Best Money Tips: 50 Things You Don't Need to Buy

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on 50 things you don’t need to buy, tips to clean your windows like a pro, and easy DIY Halloween costumes.

Top 5 Articles

50 Things You Really Don’t Need to Buy — Soften your laundry by adding baking soda to the washer before you start the cycle. No fabric softener necessary! [Cheapism]

How To Clean Your Windows Like A Professional — Start with the right equipment: a bucket, squeegee, scraper, cleaning solution, and dry cloths. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]

The Most Pinned Halloween Costumes of 2015 Are Super Easy to DIY — Check out these easy and creative costumes for some inspiration! [PopSugar Smart Living]

The Advantages Of Having Teens Do Their Own Clothes Shopping — Shopping with teens can be a chore for everyone involved. Let them do their own shopping. With rules, guidelines, and a budget, it’ll be a great way for them to develop shopping and money management skills. [MoneyNing]

How Much You Need to Make to Rent a Home in U.S. Cities — Competition for rentals in San Francisco is especially fierce. Your income needs to be $201,171 to afford the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment. [SmartAsset]

Other Essential Reading

11 frugal ways to prepare for an emergency — Set out at least one flashlight per room, and make sure everyone knows where they are before the lights go out. [Get Rich Slowly]

Tricks to Creating an Effective Online Shop — Are you familiar with the Buyer's Cycle? [Modest Money]

5 Nontraditional Ways for Millennials to Become Homeowners — You may be eligible for zero-down financing through government programs if you are low- to medium-income and you're looking to buy a home in a rural area. [Phroogal Blog]

11 Easiest DIY Toys Anyone Can Make — It doesn't get much simpler than foam bath toys! [Don't Pay Full]

8 Signs Your Child May Be Addicted to Technology and What To Do About It — Signs of addiction include lying about how much time they're spending in front of the screen, ignoring your requests to put the phone down, and tantrums when you make them turn it off. [Parenting Squad]

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Kelli B

I kind of wished this article just listed the tips out instead of making me go to a bunch of different places to ready the things I "don't need to buy"; however, if your'e willing to do the legwork, the tips are interesting and can help you save money.