best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: Ways to Save $10 a Day http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-10-a-day <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-10-a-day" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_cooking_dinner_000018715256.jpg" alt="Woman cooking dinner and saving $10 a day" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to save $10 a day, mindsets that will change your money habits, and the best herbs for your fall garden.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Everyday-Money-Saving-Tips-21275269#photo-21275269">10 Tricks to Save $10 a Day</a> &mdash; Whether you're dining out or cooking at home, save all leftovers in tupperware boxes and write the date on each container. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://creativemoney.biz/2015/08/25/5-mindsets-to-change-your-money-habits-once-and-for-all/">5 Mindsets to Change Your Money Habits Once and For All</a> &mdash; Be less critical of yourself. When things go wrong, be curious and look for ways to do better in the future. [Creative Money]</p> <p><a href="http://momsneedtoknow.com/best-herbs-fall-garden/">The Best Herbs For Your Fall Garden</a> &mdash; There are hundreds of varieties of sage, so it shouldn&rsquo;t be too hard to find one that grows well in your area. [Moms Need to Know]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/5-budget-friendly-us-destinations-off-the-beaten-path/">5 Budget Friendly U.S. Destinations off the Beaten Path</a> &mdash; Get your fill of Cajun and Creole culture in the Louisiana Bayou! [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugaltoad.com/personalfinance/5-ways-to-find-your-next-job">5 Ways to Find Your Next Job</a> &mdash; Reach out to the HR manager at the places where you want to work, and see if you can have an informal interview to discuss your career goals and their organization. [The Frugal Toad]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2015/08/26/10-splurges-that-wont-break-the-bank/">10 splurges that won&rsquo;t break the bank</a> &mdash; Maid or landscaping services usually cost less than $100 and are worth the splurge if you don't enjoy or have time for the work. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/3792-8-ways-to-prepare-your-finances-for-a-baby">Thinking About a Baby? 8 Ways to Get Your Finances Ready</a> &mdash; Start saving for big-ticket baby items, like a crib, car seat, and bottles. [DailyWorth]</p> <p><a href="http://fitzvillafuerte.com/10-vital-financial-concepts-that-every-adult-should-know.html">10 Vital Financial Concepts That Every Adult Should Know</a> &mdash; Do you know the difference between bear and bull markets, and what the indicators are? [Ready To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="https://aboutlife.com/blog/Savings/Save-BIG-On-Early-Christmas-Shopping">How to Save BIG With Early Christmas Shopping</a> &mdash; The sooner you start Christmas shopping, the more time you'll have to compare prices and look for deals. [aboutLife]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-get-your-child-to-clean-her-room-in-15-minutes-or-less">How to Get Your Child to Clean Her Room in 15 Minutes or Less</a> &mdash; Make it easy for your child to keep her room tidy before it turns into a disaster zone by giving her storage options, like boxes that fit under her bed or bins in the closet. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-save-10-a-day">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/lower-your-credit-card-interest-rate-and-reduce-your-phone-bill-immediately-and-easily">Lower Your Credit Card Interest Rate and Reduce Your Phone Bill, Immediately and Easily</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/recession-survivor-would-you-eat-bugs-and-roadkill-to-cut-the-grocery-bill">Recession Survivor: Would You Eat Bugs and Roadkill to Cut the Grocery Bill?</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-wisebread-helped-me-get-45mpg-out-of-my-28mpg-car">How Wisebread helped me get 45mpg out of my 28mpg car.</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/biggest-money-saving-tip-move-far-away-from-the-joneses">Biggest Money Saving Tip: Move Far Away from the Joneses</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/12-cheap-ways-to-make-your-car-look-awesome">12 Cheap Ways to Make Your Car Look Awesome</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips save money Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:00:16 +0000 Amy Lu 1540520 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 27 Ways to Make the World a Better Place http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-27-ways-to-make-the-world-a-better-place <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-27-ways-to-make-the-world-a-better-place" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/women_volunteering_000044881110.jpg" alt="Women finding ways to make the world a better place" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to make the world a better place, smart tactics for taming your laundry, and hostel etiquette for the budget traveler.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Simple-Ways-Go-Green-38206173">27 Ways to Make the World a Better (and Greener) Place</a> &mdash; Never ever litter, and if you see someone else do it, call them out. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2015/08/24/10-smart-ways-to-tame-that-laundry-pile/">10 Smart Ways to Tame that Laundry Pile</a> &mdash; Stick with cotton, rayon, hemp, and other fabrics that are easy to wash and will stay wrinkle-free.&nbsp;[Living Well Spending Less]</p> <p><a href="http://frugalbeautiful.com/blog/hostel-etiquette-survive-twentyperson-room/">Hostel Etiquette: How To Survive A Twenty-Person Room</a> &mdash; When you're sharing a space with other people, showering is a must! Just be sure to keep it short so you're not wasting water. [Frugal Beautiful]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cashthechecks.com/the-6-steps-to-buying-your-first-home/">The 6 Steps To Buying Your First Home</a> &mdash; Shop around to find a real estate agent that you're comfortable working with. This should be someone who pays attention to your needs, has time to work with you, and knows the area you're looking in. [Cash The Checks]</p> <p><a href="http://www.aspiringmillionaire.com/2015/08/how-to-keep-on-sale-items-from.html">How to Keep On-Sale Items from Destroying Your Net Worth</a> &mdash; Don't give in to the marketing machine! If you weren't going to buy an item at full price, then you probably don't need it anyway. [Aspiring Millionaire]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2015/08/20/thrifty-tips-on-how-to-save-money-in-your-dog-friendly-household/">Thrifty Tips On How To Save Money In Your Dog-Friendly Household</a> &mdash; Invest in some good grooming tools and give your dog his wash and haircut at home. [Frugal Village]</p> <p><a href="http://www.themoneyprinciple.co.uk/10-reasons-not-to-lend-money-to-your-friends/">10 Reasons Not To Lend Money To Your Friends</a> &mdash; You might be enabling bad behavior when you lend money to a friend. If that's the case, it's better to help them find the support they need instead. [The Money Principle]</p> <p><a href="http://www.wellkeptwallet.com/2015/08/how-to-sell-a-car-on-craigslist/">How to Sell Your Car on Craigslist</a> &mdash; Be thorough and honest when you write up the listing for your car. Include specs, any bonus features, and maintenance and care history.&nbsp;[Well Kept Wallet]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/why-was-my-credit-card-application-denied">When Good Credit Isn&rsquo;t Enough: Why You Could Be Denied A Credit Card Despite Your Excellent Score</a> &mdash; A bank may also look at your employment and income if you're applying for a card with a high credit limit. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-talk-to-your-child-about-stranger-danger">How to Talk to Your Child about Stranger Danger</a> &mdash; Teach them to say no, run, yell to attract someone's attention, or tell someone if they are confronted with a dangerous stranger. [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-27-ways-to-make-the-world-a-better-place">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/15-wonderful-uses-for-witch-hazel">15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel</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/4-cheap-and-easy-homemade-mosquito-repellents">4 Cheap and Easy Homemade Mosquito Repellents</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-hair-conditioners-you-can-make-at-home">5 Hair Conditioners You Can Make at Home</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/22-ways-to-reuse-paper">22 Ways to Reuse Paper</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-dumb-little-purchases-you-need-to-stop-making-today">13 Dumb Little Purchases You Need to Stop Making Today</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Green Living best money tips green habits Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:02:45 +0000 Amy Lu 1538730 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Reduce Stress at Work http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-reduce-stress-at-work <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-reduce-stress-at-work" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_stressed_work_000054548632.jpg" alt="Woman finding ways to reduce stress at work" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to reduce stress at work, things to do before you buy new clothes, and surprising ways to use tea bags.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/5-ways-reduce-stress-work-place/">5 Ways To Reduce Stress In The Work Place</a> &mdash; Listening to a co-worker vent isn't a bad thing&hellip;unless it starts to stress you out, too. Make sure you're taking care of yourself before you take on someone else's problems. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/8-things-you-should-do-before-you-buy-new-clothes/">8 Things You Should Do Before You Buy New Clothes</a> &mdash; Think outside your department! Shop for plain t-shirts or socks in the men's section &mdash; they tend to be cheaper and better made than similar items for women. [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Use-Tea-Bags-37803585">11 Things You Didn't Know Tea Bags Could Be Used For</a> &mdash; Marinating meat with strong black tea will make it super tender! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0822/As-rents-rise-remember-these-tips-to-stretch-your-dollar">As rents rise, remember these tips to stretch your dollar</a> &mdash; Find out what is and isn't included with the rent, like utilities or laundry. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2015/08/16/7-surprising-reasons-youre-attracting-toxic-people/">7 Surprising Reasons You&rsquo;re Attracting Toxic People</a> &mdash; Generosity without boundaries can leave you vulnerable to people who would take advantage of your goodwill. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugaltoad.com/personalfinance/10-essential-questions-to-ask-at-every-interview">10 Essential Questions To Ask At Every Interview</a> &mdash; Ask if there is room to grow in the position that you are being offered. You don't want to be stuck in a dead-end job! [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/budgeting/5-reasons-your-budget-just-isnt-working/">5 Reasons Your Budget Just Isn&rsquo;t Working</a> &mdash; Review your monthly expenses and make sure you're budgeting the right amounts in the right categories. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/freelance-client-doesnt-pay/">How to Deal With a Freelance Client Who Doesn&rsquo;t Pay</a> &mdash; Stay calm! Reach out to your client and determine the cause of non-payment, then work to resolve it.&nbsp;[Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://liveyourlegend.net/how-to-feel-rich/">How to Feel Rich (Even When You Think You're Poor)</a> &mdash; What does it actually mean to be rich? [Live Your Legend]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-help-your-preschooler-learn-to-read-and-write">How to Help Your Preschooler Learn to Read and Write</a> &mdash; There are tons of books out there for beginning readers, but your child will be more excited about reading books that include their interests. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-reduce-stress-at-work">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/tips-from-a-hostage-negotiator-that-anyone-can-use">Tips From a Hostage Negotiator That Anyone Can Use</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-deal-when-your-spouse-is-suffering-from-burnout">How to Deal When Your Spouse is Suffering From Burnout</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-life-mistakes-you-need-to-stop-making-by-30">5 Life Mistakes You Need to Stop Making by 30</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-things-you-should-never-do-when-camping">7 Things You Should Never Do When Camping</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/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips stress Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:00:16 +0000 Amy Lu 1537806 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Foods That Are Breaking Your Grocery Budget http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-foods-that-are-breaking-your-grocery-budget <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-foods-that-are-breaking-your-grocery-budget" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_grocery_shopping_000016262663.jpg" alt="Woman finding foods that are breaking her grocery budget" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the foods that are breaking your grocery budget, ways to wake up energized, and people you should hide from your Facebook feed.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0823/Five-foods-that-are-breaking-your-grocery-budget">Five foods that are breaking your grocery budget</a> &mdash; The worst outbreak of bird flu in decades has caused egg prices to skyrocket. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2015/08/5-things-wake-energized-productive-every-day.html">Do These 5 Things To Wake Up Energized (And Productive) Every Day</a> &mdash; Listen to your body and sleep only when you're sleepy. It'll save you hours of tossing and turning! [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://momsneedtoknow.com/8-people-you-should-hide-from-your-facebook-feed/">8 People You Should Hide From Your Facebook Feed</a> &mdash; Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with distant family and old friends, but feel free to hide or unfollow someone when it turns out they're a &quot;Dirty Laundry Diva.&quot;&nbsp;[Moms Need to Know]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIY-Mold-Mildew-Killer-34880343">The Amazing Tea Tree Oil Mold and Mildew Killer</a> &mdash; This DIY antifungal spray will keep mold and mildew far, far away. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/a-hackers-favorite-password/">What&rsquo;s a Hackers Favorite Password?</a> &mdash; In 2014, the most common password stolen by hackers was &quot;123456&quot;. [Credit Sesame]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/cars/T009-C000-S001-3-things-car-dealers-don-t-want-to-hear-you-say.html">3 Things Car Dealers Don't Want to Hear You Say</a> &mdash; Ask to see the invoice. The invoice will show you the legitimate fees and you'll know exactly what you're paying for. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://www.listenmoneymatters.com/how-to-pay-off-debt-on-a-low-income/">How To Pay Off Debt On A Low Income</a> &mdash; You'll see the biggest results from cutting down on your biggest expenses. Think housing, transportation, and food costs. [Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/4-tips-to-furnishing-a-dorm-room-without-going-broke/#.VdtXTrXR3lZ">Tips to Furnishing a Dorm Room Without Going Broke</a> &mdash; Space will be limited in a dorm room. Don't buy things that can be rented or borrowed when you need it &mdash; like a vacuum cleaner! [ReadyForZero]</p> <p><a href="http://www.consumerismcommentary.com/for-better-or-worse-5-ways-to-approach-retirement/">For better or worse: 5 ways to approach retirement</a> &mdash; One affordable way to approach retirement is to keep working as much (or as little) as you want towards a second career. [Consumerism Commentary]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/adopting-through-foster-care-myths-and-raising-awareness">Adopting Through Foster Care: Myths and Raising Awareness</a> &mdash; Foster care adoptions aren't necessarily as expensive as private adoptions. Expenses are often reimbursed, and the state may help with medical bills and college expenses.&nbsp;[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-foods-that-are-breaking-your-grocery-budget">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/fresh-fruits-and-vegetables-by-the-month">Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, By the Month</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-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The 5 Best Credit Cards for Groceries</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/breaking-the-bread-code-how-to-get-the-freshest-loaf">Breaking the Bread Code: How to Get the Freshest Loaf</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/20-ways-to-eat-paleo-for-super-cheap">20 Ways to Eat Paleo for Super Cheap</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-and-worst-times-to-go-grocery-shopping">The Best and Worst Times to Go Grocery Shopping</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips groceries Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:00:18 +0000 Amy Lu 1536314 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Save Time and Money With Smart Home Hacks http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-save-time-and-money-with-smart-home-hacks <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-save-time-and-money-with-smart-home-hacks" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_cleaning_house_000050095354.jpg" alt="Woman saving time and money with smart home hacks" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on smart home hacks that save time and money, obvious money-saving tips we often forget, and the best time to buy an iPhone 6 for cheap.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/9-super-smart-home-solutions/">8 Super Smart Home Solutions That Save Time and Money</a> &mdash; Get an old pair of pantyhose and cut it to fit over the bristles of your broom for a cheap alternative to the pricey Swiffer. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/duh-7-obvious-money-saving-tips-people-often-forget/">Duh! 7 Obvious Money-Saving Tips People Often Forget</a> &mdash; Pay attention to your utilities. Turn off the lights when you leave a room and set the thermostat to a reasonable level when the seasons change. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0821/Want-a-cheap-iPhone-6-Buy-in-September">Want a cheap iPhone 6? Buy in September.</a> &mdash; You can expect a hefty price cut on the iPhone 6 a month after the new iPhone 6s is announced. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Write-Good-Cover-Letter-24357796">Catch a Recruiter's Eye With These 7 Cover Letter Tips</a> &mdash; Focus on the company and how you can be a helpful addition to it. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2015/08/17/9-tech-tools-to-simplify-your-life">9 Tech Tools to Simplify Your Life</a> &mdash; The free organizing app Cozi can help your family stay on top of the household's busy schedule.&nbsp;[Living Well Spending Less]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/environmental-jobs/">Get Paid to Help the Environment: 7 Green Jobs With Salaries Up to $120,000</a> &mdash; Environmental engineers and hydrologists make a decent wage and do good for the environment. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/getting-just-a-little-bit-more-for-your-money/">Getting Just a Little Bit More For Your Money</a> &mdash; Learn how to navigate a salad bar to get the most value! [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.allstate.com/pack-your-bags-for-these-last-minute-summer-vacations/">Pack Your Bags for These Last-Minute Summer Vacations</a> &mdash; Check the National Park Service's website for a list of notable parks and landmarks in your state, and visit a few on a day trip! [The Allstate Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://moneysoldiers.com/2015/08/20/household-must-haves-steps-saving-big-money-major-appliances">Household Must-Haves: Steps for Saving Big Money on Major Appliances</a> &mdash; Look at older models. They'll likely have similar functions as the newest models but at a much lower cost. [Money Soldiers]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/10-foods-we-think-are-healthy-for-our-kids-but-arent">10 Foods We Think are Healthy for Our Kids but Aren't</a> &mdash; You may be tempted to choose things labeled &quot;fat free&quot;, but processed fat-free foods are usually packed with sugar and salt! [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-save-time-and-money-with-smart-home-hacks">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/10-really-easy-ways-to-unclog-drains">10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains</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/secret-lawn-tonic-recipe-from-golf-course-groundskeeper">Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe From Golf Course Groundskeeper - Updated</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/14-effective-grease-and-oil-stain-removal-tips">14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal 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/beginners-guide-to-finding-your-interior-design-style">Beginner&#039;s Guide to Finding Your Interior Design Style</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/4-cheap-and-easy-homemade-mosquito-repellents">4 Cheap and Easy Homemade Mosquito Repellents</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Home best money tips home hacks Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:00:18 +0000 Amy Lu 1533817 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Obstacles Between You and More Money http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-obstacles-between-you-and-more-money <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-obstacles-between-you-and-more-money" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_empty_piggy_bank_000058275442.jpg" alt="Woman discovering obstacles between her and more money" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the obstacles between you and more money, the most affordable travel destinations in the U.S., and foods you can grow from kitchen scraps.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.girlsjustwannahavefunds.com/7-money-blocks-between-you-and-more-moolah/">7 Money Blocks Between You And More Moolah</a> &mdash; Don't let martyr tendencies hold you back. It's OK to want what you want and go for it &mdash; there's no need to settle for less. [Girls Just Wanna Have Funds]</p> <p><a href="https://smartasset.com/insights/most-affordable-travel-destinations-us">The Most Affordable Travel Destinations in the U.S.</a> &mdash; Head west for a budget vacation; the Northeast is less kind to your wallet. [SmartAsset]</p> <p><a href="http://www.meanygoat.com/grow-food-from-scraps">Grow Food From Scraps</a> &mdash; Learn how to re-grow cabbage with a few leftover leaves! [Meany Goat]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Get-Job-Right-Out-College-38151337">Your Guide to Getting a Job Right Out of College</a> &mdash; Ask for informational interviews to learn about specific professions, fields, and companies. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://creativemoney.biz/2015/08/11/how-bacon-can-help-you-get-your-spending-under-control/">How Bacon Can Help You Get Your Spending Under Control</a> &mdash; It's important to pick your financial battles. Allowing yourself to have something you really love can actually help you become a more conscious spender. [Creative Money]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/everyone-wants-money-charitable-generous-person.html">Everyone wants my money! Here&rsquo;s how to say &lsquo;No&rsquo; and still be a charitable and generous person</a> &mdash; It's hard to keep track of your donations when you give through the checkout counter while you're shopping. If you want to support a cause, donate to them directly. [Bargaineering]</p> <p><a href="http://lifehacksmag.com/12-amazing-smartphone-hacks/">12 Amazing Smartphone Hacks Every 20-Something Should Know</a> &mdash; Need to charge your phone in a jiffy? Switch it to airplane mode. [Life Hacks Magazine]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2015/08/19/cost-effective-meal-planning/">Cost Effective Meal Planning</a> &mdash; Compare your family's favorite meals. If several recipes share the same ingredients, you can buy those in bulk or stock up when they go on sale. [Frugal Village]</p> <p><a href="http://www.smallfootprintfamily.com/10-green-back-to-school-tips">10 Tips for a Healthy, Planet-Friendly Back-to-School</a> &mdash; Idling your car is a major source of smog. If you need to wait for your kids for more than 30 seconds, park your car and meet them at the door. [Small Footprint Family]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/5-ways-to-parent-your-extroverted-child">5 Ways to Parent Your Extroverted Child</a> &mdash; It's important for kids (and adults!) to get alone time, but it may not be as comfortable for extroverts to be by themselves. Teach your kids how to spend time alone without feeling bored. [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-obstacles-between-you-and-more-money">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/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/8-ways-college-students-can-save-money-before-class-starts">8 Ways College Students Can Save Money Before Class Starts</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/3-ways-your-dog-is-ruining-your-credit-score">3 Ways Your Dog Is Ruining Your Credit Score</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-smart-things-to-do-with-your-settlement-money">8 Smart Things to Do With Your Settlement Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/64-funny-inspiring-and-stupid-money-quotes-from-famous-people">64 Funny, Inspiring and Stupid Money Quotes From Famous People</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips money obstacles Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:00:23 +0000 Amy Lu 1532935 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Travel Hacks for Your Next Trip http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-travel-hacks-for-your-next-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-travel-hacks-for-your-next-trip" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_traveling_000058457092.jpg" alt="Woman learning travel hacks for her next trip" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on handy travel hacks, things you should let go to become a happier person, and twenty foods that fight cancer.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/287832/10-excellent-travel-hacks-wish-knew-earlier">10 Excellent Travel Hacks I Wish I Knew Earlier</a> &mdash; Wrap your laptop in a hoodie to keep it well protected in your luggage. [Lifehack]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Easy-Ways-Happy-37762216">Want to Become a Happier Person Fast? Get Rid of These 13 Simple Things</a> &mdash; Stop waiting for the perfect moment &mdash; it'll never come. Whether it's your dream vacation or asking your boss for a raise, just jump in and start working towards it. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/health/20-foods-destroy-cancer-help-live-longer/60970">20 Foods That Destroy Cancer And Help You Live Longer</a> &mdash; Cauliflower has anti-inflammatory properties and can kill cancer cells and prevent more from growing. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/frugality/4-ways-to-cut-clothing-costs/">4 Ways to Cut Clothing Costs</a> &mdash; Choose high-quality basics. They might be more expensive, but you'll get more mileage out of well-made clothing. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2015/08/get-great-customer-service-anywhere.html">How to get great customer service, anywhere.</a> &mdash; Do your homework beforehand. Is there a way to fix your problem without calling customer service? What department should you call for this issue? What exactly do you want out of the conversation? [Dumb Little Man]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/9-unbelievable-uses-for-coconut-oil-youll-absolutely-love/">9 Unbelievable Uses for Coconut Oil You&rsquo;ll Absolutely Love</a> &mdash; The immunity-boosting and anti-inflammatory properties of coconut oil will ease the itch of a mosquito bite and help it heal faster. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/learnvest/2015/08/17/3-common-ways-people-dabble-in-financial-infidelity/">3 Common Ways People Dabble In Financial Infidelity</a> &mdash; Secret spending &mdash; or under-reporting how much you spend &mdash; can seriously damage your shared finances and your relationship with your partner. [Forbes]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savingadvice.com/articles/2015/08/17/1036293_saving-tips-senior-citizens-day.html">4 Money Saving Tips for Senior Citizens Day</a> &mdash; August 21st is Senior Citizen's Day! Check out these tried-and-true money saving tips you can learn from grandma. [Saving Advice]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/3777-5-good-credit-habits-that-are-bad">&ldquo;Good&rdquo; Credit Habits That Are Actually Bad</a> &mdash; Paying your credit card bills in full each month is a good thing, but it won't undo the damage of running up huge balances every month. [Daily Worth]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/7-skills-your-child-should-know-before-kindergarten">7 Skills Your Child Should Know Before Kindergarten</a> &mdash; Help your child practice the basic skill of opening food packages and inserting straws into juice boxes. [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-travel-hacks-for-your-next-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-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/5-life-mistakes-you-need-to-stop-making-by-30">5 Life Mistakes You Need to Stop Making by 30</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-things-you-should-never-do-when-camping">7 Things You Should Never Do When Camping</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-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/13-embarrassing-mistakes-everyone-makes-but-doesnt-talk-about">13 Embarrassing Mistakes Everyone Makes But Doesn&#039;t Talk About</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-bad-habits-that-are-ruining-your-career">6 Bad Habits That Are Ruining Your Career</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips travel hacks Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:00:20 +0000 Amy Lu 1531230 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Habits of Highly Successful People http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-habits-of-highly-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-habits-of-highly-successful-people" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/successful_woman_000051439304.jpg" alt="Woman using habits of highly successful people" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the habits of highly successful people, what you must to do retire early, and ways to save yourself from a fake sale.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Habits-Successful-People-36802069">15 Habits of Highly Successful People</a> &mdash; Successful people are open to feedback and constructive criticism. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.retiredby40blog.com/2015/08/06/9-things-you-must-do-to-retire-early/">9 Things You Must Do To Retire Early</a> &mdash; Set up a stream or two of passive income. The longer it's in place, the more you can set aside for your retirement. [Retired By 40]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0818/Four-ways-to-save-yourself-from-a-fake-sale">Four ways to save yourself from a fake sale</a> &mdash; If you want to buy something that's always in stock, check the price a few different times to know when it's a good deal. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.consumerismcommentary.com/6-ways-your-bank-is-ripping-you-off/">6 Ways Your Bank is Ripping You Off</a> &mdash; Don't sign up for overdraft protection. It's less damaging to have a transaction denied than to rack up several $30 overdraft fees. [Consumerism Commentary]</p> <p><a href="http://www.aspiringmillionaire.com/2015/08/the-5-secrets-of-successful-first-time.html">The 5 Secrets of Successful First-time Home Buyers</a> &mdash; Don't obsessively try to time the market. The best time to buy is when you find the perfect, affordable house. [Aspiring Millionaire]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.themoneyprinciple.co.uk/how-to-tackle-debt-when-youre-in-a-relationship/">How to Tackle Debt When You&rsquo;re in a Relationship</a> &mdash; If you and/or your partner has debt, it might make sense to tackle all debts together instead of each person handling their own debt. [The Money Principle]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T063-C000-S001-save-money-without-looking-like-a-cheapskate.html">Save Money Without Looking Like a Cheapskate</a> &mdash; These days, it's easier than ever to compare prices and find deals when you shop online. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/use-online-press-find-clients/">Get Mentioned in the Media: How to Use Online Press to Find Freelance Clients</a> &ndash; You don&rsquo;t need to pay a PR agent to get your name out there. Use Help A Reporter Out to connect with journalists and writers who may want to feature you in a story. [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/how-to-pay-for-graduate-school">Graduate (Less) Broke: Tips To Pay For Grad School Wisely</a> &mdash; Federal loans for grad school tend to give you more flexibility, but it's worth it to check if you can get better rates from private lenders. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/what-to-ask-and-tell-your-childs-new-teacher">What to Ask and Tell Your Child's New Teacher</a> &mdash; Get to know the educator's teaching style and help her get to know your child! [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-habits-of-highly-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-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/13-things-successful-people-do-every-morning">13 Things Successful People Do Every Morning</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-productivity-tips-from-visionaries">10 Productivity Tips From Visionaries</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-skills-that-will-be-obsolete-soon">9 Skills That Will Be Obsolete Soon</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/4-ways-outsourcing-chores-can-save-you-time-and-money">4 Ways Outsourcing Chores Can Save You Time and Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-time-management-skills-that-will-help-your-kid-win-at-school">10 Time-Management Skills That Will Help Your Kid Win at School</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Productivity best money tips success Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:00:25 +0000 Amy Lu 1530072 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Daily Purchases That Hurt Your Budget http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-daily-purchases-that-hurt-your-budget <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-daily-purchases-that-hurt-your-budget" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_drinking_coffee_000059554404.jpg" alt="Woman spending money on daily purchases that hurt her budget" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on daily purchases that hurt your budget, affordable cities for settling down, and bad news for Spotify users.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.savingadvice.com/articles/2015/08/04/1036184_daily-purchases-hurt-budget-2.html">10 Daily Purchases That Hurt Your Budget as Much as Morning Coffee</a> &mdash; Your morning coffee isn't the only expense that will cost you major bucks in the long run. Regularly buying snacks from a vending machine will, too! [Saving Advice]</p> <p><a href="http://phroogal.com/blog/affordable-cities-for-settling-down/">15 Affordable Cities for Settling Down</a> &mdash; Buffalo, New York offers housing at relatively low costs, and cheap groceries and health care to boot. [Phroogal Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0817/Will-free-Spotify-soon-disappear">Will free Spotify soon disappear?</a> &mdash; Rumor has it that the music streaming service will shift toward a premium-only, gated access model. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/3-ways-the-sharing-economy-can-help-you-save-big/">3 Ways the Sharing Economy Can Help You Save Big</a> &mdash; Join a CSA! The produce you get is fresher and often cheaper than what you'll find at a grocery store. [ReadyForZero]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Interesting-American-Hotels-37820570#photo-37820570">The 18 Quirkiest Places to Stay For the Unconventional Traveler</a> &mdash; The Leaping Lamb Farm Stay in Oregon consists of a cottage on a small, private farm with lambs! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/3-harsh-realities-everyone-should-know-about-student-loan-debt/">3 Harsh Realities Everyone Should Know About Student Loan Debt</a> &mdash; Student loans will come into play when you apply for a mortgage. [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="https://www.listenmoneymatters.com/estate-planning-a-primer/">Estate Planning: A Primer</a> &mdash; Have some money and a family? Then make sure you know these basics to estate planning.&nbsp;[Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://canadianfinanceblog.com/how-to-make-your-car-last-longer/">How to Make Your Car Last Longer</a> &mdash; The first step is to follow the manufacturer's suggestions for regular maintenance.&nbsp;[Canadian Finance Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/become-a-treasure-hunter/">20 Fun Ways to Go Treasure Hunting in Your Home and Neighborhood</a> &mdash; Try panning for gold! Even if you don't find a gold nugget, you might catch some gems or interesting rocks. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/how-to-find-the-best-back-to-school-deals">How to Find the Best Back to School Deals</a> &mdash; Look to the clearance racks if you need to buy new clothing. [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-daily-purchases-that-hurt-your-budget">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/12-cheap-ways-to-make-your-car-look-awesome">12 Cheap Ways to Make Your Car Look Awesome</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/51-uses-for-coca-cola-the-ultimate-list">51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/pesky-pests-easy-homemade-mosquito-and-insect-traps-and-repellent">Pesky Pests: Easy Homemade Mosquito and Insect Traps and Repellent</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/heres-how-rich-youd-be-if-you-stopped-driving">Here&#039;s How Rich You&#039;d Be If You Stopped Driving</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/101-ways-to-save-money-around-the-house">101 Ways to Save Money Around the House</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips purchases Tue, 18 Aug 2015 19:00:27 +0000 Amy Lu 1528834 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Awesome Perks That Come With Your Plane Ticket http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-awesome-perks-that-come-with-your-plane-ticket <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-awesome-perks-that-come-with-your-plane-ticket" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_holding_plane_ticket_000048729002.jpg" alt="Woman learning awesome perks that come with plane ticket" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on awesome perks that come with your plane ticket, how to avoid a boring life, and mid-afternoon habits to get you through the day.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/lifestyle/travel/5-awesome-perks-didnt-realize-come-airplane-ticket/60373">5 Awesome Perks You Didn&rsquo;t Realize Come with your Airplane Ticket</a> &mdash; Going on a long flight? JetBlue offers free DirectTV for their passengers! [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/4-tips-avoid-boring-life/">4 Tips on How to Avoid A Boring Life</a> &mdash; Overcome your fears and take on new challenges! [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Good-Afternoon-Habits-35200833">Midafternoon Habits That Will Get You Through the Day</a> &mdash; Step outside for some natural light! The heat and vitamin D will make you feel more energized. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/12-ways-save-back-school-shopping/">12 Ways to Save a Bundle on Back-to-School Stuff</a> &mdash; The average family with kids in K-12 is expected to spend $600 on school supplies&hellip;but you don't have to! Follow these tips to equip your kids without going broke. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/get-rid-of-student-loans/">3 Disastrous Ways To Get Rid of Student Loans</a> &mdash; There are a number of good ways to pay off your student loans &mdash; using your home's equity is not one of them. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/3721/joint-bank-accounts-pros-and-cons">7 Things to Know Before Opening a Joint Bank Account</a> &mdash; Joint accounts can be useful if two (or more!) people have a shared savings goal, but there are a few ways a joint account can turn into a major headache. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.northerncheapskate.com/15-things-i-learned-about-money-in-15-years-of-marriage/">15 Things I Learned About Money in 15 Years of Marriage</a> &mdash; When it comes to money management, it's important to be in the same page &mdash; but it's also OK if you approach money differently. [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/new-economy/2015/0723/The-9-to-5-job-is-going-extinct">The '9 to 5' job is going extinct</a> &mdash; Even people who have a traditional 9-to-5 schedule may work remotely or check work e-mails outside their regular hours.&nbsp;[The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://timemanagementninja.com/2015/07/8-types-of-information-you-should-capture-every-day/">8 Types of Information You Should Capture Every Day</a> &mdash; Capture the steps and details when you solve a problem in case you need to do it again at a later time. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/4-battles-that-are-and-arent-worth-fighting-with-your-preschooler">4 Battles That Are and Aren't Worth Fighting With Your Preschooler</a> &mdash; There's no harm in leaving the house with messy hair, but it's important to put your foot down on hygiene matters like toothbrushing and bathing. [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-awesome-perks-that-come-with-your-plane-ticket">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/7-things-you-should-never-do-when-camping">7 Things You Should Never Do When Camping</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-ways-to-save-money-on-family-road-trips">6 Ways to Save Money on Family Road Trips</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-hotel-rewards-card-for-free-nights-marriott-rewards-premier-credit-card">The Best Hotel Rewards Card for Free Nights: Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card</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/travel-resources">40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune</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/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">5 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel airplane perks best money tips Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:03:46 +0000 Amy Lu 1521421 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Clean Your Car Like a Pro http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-clean-your-car-like-a-pro <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-clean-your-car-like-a-pro" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_washing_car_000062249362.jpg" alt="Woman learning how to clean her car like a pro" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the best professional car cleaning tips, ways global warming may affect your finances, and small kitchen appliances you don&rsquo;t really need.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/the-best-professional-car-cleaning-tips/">The Best Professional Car Cleaning Tips</a> &mdash; Hose off the car to remove excess dirt, but make sure you don't use a strong jet. The high water pressure can rub grit over the paint and leave scratches. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savingadvice.com/articles/2015/07/31/1036158_global-warming-finances.html">10 Ways Global Warming May Affect Your Finances</a> &mdash; Global warming changes the weather patterns around the world significantly, which makes it harder and more expensive to produce food. [Saving Advice]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/3717/useless-kitchen-appliances">11 Small Kitchen Appliances You Don't Really Need</a> &mdash; Sure, a blender would make sense if you're making smoothies for the whole family on a regular basis, but for most blending tasks in a kitchen, a smaller and cheaper immersion blender would work just as well. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://lifehacksmag.com/psychological-life-hacks/">7 Psychological Life Hacks that Will Make Your Social Life Damn Easy</a> &mdash; Just keep quiet if you want a complete answer from someone. They'll likely keep going on the topic and reveal more than they first intended to. [Life Hacks Magazine]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/287129/15-things-insanely-productive-people-differently">15 Things Insanely-Productive People Do Differently</a> &mdash; They don't worry about getting a specific result. They stay true to themselves and do the best that they can at the present moment. [Lifehack]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Jobs-Require-Travel-3204508#photo-3204508">13 Jobs to Satisfy Your Wanderlust</a> &mdash; English teachers are in high demand in foreign countries, and you don't even need a teaching credential in most cases. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.budgetsaresexy.com/2015/08/the-6-sources-of-influence">The 6 Sources Influencing Your Money</a> &mdash; You'll be able to protect yourself (and your wallet!) better if you can recognize how these six things influence the way you manage your money. [Budgets Are Sexy]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/how-to-save-money-on-dinners-without-sacrificing-the-quality">How To Save Money On Dinners Without Sacrificing The Quality</a> &mdash; Feeding a large party? Marinade a big &mdash; but cheap! &mdash; cut of meat and roast it, then serve with healthy side dishes. [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://www.onesmartdollar.com/5-innovative-money-making-tips/">5 Innovative Money Making Tips</a> &mdash; Companies will pay you to display their ads on your car! [One Smart Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/4-ideal-workouts-for-busy-moms">4 Ideal Workouts for Busy Moms</a> &mdash; The popular program Beachbody allows you to choose a workout (most are 30 minutes or less) depending on your needs. It also comes with a nutrition plan! [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-clean-your-car-like-a-pro">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/10-really-easy-ways-to-unclog-drains">10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-wonderful-uses-for-witch-hazel">15 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/14-effective-grease-and-oil-stain-removal-tips">14 Effective Grease and Oil Stain Removal 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/109-random-acts-of-kindness-you-can-start-doing-today">109 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Start Doing 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/breaking-the-bread-code-how-to-get-the-freshest-loaf">Breaking the Bread Code: How to Get the Freshest Loaf</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> General Tips best money tips car wash Fri, 14 Aug 2015 19:00:32 +0000 Amy Lu 1521405 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways You're Wasting Money at the Grocery Store http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-youre-wasting-money-at-the-grocery-store <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-youre-wasting-money-at-the-grocery-store" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_grocery_shopping_000063663181.jpg" alt="Woman learning ways she&#039;s wasting money at the grocery 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 some great articles on ways you&rsquo;re wasting money at the grocery store, how to fund a vacation, and tips to break bad clutter habits.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Stop-Wasting-Money-Grocery-Store-34831861">19 Ways You're Wasting Money at the Grocery Store</a> &mdash; In some cases, it's better to buy frozen than fresh &mdash; like when you need fruit for smoothies! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://blog.readyforzero.com/7-ways-to-fund-that-much-needed-vacation/">7 Ways to Fund That Much Needed Vacation</a> &mdash; Give yourself a financial shave and remove any extra expenditures that you don't actually need. [ReadyForZero]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getorganizedwizard.com/blog/2015/06/5-ways-to-break-bad-clutter-habits/">5 Ways To Break Bad Clutter Habits</a> &mdash; Stay focused when you're shopping. For each item that you pick up, ask yourself if it will add any value to the way you want to live. [Get Organized Wizard]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/lifestyle/shopping/10-everyday-items-can-get-less-dollar-store/60741">10 Everyday Items You Can Get For Less at the Dollar Store</a> &mdash; Office supplies, home décor, and even basic household tools are much cheaper at the dollar store. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/habit-will-put-top-1-experts-money-makers/">This Habit Will Put You in the Top 1% of Experts and Money-Makers</a> &mdash; You can quickly become an expert by simply reading one hour a day. [Pick The Brain]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://everythingfinanceblog.com/14752/dont-make-12-mistakes-buying-home.html">Don&rsquo;t Make These 12 Mistakes When Buying a Home</a> &mdash; No matter how good a home looks, you should always get a home inspection before you make the purchase. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://gradmoneymatters.com/money-making-ideas/3-best-websites-to-find-a-job.html">3 Best Websites To Find A Job</a> &mdash; Job Indeed is a website (and an app!) that searches for jobs in the city of your choice. You can narrow down the results to only show full-time or part-time jobs, or by keyword. [Grad Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2015/08/02/12-laws-of-gratitude-that-will-change-your-life/">12 Little Known Laws of Gratitude (That Will Change your Life)</a> &mdash; Be grateful for the good days and the bad. You get happiness from the good days and wisdom from the bad ones. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimpledollar.com/how-to-keep-your-money-safe-while-traveling/">How to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling</a> &mdash; Take at least two credit or debit cards with you, but never keep them both in the same place. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/can-your-children-handle-sharing-a-room">Can Your Children Handle Sharing a Room?</a> &mdash; What are your children's sleep habits? Talk to your kids about respecting each other's sleeping time if one is awake and the other isn't. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-youre-wasting-money-at-the-grocery-store">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/the-best-and-worst-times-to-go-grocery-shopping">The Best and Worst Times to Go Grocery Shopping</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-grocery-shop-for-five-on-100-a-week">How to Grocery Shop for Five on $100 a Week</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-produce-workers-guide-to-choosing-fruits-and-vegetables">The Produce Worker&#039;s Guide to Choosing Fruits and Vegetables</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-only-15-foods-that-are-worth-buying-organic">The Only 15 Foods That Are Worth Buying Organic</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/22-supermarket-tricks-you-havent-heard-yet">22 Supermarket Tricks You Haven&#039;t Heard Yet</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips grocery shopping wasting money Thu, 13 Aug 2015 19:00:18 +0000 Amy Lu 1521404 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Habits That Lead to Wealth http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-habits-that-lead-to-wealth-0 <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-that-lead-to-wealth-0" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man_catching_cash_000067122247.jpg" alt="Man using everyday habits that lead to wealth" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on habits that lead to wealth and prosperity, smart ways to multitask, and ways to slash your cell phone bill.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneyspruce.com/4-habits-that-lead-to-wealth-and-prosperity/">4 Habits that Lead to Wealth and Prosperity</a> &mdash; Stay positive! If you do, you'll see the open doors and new opportunities when they come your way. [Money Spruce]</p> <p><a href="http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2015/07/03/10-smart-ways-to-multitask/">10 Smart Ways to Multitask</a> &mdash; Some activities are better suited for multitasking than others. Working on a craft project while you watch TV is easy; doing laundry while you cook dinner can be disastrous. [Living Well Spending Less]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Reduce-My-Cell-Phone-Bill-24228468">8 Ways to Slash Your Expensive Cell Phone Bill</a> &mdash; Avoid getting hit with a huge bill when you travel by checking what the roaming charges are for your carrier before you leave home. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/The-Bite/2015/0806/Wendy-s-McDonald-s-and-other-chains-struggle-to-balance-quality-and-value">Wendy's, McDonald's, and other chains struggle to balance quality and value</a> &mdash; The quality of food at fast food chains isn't high enough to draw diners from fast-casual eateries, but prices are no longer cheap enough to attract low-income customers, either. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://thinksimplenow.com/relationships/communicate-better/">5 Tips to Communicate Better</a> &mdash; A conversation isn't just words. We each bring in our past experiences, feelings, thoughts and perceptions. So take stock of your baggage and try to keep it separate from your current experience. [Think Simple Now]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/8-ways-to-reuse-your-old-cds-and-floppy-disks">8 Ways To Reuse Your Old CDs And Floppy Disks</a> &mdash; Turn your CDs and floppy disks into light fixtures, jewelry, planters, and more! [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyunder30.com/how-finance-car-smart">Auto Financing For Smart People: Tips For Saving On Your Car Loan</a> &mdash; If your credit is only average, the dealership may not give you the best rates. Get loan quotes before you go to the dealership so you know what your options are. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2015/07/6-commonly-outsourced-tasks-work.html">6 Most Commonly Outsourced Tasks and Why They Work</a> &mdash; The most commonly outsourced tasks tend to be time-consuming or annoying, have low requirements for perfection, and don't need to consider personal preferences. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/289482/the-6-best-organizations-for-volunteer-travelling">The 6 Best Organizations For Volunteer Travelling</a> &mdash; If you want to do some good while you travel, check out organizations like Global Vision International and Love Volunteers. [Lifehack]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/23-fun-summer-bucket-list-activities-for-families">23 Fun Summer Bucket List Activities for Families</a> &mdash; Take this opportunity to make summertime favorites like s'mores and ice pops. [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-habits-that-lead-to-wealth-0">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/what-did-your-parents-really-teach-you-about-money-it-might-surprise-you">What Did Your Parents REALLY Teach You About Money? (It Might Surprise You)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-things-people-who-are-good-with-money-never-say">5 Things People Who Are Good With Money Never Say</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/your-job-as-a-personal-finance-literature-reader">Your Job as a Personal Finance Literature Reader</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 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-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-ways-college-students-can-save-money-before-class-starts">8 Ways College Students Can Save Money Before Class Starts</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips money habits Wed, 12 Aug 2015 19:00:30 +0000 Amy Lu 1521395 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Happy People Do This Every Day http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-happy-people-do-this-every-day <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-happy-people-do-this-every-day" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/happy_woman_smiling_000050215274.jpg" alt="Happy woman doing the same thing every day" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the one thing happy people do every day, celebrity money mistakes you can learn from, and hidden college costs to watch out for.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Find-Happiness-37820379">The 1 Thing Happy People Do Every Day</a> &mdash; The happiest people might not have the most money or are the most beautiful, but they do have one thing in common. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://smartasset.com/personal-finance/4-celebrity-money-mistakes-to-learn-from">4 Celebrity Money Mistakes to Learn Fro</a>m &mdash; Update your will whenever there is a major change in your life. When Heath Ledger passed away, it was found that his had not been updated since 2003 and didn't include his daughter or his girlfriend. [SmartAsset]</p> <p><a href="http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/college/T007-S001-5-hidden-costs-of-college/index.html">7 Hidden College Costs</a> &mdash; College students who bring their car may need to pay upwards of $100 a year for campus parking permits. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0808/Amazon-vs.-Walmart-vs.-Jet.com-Who-should-win-your-business">Amazon vs. Walmart vs. Jet.com: Who should win your business?</a> &mdash; Have you heard of Jet.com? It's a new club retailer that might prove to be fierce competition for big retailers like Amazon and Walmart. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/9-dumb-moves-financial-failure.html">9 dumb moves to financial failure</a> &mdash; It's easy to lose track of how much you spend when you pay for everything with a credit card. [Bargaineering]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.listenmoneymatters.com/top-10-personal-finance-myths/">Top 10 Personal Finance Myths</a> &mdash; Carrying a small balance will not increase your credit score! Pay off your balance in full every month. [Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://canadianfinanceblog.com/backup-your-important-documents-and-files/">Backup Your Important Documents and Files</a> &mdash; Making digital copies of your paper documents is a good start, but you should use software to backup your digital files as well. [Canadian Finance Blog]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/money-management/4-tips-to-rebuilding-your-emergency-fund/">4 Tips To Rebuilding Your Emergency Fund</a> &mdash; If you had to use your emergency fund, it's important to build it back up to a healthy amount ASAP. Stop any discretionary spending and put the money into savings. [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/work-with-international-clients/">7 Things to Do Before Working With International Clients</a> &mdash; Make sure you understand the currency exchange rate, and be clear about which currency you're using when you are quoting rates to potential clients. [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/the-importance-of-taking-family-vacations-and-10-ways-to-get-it-done">The Importance of Taking Family Vacations, and 10 Ways to Get It Done</a> &mdash; You'll need to do some planning to make sure your vacation goes smoothly, but plans often for awry! Allowing yourself to embrace the unpredictable will turn a potentially stressful situation into an adventure. [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-happy-people-do-this-every-day">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/feeling-stuck-100-ways-to-change-your-life">Feeling Stuck? 100 Ways to Change Your Life</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-ways-regular-budget-meetings-might-save-your-marriage">6 Ways Regular Budget Meetings Might Save Your Marriage</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/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-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/invest-your-time-in-these-13-things-while-youre-in-your-20s">Invest Your Time in These 13 Things While You&#039;re in Your 20s</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/11-signs-you-need-to-dump-your-friend">11 Signs You Need to Dump Your Friend</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Development best money tips happy people Tue, 11 Aug 2015 19:00:18 +0000 Amy Lu 1521352 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 12 Brilliant and Simple Food Hacks http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-12-brilliant-and-simple-food-hacks <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-brilliant-and-simple-food-hacks" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_pineapple_000043583786.jpg" alt="Learning brilliant and simple food hacks" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on brilliantly simple food hacks, over 40 websites that will save you money, and some nifty features of Windows 10.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/12-brilliant-yet-simple-food-hacks">12 Brilliant (Yet Simple) Food Hacks</a> &mdash; Tomatoes will stay fresh longer if you store them stem side down at room temperature. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Websites-Save-You-Money-35457232">40+ Incredible Websites That Will Save You Tons of Money</a> &mdash; If you need help paying your bills or you want to find cheaper options, check out sites like Undebt, White Fence, Insure, and more! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Saving-Money/2015/0806/Ten-awesome-new-features-in-Windows-10-video">Ten awesome new features in Windows 10</a> &mdash; Now, you can set up multiple customizable desktops to separate different projects, or your work from your play. [The Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.goodfinancialcents.com/20-financial-rules-for-your-20s/">20 Financial Rules for Your 20s</a> &mdash; Start your adulthood right by opening a checking, a savings, and an investment account. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shebudgets.com/personal-finance/five-habits-need-embrace-become-financially-independent/60768">Five Habits You Need to Embrace to Become Financially Independent</a> &mdash; Don't try to keep up with the Joneses. Prioritize your life &mdash; what's important to <em>you</em>? What makes <em>you</em> happy? [SheBudgets]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2015/08/6-tips-telling-someone-im-interested.html">6 Tips to Telling Someone, &ldquo;I&rsquo;m Not Interested&rdquo;</a> &mdash; Be honest. It hurts even more if the other person finds out that you made up excuses to reject them. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/299406/10-very-practical-questions-you-should-ask-your-friends-before-going-trip-together">10 Very Practical Questions You Should Ask Your Friends Before Going On A Trip Together</a> &mdash; Food is a big part of any trip. Are there any picky eaters? Does anyone have dietary restrictions? [Lifehack]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/best-money-saving-tips-for-a-perfect-summer">55 Best Money Saving Tips for a Perfect Summer</a> &mdash; Look around for herbs that are good for your health! You can probably find some of them growing wild and free. [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://timemanagementninja.com/2015/08/57-things-to-keep-in-evernote/">57 Things to Keep in Evernote</a> &mdash; Go ahead, use Evernote as a brain dump! Check out this list for some note-taking inspiration. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/the-not-a-sandwich-sandwich-and-5-other-healthy-lunches-kids-will-eat">The &ldquo;Not a Sandwich&rdquo; Sandwich and 5 Other Healthy Lunches Kids Will Eat</a> &mdash; With a&nbsp;deconstructed sandwich, your kids will get all the tasty nutrition of cheese, cold cuts, and bread &mdash; just separately. [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-brilliant-and-simple-food-hacks">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/the-10-best-pieces-of-cooking-advice-from-julia-child">The 10 Best Pieces of Cooking Advice From Julia Child</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/16-cheap-low-cal-condiments-to-brighten-up-boring-food">16 Cheap, Low-Cal Condiments to Brighten Up Boring Food</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/14-secret-fast-food-menus-revealed">14 Secret Fast Food Menus Revealed</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/dorito-bread-and-24-other-amazing-recipes-you-must-try">Dorito Bread and 24 Other Amazing Recipes You Must 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/the-7-best-pieces-of-homemaking-advice-from-martha-stewart">The 7 Best Pieces of Homemaking Advice From Martha Stewart</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips food hacks Mon, 10 Aug 2015 19:00:22 +0000 Amy Lu 1518918 at http://www.wisebread.com