best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: 5 Parts of an Airplane You Shouldn't Touch http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-5-parts-of-an-airplane-you-shouldnt-touch <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-5-parts-of-an-airplane-you-shouldnt-touch" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/child_toy_airplane_521204512.jpg" alt="Child playing with toy airplane" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on the parts of an airplane you should avoid, pool exercises that help boost weight lost, and timesaving gardening tips for busy people.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/What-Dirtiest-Parts-Plane-44925870">These Are the 5 Parts of the Airplane to Avoid, According to Experts</a> &mdash; The tray table in front of your seat has nearly eight times as many germs as the next dirtiest surface. If you need the use the tray during your flight, you may want to disinfect it first. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://fabulesslyfrugal.com/5-great-pool-exercises-to-boost-weight-loss/#.WyqstaknbBI">5 Great Pool Exercises to Boost Weight Loss</a> &mdash; While you're hanging out in the pool, incorporate some of these exercises to get your heart rate up, burn some calories, and build a little lean muscle. [Fabulously Frugal]</p> <p><a href="https://thefrugalchicken.com/9-genius-time-saving-gardening-tips-for-uber-busy-people/">9 Genius Time Saving Gardening Tips for Uber Busy People</a> &mdash; A soaker hose is a highly efficient way to water your garden, saving you time and water. [Pampered Chicken Mama]</p> <p><a href="https://bemorewithless.com/no-surf/">21 Simple Things to Try When You are Bored (instead of surfing the internet)</a> &mdash; Put an end to mindless Internet surfing! There are better, more productive ways to use your time &mdash; 21 to be exact. [Be More With Less]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugalgirl.com/2018/06/eight-tips-for-buying-a-used-car/">Eight Tips for Buying a Used Car</a> &mdash; Use these tips to weed out the bad cars and find a safe and reliable used vehicle. [The Frugal Girl]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/a-5-point-checklist-for-how-to-invest-money-wisely">A 5-Point Checklist for How to Invest Money Wisely</a> &mdash; Investing money always comes with some level of risk. This checklist can help you figure out if your financial foundation is strong enough to weather a loss. [Quick and Dirty Tips]</p> <p><a href="https://organisemyhouse.com/get-things-done-in-the-kids-summer-holidays/">The Easiest Way to Get Things Done in the Kids Summer Holidays</a> &mdash; Without Losing Your Mind! &mdash; Summer can be a tough time to balance having fun and getting things done. Use this step-by-step guide to create a plan that works for you and your family's specific needs. [Organise My House]</p> <p><a href="https://apersonalorganizer.com/12-essential-tips-to-add-to-your-moving-checklist/">12 Essential Tips To Add To Your Moving Checklist</a> &mdash; This checklist will help make the moving process as smooth as possible before, during, and after the actual move. [Helena Alkhas]</p> <p><a href="https://www.organizingmaniacs.com/5-organizing-tips-to-keep-toys-in-check-this-summer/">5 Organizing Tips to Keep Toys in Check this Summer</a> &mdash; Kids don't need to have every toy they own within easy reach. Limit the number of toys they can have out at one time, and make it a rule to clean up one mess before they can start another. [Organizing Maniacs]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2018/0615/Amid-legal-attack-on-key-health-law-provision-uncertainty-and-uproar">Amid legal attack on key health-law provision, uncertainty and uproar</a> &mdash; The Justice Department has said it will not defend provisions aimed at safeguarding people with pre-existing conditions. [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-5-parts-of-an-airplane-you-shouldnt-touch">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/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-save-over-1000-on-your-next-backpacking-trip">How to Save Over $1000 on Your Next Backpacking Trip</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-score-an-empty-seat-next-to-you-on-your-next-flight">How to Score an Empty Seat Next to You on Your Next Flight</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-take-a-7-day-cross-country-road-trip-for-350-or-less">How to Take a 7-Day Cross Country Road Trip for $350 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/6-affordable-kid-free-vacation-ideas">6 Affordable Kid-Free Vacation Ideas</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel airplane best money tips Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:31:20 +0000 Amy Lu 2150924 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: When Is the Best Time to Buy a Car? http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-when-is-the-best-time-to-buy-a-car <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-when-is-the-best-time-to-buy-a-car" 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_836574442.jpg" alt="Woman learning best time to buy a new car" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on the best time to buy a car, ways to make the most of your time and money, and how to handle sentimental clutter.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://wallethacks.com/best-time-to-buy-a-car/">When is the best time to buy a car?</a> &mdash; The final days of a month and a year are traditionally good times to buy a car, but that's not the whole story. [Wallet Hacks]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24774/make-the-most-of-your-time-money.html">7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Time and Money</a> &mdash; Learn how to make better use of your time and money so that it benefits YOU. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.becomingminimalist.com/sentimental-clutter/">How to Handle Sentimental Clutter</a> &mdash; Owning fewer things can actually create more meaning and value for the sentimental possessions you decide to keep. [Becoming Minimalist]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyaftergraduation.com/2018/06/18/emergency-fund-of-stuff/">Why You Need An Emergency Fund of Stuff</a> &mdash; Keeping an stash of household and personal essentials on hand will reduce your stress, ensure your physical security, and keep more money in your bank account in case of an emergency. [Money After Graduation]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Travel-Destinations-Adventure-44481178">The Ultimate Adventure Travel Bucket List For Thrill Seekers</a> &mdash; From white water rafting in the Poconos to sky diving over the Swiss Alps, these once-in-a-lifetime adventures should be on every thrill seeker's bucket list! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://thefrugalcrafter.wordpress.com/2018/06/18/15-cheap-or-free-watercolor-hacks/">15 Cheap or FREE Watercolor Hacks!</a> &mdash; Stretch your art supply budget with these cheap or free hacks for painting with watercolors. [The Frugal Crafter]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0615/EPA-announces-plan-to-clean-up-Colorado-mines">EPA announces plan to clean up Colorado mines</a> &mdash; The EPA will work to remove or control toxic contaminants from Colorado campgrounds, mine waste piles, ponds, and rivers over the next five years. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/financial-issues-lgbtq-community/">Important Financial Issues Facing The LGBTQ Community</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on financial tips for the LGBTQ community. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/how-to-create-a-financial-plan-without-paying-for-an-advisor">How To Create A Financial Plan Without Paying For An Advisor</a> &mdash; A financial adviser will guide and coach you through the process of creating a financial plan that works for you, but it is possible to set it up on your own. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://thecollegeinvestor.com/22098/above-average-college-graduate/">5 Money Tips for the Above-Average College Graduate</a> &mdash; You've mastered academics, but do you know how to take control of your finances? [The College Investor]</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-when-is-the-best-time-to-buy-a-car">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/can-acetone-dramatically-increase-your-gas-mileage">Can Acetone Dramatically Increase Your Gas Mileage?</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/drive-across-america-for-free">Drive across America for FREE.</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/hitching-a-ride-on-an-airplane">Hitching a Ride on an Airplane</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-reasons-why-you-should-never-buy-a-new-car">3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy a New Car</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/9-car-parts-that-are-safe-to-buy-used">9 Car Parts That Are Safe to Buy Used</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Cars and Transportation best money tips buy a car Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:00:35 +0000 Amy Lu 2150447 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: The Downsides to Early Retirement http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-downsides-to-early-retirement <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-the-downsides-to-early-retirement" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/senior_woman_stressed_673909348.jpg" alt="Woman learning the downsides to early retirement" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on the downsides to early retirement, clever Alexa commands you will use over and over again, and creative ways to save money this summer.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.budgetsaresexy.com/10-downsides-to-early-retirement/">10 *Downsides* to Early Retirement</a> &mdash; Early retirement is a goal for many people, but before you make the leap, be sure to consider the downsides as well. [Budgets Are Sexy]</p> <p><a href="https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/komando/2018/06/09/21-clever-amazon-echo-alexa-commands-komando/675237002/">21 clever Alexa commands you will use again and again</a> &mdash; Many of these commands are super useful, and some are just plain fun! [USA Today]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/creative-ways-to-save-money-this-summer/">6 Creative Ways to Save Money this Summer</a> &mdash; There are many ways to save money during the summer to help pad your budget for the rest of the year. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://theartofsimple.net/teenmindset/">Transform Your Relationship With Your Teen with These 7 Mindset Shifts</a> &mdash; The key to a healthy relationship with a teenager is connection. [The Art of Simple]</p> <p><a href="https://justagirlandherblog.com/organize-every-room-of-the-house-with-storage-bins/">How to Organize Every Room of the House with Storage Bins</a> &mdash; You can use any variety of boxes, bins, baskets, and tubs for all your organizing needs! [Abby Lawson]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Design-Ideas-Unused-Spaces-44561454#photo-44561455">5 Creative Ways to Spruce Up Every Nook in Your Home</a> &mdash; Put an empty stretch of wall to good use by setting up a mini office where you can do quick projects, pay bills, and make plans. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0614/Despite-natural-gas-boom-this-Texas-town-is-going-100-renewable">Despite natural gas boom, this Texas town is going 100% renewable</a> &mdash; The residents in Denton, Texas is hoping to make their community the second city in Texas to get all of its electricity from renewable energy. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/21-laws-you-could-be-breaking-without-knowing-it/">11 Laws You Could Be Breaking Without Knowing It</a> &mdash; Some of these overlooked mistakes may get you fined &mdash; or jailed! [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://zenhabits.net/noprob/">It&rsquo;s Not a Problem, It&rsquo;s an Experience</a> &mdash; Don't think of difficult feelings like sadness or anger like a problem you need to solve. Allow yourself to experience those feelings without judgment. [zen habits]</p> <p><a href="https://organize365.com/small-spaces/">Living in Small Spaces</a> &mdash; Use these tips to make the most of a tiny living space! [Organize 365]</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-the-downsides-to-early-retirement">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-things-that-could-wreck-an-early-retirement">5 Things That Could Wreck an Early Retirement</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-reasons-early-retirement-might-be-financially-risky">4 Reasons Early Retirement Might Be Financially Risky</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-plan-for-a-forced-early-retirement">How to Plan for a Forced Early Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-one-woman-retired-at-60-and-traveled-the-world">How One Woman Retired at 60 and Traveled the World</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-questions-to-ask-before-you-start-claiming-your-social-security-benefits">5 Questions to Ask Before You Start Claiming Your Social Security Benefits</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips early retirement Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:30:27 +0000 Amy Lu 2149669 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 10 Big Ways Retirement Will Be Different in 2030 http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-10-big-ways-retirement-will-be-different-in-2030 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-10-big-ways-retirement-will-be-different-in-2030" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/making_retirement_plan_928088256.jpg" alt="Learning how retirement will change by 2030" 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 retirement will be different in 2030, awesome travel site to find the cheapest flight, and how solar panels can save you a fortune.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/retirement/T057-S010-10-ways-retirement-will-be-different-in-2030/index.html">10 Ways Retirement Will Be Different in 2030</a> -- Rapid advances in technology will reshape how future retirees live, from health care, transportation, aging in place and even shopping. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Sites-Cheap-Flights-43453758">10 Awesome Travel Websites to Find the Cheapest Flight</a> -- Travel can get really expensive, but these websites will help you get the biggest bang for your buck. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/benefits-of-solar-panels">How Solar Panels Can Save You A Fortune In Energy Costs</a> -- The upfront cost of installing solar panels can easily be justified by the long-term savings. If you have high electric bills or you live in an area with lots of sunshine, the payoff can come even sooner! [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://adventuresfrugalmom.com/5-steps-to-finding-the-perfect-rental-home-for-you-and-your-family/">5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Rental Home For you and Your Family</a> -- Once you've decided that renting is the best option for your family, how do you go about finding the right one? Gather as much experience and perspective as you can on the process before you select a rental. [Adventures of Frugal Mom]</p> <p><a href="http://frugalnurse.com/2018/06/prevent-treat-mosquito-bites/">Prevent and treat mosquito bites</a> -- It's mosquito season! Learn the best ways to repel the buggers and how to treat bites if they get you. [Frugal Nurse]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://moneysavingmom.com/2018/06/6-simple-secrets-to-inspire-entrepreneurship-in-kids.html">6 Simple Secrets to Inspire Entrepreneurship in Kids</a> -- Give your kids a head start! Encourage an entrepreneurial attitude in your children while they're young and eager to learn and explore new ideas. [Money Saving Mom]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pennilessparenting.com/2018/06/insider-hacks-to-buying-high-quality.html">Insider Hacks To Buying A High-Quality, Yet Cheap, Mountain Bike</a> -- Riding a bike is a great way to spend time outdoors and get some exercise. Here are a few tips for buying a quality mountain bikes at a bargain price. [Penniless Parenting]</p> <p><a href="https://www.joyfullythriving.com/summer-bucket-list-for-families/">Summer Bucket List for Families</a> -- Make sure this summer fun for the whole crew by putting together a family summer bucket list -- together! [Joyfully Thriving]</p> <p><a href="http://4hatsandfrugal.com/2018/06/how-to-focus-on-homemaking-all-year.html">How To Focus On Homemaking All Year</a> -- There's always work to do when you own your home. This exercise will help you focus on home maintenance and upkeep all year long without feeling overwhelmed. [Four Hats &amp; Frugal]</p> <p><a href="https://thethriftycouple.com/how-to-make-finger-paint-with-flour/">How To Make Finger Paint with Flour (easy, frugal, nontoxic recipe)</a> -- All you need to make cheap, nontoxic finger paint is four ingredients you probably already have! [The Thrifty Couple]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-10-big-ways-retirement-will-be-different-in-2030">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-occasions-when-you-should-definitely-hire-a-financial-advisor">7 Occasions When You Should Definitely Hire a Financial Advisor</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-step-by-step-guide-to-rolling-over-your-401k">The Step-by-Step Guide to Rolling Over Your 401(k)</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-choose-the-perfect-country-to-retire-in">How to Choose the Perfect Country to Retire In</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/33-places-to-retire-if-you-love-the-rain">33 Places to Retire If You Love the Rain</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/boost-your-retirement-savings-fast-with-this-6-step-plan">Boost Your Retirement Savings Fast With This 6-Step Plan</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips retirement Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:30:29 +0000 Amy Lu 2149253 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Meal Planning Tips for Busy Couples http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-meal-planning-tips-for-busy-couples <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-meal-planning-tips-for-busy-couples" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_cooking_dinner_641768476.jpg" alt="Busy couple cooking a meal together" 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 meal planning tips for busy couples, summer destinations that won&rsquo;t break the bank, and how to save money on things you can&rsquo;t live without.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://couplemoney.com/food-and-groceries/easy-meal-planning-busy-couples/">Easy Meal Planning for Busy Couples</a> &mdash; Food tends to be one of the biggest expenses for couples. While it's easy (yet expensive) to dine out all the time, it isn't difficult to make meals at home, either. It just takes some planning! [Couple Money]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Cheap-Places-Travel-Summer-44914772">12 Dreamy Summer Destinations That Won't Break the Bank</a> &mdash; These wallet-friendly hot spots have everything you'll need for an ideal summer escape. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/save-money-things-you-cant-live-without/">How to Save Money on Things You Can&rsquo;t Live Without</a> &mdash; You don't have to be deprived and miserable on your journey to financial fitness. Look for ways to afford the things that enhance and add value to your life. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/06/08/616595496/dont-touch-a-scientist-s-advice-for-spotting-poison-ivy-before-it-ruins-your-sum">Don't Touch! A Scientist's Advice For Spotting Poison Ivy Before It Ruins Your Summer</a> &mdash; Learn how to recognize poison ivy before you touch it &mdash; and what to do when it's too late. [NPR]</p> <p><a href="https://www.financialsamurai.com/how-to-make-lots-of-money-during-the-next-downturn/">How To Make Lots Of Money During The Next Downturn</a> &mdash; Take these steps to not only avoid losing money, but to actually make money during the next downturn. [Financial Samurai]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://professional-organizer.com/WordPress/how-to-set-up-a-successful-summer-routine/">How to Set Up a Successful Summer Routine</a> &mdash; It's tempting to throw caution to the wind during the summer, but it's important to keep certain structures in your day, like a regular bedtime and a healthy meal three times a day. [Professional Organizer]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24752/beat-lifestyle-inflation.html">5 Simple Solutions to Beat Lifestyle Inflation</a> &mdash; When you have clear and specific goals, and you align your spending to achieve those goals, it's much easier to resist the kind of expenses that lead to lifestyle inflation. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/should-you-spend-or-invest-your-hsa-funds">Should You Spend or Invest Your HSA Funds?</a> &mdash; Whether it&rsquo;s better to spend your HSA funds on medical costs or keep it invested for the long term depends on your financial situation. [Quick and Dirty Tips]</p> <p><a href="https://orgjunkie.com/2018/06/organized-travel-documents-for-an-organized-vacation.html">Organized Travel Documents for an Organized Vacation</a> &mdash; Having all your vacation information printed out and organized in a folder can help cut down on the stress while you travel. [Organizing Junkie]</p> <p><a href="https://clutterfreenow.com/blog/decluttering/8-simple-steps-to-mindfully-declutter-your-home-before-moving/">8 Simple Steps to Mindfully Declutter Your Home before Moving</a> &mdash; Going through all the stuff you've accumulated while living in your home can be really stressful! Here are a few ways to going about this moving task without tearing your hair out. [Mindful Decluttering &amp; Organizing]</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-meal-planning-tips-for-busy-couples">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/12-instant-pot-recipes-that-will-save-you-money">12 Instant Pot Recipes That Will Save You 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/16-simple-kitchen-skills-every-frugal-person-should-master">16 Simple Kitchen Skills Every Frugal Person Should Master</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/save-money-and-eat-better-with-these-6-online-meal-planners">Save Money and Eat Better With These 6 Online Meal Planners</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-feed-a-large-family-on-a-small-budget">How to Feed a Large Family on a Small Budget</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-pantry-tricks-that-save-you-big">9 Pantry Tricks That Save You Big</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips meal planning Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:30:44 +0000 Amy Lu 2149036 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal at Home http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-boost-your-wi-fi-signal-at-home <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-boost-your-wi-fi-signal-at-home" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_dog_phone_649442716.jpg" alt="Woman boosting Wi-Fi signal at home" 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 boost your Wi-Fi signal at home, money-saving tips for your next backpacking trip, and ways to stay accountable to your health and fitness goals.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.frugalfamilytimes.com/2018/06/wifi-weak-spots-simple-internet-boosters-how-to.html">Wi-Fi Weak Spots at Home? Don't upgrade your service! Try these 6 internet boosters.</a> &mdash; There are a few simple things you can do to boost your Wi-Fi signal strength without spending much money at all! [Frugal Family Times]</p> <p><a href="https://femmefrugality.com/backpacking/">Money-Saving Tips for Your Next Backpacking Trip</a> &mdash; Do more on your next backpacking adventure by following these tips! [Femme Frugality]</p> <p><a href="http://www.myblissfulspace.com/how-to-stay-accountable-health-fitness-goals/">How to Stay Accountable to Health &amp; Fitness Goals</a> &mdash; When it comes to our health and fitness goals, it's important to stay strong, make a plan, and keep ourselves accountable. [My Blissful Space]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Sleep-Hacks-32299840">8 Sleep Hacks That Will Put You Right to Bed</a> &mdash; We tend to sleep better in a cool room, but if your feet are too cold, the blood vessels constrict, retaining heat in your body and making it harder for you to fall asleep. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://frugalfamilyhome.com/home/gardening/summer-garden-tasks">5 Minute Summer Garden Tasks to Keep Your Garden Growing</a> &mdash; Working in your garden in the summer heat can feel like a chore, but you can break down many tasks so that they only take a few minutes to do. [Frugal Family Home]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://nosidebar.com/slowing-down/">City Simplified: Slowing Down While Living Fast</a> &mdash; It's easy to get stuck in the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced city. Here are a few ways to slow down and really take in the city lifestyle. [No Sidebar]</p> <p><a href="https://www.littlehouseliving.com/where-to-buy-cheap-fabric.html">Where to Buy Cheap Fabric</a> &mdash; You can do so much with fabric, even if you don't sew. No matter the project, you can find affordable fabric at garage sales, thrift stores, and certain big box stores. [Little House Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thefrugalnavywife.com/why-you-need-to-take-safe-web-surfing-seriously/">Why You Need to Take Safe Web Surfing Seriously</a> &mdash; Use these tips to protect yourself and your family on the Internet. [The Frugal Navy Wife]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugalgirl.com/2018/06/how-to-freeze-odds-and-ends-without-trying-too-hard/">How to freeze odds and ends without trying too hard</a> &mdash; Freezing food doesn't have to be a huge production, especially if you're only dealing with small amounts. [The Frugal Girl]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0612/To-avert-potential-wildfires-officials-across-Southwest-close-national-forests">To avert potential wildfires, officials across Southwest close national forests</a> &mdash; As states in the Southwest battle extreme drought, National Forest officials are closing many parks and trails in an effort to resolve ongoing wildfires and prevent more from starting. [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-boost-your-wi-fi-signal-at-home">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/6-ways-to-slash-the-cost-of-wi-fi-when-you-travel">6 Ways to Slash the Cost of Wi-Fi When You Travel</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-signs-you-need-a-social-media-detox">8 Signs You Need a Social Media Detox</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-turn-your-expertise-into-a-side-hustle">How to Turn Your Expertise Into a Side Hustle</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/12-free-software-tools-for-your-small-business">12 Free Software Tools for Your Small Business</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-stop-those-annoying-robocalls">How to Stop Those Annoying Robocalls</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Technology best money tips wi-fi Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:30:14 +0000 Amy Lu 2148706 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Incredibly Useful Travel Apps You Should Know About http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-incredibly-useful-travel-apps-you-should-know-about <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-incredibly-useful-travel-apps-you-should-know-about" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_travel_phone_637579414.jpg" alt="Woman using travel apps on her phone" 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 incredibly useful travel apps you should know about, a look at how moving can improve your finances, and three big mistakes that will cancel out any sun protection you use.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/komando/2018/06/01/12-travel-apps-help-flight-delays-skip-customs/657323002/">12 incredibly useful travel apps you didn't know about until now</a> &mdash; These travel apps can help you convert currencies, find free Wi-Fi, skip the customs line, and even take a guided tour of your travel destination. [USA Today]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24749/moving-can-improve-your-finances.html">5 Ways Moving Can Improve Your Finances</a> &mdash; Where you live has a huge impact on your finances, from housing costs to taxes to job opportunities. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/the-abcs-sun-protection-dont-get-burned-spfs/">3 Mistakes That Can Make Your Sun Protection Worthless</a> &mdash; Making these three big mistakes means you're wasting your money and probably increasing your odds of getting skin cancer. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Costco-Travel-Site-40648400">5 Things You Need to Know About Costco's Travel Site</a> &mdash; Costco's travel site offers vacation packages to hot destinations like Disney World, Maui, Vegas, and the Dominican Republic. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://ptmoney.com/10-fun-summer-jobs-for-teens-and-college-students/">19 Badass Summer Jobs for Teens (and College Students)</a> &mdash; Employers seem to emphasize work experience more and more these days, but there are still many ways for teens and college students to make money over the summer. [PT Money]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/summer-travel-budget/">Summer Travel on a Budget</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on how to travel in the summer on a budget. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/finances-back-on-track-summer/">25 Ways to Get Your Finances Back on Track This Summer</a> &mdash; Summer is a busy time for many families &mdash; it's easy to get distracted form your financial goals. Luckily, there are a number of ways to get back on track. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/when-does-an-account-go-to-collections-and-how-to-avoid-it">When Does An Account Go To Collections, And How To Avoid It</a> &mdash; If don't do anything about an overdue debt, it will eventually go to collections and turn into a huge headache.&nbsp; [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://couplemoney.com/saving/building-up-an-emergency-fund/">The Smart Way to Build Your Emergency Fund</a> &mdash; Your emergency fund is an essential buffer when you're hit with surprise expenses. Here's how to build a robust fund that will get you through the hard times. [Couple Money]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0607/Hawaii-volcano-spews-out-lava-and-information-for-scientists">Hawaii volcano spews out lava ... and information for scientists</a> &mdash; Kilauea is providing scientists with a ton of new insights on how volcanoes work and the patterns they follow. [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-incredibly-useful-travel-apps-you-should-know-about">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/these-5-apps-will-save-you-money-on-your-next-vacation">These 5 Apps Will Save You Money on Your Next Vacation</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-hotel-room-booking-tools-every-frugal-traveler-should-know">5 Hotel Room Booking Tools Every Frugal Traveler Should Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-save-over-1000-on-your-next-backpacking-trip">How to Save Over $1000 on Your Next Backpacking Trip</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/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-score-an-empty-seat-next-to-you-on-your-next-flight">How to Score an Empty Seat Next to You on Your Next Flight</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel best money tips travel apps Tue, 12 Jun 2018 08:00:34 +0000 Amy Lu 2148416 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How Much You Should Spend in Retirement http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-much-you-should-spend-in-retirement <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-much-you-should-spend-in-retirement" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/senior_woman_laptop_644986914.jpg" alt="Woman learning how much she should spend in retirement" 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 much you should spend in retirement, ways to save money on Father&rsquo;s Day gifts, and how to use your vacation to improve your everyday life.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.getrichslowly.org/retirement-spending/">How much should you spend in retirement?</a> &mdash; Many retirees struggle to know how much money they should spend &mdash; and how to spend it. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thefrugalnavywife.com/save-money-fathers-day/">How to Save Money with Father&rsquo;s Day Gift Ideas</a> &mdash; Use this list for inspiration on how to treat dad like a king without royally busting your budget. [The Frugal Navy Wife]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/rethink-your-vacation">Rethink Your Vacation: Come Back Refreshed and Recharged</a> &mdash; A vacation isn't just a time where you get away. It can be an opportunity for you to shift your mindset and improve your everyday life. [Daily Worth]</p> <p><a href="https://thefrugalchicken.com/vegetables-plant-june/">It&rsquo;s June&hellip;Here&rsquo;s 17 Vegetables You Can Still Plant For a Full Fall Harvest!</a> &mdash; Summer is fast-approaching, and it's prime time to plant your garden for a late summer/fall harvest! [Pampered Chicken Mama]</p> <p><a href="https://orgjunkie.com/2018/06/stay-motivated-organized-summer.html">How To Stay Motivated and Organized During The Summer</a> &mdash; It can be hard to focus on getting things done when all you want to do is relax in the summer sun. Use these tips to focus on your tasks and stay motivated. [Organizing Junkie]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://organized31.com/disaster-safety-plan-tips-for-pets/">Disaster Safety Plan Tips for Pets</a> &mdash; Make sure you have a plan for your pets when a natural disaster or emergency hits. If it's not safe for you to be in your home, it's not safe for your pets, either! [Organized 31]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0607/Rethinking-disposable-straws-for-the-sake-of-the-oceans">Rethinking disposable straws &ndash; for the sake of the oceans</a> &mdash; While straws are the current target for legislating single-use plastic items, scientists and environmental activists caution that any real solution is going to take a combination of efforts. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Sleep-Hacks-32299840?stream_view=1#photo-44916601">8 Sleep Hacks That Will Put You Right to Bed</a> &mdash; If you can't fall asleep because you're not breathing properly, use nasal strips as a quick fix to open nasal passages. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.rowdykittens.com/blog/2018/6/how-to-make-journaling-part-of-your-daily-routine">How to Make Journaling Part of Your Daily Routine</a> &mdash; Tracking your time for a week, and examining how you spend your time, will help you make behavioral changes that give you space to journal more often. [Rowdy Kittens]</p> <p><a href="https://hbr.org/2018/06/5-common-complaints-about-meetings-and-what-to-do-about-them">5 Common Complaints About Meetings and What to Do About Them</a> &mdash; Here's how to address some of the most common complaints about meetings so your organization can use its time more effectively. [Harvard Business Review]</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-much-you-should-spend-in-retirement">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-common-habits-of-retirement-savvy-savers">5 Common Habits of Retirement-Savvy Savers</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-right-way-to-withdraw-money-from-your-retirement-accounts-during-retirement">The Right Way to Withdraw Money From Your Retirement Accounts During Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-things-to-consider-before-retiring-to-a-tiny-home-or-rv">9 Things to Consider Before Retiring to a Tiny Home or RV</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/5-ways-to-build-retirement-stability-in-your-50s">5 Ways to Build Retirement Stability in Your 50s</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-you-can-cut-costs-right-before-you-retire-0">6 Ways You Can Cut Costs Right Before You Retire</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips retirement spending Mon, 11 Jun 2018 08:30:19 +0000 Amy Lu 2147654 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Maintain Friendships As An Adult http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-maintain-friendships-as-an-adult <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-maintain-friendships-as-an-adult" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/adults_friends_party_680056434.jpg" alt="Adult friends maintaining friendships" 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 maintain adult friendships, timesaving kitchen tips to simplify your life, and the best ways to sell your old stuff and make money.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://adventuresfrugalmom.com/7-ways-to-maintain-friendships-as-an-adult/">7 Ways to Maintain Friendships As An Adult</a> &mdash; After dealing with work and family all day, you may not have a lot of time to work on your social life. Here are a few effective ways to maintain friendships as an adult. [Adventures of Frugal Mom]</p> <p><a href="https://organisemyhouse.com/time-saving-tips-for-the-kitchen/">12 Useful Time Saving Kitchen Tips to Simplify Everyday Life</a> &mdash; If you're short on time, cut up your food in smaller pieces so that they cook more quickly. [Organise My House]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/sell-your-old-stuff-for-money/">7 Best Ways to Sell Your Old Stuff For Money</a> &mdash; When it comes to selling your used stuff, you have quite few more options now beyond a garage sale and Craigslist. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://www.twincitiesfrugalmom.com/2018/06/5-ways-to-save-some-big-bucks-on-your-next-family-vacay/">5 Ways to Save Some Big Bucks on Your Next Family Vacay</a> &mdash; Cost can often be a barrier to leisure travel, especially for families. To keep travel expenses low, you'll need to do a little research and get a little creative. [Twin Cities Frugal Mom]</p> <p><a href="https://www.lifestorage.com/blog/organization/how-to-keep-your-house-organized/">How to Keep Your House Organized Easily All Week Long</a> &mdash; Keep a home organization to-do list that you can easily reference when you have a few extra minutes. [Life Storage Blog]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://bemorewithless.com/simple-messy/">A Simple Life is Messy Too (we can&rsquo;t simplify our way into a perfect life)</a> &mdash; While simplicity can do a lot for reducing stress and increasing happiness, it can't prevent every mess that comes your way. [Be More With Less]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pennilessparenting.com/2018/06/creating-garden-paradise-for-your-kids.html">Creating a Garden Paradise for Your Kids</a> &mdash; It's highly beneficial for kids to spend time outdoors. Here are a few tips to help you to make your garden, patio or balcony a more kid-friendly space. [Penniless Parenting]</p> <p><a href="http://frugalbeautiful.com/blog/7-things-work-help-pay-off-loans/">7 Things to Do at Work to Help Pay off Your Loans</a> &mdash; Your job may offer more than an income to help you pay off loans. See how you can make the most of your job (and its benefits) to get ahead of your debt. [Frugal Beautiful]</p> <p><a href="https://www.cleanandscentsible.com/what-to-get-for-a-new-dog/">What To Get for a New Dog</a> &mdash; Before you bring home a new puppy, make sure you have all the essentials to keep your pet safe, healthy, and happy! [Clean &amp; Scentsible]</p> <p><a href="https://www.getorganizedwizard.com/blog/2018/06/dividing-household-chores-family/">Dividing Household Chores In The Family</a> &mdash; Arguments over chores can put a huge strain on family relationships. Use these tips to divvy up chores and avoid hurt feelings. [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-how-to-maintain-friendships-as-an-adult">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/6-things-you-can-do-to-help-an-unemployed-friend-find-a-job">6 Things You Can Do to Help an Unemployed Friend Find a Job</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-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-3 views-row-odd"> <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-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/22-reasons-to-write-a-letter">22 Reasons to Write a Letter</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/51-uses-for-coca-cola-the-ultimate-list">51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips friendship Fri, 08 Jun 2018 08:30:24 +0000 Amy Lu 2147389 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How the Sharing Economy Can Save You Money http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-the-sharing-economy-can-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-how-the-sharing-economy-can-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_holding_piggy_bank_825989154.jpg" alt="Woman using sharing economy to save 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 articles on how the sharing economy can save you money, ways to save at Target, and how to take a minimalist approach to work.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/sharing-economy">Hotels, Office Space, And Car Rentals: Where Will The Sharing Economy Save You Money?</a> &mdash; While taking part in the sharing economy can save you a lot of money, it isn't for everyone. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Save-Target-36488054">25 Amazing Ways to Save More at Target</a> &mdash; Check your Target receipts for coupons before you toss them out! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://thetinylife.com/the-simple-office-how-to-use-a-minimalist-approach-to-work/">The Simple Office: How to Use a Minimalist Approach to Work</a> &mdash; A minimalist office can help you maintain a healthy work-life balance. Start by questioning everything &mdash; especially the processes that you don&rsquo;t actually need. [The Tiny Life]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24723/save-on-groceries-by-making-a-list.html">7 Ways to Save on Groceries By Making a List</a> &mdash; While weekly grocery list is necessary for your regular shopping, a monthly list will help you track the staple items that you would want to buy in bulk. [Everyday Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.getrichslowly.org/kindness-creates-social-capital/">Money story: Small acts of kindness create social capital</a> &mdash; Social capital is about creating value and a positive impact among your social network. It's something that will bring a lot of value to your life down the road. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2018/0604/Cloud-Mall-Why-internet-metaphors-matter-in-net-neutrality-debate">Cloud? Mall? Why internet metaphors matter in net neutrality debate</a> &mdash; The debates over what metaphors to use for the internet show how mental images shape public opinion. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://madmoneymonster.com/2018/06/04/green-living-at-home-tips-to-save-energy-money/">Green Living At Home: Tips To Save Energy &amp; Money</a> &mdash; Eliminate standby power by using smart power strips that will automatically turn off electricity to plugged-in devices when they're not in use. [Mad Money Monster]</p> <p><a href="https://www.financialsamurai.com/calculate-opportunity-cost-before-making-major-investment/">Always Calculate The Opportunity Cost When Making A Major Investment</a> &mdash; Investing in one thing means you're not investing in something else. Make sure that your returns will be worth giving up on that other opportunity. [Financial Samurai]</p> <p><a href="https://couplemoney.com/marriage-and-money-tips/4-key-areas-to-review-and-reset-your-money/">4 Key Areas to Review and Reset Your Money!</a> &mdash; It's important to review your finances regularly to make sure you're on track for your goals and to adjust if necessary. [Couple Money]</p> <p><a href="https://thecollegeinvestor.com/21998/screw-up-life/">What to Do If You&rsquo;re Terrified You&rsquo;re Going to Screw Up Life</a> &mdash; Know that there are no guarantees in life. You'll have an easier time navigating life when you recognize that you will be disappointed sometimes &mdash; and that it's normal. [The College Investor]</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-the-sharing-economy-can-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-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-many-of-these-frugal-virtues-have-you-mastered">How Many of These &quot;Frugal Virtues&quot; Have You Mastered?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/why-is-gasoline-so-cheap-a-cost-comparison-of-40-common-household-liquids">Why is Gasoline So Cheap? A Cost Comparison of 40 Common Household Liquids</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/22-reasons-to-write-a-letter">22 Reasons to Write a Letter</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-non-finance-skills-that-will-make-you-a-money-master">8 Non-Finance Skills That Will Make You a Money Master</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/my-16-favorite-ways-to-get-rid-of-clutter">My 16 Favorite Ways to Get Rid of Clutter</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips sharing economy Wed, 06 Jun 2018 08:30:30 +0000 Amy Lu 2146868 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Handle Surprise Medical Bills http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-handle-surprise-medical-bills <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-handle-surprise-medical-bills" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_worried_bill_950674668.jpg" alt="Woman handling surprise medical bill" 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 handle surprise medical bills, tips for saving money at the farmers market, and jobs that will satisfy your wanderlust.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://frugalnurse.com/2018/05/tips-surprise-medical-bills/">Tips to handle or avoid surprise medical bills</a> &mdash; Always bring an adult family member or friend with you when you go to the hospital so they can help you call your insurance provider and ask questions if you aren't able to. [Frugal Nurse]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugaldebtfreelife.com/main/summerfarmers">Five tips for saving money at the farmers market this summer</a> &mdash; Most farmers don't want to go home with leftover produce, but you can take it off their hands, in bulk, and freeze it for later. Ask if they can give you a discounted rate if you buy multiple pounds of their goods. [Frugal, Debt Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Jobs-Require-Travel-3204508">13 Jobs to Satisfy Your Wanderlust</a> &mdash; Love to travel? These careers will allow you to earn a living and see the world. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugalnavywife.com/wedding-week-the-venue/">Save Money on the Wedding Venue &ndash; 17 Cheap Wedding Venue Ideas</a> &mdash; The venue can take up a significant chunk of your wedding budget, but thinking outside the box can help you save big on the place where you'll be holding your nuptials. [The Frugal Navy Wife]</p> <p><a href="https://unclutterer.com/2018/06/01/not-all-charities-want-your-stuff/">Not all charities want your stuff</a> &mdash; Charities often need specific types of goods and will turn away anything that isn't on the list. Before you drive over with your donation, give the charity a call and make sure it's something they will accept. [Unclutterer]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2018/0601/US-economy-shows-firm-footing-with-unemployment-at-18-year-low">US economy shows firm footing with unemployment at 18-year low</a> &mdash; Employers were on a solid hiring streak in May, adding 223,000 jobs and helping lower the unemployment rate to an 18-year low of 3.8%. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/knew-know-now-learned-mistakes/">If I Knew Then What I Know Now: What We Learned From Our Mistakes</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on learning from our financial mistakes. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/positive-money-mindset/">How a Positive Money Mindset Can Make You Rich</a> &mdash; The first step to becoming a millionaire is to have a millionaire mindset. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://nosidebar.com/live-with-less/">Second Chance Minimalism: Relearning to Live with Less</a> &mdash; Living as a minimalist isn't always a walk in the park, especially when it switches from being a choice to a necessity. [No Sidebar]</p> <p><a href="https://adventuresfrugalmom.com/3-things-to-do-once-you-decide-to-file-for-divorce/">3 Things To Do Once You Decide To File For Divorce</a> &mdash; The time between deciding to file for divorce and completing the paperwork can be a very challenging period for you. Here are three things you can do to make the transition easier. [Adventures of Frugal 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-how-to-handle-surprise-medical-bills">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/6-monthly-bills-that-wont-affect-your-credit-score">6 Monthly Bills That Won&#039;t Affect Your Credit Score</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/why-i-heart-my-high-deductible-health-insurance-plan">Why I (Heart) My High Deductible Health Insurance Plan</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-minute-finance-start-an-emergency-fund">5-Minute Finance: Start an Emergency Fund</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-handle-a-massive-medical-bill">How to Handle a Massive Medical Bill</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/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> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips medical bills Tue, 05 Jun 2018 08:00:26 +0000 Amy Lu 2146619 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Avoid Long Airport Security Lines http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-avoid-long-airport-security-lines <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-avoid-long-airport-security-lines" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_airport_passport_538156374.jpg" alt="Woman skipping long airport lines" 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 avoid long airport security lines, surprising ways you&rsquo;re stressing yourself out, and summer jobs you can do from anywhere.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/5-tips-avoid-long-airport-security-lines/">5 Tips to Avoid Long Airport Security Lines</a> &mdash; Major airports are likely to be bogged down at security checkpoints, especially on busy travel days. Consider flying out of smaller, less busy airports if there are any in your area. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/2762-6-surprising-ways-you-re-stressing-yourself-out">6 Surprising Ways You&rsquo;re Stressing Yourself Out</a> &mdash; It's pretty easy to tell when you're stressed because of deadlines, bills, or family obligations. Sometimes, though, the stressors are not as obvious. [Daily Worth]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24701/summer-jobs-you-can-do-from-anywhere.html">7 Summer Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere</a> &mdash; Don't want to miss out on travel this summer, but still need to pay the bills? You won't feel tied down by these jobs that you can do from anywhere! [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Cheap-Summer-Date-Ideas-43689669">32 Cheap Summer Date Ideas</a> &mdash; Enjoying the summer days with your special someone doesn't have to cost a lot! Work your way through some of these budget-friendly date ideas if you want to have fun and save money. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://diseasecalleddebt.com/4-surprising-sources-of-debt/">4 Surprising Sources of Debt</a> &mdash; A financial windfall seems like a good thing, but there's a long history of people misspending the extra money they get and going into debt for it. [Disease Called Debt]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://bemorewithless.com/closet-detox/">Closet Detox: 10 Steps to End Closet Chaos (+ what you must give up to be free)</a> &mdash; So much stress can be packed in this small space. Is it time for you to do a closet detox? [Be More With Less]</p> <p><a href="http://www.punchdebtintheface.com/travel-a-lot-and-save-money-say-what/">Travel A Lot And Save Money! Say What?</a> &mdash; Not all frequent travelers are constantly on the go by choice. A few concerns may be ensuring your home is protected while you're away, eating on a budget while you travel, and paying for accommodations for overnight stays. [Punch Debt]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontmesswithtaxes.com/2018/05/career-moves-tax-tips-if-you-are-fired-lose-job.html">Lost your job? These career moves &amp; tax tips could help</a> &mdash; Losing your job can feel like the worst thing that can happen, especially if you didn't see it coming. Here are the steps you can take to get through this ordeal, and the tax implications that come with each step. [Don't Mess With Taxes]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2018/0531/Youth-centers-to-offer-positive-support-for-suspended-students">Youth centers to offer positive support for suspended students</a> &mdash; Instead of sending suspended students home, a new pilot program in Massachusetts offers tutoring, counseling, and other forms of support. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://plantingmoneyseeds.com/setting-up-your-new-office/">3 Tips For Setting Up Your New Office</a> &mdash; When you outgrow your home office, use these tips to set up a new business space. [Planting Money Seeds]</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-avoid-long-airport-security-lines">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/how-to-save-over-1000-on-your-next-backpacking-trip">How to Save Over $1000 on Your Next Backpacking Trip</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-score-an-empty-seat-next-to-you-on-your-next-flight">How to Score an Empty Seat Next to You on Your Next Flight</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-take-a-7-day-cross-country-road-trip-for-350-or-less">How to Take a 7-Day Cross Country Road Trip for $350 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/6-affordable-kid-free-vacation-ideas">6 Affordable Kid-Free Vacation Ideas</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel airport security best money tips Mon, 04 Jun 2018 08:30:19 +0000 Amy Lu 2145822 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Money Tips for New Parents http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-money-tips-for-new-parents <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-money-tips-for-new-parents" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/new_parents_baby_823771718.jpg" alt="New parents making money moves" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on money tips for new parents, three easy ways to make chicken stock, and a look at limiting beliefs that keep you from an organized life.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.frugalwiz.com/5-money-tips-for-new-parents/">5 Money Tips For New Parents</a> &mdash; Setting your due date one month ahead on store registries can actually help you save money. [Frugal Wiz]</p> <p><a href="https://www.sustainablecooks.com/park-your-money-in-this-stock/">How to Make Chicken Stock &mdash; Three Ways</a> &mdash; Here are three easy ways to make delicious, nourishing chicken stock from leftover roasted chicken. [Sustainable Cooks]</p> <p><a href="https://orgjunkie.com/2018/05/organizing-limiting-beliefs.html">Are These Organizing Limiting Beliefs Holding You Back?</a> &mdash; Certain things that you tell yourself can hinder your progress toward an organized life. Identify some common limiting beliefs and learn how to shut them out. [Organizing Junkie]</p> <p><a href="https://organisemyhouse.com/find-your-decorating-style/">Find Your Decorating Style &mdash; 5 Steps That Make Interior Design Choices Easier!</a> &mdash; Defining your style will help you make decorating choices that reflect who you are in a space you'll love. [Organise My House]</p> <p><a href="https://adventuresfrugalmom.com/how-to-plan-the-perfect-road-trip/">How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip</a> &mdash; Make sure everything is working before you hit the road. That includes your car, GPS, your phone and other devices you want to use on your trip, and chargers for those devices. [Adventures of Frugal Mom]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugalfarmer.net/what-to-do-if-you-ever-face-a-tax-controversy/">What to Do if You Ever Face a Tax Controversy</a> &mdash; Here's how to respond if the IRS contacts you about a mistake on your tax return. [The Frugal Farmer]</p> <p><a href="https://madmoneymonster.com/2018/05/29/why-your-relationships-are-way-more-important-than-money/">Why Your Relationships Are More Important Than Money</a> &mdash; When hard times hit, the strong bonds you share with other people will keep you going. [Mad Money Monster]</p> <p><a href="https://www.becomingminimalist.com/ways-minimalism-will-improve-life/">Ten Ways Minimalism Will Improve Your Life</a> &mdash; Minimalism can improve your life in significant ways, like allowing you to focus on the things that bring you purpose, fulfillment, and joy. [Becoming Minimalist]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/DIY-Travel-Journal-Ideas-43752296">22 DIY Travel Journal Ideas That Will Inspire You to Make Your Own</a> &mdash; A travel journal helps you document and remember all your adventures. Check out a few creative ways to make this project uniquely yours! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0529/Wanted-Innovative-farmers-to-help-slow-algal-bloom-on-Lake-Erie">Wanted: Innovative farmers to help slow algal bloom on Lake Erie</a> &mdash; A growing number of farmers in Ohio are breaking from industry norms to combat the annual algal bloom on Lake Erie. [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-money-tips-for-new-parents">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/why-is-gasoline-so-cheap-a-cost-comparison-of-40-common-household-liquids">Why is Gasoline So Cheap? A Cost Comparison of 40 Common Household Liquids</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/22-reasons-to-write-a-letter">22 Reasons to Write a Letter</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-non-finance-skills-that-will-make-you-a-money-master">8 Non-Finance Skills That Will Make You a Money Master</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/my-16-favorite-ways-to-get-rid-of-clutter">My 16 Favorite Ways to Get Rid of Clutter</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/why-you-need-to-make-financial-habits-not-goals">Why You Need to Make Financial Habits, Not Goals</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips new parents Fri, 01 Jun 2018 08:30:26 +0000 Amy Lu 2145622 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Tell When You Are Passive-Aggressive http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-tell-when-you-are-passive-aggressive <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-tell-when-you-are-passive-aggressive" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_guilty_face_836001766.jpg" alt="Woman learning when she&#039;s being passive aggressive" 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 tell if you&rsquo;re being passive-aggressive, practical advice from billionaires, and the true cost of eating out.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/3462-signs-you-re-being-passive-aggressive">7 Signs You&rsquo;re Being Passive-Aggressive (and How to Stop)</a> &mdash; Are you sabotaging your career by being passive-aggressive without realizing it? [Daily Worth]</p> <p><a href="https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-05-25/billionaires-give-better-life-advice-than-millionaires">Never Mind the Millionaires. Here&rsquo;s Advice From Billionaires.</a> &mdash; Every billionaire takes a different route to their success, but they all share common traits that anyone can use, in any field. [Bloomberg]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/the-true-cost-of-eating-in-restaurants-and-how-to-save">The True Cost of Eating Out (And How to Save)</a> &mdash; The average American household spends about $3,000 a year dining out! [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Coolest-Spots-US-National-Parks-44434121">14 Must-See Spots in the US National Parks</a> &mdash; Don't miss these stunning spots when you visit the US's most popular national parks! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.kiplinger.com/article/insurance/T020-C032-S014-alphabet-soup-of-disability-income-ssdi-ltd-and-wc.html">The Alphabet Soup of Disability Income: SSDI, LTD and WC</a> &mdash; If you're unable to work due to a medical condition, you may be entitled to three main sources of supplemental income. Learn what they are, what they offer, and the requirements to qualify for each program. [Kiplinger]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.punchdebtintheface.com/surviving-until-your-first-pay-day-how-do-you-do-it/">Surviving Until Your First Pay Day: How Do You Do It?</a> &mdash; While you're anxiously waiting for your paycheck, work out what money you do have to cover expenses. Getting a better sense of what you have available to spend will help you build a better budget for the month. [Punch Debt]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0525/From-peak-CO2-to-record-low-sea-ice-making-sense-of-climate-news">From peak CO2 to record-low sea ice: making sense of climate news</a> &mdash; With so many climate milestones whizzing past, it can be difficult for average citizens to tell which indicators are important to pay attention to, or what they actually mean. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://thecollegeinvestor.com/18450/qualified-expenses-529-plan/">What Are Qualified Expenses For A 529 Plan (And What Doesn&rsquo;t Count)?</a> &mdash; Don't fall into the trap of assuming a non-qualified expense is covered under a 529 plan &mdash; not all education-related expenses do! [The College Investor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.freemoneyfinance.com/2018/05/whats-the-best-measure-of-financial-success.html">What&rsquo;s the Best Measure of Financial Success?</a> &mdash; There are few metrics you can use to help gauge your financial success, but there's one that's a better indicator than all the others. [Free Money Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://mattaboutmoney.com/2018/05/29/just-ask-they-might-say-yes/">Just ask. They Might Say Yes.</a> &mdash; You'll be surprised how often people will say &quot;yes&quot; when you're polite and willing to accept a &quot;no.&quot; [Matt About 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-how-to-tell-when-you-are-passive-aggressive">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-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-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/22-reasons-to-write-a-letter">22 Reasons to Write a Letter</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/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-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-little-white-lies-that-can-save-you-money">7 Little White Lies That Can Save You Money</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips passive-aggressive Thu, 31 May 2018 08:30:15 +0000 Amy Lu 2145302 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Surprising Lifesaving Items Under $15 http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-surprising-lifesaving-items-under-15 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-surprising-lifesaving-items-under-15" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_eating_chips_641147892.jpg" alt="Woman eating chips in front of fridge" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on items under $15 that could save your life, how to spend a year abroad for $1,000 a month, and easy grilling hacks that&rsquo;ll make you look like a genius.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/7-surprising-items-under-15-that-could-save-your-life/">7 Surprising Items Under $15 That Could Save Your Life</a> &mdash; When you're in a pinch, these common household items can save a life! [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/the-steps-you-need-to-take-to-move-to-spain-for-a-work-free-year-2018-5">How to spend a year living abroad for $1,000 a month</a> &mdash; It's possible to spend a comfortable gap year in Barcelona for only $1,000 a month &mdash; just make sure you follow these steps! [Business Insider]</p> <p><a href="https://thefrugalchicken.com/5-grilling-hacks-and-recipes-thatll-make-dad-look-like-a-genius/">5 Grilling Hacks and Recipes That&rsquo;ll Make Dad Look Like a Genius</a> &mdash; Rule the summer cookout with these grilling hacks! [Pampered Chicken Mama]</p> <p><a href="https://fabulesslyfrugal.com/how-to-plan-a-disney-vacation-without-breaking-the-bank/#.Wwg9hKkh3BI">How to Plan a Disney Vacation Without Breaking the Bank</a>&mdash; If Disney World is on your family's vacation bucket list, consider booking through a Disney travel agent. They'll know all the discounts, freebies, and loopholes that will help you save money.&nbsp; [Fabulessly Frugal]</p> <p><a href="https://www.joyfullythriving.com/build-a-stockpile-that-saves-your-family-money/">How to Build a Stockpile that Saves Your Family Money</a> &mdash; Stockpiling is an effective way to save money on groceries and an insurance against an emergency, but you have to do it right. [Joyfully Thriving]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://hbr.org/2018/05/5-behaviors-of-leaders-who-embrace-change">5 Behaviors of Leaders Who Embrace Change</a> &mdash; Change-agile leaders are able to look ahead and see opportunity.&nbsp; [Harvard Business Review]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Do-Summer-41117765">18 Fun Things You Need to Do This Summer</a> &mdash; Knock off a few items on this list and make this summer your best one yet! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0524/Is-ditching-fossil-fuels-entirely-a-reasonable-goal">Is ditching fossil fuels entirely a reasonable goal?</a> &mdash; States and nations are rapidly pivoting toward clean energy, but technological hurdles and the maintaining public support for necessary costs may prevent them from reaching ambitious goals. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://zenhabits.net/still/">Finding Stillness: Resting at Home in the Middle of Chaos</a> &mdash; Use the feeling of coming home to help you find a sense of stillness when chaos is all around you. [zen habits]</p> <p><a href="https://www.consumerreports.org/fruits-vegetables/health-benefits-of-fruit/">Get the Health Benefits of Fruit</a> &mdash; Fruits are packed with nutrients. Get the most out of the season&rsquo;s bounty by following these tips! [Consumer Reports]</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-surprising-lifesaving-items-under-15">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-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-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/22-reasons-to-write-a-letter">22 Reasons to Write a Letter</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/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-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-little-white-lies-that-can-save-you-money">7 Little White Lies That Can Save You Money</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips lifesaving items Tue, 29 May 2018 08:00:22 +0000 Amy Lu 2144142 at http://www.wisebread.com