Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Avoid Daily Money Traps

By Amy Lu on 20 June 2016 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on easy ways to avoid daily money traps, how to keep your beach vacation within budget, and the worst fee you can possibly pay.

Top 5 Articles

6 Simple Ways to Avoid Daily Money Traps — Avoid unplanned shopping trips. Besides the money you'll waste on impulse purchases, you're also wasting gas for your car on these extra, unnecessary trips. [Don't Pay Full]

Spend summer break at the beach and stay within budget — Don't be put off by the high cost to travel to far-flung locales. You may pay more upfront on airfare, but you can save money overall if the destination has low ground costs. [The Monitor]

Of All the Fees You Pay, This One Is the Worst — These fees are poorly understood and often overlooked. They can seem small even though they have the potential to add up to hundreds of thousands of lost dollars! [Money Talks News]

Don't Toss That Cup! DIY Coffee Candles — Homemade coffee candles are easy to make and will fill your home (or a coffee-loving friend's home) with the alluring scent of coffee. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Cleaning Mistakes You Made Last Time You Cleaned — Using too much cleaning product can actually damage the surfaces you're cleaning. Besides, it's wasteful! [A Debt Free Mess Free Life]

Other Essential Reading

3 Ways To Save Money While Waiting To Check Out — Before you get to the cash register, whip out your smartphone and search for coupon codes with the retailer’s name. [Clever Dude]

How to Make a Budget for Living on Your Own — Make sure your budget accounts for everything you spend money on, including little things like parking fees, late-night drive-thru meals, and mobile app purchases. [Mint Life]

3 Reasons Being A Job Hopper May Not Work For Your Career — Being open to job hopping can lead you to better opportunities elsewhere, but it also means you'll lack stability in this stage of your career. [Money Q&A]

7 Hacks to Save Money While on Data Plan — Turn on your data alerts so you know when you're close to your limit. [iMoney]

6 Crafty Ways to Celebrate the Release of "Finding Dory" — Make fun, edible fish bowls! This Jello dessert is a refreshing snack that Dory fans will love. [Parenting Squad]

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