Best Money Tips: 31 Household Products You're Underusing


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found great articles on the household products you’re underusing, mini habits of insanely successful people, and tips to snag a higher salary at your first job.

Top 5 Articles

31 Household Products You're Underusing — Line your plates with coffee filters to avoid scratching when they're stacked together. [PopSugar Smart Living]

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People — Review the one most important thing you need to do today, and start on it first thing in the morning. This will help raise your focus and effectiveness for the rest of the day. [Pick The Brain]

Top 4 Tips to Snagging a Higher Salary at Your First Job — First and foremost, do your homework! Make sure you can justify getting a higher salary. [SmartAsset]

No 401(k)? Consider a myRA — A new option for retirement savings is rolling out! The myRA is similar to the Roth IRA, but without the starting deposit. [The Monitor]

8 Secrets to Building a Budget You Can Live With — It isn't enough to have a goal. Give yourself a deadline, and make it easier to achieve the goal by automating your savings towards this priority. [Money Talks News]

Other Essential Reading

How to Save Money on Your Food Bill: 15 Tips to Try Without Getting Extreme! — Coupons can help you save money, but they can also get you to spend more if you buy what you don't need. Only clip coupons for items that you need to buy anyway. [More With Less Today]

5 Simple Ways to Invest Like A Rockstar — It's easy to be overwhelmed by all your investment options. Take advantage of free resources and learn about those options. Knowledge is power! [ReadyForZero]

What To Do When You Start Over In A New City — Make friends with your neighbors. A plate of brownies can make this process easier! [Frugal Beautiful]

Ten Commandments of Personal Finance — It's hard to get a good handle on your finances if you don't have a good handle on math. It doesn't need to be very advanced math, either — up to 8th grade will do you just fine! [Thousandaire]

A Handy Gift Guide for Left-Handed Kids — Some gifts are less suited to left-handers than others. If you want to buy a watch for a lefty, look for one with the stem on the opposite side of the dial so the time can be adjusted with the left hand. [Parenting Squad]

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