Best Money Tips: Money Myths That Are Holding You Back

By Amy Lu on 23 June 2015 0 comments

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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