best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: Things That Are Cheaper After Christmas http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-that-are-cheaper-after-christmas <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-things-that-are-cheaper-after-christmas" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_holiday_shopping_636889818.jpg" alt="Couple buying things that are cheaper after Christmas" 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 that are cheaper after Christmas, how to survive long flights, and tips to avoid a charity scam.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://shebudgets.com/personal-finance/how-to-save-money/10-purchases-cheaper-after-christmas/71879">10 Purchases That Are Way Cheaper After Christmas</a> &mdash; Retailers stock up on tech devices for the gift giving season, but once that ends they'll want to move out their overstocked items. You'll find the cheapest prices on tech after the holidays. [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/11-tips-to-help-you-survive-and-thrive-on-long-flights/">11 Tips to Help You Survive &mdash; and Thrive &mdash; on Long Flights</a> &mdash; Consider upgrading to a business- or first-class seat for really long flights. The extra space and better food and service can make a huge difference. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.allstate.com/charitable-resolution-give-smartly-safely-year/">Tips to Avoid a Charity Scam</a> &mdash; Being an informed donor isn't just about choosing a charity you like. Be sure you understand and are comfortable with how the charity will spend your donated dollars. [The Allstate Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Wedding-Favors-People-Use-27320976">45 Wedding Favors Your Guests Will Actually Use</a> &mdash; Don't waste your money on favors that your guests will throw out as soon as they get home. Opt for small gifts that they will actually use&hellip;or eat! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thesimpledollar.com/how-to-set-meaningful-financial-and-frugal-goals-for-yourself/">How to Set Meaningful Financial and Frugal Goals for Yourself</a> &mdash; Learn how to set up an effective goal that will create positive changes in your financial life. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.lifeoptimizer.org/2017/12/07/how-to-get-motivated-to-work-out/">How to Get Motivated to Work Out: The Proven Tips</a> &mdash; Make it easy! Have some gear at home so that you can work out even when you're too lazy to go to the gym, or work out with friends if a little peer pressure is all you need to get moving. [Life Optimizer]</p> <p><a href="https://fitzvillafuerte.com/7-domestic-skills-will-help-save-money.html">7 Domestic Skills that Will Help You Save Money</a> &mdash; Of all the skills you need to maintain a household, these seven will help you save the most money. [Ready To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="http://www.easyways.net/9-easy-ways-get-good-deals-used-car/">9 Easy Ways to Get Good Deals on Used Cars</a> &mdash; Always test drive a used car before you buy it, and ask for a dealer&rsquo;s report on the car&rsquo;s condition in writing. [easyWays]</p> <p><a href="https://wallethacks.com/online-home-appraisal-options/">How Much is My House Worth? How to Appraise Your Own Home</a> &mdash; You can hire a professional appraiser, sure, but there are a few other ways to assess your home's value on your own. [Wallet Hacks]</p> <p><a href="http://commoncentsmom.com/2017/12/how-to-protect-yourself-from-identity-theft-online/">How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft Online</a> &mdash; Create a separate email account, with very limited permissions, just for banking and shopping. [Common Cents Mom]</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-things-that-are-cheaper-after-christmas">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/get-ready-for-christmas-7-things-you-should-do-today">Get Ready for Christmas: 7 Things You Should Do Today</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/are-you-dreaming-of-a-frugal-christmas-6-things-you-can-make-that-people-on-your-list-will-use-and-w">Dreaming of a Frugal Christmas: 6 Things You Can Make That People on Your List Will Use and Want</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/avoid-these-5-common-holiday-budget-pitfalls">Avoid These 5 Common Holiday Budget Pitfalls</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-earn-extra-income-while-christmas-shopping">8 Ways to Earn Extra Income While Christmas Shopping</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-rules-for-planning-your-most-affordable-christmas-ever">5 Rules for Planning Your Most Affordable Christmas Ever</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips Christmas Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:30:11 +0000 Amy Lu 2068672 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 100+ Holiday Freebies for Major Savings http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-100-holiday-freebies-for-major-savings <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-100-holiday-freebies-for-major-savings" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_holiday_shopping_621242906.jpg" alt="Woman getting holiday freebies" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on holiday freebies for seasonal savings, simple habits to overcome nervousness, and how to set up a smart home.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://moneypantry.com/christmas-freebies/">110 Christmas Freebies: Amazing Free Stuff to Celebrate the Season With</a> &mdash; Give your holiday shopping a break by taking advantage of these seasonal freebies! [Money Pantry]</p> <p><a href="https://www.positivityblog.com/overcome-nervousness/">How to Overcome Nervousness: 7 Simple Habits</a> &mdash; Use these tried-and-true strategies to manage &mdash; and even overcome &mdash; your nerves. [The Positivity Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/how-to-turn-home-into-a-smart-home/">How To Turn Your Home Into A Smart Home Of The Future</a> &mdash; With so many options out there, it's important to figure out what you actually want your smart home to be able to do. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://savingslifestyle.com/how-to-self-publish-ebook-earn-income/">How to Self Publish an eBook to Earn Income</a> &mdash; Self-publishing an ebook is not as hard (or expensive) as you might think! [Savings Lifestyle]</p> <p><a href="https://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/blog/how-to-plan-a-vacation/">How to plan a vacation in 7 steps</a> &mdash; A thorough, well-organized vacation plan will save you a lot of money and headaches at a time when you should be enjoying yourself.&nbsp; [I Will Teach You To Be Rich]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIY-Stocking-Stuffers-32811815">88 Awesome DIY Stocking Stuffers</a> &mdash; You don't need to be an experienced crafter to make homemade gifts. These stocking stuffers are easy projects and won't take much time. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/simplify-meal-planning/">How to Simplify Meal Planning</a> &mdash; Keep a family calendar to help you know when family members will not be home for meals. [A Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://www.biblemoneymatters.com/5-strategies-to-keep-your-budget-in-check-this-holiday-season/">5 Strategies To Keep Your Budget In Check This Holiday Season</a> &mdash; Challenge yourself to save money by committing to a no-spend day (or two!) every week this month. [Bible Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="https://www.goodfinancialcents.com/6-ways-handle-money-better-parents/">6 Ways to Handle Money Better than Our Parents</a> &mdash; Life was very different for our parents' generation, including how they handled money. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://stealthyandwealthy.com/save-money/simple-year-end-tips-to-minimize-your-taxes/">Simple Year-End Tips to Minimize Your Taxes</a> &mdash; Take these simple steps before the end of the year to minimize how much you'll have to pay in taxes. [Stealthy and Wealthy]</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-100-holiday-freebies-for-major-savings">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/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less">80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/bookmark-this-save-money-with-an-easy-to-follow-car-maintenance-checklist">Bookmark This: Save Money With an Easy to Follow Car Maintenance Checklist</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/carnival-of-personal-finance-205-pay-it-forward-edition">Carnival of Personal Finance #205: Pay it Forward Edition</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-35-best-ways-to-spend-your-free-time-frugally">The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-cheap-clever-and-attractive-ways-to-save-on-gift-wrapping-paper">15 Cheap, Clever, and Attractive Ways to Save on Gift Wrapping Paper</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips holiday freebies Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:30:11 +0000 Amy Lu 2068114 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Be a Frugal Parent During the Holidays http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-be-a-frugal-parent-during-the-holidays <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-be-a-frugal-parent-during-the-holidays" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/mother_child_christmas_636545352.jpg" alt="Mother being frugal parent during the holidays" 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 be a frugal parent during the holidays, easy investment tips for beginners, and what to do with your time and money when you retire.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.thesimpledollar.com/how-to-be-a-frugal-parent-during-the-holiday-season/">How to Be a Frugal Parent During the Holiday Season</a> &mdash; Get your kids thinking about what the holidays are like without gifts. Talk about things you can do as a family that everyone would enjoy. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="https://fortunateinvestor.com/investing-beginners-easy-tips-2017/">Investments for Beginners: 5 Easy Tips to Try in 2018</a> &mdash; Investing doesn't have to be intimating, stressful, and risky just because you're new at it. Learn how to invest your money so that it works for you! [The Fortunate Investor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.listenmoneymatters.com/how-to-retire-decumulation/">How To Retire: What To Do With Your Time And Money</a> &mdash; Work is such a big part of everyday life that it can be difficult to transition to a life without it.&nbsp; [Listen Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://www.currentoncurrency.com/6-tips-overcome-vacation-debt/">6 Tips to Overcome Vacation Debt</a> &mdash; Consider buying souvenirs when you first arrive at your destination and be done with spending on knickknacks for the rest of your trip! [Current on Currency]</p> <p><a href="http://yourmoneyyourfreedom.com/7-easy-ways-to-maximize-your-money-this-christmas/">7 Easy Ways To Maximize Money This Christmas</a> &mdash; Yes, you <em>can</em> save money this Christmas&hellip;and maybe even <em>make</em> some money, too!&nbsp; [FreeUp]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIY-Citrus-Scented-Kitchen-Cleaning-Products-36750343">3 Essential DIY Cleaners That Will Make Your Kitchen Sparkle</a> &mdash;These all-natural sprays are just as effective as store-bought cleaners at eliminating dirt and grime. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://moneyqanda.com/how-to-start-saving/">How to Get a Month Ahead in Savings Without Much Income</a> &mdash; <em>Do</em> sweat the small stuff. Little changes can lead to gigantic savings in the long term. [Money Q&amp;A]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyminiblog.com/mortgage-home/sell-your-home-quickly/">5 Crucial Steps to Sell Your Home Quickly</a> &mdash; Your property should not only look good, it needs to smell good, too. Make sure you deal with any funky odors before potential buyers show up, especially if you have pets. [Money Mini Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://dyernews.com/3-things-you-should-be-doing-to-promote-your-small-business-online/">3 Things You Should be Doing to Promote Your Small Business Online</a> &mdash; Start experimenting with video if you haven't already! Your video content can help you improve SEO and reach new customers. [Dyer News]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2017/1203/Forest-gumption-How-scientists-are-tapping-everything-from-drones-to-pruning-shears-to-stem-global-warming">Forest gumption: How scientists are tapping everything from drones to pruning shears to stem global warming</a> &mdash; Scientists and researchers around the world are thinking outside the box to help solve global warming. [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/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-be-a-frugal-parent-during-the-holidays">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-frugal-living-skills-you-should-be-teaching-your-children">7 Frugal Living Skills You Should Be Teaching Your Children</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-essential-money-moves-for-new-parents">7 Essential Money Moves for New Parents</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-smart-financial-gifts-to-give-your-kids-this-year">6 Smart Financial Gifts to Give Your Kids This Year</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-prepare-your-kids-to-live-on-their-own">How to Prepare Your Kids to Live On Their Own</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/teach-your-kids-about-money-with-their-holiday-gift-lists">Teach Your Kids About Money With Their Holiday Gift Lists</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living Family best money tips Holidays parenting Wed, 06 Dec 2017 09:30:06 +0000 Amy Lu 2067209 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Protect Your Holiday Packages http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-easy-ways-to-protect-your-holiday-packages <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-easy-ways-to-protect-your-holiday-packages" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/hands_box_gift_856483866.jpg" alt="Woman protecting holiday gifts" 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 easy ways to protect your holiday packages, first time homebuyer mistakes to avoid, and money saving tips for working from home.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.thepennyhoarder.com/smart-money/porch-pirates/">5 Easy Ways to Outsmart Porch Pirates and Protect Your Holiday Packages</a> &mdash; When you order a package, make a request for the delivery person to leave it in a concealed area, like on the basement steps or in some bushes in your yard. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savethebills.com/home-buyer-mistakes/">8 First Time Home Buyer Mistakes You Need To Avoid</a> &mdash; A fixer upper can seem like an affordable option, but as a first-time homebuyer, you haven't really experienced the high costs of home maintenance. Repairing a home can cost a lot more than you expected. [Save The Bills]</p> <p><a href="http://justsave.info/money-saving-tips-working-home/">Money Saving Tips for Working From Home</a> &mdash; Plan your meals like you would if you were working in an office. This will help you stay focused on your work and save time on food prep when you get hungry. [Just Save]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/home/DIY-Holiday-Trees-44204215">4 DIY Holiday Trees For Small Spaces</a> &mdash; You can still have a festive Christmas tree in your home even if you don't have a lot of space. These simple projects will bring in the holiday cheer in no time! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/throw-great-holiday-party-budget/">How to Throw a Great Holiday Party on a Budget</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on ways to throw a holiday party without busting your budget. [Experian]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.thefrugaltoad.com/household/healthy-living-improve-air-quality-home">Healthy Living: How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home</a> &mdash; The first step is to replace the air filters in your home on a regular basis. If that doesn't seem to work, you may need to hire professionals to clean the air ducts. [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="http://whatsthecost.org/adjust-budget-get-raise-promotion/">How to Adjust Your Budget When You Get a Raise</a> &mdash; Learn how to adjust your budget and your spending habits to make the most of your raise. [What's the Cost?]</p> <p><a href="https://due.com/blog/3-things-no-one-tells-creating-passive-income/">3 Things No One Tells You About Creating Passive Income</a> &mdash; Passive income can help you generate easy income over the long term, but there's a <em>ton</em> of work you'll need to do to set it up. [Due</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneysmartguides.com/life-is-full-of-choices-master-it">Life Is Full Of Choices. Here Is How To Master It.</a> &mdash; Use this guide to help you think through life choices so you can make the right decision for you. [Money Smart Guides]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2017/1201/Why-today-s-bitcoin-bubble-recalls-tulip-mania-and-the-dot.com-craze">Why today's bitcoin bubble recalls tulip mania and the dot.com craze</a> &mdash; While bitcoin is becoming more mainstream, to financial experts, it's also looking a lot like a bubble. If the bubble pops, it could end badly for investors, with uncertain ripple effects. [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/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-easy-ways-to-protect-your-holiday-packages">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/how-to-master-these-10-shopping-skills-before-you-hit-30">How to Master These 10 Shopping Skills Before You Hit 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/the-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The 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/6-self-care-gifts-to-give-yourself-this-holiday-season">6 Self-Care Gifts to Give Yourself This Holiday Season</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/3-flexible-ways-to-cash-in-your-miles-and-points">3 Flexible Ways to Cash In Your Miles and Points</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-travel-towels">The 5 Best Travel Towels</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips holiday packages Tue, 05 Dec 2017 09:00:09 +0000 Amy Lu 2066634 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Earn an Extra $1,000 for Christmas http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-earn-an-extra-1000-for-christmas <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-ways-to-earn-an-extra-1000-for-christmas" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_laptop_christmas_582316350.jpg" alt="Woman making extra money for Christmas" 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 earn an extra grand for Christmas, things to get rid of by the end of the year, and ways to earn cash for cardboard.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://shebudgets.com/personal-finance/how-to-make-money/10-ways-to-earn-1000-extra-for-christmas/71320">10 Ways to Earn $1000 Extra for Christmas</a> &mdash; You've probably heard by now that you can earn cash from writing book reviews, but did you know that you can get paid to review music, too? [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Throw-Away-Before-Year-Ends-44303861">26 Things to Get Rid of Before the Year Ends</a> &mdash; Kick off 2018 the right way by purging your home of these unnecessary items. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://wellkeptwallet.com/sell-cardboard-for-cash/">17 Ways to Sell Cardboard for Cash</a> &mdash; Most cardboard boxes are tossed out or recycled, but with a little bit of leg work, you can make some money &mdash; and help the environment &mdash; in the process. [Well Kept Wallet]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/22648/passive-income-streams.html">5 Passive Income Streams You Can Set Up Today</a> &mdash; One easy way to put your money to work is through peer-to-peer lending, where the return goes straight to you. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://savingslifestyle.com/best-christmas-party-on-budget/">Host the Best Christmas Party Ever (on a budget)</a> &mdash; Spend money where it matters &mdash; that means skipping the fancy invitations that will cost more for shipping and your guests aren't likely to keep, anyway. [Savings Lifestyle]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T051-C032-S014-your-social-security-can-make-or-break-your-plan.html">Your Social Security Income Can Make or Break Your Plan &ndash; Don't Mess It Up</a> &mdash; Making the wrong choice when claiming Social Security benefits can cost you thousands of dollars. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://fitzvillafuerte.com/13-things-stop-paying-save-money.html">13 Things You Should Stop Paying For to Save Money</a> &mdash; You can avoid these expenses because you can get the service or product for free, there are free alternatives, or you simply don't need it. [Ready To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="https://www.northerncheapskate.com/behaviors-that-will-cause-you-to-go-broke/">Behaviors that Will Cause You to Go Broke</a> &mdash; Don't sabotage your finances with these bad behaviors. They may not seem like a big deal&hellip;until you're broke! [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="https://couplemoney.com/family-and-finances/figure-right-allowance-kids/">How to Figure Out The Right Allowance for Your Kids</a> &mdash; Choosing the right allowance system depends on your kids' personalities and what money lessons you want them to learn. [Couple Money]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2017/1201/On-Tybee-Island-a-glimpse-of-why-flood-insurance-is-a-vexing-US-challenge">On Tybee Island, a glimpse of why flood insurance is a vexing US challenge</a> &mdash; The damage caused by the worst hurricane season in US history has highlighted just how inadequate the National Flood Insurance Program is in its current form. [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/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-earn-an-extra-1000-for-christmas">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-seasonal-side-hustles-thatll-cover-your-holiday-spending">8 Seasonal Side Hustles That&#039;ll Cover Your Holiday Spending</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-i-make-800-on-month-on-ebay-selling-used-clothes">How I Make $800 on Month on eBay Selling Used Clothes</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-legally-sell-your-body-for-money">How to Legally Sell Your Body for Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-make-400-a-week-as-a-pet-sitter">How to Make $400+ a Week as a Pet Sitter</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/make-your-hobby-pay-its-way">Make Your Hobby Pay Its Way</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Extra Income best money tips Christmas extra money Mon, 04 Dec 2017 09:30:11 +0000 Amy Lu 2065229 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Things Your Uber and Lyft Drivers Wished You Knew http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-your-uber-and-lyft-drivers-wished-you-knew <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-your-uber-and-lyft-drivers-wished-you-knew" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_lyft_driver_811450666.jpg" alt="Uber driver telling woman what he wished she knew" 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 your Uber and Lyft drivers wished you knew, how to host a hoppin&rsquo; cookie exchange party, and ways to get free shipping on Amazon without paying for Prime.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/What-Uber-Lyft-Drivers-Want-Passengers-Know-43867390">11 Things Your Uber and Lyft Drivers Wished You Knew &mdash; Before Getting in Their Cars</a> -- Don't request an Uber Pool or Lyft Line if you're not okay with the driver picking up other passengers or dropping them off before you. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://savingdollarsandsense.com/how-to-host-a-successful-cookie-exchange-party/">How to Host Successful Cookie Exchange Party</a> -- A cookie exchange party is a great way to spend time with your loved ones, and as a bonus, everyone gets to go home with a variety of yummy holiday cookies! [Saving Dollars &amp; Sense]</p> <p><a href="https://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/ways-to-get-free-shipping-on-amazon/">5 Ways to Get Free Shipping On Amazon</a> -- You can still enjoy free shipping on Amazon without a Prime Membership. Certain lightweight products may ship for free with no minimum order. [A Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://mattaboutmoney.com/2017/11/28/how-healthy-is-your-financial-environment/">How Healthy Is Your Financial Environment?</a> -- Your financial environment can impact how you use your money&hellip;but often in unhealthy ways. Learn how you can change aspects of your environment to encourage better money practices. [Matt About Money]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thepennyhoarder.com/make-money/how-to-make-money-off-your-emergency-fund/">This is How to Start an Emergency Fund &mdash; and Put It to Work for You</a> -- You have a number of options if you want your emergency fund to grow in an account AND be accessible when you need it. [The Penny Hoarder]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.thesimpledollar.com/six-essential-strategies-for-negotiating-a-raise-at-work/">Six Essential Strategies for Negotiating a Raise at Work</a> -- If your workplace offers performance reviews, use the most recent ones as a template to see if you have a good case for asking for a raise or other benefits. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="https://due.com/blog/4-small-business-pain-points-fix/">4 Small Business Pain Points And How to Fix Them</a> -- Delayed payments can cause serious cash flow issues for small businesses. Make it easier for you and your customers by using a digital accounting solution that offers online invoicing. [Due]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.mint.com/family/6-unique-holiday-gifts-that-dont-require-wrapping-paper/">6 Unique Holiday Gifts That Don&rsquo;t Require Wrapping Paper</a> -- The easiest way to avoid wrapping gifts (short of not giving gifts) is to give something that the recipient can do or experience. [MintLife Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://www.runthemoney.com/cycling-to-work-2/">4 Of The Best Reasons to Start Cycling to Work Today</a> -- Riding your bicycle to work is a great way to get some exercise into your day. [Run The Money]</p> <p><a href="https://www.getorganizedwizard.com/blog/2017/11/are-you-blind-to-clutter/">Are You Blind to Clutter?</a> -- When you have a high tolerance for piled clutter -- you've learned to work around the clutter and you don't feel the urgency to clean up the mess -- you have become clutter blind. [Get Organized Wizard]</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-things-your-uber-and-lyft-drivers-wished-you-knew">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/7-ways-to-earn-extra-money-with-your-car">7 Ways to Earn Extra Money With Your Car</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-make-more-money-as-an-uber-driver">How to Get a High Rating and Make More Money as an Uber Driver</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/is-uber-saving-or-costing-you-money">Is Uber Saving or Costing You Money?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-seasonal-side-hustles-thatll-cover-your-holiday-spending">8 Seasonal Side Hustles That&#039;ll Cover Your Holiday Spending</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/dont-get-audited-how-your-side-gig-needs-to-handle-taxes">Don&#039;t Get Audited! How Your Side Gig Needs to Handle Taxes</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Cars and Transportation best money tips lyft Uber Thu, 30 Nov 2017 09:30:10 +0000 Amy Lu 2063674 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Maximize Your Space With These Tiny House Trends http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-maximize-your-space-with-these-tiny-house-trends <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-maximize-your-space-with-these-tiny-house-trends" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/tiny_house_forest_621825554.jpg" alt="Discovering new tiny house trends" 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 tiny house trends that will help you maximize your space, money lessons we can learn from football, and online security steps to take this holiday season.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://blog.allstate.com/5-tiny-house-trends-maximize-space-im/">5 Tiny House Trends to Maximize Your Space</a> &mdash; Streamline the color palette in your house to get a unified feel throughout. When the furnishings and accents belong in the same family, you'll get a consistent look even when you move furniture from one room to another. [The Allstate Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://shebudgets.com/personal-finance/money-lessons-football/71442">10 Money Lessons We Can Learn from Football</a> &mdash; Who knew you could learn about money management by watching football? [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontmesswithtaxes.com/2017/11/7-online-security-steps-to-take-this-holiday-season.html">7 online security steps to take this holiday season</a> &mdash; Add another layer of protection to your accounts by using multi-factor authentication whenever it's offered. [Don't Mess With Taxes]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Often-Should-You-Clean-Your-House-43438676">How Often Should You Clean Everything in Your House? Here's a Handy Guide</a> &mdash; Follow this guide to make sure everything in your house is cleaned as often as they should be. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.cheapism.com/white-elephant-gifts-18409/">21 Items NOT to Bring to Your White Elephant Gift Exchange</a> &mdash; In a white elephant gift exchange, you won't know who will receive your gift. Keep it safe and avoid bringing gifts that may be too niche &mdash; or too plentiful. [Cheapism]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.northerncheapskate.com/get-more-more-value-for-your-old-gadgets/">Get More Value For Your Old Gadgets</a> &mdash; If your gadgets are still in good condition, you can rent them out and earn a little money. [Northern Cheapskate]</p> <p><a href="https://www.kiplinger.com/article/spending/T050-C011-S001-11-things-you-can-t-return-to-amazon.html">11 Things You Can't Return to Amazon</a> &mdash; Make sure you absolutely want these items before you buy them on Amazon. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://wellkeptwallet.com/selling-crafts-online/">20 Sites to Start Selling Crafts Online Today</a> &mdash; Crafty types can earn some extra cash by advertising your homemade wares at these popular sites. [Well Kept Wallet]</p> <p><a href="http://pinching-pennies.com/2017/11/five-ways-you-can-turn-your-analytical-skills-into-money/">Five Ways You Can Turn Your Analytical Skills into Money</a> &mdash; Are you working in the right field for your skills? People who are good at spotting trends and finding connections between events can use their skills for these interesting and rewarding jobs. [Pinching Pennies]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2017/1124/Is-culture-missing-from-conservation-Scientists-take-cues-from-indigenous-peoples">Is culture missing from conservation? Scientists take cues from indigenous peoples.</a> &mdash; A &ldquo;biocultural&rdquo; strategy that bridges science, community, and culture may be the key to long-term conservation and sustainability. [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/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-maximize-your-space-with-these-tiny-house-trends">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/10-places-to-try-the-airstream-lifestyle-before-you-buy-one">10 Places to Try the Airstream Lifestyle Before You Buy One</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-really-easy-ways-to-unclog-drains">10 Really Easy Ways to Unclog Drains</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/secret-lawn-tonic-recipe-from-golf-course-groundskeeper">Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe From Golf Course Groundskeeper</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-air-fresheners">The 5 Best Air Fresheners</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-mops">The 5 Best Mops</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Home best money tips tiny house Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:30:10 +0000 Amy Lu 2063300 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Avoid These Holiday Spending Mistakes http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-avoid-these-holiday-spending-mistakes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-avoid-these-holiday-spending-mistakes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_christmas_shopping_615714662.jpg" alt="Couple avoiding holiday spending mistakes" 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 holiday spending mistakes to avoid, ways to give back without derailing your budget, and lifesaving habits of a professional organizer.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/22582/holiday-spending-mistakes.html">7 Holiday Spending Mistakes to Avoid</a> &mdash; Being generous is second nature during the holiday season, but trying to buy gifts for everyone is not financially sound. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thesimpledollar.com/32-ways-to-give-back-without-draining-your-finances/">32 Ways to Give Back Without Derailing Your Own Finances</a> &mdash; You can donate extra produce from your garden to programs that give out food to the hungry. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Organizing-Tips-From-Professional-37761620">5 Lifesaving Habits of a Real-Life Professional Organizer</a> &mdash; This pro organizer keeps a magic eraser in her shower and wipes down the walls right after she shuts the water off to keep it clean and mildew-free. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneydigest.sg/sensible-strategies-to-split-expenses-with-your-partner/">Sensible Strategies To Split Expenses with Your Partner</a> &mdash; Splitting all expenses down the middle can make sense for some couples, but other couples &mdash; especially those that earn very different amounts of money &mdash; may want to try other methods. [Money Digest]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2017/11/26/5-things-we-all-need-to-hear-this-time-of-year/">5 Things We All Need to Hear This Time of Year</a> &mdash; The holiday season can come with a lot of baggage. It's important to remind yourself that you're not who you used to be, and that's okay. [Marc &amp; Angel Hack Life]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://sweethometimes.com/5-things-need-know-hiring-mover/">5 Things You Need to Know When Hiring a Mover</a> &mdash; Get to know how movers tend to charge for their services and supplies so you aren't blindsided by surprise costs. [Sweet Home Times]</p> <p><a href="https://wallethacks.com/online-jobs-college-students/">11 Online Jobs for College Students (That Pay Above Minimum Wage!)</a> &mdash; A college student can make good money as a part-time video editor. Advertise your services on Fiverr, reach out to Youtubers, or look for opportunities on Upwork and Indeed. [Wallet Hacks]</p> <p><a href="https://www.bluntmoney.com/4-boot-strapping-tips-to-manage-money-for-your-startup/">4 Bootstrapping Tips to Manage Money for Your Startup</a> &mdash; Applying bootstrapping principles to your startup can help your business grow. [Blunt Money]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/creating-financial-abundance-peace-habits-gratitude-charity/">Creating Financial Abundance and Peace with Habits of Gratitude and Charity</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on how habits of gratitude and charitable can give you a sense of financial abundance and peace. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2017/1124/Shopping-becomes-a-hybrid-experience-as-stores-and-smartphones-intersect">Shopping becomes a hybrid experience, as stores and smartphones intersect</a> &mdash; Smartphones can give shoppers more convenience, options, and customization even as they shop in a brick-and-mortar store. [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/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-avoid-these-holiday-spending-mistakes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/5-ways-to-keep-anxiety-from-ruining-your-budget">5 Ways to Keep Anxiety From Ruining Your Budget</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/improve-your-giving-with-5-smart-charity-tricks">Improve Your Giving With 5 Smart Charity 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/an-important-financial-lesson-from-fight-club">The financial wisdom of Fight Club</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/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less">80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-35-best-ways-to-spend-your-free-time-frugally">The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips holiday spending Tue, 28 Nov 2017 09:00:08 +0000 Amy Lu 2062550 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Smart Ways to Save Money on Holiday Parties http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-smart-ways-to-save-money-on-holiday-parties <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-smart-ways-to-save-money-on-holiday-parties" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/friends_christmas_party_498607376.jpg" alt="Friends saving money on holiday party" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on smart ways to save on holiday parties, financial choices you&rsquo;ll regret in 10 years, and over 80 awesome DIY stocking stuffers.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/holiday-parties/">Smart Ways to Save on Holiday Parties</a> &mdash; Repurpose things you already have at your house to use as decorations. For example, you can make a simple table centerpiece just by filling a glass bowl with tree ornaments. [A Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://www.goodfinancialcents.com/10-financial-choices-youll-regret-in-10-years/">10 Financial Choices You&rsquo;ll Regret in 10 Years</a> &mdash; Don't buy a financial product without doing your research first. Make sure you understand how the investment works. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIY-Stocking-Stuffers-32811815">88 Awesome DIY Stocking Stuffers</a> &mdash; These cheap and easy DIY's make great stocking stuffers! From sequined camera straps to cork coasters to bottle cap planters, there's something for everyone. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://productivitytheory.com/build-better-relationship-boss/">How to Build a Better Relationship With Your Boss</a> &mdash; Your boss may be sparing with their feedback over time, but that doesn't mean they don't care. Asking for feedback shows that you're committed to your professional growth. [Productivity Theory]</p> <p><a href="http://www.easyways.net/10-easy-ways-protect-winter-weather/">10 Easy Ways To Protect Yourself From Winter Weather</a> &mdash; Stay up-to-date with winter weather forecasts and be sure to stock up on food and essentials before a storm hits. [easyWays]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/how-to-sleep-better/">6 Sleeping Tools To Help You Sleep Better And Alleviate Back Pain</a> &mdash; Make sure you have the right pillow for your preferred sleeping position. A pillow at your knees, stomach, or pelvis will help you keep your back's natural alignment. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.fearlesspursuits.com/how-to-be-bold-and-confident/">How to Be Bold and Confident: 5 Secrets to Bulletproof Confidence</a> &mdash; The first step to building confidence is to accept yourself &mdash; and to use tools to help with the areas you want to work on. [Fearless Pursuits]</p> <p><a href="https://due.com/blog/3-surprising-mindset-changes-will-help-earn-serious-money">3 Surprising Mindset Changes That Will Help You Earn Serious Money</a> &mdash; Business finances don't work the same way as personal finances, so don't treat them like do. [Due]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/World/2017/1121/Insurers-face-new-challenges-after-long-series-of-natural-disasters">Insurers face new challenges after long series of natural disasters</a> &mdash; Experts say insurance companies are re-pricing themselves out of the market &mdash; which is bad news not just for companies but for the people and governments that need the policies to deal with growing losses. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2017/11/21/cheapest-sports-to-get-involved-in/">Cheapest Sports to Get Involved In</a> &mdash; These low-cost sports can help your kids stay active without breaking the bank. [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-smart-ways-to-save-money-on-holiday-parties">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/5-ways-to-keep-anxiety-from-ruining-your-budget">5 Ways to Keep Anxiety From Ruining Your Budget</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/improve-your-giving-with-5-smart-charity-tricks">Improve Your Giving With 5 Smart Charity 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/an-important-financial-lesson-from-fight-club">The financial wisdom of Fight Club</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/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less">80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-35-best-ways-to-spend-your-free-time-frugally">The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips holiday parties Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:00:10 +0000 Amy Lu 2059319 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Solve the Biggest Holiday Problems http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-solve-the-biggest-holiday-problems <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-solve-the-biggest-holiday-problems" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_christmas_stressed_576893476.jpg" alt="Woman solving holiday problems" 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 solve the biggest holiday problems, subscription gifts that keep on giving, and free ways to invest in yourself.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2017/11/20/your-biggest-holiday-problems-solved/">Your Biggest Holiday Problems Solved</a> &mdash; Did you forget to buy someone a gift? Keep a few wrapped presents around to smooth over those awkward gift situations. [Living Well Spending Less]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/these-5-subscriptions-make-perfect-gifts-that-keep-on-giving/#at_pco=cfd-1.0">These 5 Subscriptions Make Perfect Gifts That Keep on Giving</a> &mdash; Subscription gifts are easy for you to give and easy for recipients to use. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/22586/invest-in-yourself-free.html">7 Free Ways to Invest in Yourself</a> &mdash; Most college and university courses cost money, but you can take free online courses and workshops to expand your knowledge base and learn new skills. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Stop-Panic-Attack-42207894">Helpful Ways to Stop a Panic Attack Right in Its Tracks</a> &mdash; Oftentimes, the first sign if a panic attack is the feeling that you can't breathe. Slowly breathing in and out will give you something to focus on and remind you that you'll be OK. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://wealthyturtle.com/buyer-incentives/">These Buyer Incentives Will Get Your Home Sold Fast</a> &mdash; Offering a home warranty can provide the potential buyer with some peace of mind and help you close the deal. [Wealthy Turtle]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.dontpayfull.com/blog/how-to-save-money-in-a-relationship">How to Save Money in a Relationship</a> &mdash; Sharing expenses with someone you trust, whose spending and savings styles match yours, can be a huge financial benefit to both parties in the relationship. [Don't Pay Full]</p> <p><a href="http://pinching-pennies.com/2017/11/never-be-short-on-cash-again/">Never Be Short On Cash Again</a> &mdash; Prevention is cheaper than repair. Make the time and effort to clean and maintain your stuff, especially the biggies like your home and car. [Pinching Pennies]</p> <p><a href="https://wellkeptwallet.com/get-paid-to-read-books/">20 Sites That Will Pay You to Read Books</a> &mdash; You can get paid in cash or books when you write book reviews for some of these sites. [Well Kept Wallet]</p> <p><a href="https://www.marksdailyapple.com/healthier-ways-to-spend-black-friday/">14 Healthier Ways to Spend Black Friday</a> &mdash; Skip the mall and head for a cultural event at a concert hall, local theater, or community center. [Mark's Daily Apple]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/World/2017/1116/20-countries-agree-to-end-coal-use-by-2030">20 countries agree to end coal use by 2030</a> &mdash; The Powering Past Coal alliance aims to phase out coal and cut carbon emissions by 2030, in keeping with the Paris agreement. [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/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-solve-the-biggest-holiday-problems">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/5-ways-to-keep-anxiety-from-ruining-your-budget">5 Ways to Keep Anxiety From Ruining Your Budget</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/improve-your-giving-with-5-smart-charity-tricks">Improve Your Giving With 5 Smart Charity 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/an-important-financial-lesson-from-fight-club">The financial wisdom of Fight Club</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/80-stocking-stuffer-ideas-for-10-or-less">80 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for $10 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-35-best-ways-to-spend-your-free-time-frugally">The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips holiday problems Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:30:07 +0000 Amy Lu 2058217 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Ways to Give Back on Thanksgiving http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-give-back-on-thanksgiving <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-give-back-on-thanksgiving" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_turkey_donation_472072833.jpg" alt="Woman giving back on Thanksgiving" 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 give back on Thanksgiving, staying healthy during the holidays, and saving money when you start a business.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Where-Volunteer-Thanksgiving-44023073">7 Ways to Give Back and Make an Impact on Thanksgiving</a> &mdash; If you don't have time to volunteer on Thanksgiving Day, consider putting together a few care packages and sending them to troops deployed overseas. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://productivitytheory.com/ways-stay-healthy-holidays/">6 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays</a> &mdash; Winter weather can cause dangerous driving and walking conditions, so make sure to take all necessary precautions when you're out and about. [Productivity Theory]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thefrugaltoad.com/personalfinance/4-save-money-starting-your-business">4 Ways to Save Money When Starting Your Business</a> &mdash; Look for opportunities to trade services when you can't afford to pay for the goods and services your business needs. [The Frugal Toad]</p> <p><a href="https://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/5-questions-ask-making-major-purchase/">5 Questions to Ask Before Making a Major Purchase</a> &mdash; Some big purchases require additional costs for necessary accessories or maintenance. Would you be able to afford those, too? [A Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thesimpledollar.com/how-to-cut-costs-with-tiny-living/">How to Cut Costs with Tiny Living</a> &mdash; There are a few decisions you'll need to make when you decide to live in a tiny house, and your choices will impact how much you'll save &mdash; and spend. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://profinanceblog.com/four-ways-to-make-your-money-work-for-you-without-really-thinking-about-it.html">Four Ways to Make Your Money Work for You Without Really Thinking About It</a> &mdash; Paying off debt means you can use the interest payments elsewhere in your budget. [Pro Finance Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://timemanagementninja.com/2017/11/6-ways-to-beat-procrastination-and-increase-productivity/">6 Ways to Beat Procrastination and Increase Productivity</a> &mdash; Don't pick up voluntary assignments before the vital things are done first. The stuff you actually need to do are more important. [Time Management Ninja]</p> <p><a href="http://www.easyways.net/10-easy-ways-social-media-cleanse/">10 Easy Ways To Do A Social Media Cleanse</a> &mdash; Bring family and friends on board to avoid misunderstandings when you're no longer responding on social media. Give them other ways to get in touch with you. [easyWays]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/smart-ways-map-shopping-avoid-overspending-black-friday/">Smart Ways to Map Your Shopping and Avoid Overspending on Black Friday</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on how to avoid overspending on Black Friday. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/EqualEd/2017/1116/Rural-schools-unite-to-make-college-the-rule-rather-than-the-exception">Rural schools unite to make college the rule, rather than the exception</a> &mdash; Schools in sparsely populated districts in Ohio are pooling their resources and working together to secure outside funding so that they can send more kids to college. [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/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-ways-to-give-back-on-thanksgiving">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/how-to-launder-money">How to Launder Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/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/improve-your-giving-with-5-smart-charity-tricks">Improve Your Giving With 5 Smart Charity Tricks</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-ways-a-mindfulness-journal-can-fix-your-life">7 Ways a Mindfulness Journal Can Fix Your Life</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips Giving Back Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 2057596 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Last-Minute Money Tips for the Holidays http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-last-minute-money-tips-for-the-holidays <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-last-minute-money-tips-for-the-holidays" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_christmas_bills_187493988.jpg" alt="Last-minute money tips for the holidays" 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 last-minute money tips for surviving the holidays, reasons why single people need life insurance too, and dollar-store DIY projects to try.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://blog.mint.com/financial-literacy/last-minute-money-tips-to-help-you-survive-the-holidays/">Last-Minute Money Tips to Help You Survive the Holidays</a> &mdash; Cancel a few subscriptions to give yourself a little breathing room for gifts and events. [MintLife Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/22455/single-people-need-life-insurance.html">7 Reasons Single People Need Life Insurance Too</a> &mdash; Even if you don't have dependents now, you may in the future &mdash; and it only makes sense to start preparing for that future by getting life insurance while it costs less due to your youth. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Dollar-Store-Item-DIY-Projects-22623041">36 Dollar-Store DIY Projects to Try Out</a> &mdash; Fancy up your party with a tiered tray made from dollar store candle sticks and plastic plates. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://blog.cheapism.com/thanksgiving-leftovers-recipes/">15 Ways to Spice Up Thanksgiving Leftovers</a> &mdash; From soup to samosas, these recipes will give new life to your Thanksgiving leftovers. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2017/11/17/patience-is-a-virtue/">How to Teach Your Kids Patience</a> &mdash; Like any skill, patience take practice. Give your kids little opportunities for delayed gratification. [Living Well Spending Less]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.enwealthen.com/8-simple-ways-to-save-money-right-now/">8 Simple Ways To Save Money Right Now</a> &mdash; Get a home energy audit to see where you're wasting energy and what you can do to fix it. [Enwealthen]</p> <p><a href="https://fortunateinvestor.com/12-money-mistakes-avoid/">12 Money Mistakes to Avoid</a> &mdash; Being in the dark about how money is being spent at home is a recipe for disaster. [The Fortunate Investor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/honoring-the-dead/">7 Ways To Honor Your Loved Ones&rsquo; Memory</a> &mdash; Pay tribute to the memory of your loved ones with these creative and meaningful ideas. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/give-diet-follow-tips-shred-fats-faster/">Give Up on Diet and Follow these Tips to Shred Fats Faster</a> &mdash; Avoid eating after sunset to give your body enough time to digest the food before you go to bed. [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2017/1113/Could-other-nations-follow-France-s-example-and-export-their-culture-as-a-brand">Could other nations follow France's example and export their culture as a brand?</a>&nbsp; &mdash; The French are exerting cultural influence through brand diplomacy &mdash; and getting paid a pretty penny for it. [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/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-last-minute-money-tips-for-the-holidays">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/10-things-you-can-totally-regift-and-7-things-you-shouldnt">10 Things You Can Totally Regift — And 7 Things You Shouldn&#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/9-gifts-that-wont-become-clutter">9 Gifts That Won&#039;t Become Clutter</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-ways-to-tidy-up-your-finances-before-the-holidays">10 Ways to Tidy Up Your Finances Before the Holidays</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/10-ways-to-decorate-your-christmas-tree-for-under-30">10 Ways to Decorate Your Christmas Tree for Under $30</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/heres-how-to-monetize-your-unwanted-gifts">How to Get Rid of Your Unwanted Gifts and Make Money Too</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips Holidays Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:30:06 +0000 Amy Lu 2056354 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Effective Ways to Deal With Toxic People http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-effective-ways-to-deal-with-toxic-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-effective-ways-to-deal-with-toxic-people" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_not_listening_664051520.jpg" alt="Woman dealing with toxic person" 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 effective ways to deal with toxic people, unexpected uses for hydrogen peroxide, and easy ways to protect your pets in the winter.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://productivitytheory.com/6-effective-strategies-dealing-toxic-people/">6 Effective Strategies for Dealing with Toxic People</a> &mdash; It can be difficult to remove toxic people from your life. If you're not in a position to cut off ties completely, use these strategies to reduce their negative impact on you. [Productivity Theory]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Cool-Uses-Hydrogen-Peroxide-44233423">5 Unexpected Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide</a> &mdash; Hydrogen peroxide can be used to make a natural teeth whitener. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.easyways.net/16-easy-ways-protect-pets-harsh-winters/">16 Easy Ways To Protect Your Pets From Harsh Winters</a> &mdash; Talk to your vet about maintaining a healthy diet for your dog in the winter, especially if he is often outside in the cold or is particularly active. [easyWays]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2017/11/14/ring-in-the-new-year-with-these-money-saving-resolutions/">Ring in the New Year with These Money-Saving Resolutions</a> &mdash; If one of your goals for 2018 is to build your next egg, then consider making some of these money-saving resolutions. [Frugal Village]</p> <p><a href="http://pinching-pennies.com/2017/11/the-biggest-challenges-for-young-entrepreneurs/">The Biggest Challenges For Young Entrepreneurs</a> &mdash; Young entrepreneurs face specific challenges because of their age, but these hurdles can be overcome with hard work...and these tips. [Pinching Pennies]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.productiveflourishing.com/family-scrum/">How to Create Your Own Family Scrum (and Why You Need It)</a> &mdash; Use family scrum meetings to prioritize work and schedules so that everyone knows exactly what's going on and what they need to do each week. [Productive Flourishing]</p> <p><a href="http://perfect24hours.com/health-benefits-of-pumpkin-seeds/">What Are The Health Benefits Of Pumpkin Seeds? 12 Extraordinary Facts</a> &mdash; Even a small portion of pumpkin seeds can give your health a major boost. [Perfect 24 Hours]</p> <p><a href="http://sweethometimes.com/5-steps-eliminate-fleas-home/">5 Steps to Eliminate Fleas from Your Home</a> &mdash; When your pets get fleas, you'll need to treat not only the animals but the entire house too. [Sweet Home Times]</p> <p><a href="https://fitzvillafuerte.com/5-emotional-phases-financial-freedom.html">The 5 Emotional Phases of Financial Freedom</a> &mdash; Your pursuit of financial freedom will take you through a wide range of emotional phases. Being aware of these emotions will help you manage financial stress and enable you to make good decisions. [Ready To Be Rich]</p> <p><a href="https://www.modestmoney.com/first-rental-property-exactly-screen-tenant/">Your First Rental Property: Exactly How You Should Screen a Tenant</a> &mdash; Granting a lease to the wrong person can potentially cost you thousands in repairs. Learn what you can do to pick out the bad apples. [Modest Money]</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-effective-ways-to-deal-with-toxic-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-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/how-to-launder-money">How to Launder Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/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/7-ways-a-mindfulness-journal-can-fix-your-life">7 Ways a Mindfulness Journal Can Fix Your Life</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/3-cheap-and-easy-formulas-for-homemade-windshield-de-icer-plus-bonus-tips">3 Cheap and Easy Formulas for Homemade Windshield De-Icer (Plus Bonus Tips)</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips toxic people Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:30:11 +0000 Amy Lu 2055496 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Must-Have Car Features That Will Save You Money http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-must-have-car-features-that-will-save-you-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-must-have-car-features-that-will-save-you-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_new_car_624494938.jpg" alt="Woman with new car and must-have car features" 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 must-have car features that will save you money, the best hacks for saving on Black Friday, and ways to make money in the next hour.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/car-features-to-look-for/">8 Must-Have Car Features That Will Save You Money</a> &mdash; These are the best features to look for if you want to lower future expenses on your car. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://wellkeptwallet.com/save-money-black-friday/">The Best Hacks to Save Money on Black Friday</a> &mdash; If you know which stores you'll be shopping on Black Friday, join their loyalty program to start receiving discounts and advanced notice on upcoming sales. [Well Kept Wallet]</p> <p><a href="https://shebudgets.com/personal-finance/how-to-make-money/make-money-next-hour/58787">10 Ways To Make Money In The Next Hour</a> &mdash; Return any items that still have the tag attached. If you can't return it, sell it! [SheBudgets]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Stop-Being-Nosy-43468370">6 Major Benefits to Minding Your Own Business</a> &mdash; When you aren't so focused on other people's business, you have more time and energy to spend on bettering your own life. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneyfinance.com/2017/11/how-to-buy-a-side-hustle-franchise-in-7-steps.html">How to Buy a &ldquo;Side Hustle&rdquo; Franchise in 7 Steps</a> &mdash; Some franchises work great as a side hustle. Here's what you need to know to get started. [Free Money Finance]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://moneyqanda.com/how-to-save-money-on-christmas-gifts/">5 Smart Ways to Save on Gifts this Christmas</a> &mdash; Use price comparison apps and tools to track down the best deals for holiday gifts. [Money Q&amp;A]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyspruce.com/smart-ways-invest-future/">Smart Ways to Invest in Your Own Future</a> &mdash; Make these smart investment moves early so you can make the most of compound interest. [Money Spruce]</p> <p><a href="http://yourmoneyyourfreedom.com/graduate-grad-school-debt-free/">The Art of Graduating Grad School Debt Free</a> &mdash; Grad school debt can be a heavy financial burden. Follow these tips to make your quest for higher learning more affordable. [FreeUp]</p> <p><a href="https://www.positivityblog.com/make-someone-happy/">24 Quick Ways to Make Someone Happy Today</a> &mdash; Share your hobby! Give away pieces that you produce, like a bracelet or a drawing. [The Positivity Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/7-healthy-habits-stronger-mind/">7 Healthy Habits for a Stronger Mind</a> &mdash; Setting a fixed bed time can help you with time management. You're more likely to get things done early when you know there's a deadline to the day. [Change Your Thoughts]</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-must-have-car-features-that-will-save-you-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-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/3-flexible-ways-to-cash-in-your-miles-and-points">3 Flexible Ways to Cash In Your Miles and Points</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/you-cant-make-it-as-a-one-car-family-now-what">You Can&#039;t Make It as a One-Car Family: Now What?</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/remove-car-dents-quickly-and-cheaply">Remove Car Dents Quickly and Cheaply</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/bookmark-this-save-money-with-an-easy-to-follow-car-maintenance-checklist">Bookmark This: Save Money With an Easy to Follow Car Maintenance Checklist</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Cars and Transportation best money tips car features Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:30:10 +0000 Amy Lu 2054952 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 30 Things You Should Buy on Black Friday http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-30-things-you-should-buy-on-black-friday <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-30-things-you-should-buy-on-black-friday" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_holiday_shopping_628325084.jpg" alt="Woman buying things on Black Friday" 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 that are worth buying on Black Friday, time-tested rules for civil conversation, and how to reduce your Internet presence.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://blog.cheapism.com/black-friday-deals-18324/">30 Things That Are Worth Buying on Black Friday</a> &mdash; Black Friday is a good time to shop for appliances &mdash; large and small. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="http://www.artofmanliness.com/2017/11/14/12-rules-civil-conversation/">12 Rules for Civil Conversation</a> &mdash; Written in 1692, these rules for civil conversation by the influential English jurist Matthew Hale have held up really well! [The Art of Manliness]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/how-to-delete-yourself-from-the-internet/#at_pco=cfd-1.0">How to Delete Yourself From the Internet</a> &mdash; Completely removing yourself from the Internet may not be a feasible option for most, but you can dramatically reduce your Internet presence by taking these steps. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalvillage.com/2017/11/13/inexpensive-ways-to-have-a-birthday-party-for-adults/">Inexpensive Ways to Have a Birthday Party for Adults</a> &mdash; You don't need to break the bank if you just want to celebrate your birthday and have fun with your friends. [Frugal Village]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dinksfinance.com/2017/11/thanksgiving-dinner/">26 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner in 2017</a> &mdash; Cooking Thanksgiving dinner can be a lot of work. If you don't want to deal with the hassle but you still want to enjoy a nice holiday meal, these restaurants can host Thanksgiving for you. [Dinks Finance]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Happy-Winter-42899584">30 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues</a> &mdash; Give yourself something productive to do during cold winter nights. Learn how to knit! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thesimpledollar.com/solving-boredom-without-throwing-money-at-the-problem/">Solving Boredom Without Throwing Money at the Problem</a> &mdash; Have a toolbox of techniques and patterns inside your head to deal with different kinds of boredom. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <p><a href="http://pinching-pennies.com/2017/11/ten-surprising-tips-about-budgeting-with-kids/">Ten Surprising Tips About Budgeting with Kids</a> &mdash; The costs when you go out as a family can really add up, especially if you do it regularly. Instead, set up a dinner-and-movie night at home each month and make your own snacks. [Pinching Pennies]</p> <p><a href="https://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/3-workout-myths-stealing-time-robbing-strength-wasting-money/">3 Workout Myths That Are Stealing Your Time, Robbing Your Strength, and Wasting Your Money</a> &mdash; These myths will not help you become stronger! [Change Your Thoughts]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2017/1108/Uber-and-NASA-partner-for-development-of-flying-taxi-service">Uber and NASA partner for development of flying taxi service</a> &mdash; A flying taxi service could come to Los Angeles and Dallas/Fort Worth as soon as 2020. [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/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-30-things-you-should-buy-on-black-friday">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-best-discount-shopping-days-of-the-year">7 Best Discount Shopping Days of the 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/11-ways-to-prepare-for-your-best-black-friday">11 Ways to Prepare for Your Best Black Friday</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/why-people-go-crazy-on-black-friday">Why People Go Crazy on Black Friday</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-frugal-skills-you-need-to-survive-black-friday">8 Frugal Skills You Need to Survive Black Friday</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-ways-to-score-a-black-friday-deal-without-leaving-home">6 Ways to Score a Black Friday Deal Without Leaving Home</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips black friday Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:30:05 +0000 Amy Lu 2054153 at http://www.wisebread.com