Best Money Tips: Crazy Spring Cleaning Hacks


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on crazy spring cleaning hacks, over 30 ways to use baby oil, and things you don’t need to be happier in life.

Top 5 Articles

9 Crazy Spring Cleaning Hacks — Pour some vodka into a spray bottle and lightly spritz your mattress. While the vodka air dries, it will disinfect the mattress and kill any odor-causing bacteria. [A Debt Free Stress Free Life]

33 Uses for Baby Oil (Most of Which Don’t Involve Babies) — Prevent soap scum from building up on your shower curtains and doors by coating them with a tiny bit of baby oil. [Money Talks News]

10 Things You Do NOT Need to Be Happier in Life — You don't need to have control over everything in your life to be happy. Some things are uncontrollable — or so insignificant that they're not worth trying to control. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]

Ten Steps for Protecting Yourself Against an Unexpected Job Loss — Be active in local professional groups and social media to connect with others in your field. A strong professional network can help you find a new job quickly. [The Simple Dollar]

The Biggest Money Saving Tip While On Vacation — Pack your own food! You'll save hundreds on snacks, meals, and drinks if you bring your own. [A Few Short Cuts]

Other Essential Reading

21 Ways to Live a More Conscious Life — Be picky about your friends, your clothes, your food, your entertainment — these things influence how you feel about yourself and your life. [Change Your Thoughts]

Protect Your Home From Break-Ins While You’re On Holiday — Turn down the volume of your landline ringtone or your answering machine, if you have them. [Get Organized Wizard]

How Much are Your Worst Habits Costing You? — A family that dines out three nights a week may spend as much as $27,000 a year on restaurant dinners. [SheBudgets]

7 New Items You Should Buy Right Now — If your nontstick pots and pans are scratched and chipped, toss them out and get new ones. Cancer-causing chemicals just beneath the surface of nonstick cookware can get into your food if your pans are damaged. [PopSugar Smart Living]

4 Easter Basket Gifts So Awesome Your Kids Won’t Notice the Missing Candy — Easter craft kits will keep your kids busy after all the excitement from the Easter egg hunt has worn off. [Parenting Squad]

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Wow, I DID clean my entire house without buying any extra product after reading this. How nice!