Best Money Tips: How to not be a jerk online

By Amy Lu on 28 October 2010 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! Today, we have tips to not be a jerk online, ideas de-clutter your coat closet, job-seeking advice for pre-graduates, and money-saving tips for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Top 5 Articles

10 Ways Not to Be a Jerk Online — It seems a lot of people chuck common courtesy out the window when they're on the web. Follow these rules of netiquette to make sure you're not one of them.

Organize Your Coat Closet — Afraid to tackle your overstuffed coat closet? Arm yourself with these organization tips! DIY Life

10 Secrets to Landing the Best Job Even Before You Graduate — If you're a student or know someone who is, read these tips and pass it on! (You know, before those embarrassing Halloween pictures get posted on Facebook.) Grad Money Matters

7 Tips to Save on Thanksgiving — I don't think I've had fresh turkey before, but apparently, the quality isn't any better than frozen turkey. The price tag, however, is much higher. Money Talk News

20 Ways to Scrape Together Christmas Money — Exchange babysitting duty with friends and family. It'll take some coordination, but at least everyone will get to go out for holiday events and save money on babysitting. Free Shipping Day

Other Essential Reading

The Best Note-Taking Apps — Attention smartphone users: You'll never need to scrounge for a pen and a scrap of paper again! Gizmodo via Lifehacker

How to Know When to Quit — When you hate what you're doing and there's no end in sight, it's OK to throw in the towel. Dumb Little Man

Your Guide to Real—and Fake—Green Products — Don't take the "green" claim at face value. A little research can tell you a lot about a product's environmental friendliness. Alpha Consumer

Beware of IRS Scam Emails for Tax Payments — Remember, the IRS doesn't send out unsolicited emails, and they never ask for PINs or passwords, so don't click the link or open the attachment! My Two Dollars

5 risks we take with credit cards — It's always a good idea to take extra precautionary steps (like setting a spending limit) if you need to give your credit card to a child, an employee, or a contractor. MSN Money

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