Best Money Tips: How Not to Spend Money


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on how not to spend money, extra money ideas for college students, and "free" things that aren't so free.

Top 5 Articles

How Not To Spend Money — Avoid spending money by not signing a mobile phone contract. [Help Me To Save]

5 Extra Money Ideas for College Students — Are you a college student looking to make some extra money? Consider housesitting! []

6 "Free" Things That Are Not So Free — Gamblers beware: there is no such thing as free betting online! [Mango Money]

When Should You Have the Money Talk as a Couple? — If you are engaged, it is time to start having money talks as a couple. [Green Panda Treehouse]

5 Ways to Save Money on Groceries -- Save money on groceries by shopping the sales. [America Saves]

Other Essential Reading

Facing the Diagnosis of Your Unborn Child — If you are facing a diagnosis for your unborn child, be sure to get the facts. [Parenting Squad]

12 Reasons to Visit Your Local Library — Visit your local library to take advantage of free wi-fi. [SavvySugar]

6 Ways For Business Travelers To Get A Good Night's Sleep — Are you traveling for business? Get a good night's sleep by remembering your routine. [American Express OPEN Forum]

How to Create a Signature Cocktail — To create a signature cocktail, start by picking your poison. [Currency]

DIY Idea: T-shirt Cushion Covers — Don't just throw your old t-shirts away. Repurpose them into cushion covers! [re-nest]


Also, journalists from the Oregon Public Broadcasting company are inviting Wise Bread readers to share their most interesting ways to save money. If you share your story, you might get featured on OPB radio shows or Market Place!

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