Best Money Tips: How to Travel the World on a Budget


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to see the world on a budget, why you just overpaid at the store, and the smart way to lend money to friends and family.

Top 5 Articles

Ten ways to see the world on a budget — Instead booking each leg of your journey separately, you can bundle your flights with a Round the World ticket through an airline alliance. [The Monitor]

11 Reasons You Just Overpaid at the Store — Keep an eye on the price after a purchase — the retailer may refund the price difference if you ask for it. Even if they don't, you might be able to get a price adjustment through your credit card. [Kiplinger]

Lending Money to Friends and Family Without Losing Both — When it comes to loaning money to your friends and family, only loan as much as you are willing to NOT get back. [Credit Sesame]

83 Travel Experiences to Have While You're Alive and Breathing — The Tunnel of Love in Ukraine looks like something out of a fairy tale! It's believed that if couples who are truly in love hold hands while crossing the tunnel, their wishes will come true. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Here’s How Much Money You’re Throwing Away Each Year — According to a 2012 report, the average American household throws out about 25% of food purchased. On average, that's as much as $1,963 a year into the trash. [MoneyNing]

Other Essential Reading

Financial Intervention — If someone close to you seems unable to control their spending to the point that it's destroying his life, you'll need to recruit allies from his friends and family and maybe even get professional help. [Listen Money Matters]

5 Things To Consider When Buying New Glasses — Glasses aren't one-size-fit all. Keep your face size in mind when you're choosing frames. [CouponPal]

How to Budget With Irregular Income When You’re Self-Employed — Figure out the bare minimum amount of money that you need to keep your business running and your personal expenses paid. [Careful Cents]

3 Ways Managing Your Emotions Can Help You Manage Money — If you know how to manage your emotions, you'll perform better at work even when stressed, and you'll be able to ride out market ups and downs without panicking. [Money Under 30]

Hop to it With These 12 Easter Crafts! — Spread the Easter spirit throughout your house with cute little pom pom bunnies!

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