Best Money Tips: 20 Things You Should Not Buy in Bulk


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on items you should not buy in bulk, cheap ways to stay connected when traveling abroad, and tips to create a home office.

Top 5 Articles

20 Items You Should Avoid Buying in Bulk — Cooking oil is only good for 3-5 months before it starts losing its freshness and quality. The huge containers of cooking oil is a better deal for a restaurant than for your regular household. [Cheapism]

10 Ways to Stay Connected When Traveling Abroad — If most of your travel is international and you need reliable Internet access, invest in a global hot spot. [PopSugar Smart Living]

4 Tips to Create a Home Office — Dividing your office space into distinct parts will keep it organized and prevent it from becoming a catchall room. [The Allstate Blog]

How to Confess Debt to a Partner (and Why You Should) — Having a "debt talk" or "money talk" with your partner early on can prevent money problems down the line. [Good Financial Cents]

Preparing For an Emergency Abroad: Do You Know What To Do? — Have your contact numbers and the addresses for the places you'll be staying written down in a notebook as well as in your smartphone. This way, the information will still be accessible even if your phone runs out of juice. [Money Soldiers]

Other Essential Reading

10 Ways to Side Hustle Through College — Freelance writing is great for students who need a flexible schedule. You can sign up at a writing agency or offer resume help to job seekers. [Money Strands]

Tips For Starting A Recession-Proof Business On A Budget — Keep a low overhead for your new business until you're on solid footing. [Clever Dude]

How to Train Yourself to Stay Focused — Start your day with a 15-minute focus session where you only have two options: work on your most important task or do nothing. [zen habits]

Benefits of Jealousy: 7 Steps to Turn Your Envy into Motivation — Turn envy into admiration. Recognize other people's success and learn from them. [Pick the Brain]

11 Easy Ways To Pack A Suitcase Efficiently — Plan to dress in layers if you're traveling to cold areas. Multiple thin layers take up less room in your suitcase than a bulky coat or sweater. [easyWays]

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