Best Money Tips: 27 Ways to Make the World a Better Place

By Amy Lu on 27 August 2015 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to make the world a better place, smart tactics for taming your laundry, and hostel etiquette for the budget traveler.

Top 5 Articles

27 Ways to Make the World a Better (and Greener) Place — Never ever litter, and if you see someone else do it, call them out. [PopSugar Smart Living]

10 Smart Ways to Tame that Laundry Pile — Stick with cotton, rayon, hemp, and other fabrics that are easy to wash and will stay wrinkle-free. [Living Well Spending Less]

Hostel Etiquette: How To Survive A Twenty-Person Room — When you're sharing a space with other people, showering is a must! Just be sure to keep it short so you're not wasting water. [Frugal Beautiful]

The 6 Steps To Buying Your First Home — Shop around to find a real estate agent that you're comfortable working with. This should be someone who pays attention to your needs, has time to work with you, and knows the area you're looking in. [Cash The Checks]

How to Keep On-Sale Items from Destroying Your Net Worth — Don't give in to the marketing machine! If you weren't going to buy an item at full price, then you probably don't need it anyway. [Aspiring Millionaire]

Other Essential Reading

Thrifty Tips On How To Save Money In Your Dog-Friendly Household — Invest in some good grooming tools and give your dog his wash and haircut at home. [Frugal Village]

10 Reasons Not To Lend Money To Your Friends — You might be enabling bad behavior when you lend money to a friend. If that's the case, it's better to help them find the support they need instead. [The Money Principle]

How to Sell Your Car on Craigslist — Be thorough and honest when you write up the listing for your car. Include specs, any bonus features, and maintenance and care history. [Well Kept Wallet]

When Good Credit Isn’t Enough: Why You Could Be Denied A Credit Card Despite Your Excellent Score — A bank may also look at your employment and income if you're applying for a card with a high credit limit. [Money Under 30]

How to Talk to Your Child about Stranger Danger — Teach them to say no, run, yell to attract someone's attention, or tell someone if they are confronted with a dangerous stranger. [Parenting Squad]

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