Best Money Tips: Easy Ways to Protect Your Holiday Packages


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on easy ways to protect your holiday packages, first time homebuyer mistakes to avoid, and money saving tips for working from home.

Top 5 Articles

5 Easy Ways to Outsmart Porch Pirates and Protect Your Holiday Packages — When you order a package, make a request for the delivery person to leave it in a concealed area, like on the basement steps or in some bushes in your yard. [The Penny Hoarder]

8 First Time Home Buyer Mistakes You Need To Avoid — A fixer upper can seem like an affordable option, but as a first-time homebuyer, you haven't really experienced the high costs of home maintenance. Repairing a home can cost a lot more than you expected. [Save The Bills]

Money Saving Tips for Working From Home — Plan your meals like you would if you were working in an office. This will help you stay focused on your work and save time on food prep when you get hungry. [Just Save]

4 DIY Holiday Trees For Small Spaces — You can still have a festive Christmas tree in your home even if you don't have a lot of space. These simple projects will bring in the holiday cheer in no time! [PopSugar Smart Living]

How to Throw a Great Holiday Party on a Budget — Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on ways to throw a holiday party without busting your budget. [Experian]

Other Essential Reading

Healthy Living: How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home — The first step is to replace the air filters in your home on a regular basis. If that doesn't seem to work, you may need to hire professionals to clean the air ducts. [The Frugal Toad]

How to Adjust Your Budget When You Get a Raise — Learn how to adjust your budget and your spending habits to make the most of your raise. [What's the Cost?]

3 Things No One Tells You About Creating Passive Income — Passive income can help you generate easy income over the long term, but there's a ton of work you'll need to do to set it up. [Due

Life Is Full Of Choices. Here Is How To Master It. — Use this guide to help you think through life choices so you can make the right decision for you. [Money Smart Guides]

Why today's bitcoin bubble recalls tulip mania and the craze — While bitcoin is becoming more mainstream, to financial experts, it's also looking a lot like a bubble. If the bubble pops, it could end badly for investors, with uncertain ripple effects. [The Christian Science Monitor]

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