Best Money Tips: Best (and Worst) Things to Buy in October

By Ashley Jacobs on 11 October 2013 2 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on the best and worst things to buy in October, productivity tips from a star-up founder, and negotiating on vacation.

Top 5 Articles

Frugal Friday: Best (And Worst) Things To Buy In October — October is a great time to buy school supplies, but steer clear of gift cards. [Jean Chatzky Making Money Make Sense]

12 Productivity Tips From a Start-Up Founder — Stay productive by listing your tasks on a whiteboard and prioritizing. [PopSugar Smart Living]

How to Negotiate on Vacation — To avoid getting ripped off when you are on vacation, stay away from tourist traps. [Money Smart Life]

Is Working from Home Cheaper? — Working from home saves you money on gas, but it increases your office expenses. [Making Sense of Cents]

Top 10 Items To Review During Open Enrollment Season At Work This Year — During open enrollment season, understand your life insurance needs and review your beneficiaries. [Your Smart Money Moves]

Other Essential Reading

How to Make More Money — Make more money by taking advantage of rewards credit cards and high interest checking accounts. [Free Money Finance]

Trickle-down Effect For Your Savings Buckets — When it comes to savings, consider starting with a small emergency fund at your local bank, then work towards building a fund for larger emergencies in a money-market account. [MoneyPlan SOS]

Life's Too Short for Crappy Stuff — Life is too short for debt and not making the most of what you've got. [The Empowered Dollar]

Ways To Invest In Foreign Currencies — The easiest way to invest in foreign currency is to open a bank account in the currency and make currency purchases into that account. [Dollarversity]

How to Repin on Pinterest Strategically — Before you repin something on Pinterest, ask yourself whether or not your follower will find the pin valuable. [Oh So Pinteresting]

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Guest's picture

Thanks for including my article! October is a busy month for so many reasons! Great collection of posts you put together!

Ashley Jacobs's picture

You are welcome!