Best Money Tips: Money Myths That Are Holding You Back

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on money myths that are holding back your finances, tips for visiting national parks on a budget, and ways to cool off right now.

Top 5 Articles

7 Money Myths That Are Holding You Back Financially — A house can be a great investment if it works for your situation. If it doesn't, it can turn into an obligation or money sink instead. [ReadyForZero]

13 Tips for Visiting National Parks on a Budget — Most national parks offer discounts (often more than 50% off!) if you walk, bike, or kayak in! [Cheapism]

7 Frugal Ways to Cool Off Right Now — Eat some spicy foods! Your body cools off by sweating, and you'll definitely sweat if you add hot peppers to your salad or order spicy wings. [Parenting Squad]

16 Creative Uses For Mason Jars — It's cheap and easy to make a terrarium inside a mason jar! [PopSugar Smart Living]

When can we expect the best tablet deals this year? — Apple is expected to announce a new iPad generation in October, which will lead to discounts on older generations. [The Monitor]

Other Essential Reading

10 Best Jobs for the Future — Medical sonographer is the fastest-growing job on the list! [Kiplinger]

Going on Vacation? Don’t Let Identity Theft Ruin Your Trip — Put a temporary hold on your mail or ask a neighbor to collect it for you every day. [Credit Sesame]

3 Top Ways to Make Your Workplace Safer — If you're the boss or you're in a managerial position, keep an open-door policy where employees can come in and discuss any problems they may have. If they alert you to any major safety issues, attend to it ASAP. [Thousandaire]

How to Cancel a Credit Card Without Hurting Your Credit Score — One factor that affects your credit score is the length of your credit history, so it's generally best to keep your oldest cards open. [MoneyNing]

The Best Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping — Does your child need new clothes for the new school year? Raise money for their wardrobe fund by selling gently used clothing that they've outgrown. [Cult of Money]

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