Best Money Tips: Avoid These 8 Hidden Travel Costs


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles on ways to avoid hidden travel costs, office hacks for a more productive day, and pet care tips from an animal rescue.

Top 5 Articles

Eight hidden travel costs and how to avoid them — You won't have many choices of ATMs if you need to withdraw money at an airport or hotel. If you want to avoid ATM fees without carrying wads of cash, check out your bank's International Partner ATMs. They might still charge a fee, but it'll be much less. [The Monitor]

10 Office Hacks For Having Your Most Productive Day Ever — Some emails need a response right away, but others can wait until you have some free time. Categorizing your inbox by the time you have to respond to an email will help you stay on track. [PopSugar Smart Living]

5 Pet Care Tips from an Animal Rescue — Think outside the pet store to find the best prices on food and supplies. [Inexpensively]

Five Ways That Humor Can Save You Lots of Money — Humor can help you be more persuasive during a negotiation. It's been shown to increase a person’s willingness to listen and can distract the listener from forming counter-arguments! [SheBudgets]

Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money — It's never too soon to learn the necessary skill to manage your finances. Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET to discuss ways to teach kids about money. [Experian]

Other Essential Reading

10 Ways to Waste Your Tax Refund — Don't waste your money on a get-rich-quick seminar. A a better investment is a continuing education course that can improve your career prospects and earning potential. [Kiplinger]

10 Surprising Ways to Save At Estate Sales — Estate sales are great for finding deals on all kinds of tools, craft supplies, cookware, and even appliances. [Northern Cheapskate]

5 Easy Life Hacks That Save Money — You actually don't need to have a membership at a wholesale club like Costco or Sam's Club to fill your prescription at their pharmacy! [Because I'm Cheap]

3 Incredibly Simple, Inexpensive DIY Beauty Staples — These super easy recipes for an exfoliator, lip scrub, and eye remover use all-natural ingredients that you can find in your pantry. [Lazy Man & Money]

7 Ways to Make Your Family History Come Alive for Your Kids — For your next family vacation, plan a trip to visit locations that are central to your family history. [Parenting Squad] 

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