Best Money Tips: How to Make More Space


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we share ways to reclaim your space from hidden hogs, tips for growing an organic garden, and tried-and-true ways to fight the flu.

Top 5 Articles

Hidden Hogs that Rob You of Space — Free up some floor space by getting rid of furniture that you don't really need. (Yes, even if they do look nice.) The Sun's Financial Diary

7 Tips for Growing a Healthy Organic Garden — Slugs like the sweetness of orange peels, so set out a trap with orange peels as bait to lure the gastropods away from your garden. Personal Dividends

5 Ways to Kick the Flu in the Arse — If you're down with the bug (or fighting to keep it at bay), remember to open the windows and let the fresh air circulate. Organize to Revitalize

Can You Get a Cash Discount for That? — Many medical specialists, such as doctors and dentists, will give you a discount if you pay in cash on the day of the service. Money Ning

5 Secrets of Successful Savers — They started slowly, saving a small amount at first and gradually increasing the amount over time. Alpha Consumer

Other Essential Reading

Taking The Fear Out Of College Savings — Saving for your child's college tuition will be less scary if you're able to answer five simple questions. Parenting Squad

10 Retirement Reality Checks — When you get a raise, remember to up your savings, too. Len Penzo via Currency

Four Ways to Save $50,000 or More On Your Mortgage — Getting a loan with a shorter term can save you years' worth of interest. If you can afford the monthly payments, this may be the way to go. Money Under 30

Cast iron, five recipes which use it, and all from an RV — You can use cast iron on the stove, in the oven, or even over a campfire. Simplifried

10 Creative Ways States and Cities are Plugging Leaks in Their Budgets — What are cities and states doing to save money? Missouri will save $1.7 million by not printing copies of their 'blue book' guide to politics and statutes. My Dollar Plan

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