Best Money Tips: 19 Cheap Ways to Stay Cool This Summer


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found nearly twenty cheap ways to stay cool, features to consider when shopping for carry-on luggage, and affordable, homemade versions of takeout meals.

Top 5 Articles

It’s Heating Up: 19 Ways to Bring Down the Cost of Staying Cool — Use the barbecue and cook outdoors to keep the house cool. [Money Talks News]

Seven features to consider when buying carry-on luggage — Zippers are prone to breaking, so choose durable metal or plastic zipper chains instead of coil zippers for better odds of coming home with working zippers on your carry-on. [The Monitor]

21 Takeout Meals Made Cheaper at Home — Many of your favorite takeout favorites can be made at home, easily and affordably! [Cheapism]

The 1 Thing You MUST Do Before Going on Vacation — Reach out to your friends, family, and co-workers for recommendations on food, transportation, and activities. [PopSugar Smart Living]

12 Smart Financial Strategies for People Struggling to Get Started — Most bakeries will offer bread at a pittance if you go in shortly before they close. [The Simple Dollar]

Other Essential Reading

7 Safety Tips To Follow When Using Taxi Apps — Take a screen shot of your order so you can see the name of your driver, car ID number, and other identifying information. Send it to a friend in case there's an emergency. [Shopper Strategy]

12 Cleaning Hacks That Don’t Work & Are Just Plain Ridiculous — Most hairsprays don't contain alcohol anymore, so they're pretty useless against ink stains in your clothes. In fact, the hairspray may even damage the fabric! [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]

Why You Shouldn’t Focus on Income to Grow Your Wealth — With income, you're working for your money — but with savings and investments, your money works for you. [My Dollar Plan]

6 Gifts That Actually Help to Launch Graduates — Give your college grad an incentive to save retirement and offer to match their 401(k) or IRA contributions for a year. [PT Money]

5 Secrets to Get Children to Eat Healthier — Don't just tell your kids to eat healthy — you need to walk the walk, too. Show them that eating healthier is an important change for the entire family. [Parenting Squad]

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