Best Money Tips: Cheap Substitutions for Pricey Ingredients


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found cheap substitutions for pricey ingredients, tips for saving money at the farmers market, and Halloween freebies and deals.

Top 5 Articles

10 Cheap Substitutions for Pricey Ingredients — Molasses is a popular fall ingredient, but it can be pricey. For every cup of molasses, you can substitute 1.5 cups of brown sugar. [Cheapism]

7 Insider Tips to Saving Money at the Farmers Market — Ask for overripe produce! Farmers want to get rid of them and may be willing to give you a discount. [PopSugar Smart Living]

15 Scary-Good Halloween Freebies and Deals — Get a free donut when you wear a costume to Krispy Kreme on Halloween! [The Penny Hoarder]

3 Easy Ways to Save Money on Healthy Food for your Family — When you and several other households form a buying club, you can order food directly from wholesale distributors or farmers at much lower prices. [Frugal Village]

3 Times Taking a Pay Cut Makes Sense — Reducing your hours at work can mean a smaller paycheck, but it might be worth it to have a better work-life balance. [SmartAsset]

Other Essential Reading

How to connect with busy people — Ask insightful questions. Don't waste their time with questions that you could easily find the answer to on Google. [I Will Teach You To Be Rich]

Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes — Some costumes only require an accessory! All you need for a jellyfish look is an umbrella, packing tape, and sparkly things. [MintLife]

Five Foolproof Ways To Stick To Your Monthly Budget — When you get your paycheck, decide how you will use the money before you actually spend it. [Stack The Chips]

5 Ways to Avoid Debt During the Holidays — Start shopping for gifts now. There's no need to wait until two weeks before Christmas if you find a good deal today. [ReadyForZero]

Working Dads: How to Avoid Work Becoming Your Whole Life — Thanks to smartphones and other digital devices, it's easy to check up on work even when you're off the clock. So turn off your phone or just put it away and give your family your undivided attention. [Parenting Squad]

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