Best Money Tips: 101 Ways to Make an Extra $500 a Month


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to make an extra $500 a month, frugal alternatives to popular Valentine’s Day gifts, and smart things to do when you’re bored.

Top 5 Articles

101 Ways to Make an Extra $500 a Month While Keeping Your Full Time Job — If you have the gear and know-how, cleaning gutters can bring in some extra cash on the weekends. []

Valentine's Day gifts: five frugal alternatives to popular choices — Small kitchen appliances are really practical…but not very romantic. A more thoughtful alternative is a cooking class that you can attend together. [The Monitor]

7 Smart Things to Do When You’re Bored — Make a list of the areas in your home that need to be organized, and work on one area whenever you're bored. [Everybody Loves Your Money]

5 Budget Vacations Hacks You Need To Know — Sharing your trip with family and friends will allow you to split many expenses and cut down costs. [MoneyNing]

7 Ways to Elevate a Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gift — Instead of using a card, print out a recent photo and write a sincere note on the back. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Other Essential Reading

You Already Have All The Skills You Need to Succeed — You may have the skills, but you need to apply them well in order to succeed. [The Simple Dollar]

Three Ways To Save Money On Hotel Rooms — Check multiple reservation systems to make sure you find the best deal. [Clever Dude]

This Simple Budgeting Trick Allows You to Splurge — Use the Rule of 3 to help you save for splurges that are really worth it. [SheBudgets]

4 Things You Need to Understand Before Playing the Lottery — We often trick ourselves into believing that our odds are better than they really are. [My Dollar Plan]

How to Introduce Zine Making to Your Kids — Bring back the zine! This old-school project allows kids to explore their interests and express themselves. [Parenting Squad]

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