best money tips http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: Things You Should Never Throw Away http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-should-never-throw-away <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-things-you-should-never-throw-away" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/honey_honeycomb_810340892.jpg" alt="Never throw honey away" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on things you should never throw away, how to build a minimalist wardrobe that you love, and career changes to spice up your work life.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Things-Never-Throw-Away-43183279">12 Things You Should Never Throw Away</a> &amp;mdsh; Honey doesn't expire. If it hardens and crystallizes, you can get it to liquefy by placing the container in hot water over the stove. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://thetinylife.com/embrace-a-minimalist-wardrobe/">How to Embrace a Minimalist Wardrobe</a> &amp;mdsh; Build your wardrobe around a color scheme that speaks to you. This way, most of your clothes will be interchangeable, making it easy to mix and match for different outfits. [The Tiny Life]</p> <p><a href="http://brokegirlrich.com/could-these-career-changes-spice-up-your-work-life/">Could These Career Changes Spice Up Your Work Life?</a> &amp;mdsh; A few simple changes can make your work life way more enjoyable. [brokeGIRLrich]</p> <p><a href="https://unclutterer.com/2018/02/20/properly-store-books/">How to properly store books</a> &amp;mdsh; Learn how to store your books so they stay in top shape for years to come. [Unclutterer]</p> <p><a href="https://wallethacks.com/best-short-term-investments/">Best Short Term Investments &ndash; Safe &amp; Low-Risk Options</a> &amp;mdsh; When it comes to safe and low-risk short term investments, you have a number of options, including bank deposit promotions, CDs, and Treasury Securities. [Wallet Hacks]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/23742/apply-summer-internship-get-job.html">Should You Apply for a Summer Internship or Get a Job?</a> &amp;mdsh; There are pros and cons to both, but it really depends on your current career goals. [Everything Finance]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/8-steps-to-perfectly-clean-windows/">8 Steps To Cleaning Windows Perfectly</a> &amp;mdsh; Start by assembling your window cleaning kit. If you want to wash like a pro, you need to gear up like a pro! [A Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2018/0220/Teen-creates-a-safety-app-for-lone-commuters">Teen creates a safety app for lone commuters</a> &amp;mdsh; Safe Travel is an app designed by teenager Medha Gupta to help commuters feel more secure when traveling alone. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.shepicksuppennies.com/finding-500-what-to-do-with-extra-income/">Finding $500: What to do with Extra Income</a> &amp;mdsh; There are many ways to spend $500, but your smartest move would be to invest it, save it, or put it toward your mortgage. [She Picks Up Pennies]</p> <p><a href="https://centsiblyrich.com/ways-create-emergency-fund-business/">Ways to Create an Emergency Fund for Your Business</a> &amp;mdsh; You know you need a household emergency fund. Business owners and entrepreneurs should also set money aside for unexpected costs like personal hospital bills, supplier/vendor fees, penalties, and so on. [Centsibly Rich]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-should-never-throw-away">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. 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Today we found articles on the best and worst times to visit 12 top destinations, a simple shift to bring more adventure to your life, and flavored popcorn recipes for your next movie night.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://blog.cheapism.com/when-not-to-visit-popular-destinations/">When Not to Visit These 12 Top Destinations &mdash; and When to Go Instead</a> &mdash; Industry insiders give the deets on the best and worst times to visit popular travel destinations. [Cheapism]</p> <p><a href="https://zenhabits.net/adventure/">One Simple Shift to Turn Life Into an Adventure</a> &mdash; When you embrace the thrill of not knowing, every day has the potential for adventure! [zen habits]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/flavored-popcorn-recipes/">5 Flavored Popcorn Recipes You Need to Try Now</a> &mdash; Step up your popcorn game with these delicious recipes! [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Ways-Think-Positively-44002931">&nbsp;21 Ways to Think Positively Every Day</a> &mdash; It takes conscious effort and commitment to turn positive thinking into a daily habit. Whenever things start to slip, recite a personal motto to help you get back on track. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://thesimplewhiterabbit.com/2018/02/16/minimalist-filing-2/">Minimalist Filing &ndash; Because Most of Us Need to Keep Some Hard Copies</a> &mdash; You can get by with digital copies of most paperwork, but you'll want to have hard copies of certain documents. Here's how to keep them neat and tidy in accordance with a minimalist lifestyle. [The Simple White Rabbit]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/debt-free-living/">The 5 Key Habits of Debt-Free People You Should Copy Today</a> &mdash; Debt-free people live with certain habits that help them save money and stay on top of their finances. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/3-deadly-myths-you-need-to-dismiss-about-success/">3 Deadly Myths You Need To Dismiss About Success</a> &mdash; Holding on to these myths about success will actually keep you from reaching those great heights. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/wedding-budget/">Say Yes to a Wedding Budget: Saving Tips for Your Big Day</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on tips to help you stick to your wedding budget. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0214/Mardi-Gras-goes-green-recycling-efforts-target-trash">Mardi Gras goes green: recycling efforts target trash</a> &mdash; Although Mardi Gras generates huge revenue for New Orleans, it also produces a lot of trash. This year, two local organizations have set up recycling centers to collect beads, bottles, and aluminum cans in effort to make the festival greener. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.theminimalistmom.com/2018/02/is-country-life-cheaper-than-city-life/">Is Country Life Cheaper Than City Life?</a> &mdash; Before you make the move from city to country (or vice versa), consider how the costs may change in different areas of your life. [The Minimalist 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-the-best-and-worst-times-to-visit-12-top-destinations">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-4"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/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/travel-resources">40 Most Useful Travel Websites That Can Save You a Fortune</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-take-a-cheap-spring-break-trip">How to Take a Cheap Spring Break 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/7-romantic-getaways-any-couple-can-afford">7 Romantic Getaways Any Couple Can Afford</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/25-secrets-from-the-worlds-most-frugal-frequent-travelers">25 Secrets From the World&#039;s Most Frugal Frequent Travelers</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel best money tips best time to travel top destinations Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:30:08 +0000 Amy Lu 2105360 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Stick to Your Grocery Budget http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-stick-to-your-grocery-budget <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-stick-to-your-grocery-budget" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_grocery_shopping_480797641.jpg" alt="Woman sticking to her grocery budget" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to stick to your grocery budget, tips for a successful spring garden, and how to maximize your cruise vacation.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.frugallyblonde.com/2018/02/8-tips-to-stick-to-your-grocery-budget/">8 Tips To Stick To Your Grocery Budget</a> &mdash; It's not always easy to stick to your grocery list. If you're prone to impulse buys, consider shopping for groceries online to avoid the temptation. [Frugally Blonde]</p> <p><a href="https://premeditatedleftovers.com/gardening/7-tips-successful-spring-gardening/">7 Tips for Successful Spring Gardening</a> &mdash; Follow these tips to get your spring garden off to a good start! [Premeditated Leftovers]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Cruise-Travel-Tips-43998454">5 Tips For Maximizing Your Cruise Experience</a> &mdash; Don't waste your cruise time trying to research and coordinate your days at port. Do all of that before you get on the ship. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://wallethacks.com/fun-frugal-weekend-activities/">38 Fun Frugal Things You Can Do This Weekend!</a> &mdash; Being frugal doesn't mean you have to deprive yourself of the fun things in life. There are plenty of fun things you can do without spending much &mdash; or any &mdash; money. [Wallet Hacks]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thesimpledollar.com/six-things-to-look-for-in-a-life-insurance-policy/">Six Things to Look for in a Life Insurance Policy</a> &mdash; Do your due diligence when you shop for life insurance. There are certain factors that you should look for and a few to avoid. [The Simple Dollar]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://brokegirlrich.com/3-reasons-debt-repayment-strategies-fail/">3 Reasons Debt Repayment Strategies Fail</a> &mdash; Can't seem to make any progress in paying off your debt? One of these common pitfalls may be the cause of your troubles. [brokeGIRLrich]</p> <p><a href="https://jessifearon.com/2018/02/saving-for-a-big-purchase-without-going-broke.html">Saving for a BIG Purchase without Going Broke</a> &mdash; It's okay to prioritize your big purchase and say no to invitations that may derail your goal. [Jessi Fearon]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimplyorganizedhome.com/time-to-declutter/">How Busy Moms Find Time to Declutter</a> &mdash; If you have young kids, take advantage of nap time and bedtime to declutter without your kids underfoot. [The Simply Organized Home]</p> <p><a href="https://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/weekend-routine/">Nurture Your Weekend Routine So You Have A Productive Week</a> &mdash; Create fun weekend traditions to help you get into the mood of enjoying your down time. [A Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://acultivatednest.com/12-time-saving-kitchen-organization-ideas/">12 Time-Saving Kitchen Organization Ideas</a> &mdash; Keep your spices organized and accessible by making a nifty magnetic spice rack with items you can find at a dollar store. [A Cultivated Nest]</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-stick-to-your-grocery-budget">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/25-ways-to-lower-your-grocery-bill">25 Ways to Lower Your Grocery Bill</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-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-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/9-ways-you-are-sabotaging-your-weekly-grocery-budget">9 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Weekly Grocery Budget</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/13-ways-to-cut-costs-on-holiday-feasts">13 Ways to Cut Costs on Holiday Feasts</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/flashback-friday-the-81-best-tips-for-saving-big-at-the-grocery-store">Flashback Friday: The 81 Best Tips for Saving Big at the Grocery Store</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips grocery budget Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000 Amy Lu 2104180 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Online Courses http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-best-sites-for-online-courses <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-best-sites-for-online-courses" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_smiling_laptop_675974978.jpg" alt="Woman taking online courses" 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 sites for online courses, how having a roommate may (or may not) save you money, and how to pack light for winter travel.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/best-websites-for-online-learning/">10 Best Sites for Free and Paid Online Courses</a> &mdash; These days, you have so many options for online learning that finding the best platform for you can be overwhelming. This list is a good place to start if you need help narrowing down your options. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/23659/roommate-really-save-money.html">Will Moving in With a Roommate Really Save You Money?</a> &mdash; Having a roommate and splitting everyday living costs can help you save money, but there are situations where living with another person can cause more headache than it's worth. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://frugalbeautiful.com/blog/winter-travel-pack-light-clothes-heavy/">Winter Travel: How To Pack Light When Clothes Are Heavy</a> &mdash; Black leggings are must-brings for winter travel. They don't take up much space, they match everything, and the fleece variety will keep you warm on its own or as a layering piece. [Frugal Beautiful]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Things-Life-42302100">These 22 Small Moments in Life Should NEVER Go Unappreciated</a> &mdash; Don't take the small moments for granted &mdash; they are what makes life wonderful! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.flippingheck.com/how-your-workspace-reflects-your-health-and-lifestyle/">How Your Workspace Reflects Your Health And Lifestyle</a> &mdash; Considering the many hours you probably spend at your workspace each day, it's important to set it up to promote a healthy lifestyle. [Flipping Heck]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2018/0212/Fiscal-stimulus-is-back.-So-are-bigger-deficits">Fiscal stimulus is back. So are bigger deficits.</a> &mdash; Business is booming and unemployment rates are near rock-bottom, but economists and investors worry that the federal government is adding stimulus at the wrong time in the economic cycle. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.lifeoptimizer.org/2018/02/10/being-intentional/">The Importance of Being Intentional</a> &mdash; Our natural tendency is to choose the easy way. If you want to live up to your full potential, you need to think about and take deliberate actions. [Life Optimizer]</p> <p><a href="https://zenhabits.net/expansion/">Powerful Courageousness: Practices to Expand Yourself &amp; Your Gift</a> &mdash; Your range shrinks when you only do the work you love when conditions are perfect. [zen habits]</p> <p><a href="http://www.punchdebtintheface.com/live-richer-without-rich/">How to Live Richer Without Being Rich</a> &mdash; You don't have to be rich to live like you're rich. [Punch Debt]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugalgirl.com/2018/02/tuesday-tip-turn-your-glass-containers-upside-down/">Turn your glass containers upside down.</a> &mdash; When you put leftovers in a bottom drawer in your fridge, turn the food containers upside down so you can see the contents more easily. [The Frugal Girl]</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-best-sites-for-online-courses">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/get-smart-about-money-with-these-18-free-online-courses">Get Smart About Money With These 18 Free Online Courses</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-tips-for-going-back-to-school-as-an-adult">8 Tips for Going Back to School as an Adult</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/are-private-schools-worth-the-money-they-demand">Are Private Schools Worth the Money They Demand?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-certifications-that-add-big-to-your-salary">7 Certifications That Add Big $$ to Your Salary</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-financial-skills-to-master-before-you-graduate">6 Financial Skills to Master Before You Graduate</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Education & Training best money tips online courses Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000 Amy Lu 2103787 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Spot Common Medical Billing Mistakes http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-spot-common-medical-billing-mistakes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-spot-common-medical-billing-mistakes" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man_reading_paperwork_843252724.jpg" alt="Man spotting common medical billing mistakes" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on how to spot common medical billing errors, using momentum to get out of a mental rut, and money questions to ask your partner this Valentine&rsquo;s Day.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/medical-billing-errors/">Common Medical Billing Errors and How to Spot Them</a> &mdash; A simple typo can lead to your claim being denied. When you're filling out the forms at your doctor's office and when they give you the receipt, double check your address, account number, date of birth, and other identifying information to make sure the everything is correct. [A Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/the-psychology-of-momentum-5-steps-to-get-yourself-of-a-mental-rut/">The Psychology of Momentum: 5 Steps to Get Yourself Out Of A Mental Rut</a> &mdash; Repeatable processes can help you create enough momentum to get out and take action consistently. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalwoods.com/2018/02/12/8-money-questions-to-ask-your-partner-this-valentines-day/">8 Money Questions To Ask Your Partner This Valentine&rsquo;s Day</a> &mdash; Arguments over money is the leading cause of divorce. Make sure you and your spouse are on the same page by answering these money questions together. [Frugalwoods]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Valentine-Day-DIY-Gifts-43023246">20 Valentine's Day DIY Gifts That Will Give You Heart Eyes</a> &mdash; These DIY gifts come straight from the heart &mdash; and they're really fun to make, too! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T047-C032-S014-how-are-you-really-doing-for-retirement.html">How Do You Really Know How You're Doing for Retirement?</a> &mdash; A few key guidelines will help you make sure your retirement is on track. [Kiplinger]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/love-money-good-bad-ugly/">Love and Money: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on love and money. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="https://madmoneymonster.com/2018/02/12/coachable-want-build-massive-wealth/">Be Coachable If You Want To Build Massive Wealth</a> &mdash; When you're coachable, you're open to other people's advice and you're willing to try different methods to reach your goals. [Mad Money Monster]</p> <p><a href="https://unclutterer.com/2018/02/09/creating-extra-storage-and-counter-space-in-a-small-kitchen/">Creating extra storage and counter space in a small kitchen</a> &mdash; A kitchen cart allows you to keep your kitchen essentials within easy reach while you're cooking. When you're not cooking, you can wheel it out of the way. [Unclutterer]</p> <p><a href="http://brokegirlrich.com/finding-a-job-role-that-lets-you-be-yourself/">Finding A Job Role That Lets You Be Yourself</a> &mdash; Not happy with your current career? Here's how to find a job that aligns with your values, preferences, and personality. [brokeGIRLrich]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2018/0209/Meltdown-Spectre-chip-vulnerabilities-What-you-need-to-know">Meltdown, Spectre chip vulnerabilities: What you need to know</a> &mdash; Learn about Meltdown and Spectre, the duo of security flaws that affect nearly all the world&rsquo;s computer processors. [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-spot-common-medical-billing-mistakes">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/toss-it-or-not-5-organizational-tips-from-a-chronic-clutter-bug">Toss It or Not? 5 Organizational Tips from a Chronic Clutter Bug</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/the-food-strainer-my-new-old-fashioned-gadget">The Food Strainer: My New, Old-Fashioned Gadget</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-clever-tricks-to-make-your-new-years-resolution-stick">7 Clever Tricks to Make Your New Year&#039;s Resolution Stick</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips medical billing Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:00:06 +0000 Amy Lu 2103144 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Score Radical Savings on Clothing http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-score-radical-savings-on-clothing <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-score-radical-savings-on-clothing" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_clothes_shopping_696526278.jpg" alt="Woman scoring radical savings on clothing" 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 top tips for saving money on clothing, legit ways to lower your student loan payments, and the best plants to grow if you want to save on groceries.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/23-tips-for-saving-money-clothing/">23 Top Tips for Radical Savings on Clothing</a> &mdash; Get your basics &mdash; like T-shirts, tank tops, and lounge wear &mdash; from generic brands. You don't need a high-end designer for simple cuts and solid colors. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/lower-your-student-loan-payments/">5 Legit Ways to Lower Your Student Loan Payments</a> &mdash; It can be a challenge to make your monthly student loan payments when you don't land the job you hoped you would right after college, but know that you have options to make it more manageable. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/plants-to-have-in-your-garden/">Save Hundreds of Dollars By Growing These 7 Plants</a> &mdash; You can save hundreds of dollars a year on groceries just by growing some fresh produce in a small yard or sunny balcony. These plants offer great value and minimal effort. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/London-Tube-Bus-Tips-43960018">13 Top Tips For Traveling on Public Transport in London</a> &mdash; If you're planning a trip to London, use these tips to ensure you ride the tube, bus, and train like a local. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://lenpenzo.com/blog/id9700-18-fond-financial-facts-you-didnt-know-about-valentines-day-2.html">18 Fond Financial Facts You Didn&rsquo;t Know About Valentine&rsquo;s Day</a> &mdash; The first Valentine&rsquo;s Day chocolate box was introduced in 1868 by Richard Cadbury, the same guy who founded the Cadbury chocolate company. [Len Penzo]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0208/Natural-disasters-2017-costliest-year">Natural disasters: 2017 costliest year</a> &mdash; According to the NOAA, 2017 was the most expensive year for natural disasters in the U.S. Some communities are taking steps to mitigate the effects of future disasters. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/need-help-with-your-budget-try-a-weekly-budget">Need Help With Your Budget? Try A Weekly Budget</a> &mdash; A weekly budget may work better for you if you find yourself running out of money at the end of every month. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/2018/02/08/financial-empathy/">Building financial empathy</a> &mdash; Financial empathy will help you better understand your friends, family, and yourself. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/23576/reduce-medical-care-costs.html">7 Ways to Reduce Medical Care Costs</a> &mdash; When you need nonemergency medical assistance and your family doctor is closed, opt to go to urgent care or convenience care instead of the ER. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://thecollegeinvestor.com/21349/optimize-investments-tax-minimization/">How To Optimize Your Investments For Tax Minimization</a> &mdash; Learn how to decrease the tax burden on your investments. [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-to-score-radical-savings-on-clothing">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/wardrobe-staples-every-man-should-own">Wardrobe Staples Every Man Should Own</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-clothing-steamers">The 5 Best Clothing Steamers</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/50-ways-to-save-money-on-clothing">50 Ways to Update Your Wardrobe for Cheap</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-in-home-dry-cleaning-kits">The 5 Best In-Home Dry Cleaning Kits</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-smart-ways-to-save-on-back-to-school-clothing">5 Smart Ways to Save on Back-to-School Clothing</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Shopping best money tips clothing Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000 Amy Lu 2101998 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Things You Shouldn't Do When You're Tired http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-shouldnt-do-when-youre-tired <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-things-you-shouldnt-do-when-youre-tired" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_asleep_work_518369194.jpg" alt="Woman at work while tired" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on things you shouldn&rsquo;t do when you&rsquo;re tired, restaurant apps that give free food, and practices that will make you smarter.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/how-to-rest-well/">How to Rest Well: 7 Things You Shouldn&rsquo;t Do When You&rsquo;re Tired</a> &mdash; It can be tempting to pour a cup of joe (or another caffeinated drink) when you're tired, but make sure you don't take it so late in the day that it keeps you up at night. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://wallethacks.com/free-food-restaurant-apps/">25+ Restaurant Apps That Give Free Food for Downloading</a> &mdash; Just download the apps and set up your account to get free food and meal deals. [Wallet Hacks]</p> <p><a href="https://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/6-practices-that-will-definitely-make-you-smarter/">6 Practices That Will Definitely Make You Smarter</a> &mdash; Your level of smarts isn't determined at birth. You can work at becoming more intelligent, making better decisions, and improving your life with less resistance. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/home/Galentines-Day-Gifting-Guide-44512309#photo-44512310">The Ultimate Galentine's Gifting Guide For Every Personality Type</a> &mdash; Celebrate your BFFs with gifts that cater to their personalities. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/amazon-alexa-echo-productive/">How to Use Amazon Echo and Alexa to Be More Productive</a> &mdash; The new Alexa Routines function allows you to trigger certain actions &mdash; like getting the weather and traffic when you say &quot;Good Morning, Alexa&quot;. [Make Use Of]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://unclutterer.com/2018/02/08/erasing-old-cell-phones-unclutter/">Erasing old cellphones as you unclutter them</a> &mdash; It's pretty easy to erase the information on a smartphone these days, but doing the same for an older phone when you no longer remember the password for it or have a charger to power it up&hellip;is actually not impossible! [Unclutterer]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/669901/how-to-stop-procrastinating?ref=category_section_post_158865">How to Stop Procrastinating (A Step-By-Step Guide to Boost Productivity)</a> &mdash; Procrastination can be really hard to beat, but this step-by-step guide will help you stay focused and get things done. [Lifehack.org]</p> <p><a href="https://zenhabits.net/listen/">To Find Your Deeper Purpose, Listen</a> &mdash; Don't be distracted by the things that don't matter. Listen to what's in your heart, and when you hit on a direction, explore it. [zen habits]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/2018/02/07/diy-solar-power/">My DIY Solar Power Setup &ndash; Free Energy for Life</a> &mdash; Learn how to set up your home for solar power by someone who did it himself! [Mr. Money Mustache]</p> <p><a href="http://brokegirlrich.com/safety-nets-that-all-newbie-freelancers-need/">Safety Nets That All Newbie Freelancers Need</a> &mdash; If you're new to freelancing, putting up these safety nets will give you the peace of mind you need to focus on your business. [brokeGIRLrich]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-shouldnt-do-when-youre-tired">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/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-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/fight-your-speeding-ticket-save-yourself-some-dough">Fight Your Speeding Ticket, Save Yourself Some Dough</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/3-cheap-and-easy-formulas-for-homemade-windshield-de-icer-plus-bonus-tips">3 Cheap and Easy Formulas for Homemade Windshield De-Icer (Plus Bonus Tips)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/22-reasons-to-write-a-letter">22 Reasons to Write a Letter</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks best money tips tired Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000 Amy Lu 2101355 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Afford Real Food on a Budget http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-afford-real-food-on-a-budget <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-afford-real-food-on-a-budget" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_buying_veggies_671294656.jpg" alt="Woman affording real food on a budget" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on simple ways to afford real food on a budget, an easy system to organize your receipts for the whole year, and ways to make your fresh flowers last longer.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://dontwastethecrumbs.com/2018/02/afford-real-food-on-a-budget/">7 Simple Ways to Afford Real Food on a Budget</a> &mdash; Do the math and figure out if cooking from scratch is truly more cost-effective than buying some items from the store. Some components to a dish may require more time, effort, and money to make yourself. [Don't Waste the Crumbs]</p> <p><a href="https://kalynbrooke.com/your-money/budgeting-101/how-to-keep-track-of-receipts/">How to Easily Organize Your Receipts for the Entire Year</a> &mdash; Set aside at least 30 minutes each week to record and categorize your receipts in an expense sheet. [Kalyn Brooke]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Take-Care-Fresh-Flowers-44544364">6 Ways to Make Your Fresh Flowers Actually Last</a> &mdash; When you bring the flowers home, trim two centimeters off the stems, at an angle, before placing them in water. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thriftyfrugalmom.com/side-hustle-ideas-for-earning-extra-money/">10+ Side Hustles that Will Make You an Extra $500/Mo.</a> &mdash; Teach English as a second language&hellip;from the comfort of your living room! You can make around $24/hour with VIP Kid and Italki. [Thrifty Frugal Mom]</p> <p><a href="https://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/easy-life-hacks-for-better-organization/">Easy Life Hacks for Better Organization</a> &mdash; Use these easy hacks to organize your life, from work to home and everything in between. [Pick The Brain]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.scotthyoung.com/blog/2018/01/31/set-goals-in-the-middle/">Set Goals in the Middle</a> &mdash; For some goals, it may be more beneficial to set the specific target in the middle of the process rather than at the beginning. [Scott H. Young]</p> <p><a href="https://jessifearon.com/2018/02/the-10-best-money-tips-for-mompreneurs.html">The 10 Best Money Tips for Mompreneurs</a> &mdash; An emergency fund is crucial for every household &mdash; the same goes for your business! [Jessi Fearon]</p> <p><a href="https://www.carolinevencil.com/10-things-to-do-with-unwanted-gifts/">10 Things to Do with Unwanted Gifts</a> &mdash; Donate unwanted gifts to your child's school or other organizations when they need items for fundraiser raffles. [Caroline Vencil]</p> <p><a href="https://www.busybudgeter.com/8-budget-friendly-hacks-to-take-your-kitchen-from-hot-mess-to-organized/">8 Budget Friendly Hacks to Take Your Kitchen from Hot Mess to Organized</a> &mdash; Maximize the vertical space in your kitchen. For cupboards with a lot of empty space at the top, you can install extra shelves, wire baskets, or even curtain rods to create more storage. [The Busy Budgeter]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2018/0205/Wages-rise-in-at-least-half-of-US-states">Wages rise in at least half of US states</a> &mdash; The downward trend in unemployment is translating to rising wages in half of the country. [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-afford-real-food-on-a-budget">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-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/learn-to-love-cooking-and-save-with-these-11-kitchen-tricks">Learn to Love Cooking (and Save!) With These 11 Kitchen Tricks</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/healthy-eating-itll-cost-you">Healthy Eating--It&#039;ll Cost You!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-grocery-store-habits-that-are-making-you-broke">7 Grocery Store Habits That Are Making You Broke</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/ready-to-eat-meals-for-weight-loss-can-they-fit-into-your-food-budget">Ready-to-Eat Meals for Weight Loss: Can They Fit into Your Food 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/cut-100-or-more-from-your-food-bill-without-even-trying">Cut $100 or More From Your Food Bill Without Even Trying</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips food budget Wed, 07 Feb 2018 09:31:08 +0000 Amy Lu 2100159 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Frugal Laundry Strategies for Every Home http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-frugal-laundry-strategies-for-every-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-frugal-laundry-strategies-for-every-home" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/father_son_laundry_489426120.jpg" alt="Man finding frugal laundry strategies for every 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 frugal laundry strategies for every home, how to beat a cold lickety-split, and cheap date nights to keep the romance alive &mdash; on a budget.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.littlehouseliving.com/frugal-laundry-strategies-comprehensive-look.html">Frugal Laundry Strategies &ndash; A Comprehensive Look</a> &mdash; Save money on energy and supplies by following these frugal strategies for washing and drying clothes. [Little House Living]</p> <p><a href="https://moneysmartfamily.com/blog/cure-cold-beat-sickness-one-two-days/">Cure a Cold: How to Beat Sickness in One (or Two) Days</a> &mdash; Arm your family with this toolbox of cures to quickly get over a cold or flu. [Money Smart Family]</p> <p><a href="https://fabulesslyfrugal.com/cheap-date-night-ideas/#.Wni6AYJG3BI">105 Cheap Date Night Ideas</a> &mdash; Regular date nights will help nourish your relationship, but it can get boring if you do the same two or three things over and over again. Get creative for some affordable romance! [Fabulously Frugal]</p> <p><a href="https://www.kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T037-C032-S014-5-topics-couples-should-discuss-before-they-retire.html">5 Topics Couples Should Discuss Before They Retire</a> &mdash; Ask these questions to get on the same page with your spouse about your retirement plans.&nbsp; [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Tips-Save-Money-44544411">10 Budgeting Tips That Actually Work, From Real Women</a> &mdash; Be smarter about your budgeting by implementing these tried and true tips. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/personal-email-for-business/">3 Good Reasons Why You Shouldn&rsquo;t Use Your Personal Email for Business</a> &mdash; Using your personal email for work-related communication creates a security risk for the business. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2018/02/04/21-tiny-stories-for-those-who-have-lost-their-motivation/">21 Tiny Stories for Those Who Have Lost Their Motivation</a> &mdash; Read these short, real life stories when you need an extra dose of motivation. [Marc &amp; Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/watch-local-tv-without-cable/">How to Watch Local TV Without Cable</a> &mdash; Learn how to cut the cord without giving up your favorite local channels. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugalmomeh.com/2018/02/kids-can-help-energy-proof-home.html">How Your Kids Can Help Energy-Proof Your Home</a> &mdash; Include your kids in the energy-saving effort at your home. The values they learn will last a lifetime! [Frugal Mom Eh!]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2018/0202/Investing-for-social-impact-new-signs-of-promise">Investing for social impact: new signs of promise</a> &mdash; Social impact bonds allow governments and organizations to experiment with innovative social projects without risking government funds. [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-frugal-laundry-strategies-for-every-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/16-ways-to-make-your-clothes-last-longer-without-spending-big">16 Ways to Make Your Clothes Last Longer Without Spending Big</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-baking-soda-took-my-bathroom-from-yuck-to-yes">How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!</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/my-budget-challenge-2016-how-to-live-frugally-when-you-have-no-time">My Budget Challenge 2016: How to Live Frugally When You Have No Time</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-ways-to-keep-boredom-from-destroying-your-budget">8 Ways to Keep Boredom from Destroying Your 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/hand-me-down-cell-phones">Hand-me-down Cell Phones</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips laundry Tue, 06 Feb 2018 09:00:08 +0000 Amy Lu 2099504 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Save Money While Traveling Abroad http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-save-money-while-traveling-abroad <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-save-money-while-traveling-abroad" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_paris_bread_840590986.jpg" alt="Woman eating bread in Paris" 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 tips to save money while you&rsquo;re traveling abroad, ways to invest in real estate, and tips for running in winter.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/tips-for-traveling-abroad">5 Tips for Traveling Abroad That Will Save You Money</a> &mdash; Avoid losing money to excessive fees by doing your financial homework before you head to the airport. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://www.goodfinancialcents.com/how-to-invest-in-real-estate/">How To Invest in Real Estate (11 Different Ways!)</a> &mdash; Buying property to rent or flip isn't the only way to invest in real estate. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://frugalbeautiful.com/blog/tips-for-winter-running/">Tips For Winter Running</a> &mdash; Don't let winter weather keep you holed up indoors. It only takes a little prep to run comfortably and safely on cold winter days. [Frugal Beautiful]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Stay-Awake-Class-34151477">13 Tips to Keep You Awake in Class (and at Work!)</a> &mdash; Sit up and focus on your posture. Slouching can cause stress on your shoulders, making you feel tired. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/9-tax-breaks-you-can-still-claim-for-2018/">9 Tax Breaks You Can Still Claim for 2018</a> &mdash; As you start tax planning for the new year, make a note of the deductions that survived that federal tax overhaul. [Money Talks News]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://diseasecalleddebt.com/economic-ways-use-timeshare/">The Most Economic Ways to Use a Timeshare</a> &mdash; Time shares aren't meant to be profitable moneymaking ventures, but you can get more value from a purchase by buying from an existing owner. [Disease Called Debt]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/23495/dont-finish-your-college-degree.html">5 Steps to Take If You Don&rsquo;t Finish Your College Degree</a> &mdash; Many positions require a college degree, but there are still many other career paths that don't. Consider taking these steps to grow a career when you haven't finished college. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.punchdebtintheface.com/6-ways-save-money-small-business/">6 ways to save money for your small business</a> &mdash; Try bartering with other businesses. Exchanging services or products will allow both companies to save some money. [Punch Debt]</p> <p><a href="http://lenpenzo.com/blog/id46989-6-ways-to-avoid-becoming-a-pickpocket-victim.html">6 Ways to Avoid Becoming a Pickpocket Victim</a> &mdash; Beware of fake police offers asking you to turn over your ID or passport. It's a common scam that targets tourists in particular. [Len Penzo]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2018/0130/A-tempest-over-tipping-as-Labor-Department-weighs-rule-change">A tempest over tipping, as Labor Department weighs rule change</a> &mdash; A new proposal from the Department of Labor would allow employers to run tip pools. [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-save-money-while-traveling-abroad">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-money-moves-students-should-make-during-a-gap-year">8 Money Moves Students Should Make During a Gap Year</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/follow-these-5-credit-card-rules-when-traveling-abroad">Follow These 5 Credit Card Rules When Traveling Abroad</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/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/7-romantic-getaways-any-couple-can-afford">7 Romantic Getaways Any Couple Can Afford</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-take-a-cheap-spring-break-trip">How to Take a Cheap Spring Break Trip</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel best money tips traveling abroad Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000 Amy Lu 2098128 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Frugal Ways to Use Toothpaste http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-frugal-ways-to-use-toothpaste <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-frugal-ways-to-use-toothpaste" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/toothbrush_toothpaste_153495254.jpg" alt="Finding frugal uses for toothpaste" 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 frugal ways to use toothpaste, ways to recharge from a demanding job, and jobs for people who love being around other people.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://acultivatednest.com/20-frugal-ways-to-use-toothpaste/">20 Frugal Ways to Use Toothpaste</a> &mdash; Put your (conventional, white, regular paste-based) toothpaste to good use! You can use it to remove hair dye from your skin, fix a scratched smartphone screen, and even deodorize plastic food containers. [A Cultivated Nest]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Turn-Work-Off-44540476">4 Ways to Recharge When Your Job Feels Like It's 24/7</a> &mdash; Structure your week in advance to make sure you aren't over-scheduling your time. Realign your activities and obligations when it looks like you'll be wearing yourself thin. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://brokegirlrich.com/love-being-around-people-consider-these-jobs-next/">Love Being Around People? Consider These Jobs Next</a> &mdash; Extroverts thrive in jobs that allow them to help others and give them the freedom to express their personality. [brokeGIRLrich]</p> <p><a href="https://madmoneymonster.com/2018/02/01/why-tracking-your-net-worth-is-one-of-the-best-things-you-can-do/">5 Reasons You Need To Track Your Net Worth To Build Wealth</a> &mdash; Your net worth may be the single best metric for your money &mdash; and a really good motivator. [Mad Money Monster]</p> <p><a href="http://smartmoneysimplelife.com/simplicity-start-living-simple-lifestyle/">In Search of Simplicity: How to Start Living a Simple Lifestyle</a> &mdash; Give yourself time to grow into the simple lifestyle. Starting getting rid of some of your things, but don't feel like to you to clear everything out all at once. [Smart Money Simple Life]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.frugallyblonde.com/2018/02/how-to-get-ground-in-dirt-out-of-vinyl-flooring/">How To Get Ground In Dirt Out Of Vinyl Flooring</a> &mdash; The only tools you need to get ancient dirt off your vinyl flooring are a steam iron and an old rag. [Frugally Blonde]</p> <p><a href="https://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/debt-and-shame/">How To Stop Feeling Ashamed By Your Debt</a> &mdash; One way to fight the secrecy and shame you may feel about debt is to break it all open&hellip;to one person, at least. Share your troubles with someone who will be nonjudgmental, supportive, and can relate to your feelings. [A Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://premeditatedleftovers.com/naturally-frugal-living/7-ways-to-turn-unwanted-jewelry-into-cash/">7 Ways to Turn Unwanted Jewelry Into Cash</a> &mdash; Dust off the jewelry you haven't worn in years and turn them into cash. You have a number of options depending on the kind of jewelry you want to offload! [Premeditated Leftovers]</p> <p><a href="https://thepeacefulmom.com/2018/02/01/how-to-love-a-home-you-hate/">How to Love a Home You Hate</a> &mdash; Four simple mindset shifts will help you make peace with a home that is less than perfect. [The Peaceful Mom]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thesimplyorganizedhome.com/toy-organization/">How to Set Up a Maintainable Toy Organization System</a> &mdash; Follow these 7 basic steps to create a toy organization system that will work for you, your kids, and your home. [The Simply Organized Home]</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-frugal-ways-to-use-toothpaste">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/this-is-how-long-these-6-appliances-should-last">This Is How Long These 6 Appliances Should Last</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/what-are-your-tipping-rules">What Are Your Tipping Rules?</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/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-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-35-best-ways-to-spend-your-free-time-frugally">The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/3-cheap-and-easy-formulas-for-homemade-windshield-de-icer-plus-bonus-tips">3 Cheap and Easy Formulas for Homemade Windshield De-Icer (Plus Bonus Tips)</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips toothpaste Fri, 02 Feb 2018 09:30:09 +0000 Amy Lu 2097698 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Get More Out of Your Job http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-get-more-out-of-your-job <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-get-more-out-of-your-job" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_happy_office_643272308.jpg" alt="Woman getting the most out of her job" 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 get more out of your job, college skills that will serve you well outside the classroom, and simple ways to be less addicted to your smartphone.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.flippingheck.com/tips-for-getting-more-out-of-your-job/">Tips For Getting More Out Of Your Job</a> &mdash; Avoid spending time with cynical co-workers who are always critical about your workplace. Just simply being around these toxic people can have a negative impact on you. [Flipping Heck]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/college-skills/">5 College Skills That Have Lasting Value</a> &mdash; The same skills that help you get into your dream college can also help you find jobs and manage your career. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://www.theclassysimplelife.com/addicted-to-smartphone/">4 Simple Ways to Be Less Addicted to Your Smartphone</a> &mdash; Turn off the notifications on your phone &mdash; they&rsquo;ll only distract you from your actual priorities. [The Classy Simple Life]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Fun-Activities-Introverts-38912181">22 Hobbies For People Who Really Love to Be Alone</a> &mdash; Take up some of these hobbies and have fun on your own. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.genuinecuriosity.com/genuinecuriosity/2015/7/7/revamp-your-home-office-to-improve-productivity">Revamp Your Home Office to Improve Productivity</a> &mdash; If you're easily distracted, introduce some white noise in your office to help you focus. [Genuine Curiosity]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://fabulesslyfrugal.com/18-easy-ways-to-rock-valentines-day-for-your-kids/#.WnC6m0tG3BI">18 Easy Ways to ROCK Valentine's Day for Your Kids</a> &mdash; This Valentine's Day, do something special for your kids to remind them how much they are loved. [Fabulessly Frugal]</p> <p><a href="http://www.frugaldebtfreelife.com/main/17-lists-you-can-keep-in-your-planner">17 lists you can keep in your planner</a> &mdash; Your planner isn't just for appointments. It's a great place to keep lists that allow you to better manage your day, goals, and ideas. [Frugal, Debt Free Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.earningmytwocents.com/2018/01/is-mystery-shopping-for-you.html">Is Mystery Shopping For You?</a> &mdash; Mystery shopping is a popular side hustle option, but if you want to succeed at it, you'll need to have certain personality traits and skills. [Earning My Two Cents]</p> <p><a href="https://nataliebacon.com/how-to-be-more-productive/">21 Simple Ways To Be More Productive</a> &mdash; Set yourself up for success each day with effective and efficient planning strategies. [Natalie Bacon]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Technology/2018/0126/As-clean-energy-prices-fall-rural-communities-in-Asia-Africa-benefit">As clean energy prices fall, rural communities in Asia, Africa benefit</a> &mdash; Unconnected communities will be able access clean power as the costs of creating electricity from solar power and wind continue to fall. [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-get-more-out-of-your-job">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/can-you-really-make-a-living-in-the-gig-economy">Can You Really Make a Living in the Gig Economy?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/you-got-a-raise-now-what">You Got a Raise! Now What?</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/lose-your-job-without-losing-your-identity">Lose Your Job Without Losing Your Identity</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/tips-for-finding-legitimate-work-at-home-opportunities">Tips for Finding Legitimate Work at Home Opportunities</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/getting-by-without-a-job-part-1-losing-a-job">Getting by without a job, part 1--losing a job</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Career and Income best money tips job Wed, 31 Jan 2018 09:30:10 +0000 Amy Lu 2096587 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Deal When You're Broke http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-deal-when-youre-broke <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-deal-when-youre-broke" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man_empty_wallet_661886246.jpg" alt="Man dealing with being broke" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on what to do when you&rsquo;re broke, self-discipline hacks that will help you succeed, and ways to disaster-proof your retirement.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.fromfrugaltofree.com/three-things-to-do-when-youre-dead-broke/">Three Things To Do When You&rsquo;re Dead Broke</a> &mdash; Whatever you do, don't ignore your bills &mdash; this will only make things worse. If you can't make a payment, call your provider and ask about an extension, grace period, or smaller payments. [From Frugal to Free]</p> <p><a href="https://www.engineeryourfinances.com/2018/01/self-discipline/">7 Self-Discipline Hacks That Will Prepare You To Succeed</a> &mdash; By committing to one of these self-discipline exercises for 30 days, you may find that you're more disciplined in other areas of your life, too. [Engineer Your Finances]</p> <p><a href="https://www.kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T037-C032-S014-disaster-proof-your-retirement-plan.html">Disaster-Proof Your Retirement Plan</a> &mdash; The sooner you address your vulnerabilities, the more secure you will be. When it comes to your retirement, the biggest dangers are market risk and health and long-term care risk. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Spring-Cruise-Destinations-43272057">The 6 Best Spring Cruise Destinations</a> &mdash; The key to springtime travel is to go when Spring breakers are leaving and before Summer vacationers arrive. March and April are the best months to cruise the Mediterranean. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/how-to-improve-health-on-budget/">How to Eat Healthy on a Budget</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on how to eat healthy when you're on a tight budget. [Experian]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.youngadultmoney.com/2018/01/26/get-more-out-of-life/">7 Things You Can Do to Get More Out of Life</a> &mdash; Having a target number is helpful when you're setting a goal, but remember that that goal is more about building good habits than hitting that number. [Young Adult Money]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneymanifesto.com/the-best-place-to-buy-your-new-cell-phone-isnt-where-you-would-think-6959/">The Best Place To Buy Your New Cell Phone Isn&rsquo;t Where You Would Think</a> &mdash; The most obvious place for buying a new cellphone probably isn't the best place if you want to find a good deal. [Money Manifesto]</p> <p><a href="https://www.newlywedsonabudget.com/2018/01/6-experts-youll-need-call-plan-wedding-dreams/">6 Experts You&rsquo;ll Need to Call on to Plan the Wedding of Your Dreams</a> &mdash; Planning a wedding can be a lot of work &mdash; and cause a lot of stress. Sometimes, it's worth calling on the professionals for some help. [Newlyweds on a Budget]</p> <p><a href="https://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/are-you-a-slave-to-money-and-how-this-belief-is-hurting-you/">Are You a Slave to Money? (and How This Belief Is Hurting You)</a> &mdash; Certain thoughts about money can actually keep you from welcoming more money into your life. [Pick The Brain]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2018/0129/Racing-to-space-together">Racing to space, together</a> &mdash; Modern space exploration is both competitive and collaborative. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p>&nbsp;</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-deal-when-youre-broke">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-support-your-broke-parents">How to Support Your Broke Parents</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-think-like-a-billionaire-when-you-re-broke">How to Think Like a Billionaire When You’re Broke</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-ways-your-money-is-being-a-jerk-and-how-to-fight-back">5 Ways Your Money Is Being a Jerk (And How to Fight Back)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-of-personal-finance-41-financial-calculators-for-major-life-decisions">Best Money Tip: 41 Financial Calculators for Major Life Decisions</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-reasons-why-financial-planning-isnt-just-for-the-wealthy">6 Reasons Why Financial Planning Isn&#039;t Just for the Wealthy</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips broke Tue, 30 Jan 2018 09:00:07 +0000 Amy Lu 2095996 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Things You Should Know About Money in 2018 http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-should-know-about-money-in-2018 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-things-you-should-know-about-money-in-2018" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_money_jar_818136104.jpg" alt="Woman learning more about money in 2018" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on things you should know about money in 2018, the best tips for flawless skin, and a beginner&rsquo;s guide to being blunt.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/15-things-you-really-should-know-about-money-in-2018/">15 Things You Really Should Know About Money in 2018</a> &mdash; Get up to speed on all the modern money topics you should know about. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dumblittleman.com/how-to-get-flawless-skin/">How to Get Flawless Skin: The Best Tips You Should Know By Now</a> &mdash; Ice cubes can do a lot for your skin, from shrinking pores to improving circulation and even toning saggy skin temporarily. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thecut.com/2018/01/how-to-be-more-straightforward.html">A Beginner&rsquo;s Guide to Being Blunt</a> &mdash; Don't sacrifice your own clarity for the sake of politeness. You can be kind <em>and</em> blunt. [Science of Us]</p> <p><a href="https://www.busybudgeter.com/the-simplest-way-to-reduce-grocery-spending-and-time-in-the-kitchen/">The Simplest Way to Reduce Grocery Spending (and Time in the Kitchen!)</a> &mdash; Keep notes on your family's favorite recipes so that you have some tried-and-true dishes you can draw from when you don't know what to make. [The Busy Budgeter]</p> <p><a href="https://www.wealthysinglemommy.com/best-money-saving-tips-single-moms/">Best money saving tips for single moms</a> &mdash; Use these cost-cutting strategies to save on food, clothes, travel, and more! [Emma Johnson]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2018/0126/Wage-growth-tax-bonuses-could-help-to-boost-struggling-mid-market-retailers">Wage growth, tax bonuses could help to boost struggling midmarket retailers</a> &mdash; Middle-market retailers have been struggling in the Amazon age, but rising wages for workers and corporate tax cuts could bring more shoppers to stores. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Clean-Everything-Home-34923201">How to Clean Everything in Your Home and Beyond</a> &mdash; Use hydrogen peroxide to clean all types of clouded glassware. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.lifehack.org/661486/one-question-that-will-help-you-refocus-and-achieve-greatness-at-work">One Question That Will Help You Refocus and Achieve Greatness at Work</a> &mdash; This question will help you accomplish more each day. [Lifehack.org]</p> <p><a href="https://unclutterer.com/2018/01/26/double-win-unclutter-help-others/">A double win: uncluttering and helping others</a> &mdash; If you have gently used household furnishings that you no longer need or want, consider donating them to a furniture bank. [Unclutterer]</p> <p><a href="http://www.breakthetwitch.com/start-a-blog/">How To Start A Blog In 2018 (And Why You Should)</a> &mdash; Starting a blog has the immediate benefit of allowing you to share your ideas and make real connections, but it also has long term benefits of opening more opportunities for you as your blog grows. [Break The Twitch]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-you-should-know-about-money-in-2018">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/best-of-personal-finance-41-financial-calculators-for-major-life-decisions">Best Money Tip: 41 Financial Calculators for Major Life Decisions</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-reasons-why-financial-planning-isnt-just-for-the-wealthy">6 Reasons Why Financial Planning Isn&#039;t Just for the Wealthy</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/europe-has-the-euro-are-you-ready-for-the-amero">Europe has the Euro. Are you ready for The Amero?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/heres-what-happens-if-you-dont-leave-a-will">Here&#039;s What Happens If You Don&#039;t Leave a Will</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/3-reasons-taking-a-loan-for-your-wedding-is-a-bad-idea">3 Reasons Taking a Loan For Your Wedding Is a Bad Idea</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips money topics Mon, 29 Jan 2018 09:30:05 +0000 Amy Lu 2094684 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 5 Coffee Hacks to Wake You Up http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-5-coffee-hacks-to-wake-you-up <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-coffee-hacks-to-wake-you-up" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_drinking_coffee_662486866.jpg" alt="Woman drinking coffee to wake up" 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 coffee hacks to wake you up, simple ways to make a difference, and reasons to file your taxes early.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://dailyburn.com/life/health/coffee-hacks-stay-awake/">5 Coffee Hacks to Feel More Awake Than Ever</a> &mdash; There are several benefits to drinking a cup of coffee an hour before a workout. [Daily Burn]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Easy-Ways-Make-Difference-44512873">10 Simple Ways to Make a Difference in the World</a> &mdash; One person can't get rid of all the bad things in the world, but the little steps you take will eventually lead to big change. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dontmesswithtaxes.com/2018/01/6-reasons-to-file-your-federal-tax-return-early.html">6 reasons to file your federal tax return early</a> &mdash; Filing early will allow you know exactly how much you owe Uncle Sam and give you more time figure out how to come up with the cash. [Don't Mess With Taxes]</p> <p><a href="https://mattaboutmoney.com/2018/01/23/a-financially-sane-christmas-is-all-about-what-you-do-right-now/">Two Steps to Take Now for a Financially Sane Christmas</a> &mdash; You can avoid holiday stress by starting your Christmas prep early with two simple yet effective steps. [Matt About Money]</p> <p><a href="https://stefanieoconnell.com/saving-money-10-percent-savings-rate/">The Myth of the 10% Savings Rate</a> &mdash; Saving 10% of your take-home pay may not be enough to achieve financial security while living the lifestyle you want, especially after you factor in emergencies, retirement, and other milestone money goals. [Stefanie O'Connell]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/managing-a-windfall">A Step-By-Step Guide To Managing A Windfall</a> &mdash; Put your windfall to good use. If you manage it correctly, you could pay off most &mdash; if not all &mdash; of your debt quickly. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://www.financialsamurai.com/things-to-do-before-making-any-investment/">Things To Do Before Making Any Investment If You Don&rsquo;t Want To Lose Everything</a> &mdash; If you suffer from investing FOMO, take a pause to think about the risk before you make an irrational decision. [Financial Samurai]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/23328/pay-for-private-school-low-budget.html">How to Pay For Private School on a Low Budget</a> &mdash; Private can seem unattainably expensive, but there are ways to make it fit into a modest budget without derailing your other financial goals. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://plantingmoneyseeds.com/float-before-pay-day/">How to Float Before Pay Day (and Ways to Make It Less Frequent)</a> &mdash; When your business is facing cash flow problems, these floating options can help you continue operations as you fix the issues. [Planting Money Seeds]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2018/0123/Are-we-trashing-the-final-frontier">Are we trashing the final frontier?</a> &mdash; It's impossible to leave no trace when exploring space, by we can try to minimize the contamination. [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-coffee-hacks-to-wake-you-up">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/9-ways-to-save-money-on-your-cup-of-coffee">9 Ways to Save Money on Your Cup of Coffee</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/flashback-friday-41-coffee-hacks-that-will-instantly-improve-your-morning">Flashback Friday: 41 Coffee Hacks That Will Instantly Improve Your Morning</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-make-moonshine">How to Make Moonshine</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/the-best-5-credit-cards-for-groceries">The Best Credit Cards for Groceries</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/3-ingredient-instant-pot-recipes-that-fit-any-budget">3-Ingredient Instant Pot Recipes That Fit Any Budget</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips coffee hacks Thu, 25 Jan 2018 09:30:06 +0000 Amy Lu 2093192 at http://www.wisebread.com