Best Money Tips: Increase Your Income Without a Raise


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup! Today, we share how to get more out of work without asking for a raise, additional uses for cooking spray and toothpaste, and ways to start your day bright and early.

Top 5 Articles

How To Increase Your Income Without A Raise — When you're asking for benefits, it's important that you run the numbers and know the cost — and savings — each add-on will bring to the business. Bible Money Matters

Cooking Spray - Unusual Uses — Coat your shower door with cooking spray, and wipe off with soap and water. The oil in cooking spray dissolves soap scum and lime deposits. DIY Life

15 brilliant uses for toothpaste — Out of pimple cream? Apply a small dot of toothpaste on a zit to speed up the healing. Yahoo! Green

25 Ways to Wake Up Early — Darkness helps people sleep, so to remind your body that it's day, reach for the lights once you're awake. Life Optimizer

10 Great Ways to End Phone Tag — When you leave a message, make sure to say when you will (or won't) be available. Landline Phone Service

Other Essential Reading

Real Interview Tips — When you're doing an interview, don't be yourself. The real you doesn't care how other people see you; the job-seeking, interviewing you wants to make a good impression. Weakonomics

How-to Pick the Right House For a First Time Home Buyer — The first step is to figure out how much space you need. Will a small condo work for you, or is a larger home better for your future family? Green Panda Treehouse

How To Get What You Want: 3 Dos & Don'ts — You'll have an easier time getting what you want if you ask for it nicely rather than complain and criticize. Get Organized Wizard

4 Ways To Get Your Brain Into Action Mode — Keep your brain active with puzzles, be it Sudoku, crossword puzzles, or word searches! Timeless Information

10 Cheapest Cars to Insure — Is your 2011 car on the list? (Your odds are better if you drive a family-friendly vehicle: six of the top 10 are minivans.) Kiplinger

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