Best Money Tips: Save or Earn $1,000 by the Holidays


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on saving or earning $1,000 by the holidays, managing credit card debt after a setback, and Steve Jobs' 12 rules of success.

Top 5 Articles

Save — or Earn &mdash' $1,000 by the Holidays — Want to save $1,000 by the holidays? Try increasing your home insurance deductible and ditching cable. [Kiplinger]

How to Manage Credit Card Debt After a Setback — Are you in credit card debt due to a setback? Consider haggling with your credit card company. [PT Money]

Steve Jobs and His 12 Rules of Success — Many lessons about success can be learned from Steve Jobs. A couple of the best: do what you love and learn from your failures. [Ready To Be Rich]

7 Steps to Take When You've Been Laid Off — If you've been laid off, be sure to update your resume and start spreading the word that you are looking for a new job. [SavvySugar]

6 Green (and Easy) Ways to Heat Your Home — Heat your home without spending a ton of money by using a space heater. [MintLife Blog]

Other Essential Reading

6 Habits of Highly Productive People — Learn a lesson from highly productive people and bend your activities around inspiration. [American Express OPEN Forum]

9 Ways to Reclaim the Family Weekend — Try to reclaim the opportunity to spend time with your family on the weekend by consolidating your errands. [Parenting Squad]

34 Healthy Breakfasts for Busy Mornings — Need a quick and healthy breakfast idea? Give frozen fruit smoothies a try! [Greatist]

3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score Fast — To improve your credit score quickly, consider expanding your current credit lines. [Financial Highway]

Can I Travel When I'm Not Rich? — Want to travel but don't have a lot of money? Try going to places you know you can afford. [Green Panda Treehouse]

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