Best Money Tips: Deals and Steals for May

By Amy Lu on 2 May 2016 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found helpful articles deals to look for in May, old tech that you should purge to save money and space, and why store closing sales aren’t sales at all.

Top 5 Articles

Family Shopping Guide: Deals and Steals for May — You'll likely see mattresses discounted more than 50% during May. [Parenting Squad]

Save Money (and Space) by Purging Old Technology From Your Life — It may be time to phase out your DVD player. Streaming options make it cheaper and faster than ever to watch new movies. [Money Talks News]

Store closing sales: Why you won't save as much as you think — When a store goes out of business, they hire a liquidation company to flip the remaining stock, fast — and the prices at these liquidation sales are often higher than usual. [The Monitor]

You'll Love This Powerful Homemade Carpet Cleaner — This cheap and eco-friendly concoction will spot-clean your carpet (and furniture, and rugs, and drapes) like a boss! [PopSugar Smart Living]

10 Most Popular Vegetables to Grow in Containers — Add some superfoods to your diet…and your container garden! Spinach and kale are two veggies that grow really well in containers. [Moms Need to Know]

Other Essential Reading

The $15 Retirement Plan — Saving for retirement isn't impossible. Start by investing $15 a day into a Roth IRA. [The Simple Dollar]

3 Things To Know When Shopping For A New Air Conditioner — An air conditioner's Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) rating tells you how energy efficient the unit is. You generally save 5% to operate the unit for each SEER rating increase. [Clever Dude]

What the Average American Family Spends on Food — How much do you spend on food? If the answer is "Too much," take these steps to reduce your food expenses. [Everybody Loves Your Money]

How to Buy the Right House for You — There is a lot of advice out there for house hunters, but some advice may not be best for your situation. Avoid house fever and myths that don't align with what you're looking for in a house. [Couple Money]

33 Powerful Ways of Overcoming Fear … Right Now — Overcoming fear starts with awareness that the fear is causing havoc in your life. [Wake Up Cloud]

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