Best Money Tips: How to Save Money and Be Green


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some terrific articles on easy ways to save money and be green, breakfast ideas for every kind of morning, and Costco shopping secrets.

Top 5 Articles

8 Easy Ways To Save Money & Be Green — Move your fridge away from the stove or direct sunlight so it doesn't use more energy than necessary to keep things cool. [CouponPal]

A (Healthy) Breakfast for Every Kind of Morning — If you only have five minutes to prepare breakfast, banana almond breakfast toast is full of protein and fiber to keep you full for hours. [Best Kept Self]

25 Awesome Costco Shopping Secrets That Go Way Beyond Free Samples — Besides major savings on bulk goods, your Costco membership also gives you discounts on car purchases and travel. [PopSugar Smart Living]

The 5 Dumbest Things People Do With Credit and Debit Cards — If you need to give your card information to someone over the phone, make sure you're not in a public setting where others can hear it too. [Credit Sesame]

Best Cell-Phone Plans for Every Type of User — If you use a lot of data, the T-Mobile Simple Choice plan offers unlimited 4G LTE data at only $80 a month for a single user. [Kiplinger]

Other Essential Reading

10 Things About Money 30-Somethings Wish We Knew in Our 20s — Buying your first home or a new car is exciting, but take the time to consider your options, needs, and finances so you don't end up regretting this huge purchase. [Money Under 30]

How Much Should You Tip Housekeeping? A Travel Tipping Guide — How much should you tip for common travel services? For housekeeping, it depends on the quality of service and the hotel, but start with $2/day. [CNN Money]

How to Budget for Christmas Shopping — The first step is to make a list of all holiday expenses, not just gifts. Include travel, meals, and other holiday-related spending to help you figure out what you can afford. [Free from Broke]

Top 10 Online Resources for Self-improvement That We Shouldn’t Be Ignoring — Need some guidance? Horse's Mouth is a free online community where you can connect with a mentor who can help you reach your goals. [Pick The Brain]

Frozen Party Roundup: DIY Ideas From Around the Web — Keep your Frozen-themed party cheap and easy with DIY Olaf party favors and sparkle snow. [Parenting Squad]

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