Best Money Tips: Most Profitable Plants for Small Gardens


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, find out which plants can maximize the savings grown in your small garden, three creative uses for aspirin, eight legal ways to sell your body, and more!

Top 5 Articles

Maximize Savings in a Small Garden by Selecting Profitable Plants — The top three are cilantro, arugula-roquette, and green salad mix.  Cheap Vegetable Gardener via Lifehacker

3 Creative Uses for Aspirin — "You can soothe the itch of a mosquito bite or a bee sting by wetting a pill of aspirin and setting it directly on the bite."  DIY Life via Tip Hero

Eight Ways to Sell Your Body (Legally) — "Blood is one of the oldest, easiest and probably most-practiced ways to pimp your bod."  Coupon Sherpa

Choose Truly "Microwave-Safe" Plastic Containers — "Even so-called 'microwave safe' plastic can leach chemicals into your food. Choose these alternatives instead." The Daily Green

The Best Financial Apps for Android — Here are reviews for apps from Mint, Debt Snowball, and Google Finance, as well as the PageOnce Personal Assistant and the OurGroceries grocery list app.  Money Under 30

Other Essential Reading

11 Free Kids Show Downloads on iTunes — List includes SpongeBob Squarepants, Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, Dora the Explorer, Hannah Montana, and more.  Mommy's Wish List via Northern Cheapskate

When Will I Get My $250 Medicare Donut Hole Check? — "In case you haven't heard, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has begun sending out $250 checks to seniors who have hit the so-called Medicare 'donut hole' for prescription drug benefits."  Five Cent Nickel

How to Challenge a Credit Application Denial — Request your credit report from the credit bureau that provided the information to the credit issuer and check for errors.  Moolanomy

Tips for shopping on Craigslist — "The key to any kind of bargain hunting is to keep at it for a long period of time. You really need to spend a little time reading through the advertisements before you contact a seller."  Gather Little by Little

Why Don't I Get the Cash Discount On Gas When I Pay With My Debit Card? — "While the fees differ, merchants do have to pay a percentage of your purchase to the company that processes their plastic payments — both credit and debit." The Consumerist

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Cash discount for gas? I haven't seen that in years!