Best Money Tips: How to Host a Thanksgiving Dinner on the Cheap


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on tactics for an inexpensive Thanksgiving meal, ways to make hundreds at your next yard sale, and online sources for the best Black Friday deals.

Top 5 Articles

12 Tactics for an Inexpensive Thanksgiving Meal — Put a reasonable cap on the number of side dishes you are preparing yourself, no matter how many dishes other guests are bringing. [The Simple Dollar]

6 Strategies I Used to Make $700 From a Yard Sale… and One I Wish I’d Tried — Carry a fanny pack so shoppers can pay you on the fly. Having people stand in line gives them time to reconsider their purchase. [The Penny Hoarder]

15 Online Sources for the Best Black Friday Deals — If you don't have time to scour retailers for the best deals, take advantage of the many websites and apps that will do it for you! [Cheapism]

39 Tips That'll Save You Hundreds on Your Next Trip — If you want to check out multiple locations, it's worth considering some cruise deals. An all-inclusive cruise deal can help you save on transportation, lodging, and meals. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Don’t Neglect Your Laundry Room: 4 Savvy Tips for an Organized Space — The dryer is one of the most expensive appliances to run, but the weather doesn’t always permit hanging laundry out on a clothesline. Mount a cheap bath towel holder in your laundry room to dry wrinkle prone clothing without running the dryer. [Bargain Briana]

Other Essential Reading

Are Your Daily Habits Holding You Back? — Relatively small habits can have a big impact, especially if they seem to drain your energy and confidence.  [Due]

5 Quick Ways to Get Cash Today — Emergencies happen, and they can destroy your finances if you don't have enough saved up to cover unexpected expenses. However, you do have a few options if you need money in a pinch. [Money Spruce]

Are You Giving For the Wrong Reasons? Save Money on Gift Giving — Every time you get a gift for someone, ask yourself "why?" If you have an ulterior motive when selecting a gift or adding someone to your list, it's probably just better to skip it. [Creative Money]

22 Winning Ways That Will Make You A Stronger Person — Listen to motivational music that keeps you psyched, pumped, and feeling ready to tackle whatever you want to do. [Dumb Little Man]

How to Rise Up When You Want to Give Up: The 4-Step Process to Turn a Reaction into Positive Action — Start by shifting your focus from "what could have been" to "what is" — and use that as a foundation for moving forward. [Live Your Legend]

Three Questions to Confront and Overcome Procrastination — Identify the people who don't want you to follow your dreams or goals. Confront the voice that says you can't do it. [Productive Flourishing]

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