Best Money Tips: Cheap, Fun Things to Do With Friends


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on fun and inexpensive things to do with your friends, how to make the most of perfume and other scents, and good-looking lunches to bring to work.

Top 5 Articles

Cheap and Social: 15 Inexpensive and Very Fun Things to Do With Friends — Start a dinner party circle, where each of you take turns preparing and hosting dinner for others in the circle. [The Simple Dollar]

How to Cut Back on Perfume and Still Smell Delicious — Because scent rises, spraying perfume on your ankles will actually make the scent last longer. [Don't Pay Full]

17 Good-Looking Lunches to Bring to Work — Steak noodle salad is an easy, tasty way to use up leftover beef. [PopSugar Smart Living]

7 Free Apps to Save You Money on Your Next Vacation — With Triposo, just enter where you want to go and the types of things you like to do, and the app will find local activities and entertainment for you to try. It also takes into account your budget and the weather. [Cash The Checks]

10 Work-Related Tax Write Offs You're Probably Missing — If you had relocate for a new job in 2014, you may be able to claim a deduction for moving expenses. [Smarty Cents]

Other Essential Reading

5 Reasons You Can't Get a Mortgage — It'll be more difficult for you to get a mortgage if you've had a job gap longer than six months in the past two years. []

How to Reach Financial Freedom Just a Little Bit Faster — Don't leave money just sitting around. Invest it! [Cult of Money]

Five Mistakes You Can't Make on a Resume — Organize your resume so that your experience is as close to the top as possible, and list them in reverse chronological order. [Save The Bills]

10 Damaging Lies and Excuses Your Mind Loves to Tell You — When you tell yourself "One time won't hurt," don't believe it! Your brain will use this excuse again, until you've completely fallen off the wagon. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]

5 Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher Right Now — Check in with your child's teacher to see how she is doing in school. You'll want to know about her academics, but don't forget to also ask about how she engages with her peers. [Parenting Squad]

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