Best Money Tips: How to Save Money on Your DIY Projects

By Amy Lu on 5 May 2015 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles ways to save money on your next DIY project, the best homemade face masks for acne, and a space-saving way to fold your plastic bags.

Top 5 Articles

5 Tips for Saving Money On Your Next DIY Project — Figure out what tools you'll need for the job. Can you borrow some of them? If you'll need to rent, make sure to shop around and compare prices. [MoneyNing]

The Best Homemade Face Masks For Acne — Turmeric is actually great for your skin! Make a turmeric face mask to combat acne. [CouponPal]

Get Organized and Fold Your Plastic Bags — This method for folding plastic bags keeps them neat and compact and easy to carry wherever you go. [PopSugar Smart Living]

5 Cool New Technologies Launched via Crowdfunding — The Oculus Rift is a head-mounted display that puts you in a 3D virtual world. [Kiplinger]

5 Common Investing Excuses Not to Give Into — Many people are afraid of investing in the stock market because they think it's too hard, but there are many tools and options out there to make it simpler for the beginner investor. [ReadyForZero]

Other Essential Reading

Take advantage of the low euro and enjoy summer 2015 abroad — If you need to convert currency, do it through U.S. banks and credit card companies; their rates are more favorable than what you would find at retail currency shops. [The Monitor]

10 Ideas to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo — Learn how Cinco de Mayo came to be and research other important events in Mexican history! [Parenting Squad]

Coasting at Work is Easy Because Working For a Promotion is Hard — Be willing to help your co-workers and management. It shows that you're a team player and that you're on top of your own work. [Money Smart Life]

Being The Poor Friend — Suggest cheap (or free!) alternatives to dinner at a restaurant or drinks at a bar. Picnics are easy to put together, and exercising with a friend is social and good for you! [Listen Money Matters]

You Might Have Enough If… — It's easy to get caught up in trying to make more and more money. You might already have enough if you can reach reasonable goals without living paycheck to paycheck. [Aspiring Millionaire]

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