Best Money Tips: 8 Things You Shouldn't Buy Before Christmas

By Amy Lu on 8 December 2015 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found items you shouldn’t buy until after Christmas, party appetizers you can make for under $5, and what 20-somethings should invest their time in.

Top 5 Articles

8 Items You Shouldn’t Buy Until After Christmas — You'll see deep discounts on exercise equipment in late January. [Wealthy Turtle]

20 Party Appetizers You Can Make for Less Than $5 — Biscuits with scallion butter are easy to make and cost less than $5. [Cheapism]

Invest Your Time in These 13 Things While You're in Your 20s — Use this time to learn and master new skills that will be helpful to you in the field that you're passionate about. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Ways to Control Emotional Spending — Join Experian's #CreditChat on Wednesday, December 9 at 3 p.m. EST to learn about emotional triggers and ways to reduce spending during the holidays. [Experian]

Stay warm, stay frugal: Six money-saving tips to winterize your home — Run your ceiling fan clockwise on low to push down the warm air in the room. [The Monitor]

Other Essential Reading

7 Ways to Stay Calm In A Culture Of Stress — Before you say yes to a work or social commitment, think about whether your schedule can really handle it. [Change Your Thoughts]

How To Pick The Best Christmas Tree — If you want your house to smell like Christmas, consider choosing a Balsam tree. But if you want your tree to last, a Frasier Fir may be a better option. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]

The ultimate tips for holiday tipping on a budget — Reserve most of your tipping for critical helpers, such as caregivers for your kids, home health aides for your parents, and others who work for you frequently. [Bargaineering]

3 Essential Tips for Making a More Effective To-Do List — The items at the top of your to-do list should be your highest priorities of the day. [Due Blog]

7 Ways to Motivate Your Kids to Do Their Homework — Help your child manage their homework time and show them how to prioritize their workload. [Parenting Squad]

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