Best Money Tips: Daily Purchases That Hurt Your Budget

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on daily purchases that hurt your budget, affordable cities for settling down, and bad news for Spotify users.

Top 5 Articles

10 Daily Purchases That Hurt Your Budget as Much as Morning Coffee — Your morning coffee isn't the only expense that will cost you major bucks in the long run. Regularly buying snacks from a vending machine will, too! [Saving Advice]

15 Affordable Cities for Settling Down — Buffalo, New York offers housing at relatively low costs, and cheap groceries and health care to boot. [Phroogal Blog]

Will free Spotify soon disappear? — Rumor has it that the music streaming service will shift toward a premium-only, gated access model. [The Monitor]

3 Ways the Sharing Economy Can Help You Save Big — Join a CSA! The produce you get is fresher and often cheaper than what you'll find at a grocery store. [ReadyForZero]

The 18 Quirkiest Places to Stay For the Unconventional Traveler — The Leaping Lamb Farm Stay in Oregon consists of a cottage on a small, private farm with lambs! [PopSugar Smart Living]

Other Essential Reading

3 Harsh Realities Everyone Should Know About Student Loan Debt — Student loans will come into play when you apply for a mortgage. [Credit Sesame]

Estate Planning: A Primer — Have some money and a family? Then make sure you know these basics to estate planning. [Listen Money Matters]

How to Make Your Car Last Longer — The first step is to follow the manufacturer's suggestions for regular maintenance. [Canadian Finance Blog]

20 Fun Ways to Go Treasure Hunting in Your Home and Neighborhood — Try panning for gold! Even if you don't find a gold nugget, you might catch some gems or interesting rocks. [The Penny Hoarder]

How to Find the Best Back to School Deals — Look to the clearance racks if you need to buy new clothing. [Parenting Squad]

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