Best Money Tips: How to Train Yourself to Be Frugal

By Amy Lu on 11 April 2017 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to train yourself to be frugal, ways to deal with digital burnout, and things that should never control your life.

Top 5 Articles

You Can Train Yourself to Be Frugal — And It's Pretty Painless — The key is to design your life to support the frugal habits you want to adopt. [Two Cents]

6 Tips to Deal with Digital Burnout in Today’s World — The internet is a tool that enhances your life — it's not you're entire life. Explore offline interests that allow you to get in touch with the physical world. [Personal Excellence]

5 Things That Should Never Be in Control of Your Life — Don't let negative emotions dominate your life. Learn to manage your feelings so that you don't do things out of spite, make regretful decisions, or keep yourself from living your best life. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Hyundai, Kia recall 1.2 million vehicles to prevent premature engine failure — See if your Hyundai or Kia car is affected by this recall. The engines in some of those vehicles may have an increased likelihood of stalling. [The Monitor]

Millennial Money: Personal Finance Obstacles Facing Millennials ft. Erin Lowry — Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on the financial obstacles that millennials face. [Experian]

Other Essential Reading

Frugal Tips to Save on Summer Travel — If you're budgeting for travel outside the country, make sure to account for exchange rates. [Frugal Village]

6 Things to Do with Your Garage Sale Leftovers — Donate any children's clothes, toys, and books left over from your garage sale to a local day care or children's center. [Shopper Strategy]

3 Tips for Communicating about Money Among Generations — Couples need to be able to discuss finances, but it's also important to have regular money talks with your kids and your parents. [Kiplinger]

4 Social Media Strategies to Help Deter Burglary, Theft — Even if you don't share any of your vacation details, others may still tag you in posts and photos that tell the whole world you're away from home. Check your privacy settings and set it so that only a select few can tag you in their posts. [The Allstate Blog]

11 Questions to Ask Before Going Solar — Will you get bill credits for the energy you put back on the grid? The equipment and installation for solar energy can be expensive, but energy bill credits in the long run can offset initial costs. [Well Kept Wallet]

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