Best Money Tips: Pack Like a Tetris Pro


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, get packing tips from a Tetris pro, a guide to the best financial TV programs, lawn care advice, and more!

Top 5 Articles

Packing Tips From a Tetris Master — "Stack as flat as possible. The even field will save you reaction time and give you more stacking options." Kotaku

The Best TV Shows About Money — "If there’s one thing that everyone likes to have, it’s money... And one major influence of what a person might do comes from what they see on TV — which is why I’m giving you the five best shows about money." TVOvermind

Green Lawn Care Tips and a Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe From a Golf Course Groundskeeper — "Water for long periods of time infrequently. This trains the grass to dig its roots deeper in search of water." Bargaineering

Create Quick and Easy Lunches for About $1 — Part of a new promotion by Kraft Foods and Sam's Club, you can download the free Lunchtime for about $1 booklet for eight easy and affordable recipes. Sam's Club via Northern Cheapskate

Hunt Down Your Credit Card Contract Online — The Federal Reserve has a search tool to help you look up your credit card contract online. Consumer Credit Card Agreements Search via The Consumerist

Other Essential Reading

How to Safely Pack for a Road Trip — "Make sure the heaviest items are put as far forward in the cargo area as possible, and on the floor." Main Street

Eight Ways to Make Good Use of Your Spare Minutes Online — "If you have access to online banking, it takes less than a minute to log in and check your bank balance — but it can be a great way to stay on top of your finances, and to get an early alert about potential problems." Dumb Little Man

How to Negotiate With Credit Card Companies to Reduce Your Debt — "Take the time to explain exactly what your financial situation is… You will probably be surprised at how well the company reacts." Rich Credit Debt Loan

12 Factors That Affect Your Home Insurance Rates — "If you have certain 'dangerous' breeds of dogs, your insurance company should know about it, or you might not be covered in a claim that involves the dogs." Christian PF

Travel Insurance — What's Necessary? — "The first place you should check is with your credit card company to see if you have any travel coverage or benefits. Some do, and others don't." Five Cent Nickel

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