Best Money Tips: 50 Fast Ways to Make $50


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on fast ways to make $50, how to indulge without overspending, plus life and money lessons learned from Star Trek.

Top 5 Articles

50 Ways to Make a Fast $50 — Rent out your room, or even just a couch, to travelers using a site like Airbnb. Just make sure to check your local regulations first. [Money Talks News]

Enjoy Luxuries for Less: 4 Ways to Indulge Without Overspending — For a gourmet meal on the cheap, look for local culinary institutes, where you can get a 3-course lunch for as low as $9! [MoneyNing]

7 Life and Money Lessons Learned From Star Trek — Boldly go — whether you're asking someone out, negotiating for a raise, or saving for a trip. Confidence is a key factor in reaching your goals. [Credit Donkey]

Pack These 11 Travel Essentials to Save Money — Take a jar of Vaseline. This multipurpose product moisturizes your lips and skin, removes makeup, and acts as a soothing balm if you hurt yourself. [PopSugar Smart Living]

6 Financial Questions to Ask Before Moving in Together — Discuss your short- and long-term financial goals. If you don't share the same goals, hash it out and work out compromises. [Money Under 30]

Other Essential Reading

Identity Thieves Are Upping the Ante — Are You Ready for Them? — Are you protecting your bills? Many businesses are now using utility bills as a form of identification, which means identity thieves want them, too. [Credit Sesame]

Why Many TurboTax Users Will Have to Pay More to Prepare Their 2014 Tax Returns — TurboTax’s Deluxe desktop version no longer includes the forms for reporting income from self-employment, rental property, and certain investments. [Kiplinger]

Increase Your Savings by Identifying Specific Reasons to Save — Without a goal to work towards, eventually you may hit a wall and wonder, "What's the point of saving anyway?" [Financial Samurai]

How Being Positive Improves Your Finances — Being positive allows you to control your stress and make decisions based on facts, not emotions. [Cult of Money]

Simple Steps to Teach Your Child to Read — Don't just sing the ABCs — point out each letter as they come up! It's like putting a face a name. [Parenting Squad]

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