Best Money Tips: Department Store Beauty on a Budget


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on department store beauty on a budget, 5 cheap foods to avoid, and gift ideas for your host or hostess.

Top 5 Articles

Department Store Beauty on a Budget — Look awesome without breaking your budget by shopping online. [SheBudgets]

Good for Wallet, Bad For Health: Avoid These 5 Cheap Foods — While it may be cheap, you should definitely steer clear of fast food. [SavvySugar]

16 Perfect (and Perfectly Affordable) Hostess Gift Ideas — One great gift to get your hostess is a set of personalized coasters. [Buttoned Up]

8 Tips to Save Money on Groceries Without Coupons! — Save money on groceries without clipping coupons by eating less meat. [Credit Sesame]

And Yet Another Recommendation for the Lowly Thank-You Note — If you had a job interview, it may be ok to just send thank you notes to the key people you interviewed with. [Free Money Finance]

Other Essential Reading

5 Reasons to Buy Emerging Market Stocks — One good reason to buy emerging market stocks is because demographics favor emerging nations. [Kiplinger]

8 Reasons Why You Should Not Buy a Home — Don't buy a home if you don't have a down payment. [Moolanomy]

15 Cheap and Creative Halloween Costumes for 2011 — This Halloween, consider being Charlie Sheen! [PT Money]

How to Spot ATM Skimmers — To spot an ATM skimmer, look around the ATM and see if there are any unusual objects sitting around such as cigarettes or or a can of soda. [Cheap Credit Cards]

Why It's Ok to Not Breastfeed — It may be ok for you not to breastfeed for certain health reasons. [Parenting Squad]

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