debit card for online transactions. Credit cards usually offer better security features. [Frugal Village]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-save-thousands-with-this-spring-maintenance-checklist">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/25-cheap-and-easy-fixes-that-make-your-house-look-amazing">25 Cheap and Easy Fixes That Make Your House Look Amazing</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/make-your-dishwasher-last-almost-forever-with-these-6-tricks">Make Your Dishwasher Last (Almost) Forever With These 6 Tricks</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-diy-tips-to-winterize-your-home-for-cheap">7 DIY Tips to Winterize Your Home for Cheap</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/17-diy-projects-to-make-your-home-look-amazing-and-3-you-shouldnt-try">17 DIY Projects to Make Your Home Look Amazing (and 3 You Shouldn&#039;t Try)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-cheap-easy-ways-to-make-your-home-safer">15 Cheap, Easy Ways to Make Your Home Safer</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Home best money tips home maintenance Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:30:15 +0000 Amy Lu 1922591 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Best Thrift Store Goods to Resell http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-best-thrift-store-goods-to-resell <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-best-thrift-store-goods-to-resell" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_clothes_closet_168389113.jpg" alt="Woman finding best thrift store goods to resell" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on the best thrift store goods to resell, strategies to avoid work burnout, and landscaping trends to try this year.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://flippingincome.com/things-to-look-for-at-thrift-stores-to-resell/">6 Things to Look For at Thrift Stores to Resell</a> &mdash; Keep an eye out for Craftsman hand tools with lifetime warranties. [Flipping Income]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/blog/5-detailed-strategies-to-protect-yourself-from-work-burnout/">5 Detailed Strategies to Protect Yourself from Work Burnout</a> &mdash; Boredom can lead to burnout. If you feel that the day-to-day routine is bumming you out, try changing the way you work or the environment that you work in. [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.allstate.com/5-landscaping-trends-to-try-this-year/">5 Landscaping Trends to Try This Year</a> &mdash; Consider adding plants that attract pollinators like butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees. [The Allstate Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Inhabit/2017/0403/As-rivers-get-cleanups-can-city-residents-still-afford-to-live-nearby">As rivers get cleanups, can city residents still afford to live nearby?</a> &mdash; The Los Angeles River and the Anacostia River in Washington could become testing grounds for how well communities can balance new development with opportunities for long-standing residents. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Right-Way-Do-Things-34375810">40 Things You've Been Doing Wrong All Your Life</a> &mdash; Place a slice of bread on your cake or with your cookies in a bag. This will keep them soft and moist! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/9-tactics-for-figuring-out-if-you-really-need-a-tempting-purchase/">9 Tactics for Figuring Out If You Really Need a Tempting Purchase</a> &mdash; Whenever you want to buy something, consider if you can borrow the item instead. Don't buy unless you can get significantly more value out of owning it. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="https://christianpf.com/how-to-set-up-a-budget-variable/">How To Set Up A Budget With Inconsistent Income</a> &mdash; Here's one way to create a budget when you don't receive regular paychecks. [SeedTime]</p> <p><a href="http://financialwoman.com/investing-basics-you-have-got-to-know-2-3">6 &ldquo;Bricks&rdquo; of Investing Basics You Have GOT to Know</a> &mdash; These concepts set the foundation for smarter investing. [Financial Woman]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyminiblog.com/save-money/car-insurance/">4 Effective Tips for Saving on Car Insurance</a> &mdash; Follow these tips to save on car insurance without skimping on coverage. [MoneyMiniBlog]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/mind-hacks/">The Secret Mind Hacks That Can Change Your Life Today</a> &mdash; Don't wait for external validation. You can slowly boost your self-esteem by complimenting yourself regularly, even if it feels weird. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-best-thrift-store-goods-to-resell">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/extra-income-online-5-websites-that-can-seriously-pad-your-pockets">Extra Income Online: 5 Websites That Can Seriously Pad Your Pockets</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/reselling-antiques-the-five-principles-of-power-picking">Reselling Antiques: The Five Principles of Power Picking</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/11-ways-to-earn-extra-cash-from-thrift-stores">11 Ways to Earn Extra Cash From Thrift Stores</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-earn-money-on-etsy-no-craft-required">How to Earn Money on Etsy — No Craft Required</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/buy-sell-make-a-profit-thanks-office-depot">Buy. Sell. Make a Profit. Thanks Office Depot.</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Extra Income best money tips resell thrift store Wed, 05 Apr 2017 08:30:15 +0000 Amy Lu 1921686 at http://www.wisebread.com