Best Money Tips: Homes Are So Cheap Here, You Barely Need to Work

By Amy Lu on 8 August 2016 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on states where homes are so cheap you barely need to work, ways to maintain your home to avoid costly repairs, and easy ways to care for your mental health at work.

Top 5 Articles

10 States Where Homes Are So Cheap You Barely Need to Work — According to a new study, residents of the Midwest can work as few as 31 hours per month and still be able to pay their mortgage. [Money Talks News]

How to Maintain Your Home to Avoid Expensive Repairs — Check your roof after heavy storms or winter snows and clean out your gutters each season. [Frugal Village]

Easy Ways to Care for Your Mental Health at Work — When you have some downtime, offer to help another co-worker and learn some new skills from them. [Productivity Theory]

These 18 Bedtime Tips Will Boost Your Daily Productivity — Tea can help wake you up in the morning, and for a good night's rest, pour yourself a hot cup of sleepy-time tea before bed [PopSugar Smart Living]

Healthy retail: Helping America gain access to healthy foods — Partnerships between health agencies, community organizations, and small businesses are helping to increase access to healthy foods in underserved areas. [The Monitor]

Other Essential Reading

Is a garage sale right for you? — Having a garage sale is a great way to make money on your old, unwanted things, but it isn't the best option for everyone. [Unclutterer]

7 Simple Ways to Live a Longer and Happier Life — Don't underestimate the power of sleep! If you want to live longer, follow a sleep-wake cycle and make sure you get enough sleep every day. [Pick The Brain]

How to Study Productively in College — You only have so many hours in the day! Put a limit on extracurricular activities so that they won't interfere with your class and study time. [The Order Expert]

What is Urban Homesteading? Can Anyone Do It? — Homesteads are productive homes, and you can turn your home into a homestead even if you live in the city. [Nature Moms Blog]

Low-Cost, High-Class Decor and Design Ideas — Look for ornate mirrors and picture frames with scrolling embellishments, and use a spray that creates a shiny, matte or metallic effect. [Bargain Briana]

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