Best Money Tips: How to Avoid Long Lines at Busy Places


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found smart ways to avoid long lines at busy places, the staples of a good first impression, and dozens of practical ways to save money.

Top 5 Articles

How to Avoid Long Lines at 14 Busy Places From Costco to Disney — If you need to make an in-person visit to the DMV, see if you can book an appointment online first. It's less busy during the middle of the month, and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays are the quietest days of the week. [Cheapism]

The 3 staples of a good first impression — Be memorable! Come up with intriguing answers to the most common "nice to meet you" questions. [I Will Teach You To Be Rich]

How to Save Money: 75 Super Easy and Practical Money Saving Tips — Meat is the most expensive part of any meal. You can shave a bit off your grocery expenses by eating vegetarian one or two days a week. [Good Financial Cents]

Running shoes: Three easy ways to get the best deal — If you haven't already, go to a local running store to get personalized recommendations based on your gait analysis. The professional advice will help you keep your feet healthy. [The Monitor]

Catch a Recruiter's Eye With These 7 Cover Letter Tips — The cover letter is your chance to shine and show some personality. You're only wasting space if you repeat what's already in your résumé. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Other Essential Reading

How to Develop an Awesome Sense of Direction — Use one or two landmarks as points of reference as you walk around. They'll help give you a better sense of where you are relative to those landmarks. [Zen Habits]

How Working From Home Costs More Than You Think — Many people will assume that you're not as busy working at home. If you don't set clear boundaries, you may be volunteered to babysit, host play dates, or even run other people's errands. [SheBudgets]

How to Have a Perfect Yard Sale — Get the word out! Advertise your sale on yard sale websites, Craigslist, your local paper, and community bulletin boards. Clearly state the hours of the sale and give readers a taste of the items you'll offer for sale. [Flipping Income]

Easy Ways To Boost Savings And Control Spending — You might look at a price tag and think it really isn't that much money, but do some math and calculate how many hours of work it takes to afford that purchase. Converting the price into labor is one of the best ways to curb your spending. [Financial Samurai]

The Best Advice My Dad Ever Gave Me, And How You Can Use It, Too — "Work first, then relax" is an important message to impart on your kids. [Parenting Squad]

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