Best Money Tips: 26 Surprising Things Covered By Insurance


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on surprising things covered by insurance, smart ways to pay off your mortgage early, and the things you should clean up every day.

Top 5 Articles

Space debris, cow stampedes, and hot tubs: 26 surprising things covered by insurance — If your city passes a new ordinance that forces you to make upgrades to your property to bring it up to code, chances are the ordinance coverage on your homeowners insurance will cover it. [The Monitor]

8 Smart Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early — Use any windfalls — tax refunds, bonuses, or commissions — as bonus principal payments. [Credit Sesame]

10 Areas of Your Life to Clean Up Every Single Day — Get the odds and ends and old receipts out of your wallet or purse. Keep only what you absolutely need each day. [Time Management Ninja]

How to Stay Safe in the Summer Sun — Avoid dehydration by avoiding sugary drinks and alcohol. Stick to water and you'll be fine! [CouponPal]

5 Ideas for a Unique Family Vacation — With hut hiking, you take a multi-day hike with indoor lodging along the way! [Parenting Squad]

Other Essential Reading

Take Charge of Your Bank Account With the 30-Day Spending Hiatus — Make a list of your spending wants versus needs. For the next 30 days, you're giving up everything on the wants list. [PopSugar Smart Living]

6 Things You Must Know About Class-Action Lawsuits — If you think you've been harmed more than other consumers, you may want opt out of the class and file a separate lawsuit. [Kiplinger]

Take A Digital Vacation — So much of what we read online is negative — a lot of it pisses us off! If that's the case, you may find that your mood improves after taking a break from your usual online reading. [Listen Money Matters]

Calculating a Car Payment, Why Smaller Isn’t Always Better — Smaller monthly payments can mean longer loan periods…and it's a good indicator that you're buying more car that you can afford. [ReadyForZero]

Why Apprenticeships May Be Financially Wiser Than Attending College — Apprenticeships allow you to earn money while you're learning the trade. Many offer periodic raises as your skills increase, as well as regular employee benefits like vacations and holiday pay. [MoneyNing]

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