Best Money Tips: Simple Ways to Save More, Worry Less


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on ways to save more and worry less, essential steps to take before a job interview, and what you need to know about using your phone abroad.

Top 5 Articles

6 simple ways to save more and worry less — You probably have several money goals at any given time. Choose one to focus your savings on. This simplifies the process and makes it more likely that you'll achieve the goal. [Bargaineering]

10 Essential Steps to Take Before a Job Interview — Your interview shoes should be weather-appropriate and easy to walk in. The night before your interview, wear your shoes for a few hours, with socks, to make sure they're comfy. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Everything you need to know about using your phone abroad — You can avoid roaming charges by using WiFi exclusively. If you want to stay connected wherever you go, you can get a WiFi hotspot that works in the country you're traveling in. [The Monitor]

9 Store Brand Items That Are Better Than Their Name-Brand Competitors — When it comes to paper products like toilet paper and paper towels, Costco's Kirkland brand ranks right up there with their name brand counterparts. [Saving Dollars & Sense]

Sales Tax Holidays on Back-to-School Shopping in 2015 — Many states offer back-to-school sales tax holidays in late July or early August. See if your state is one of them! [Kiplinger]

Other Essential Reading

5 Free Apps To Work Your Brain — Solving puzzles helps stimulate different parts of the brain. Clockwork Brain offers many puzzles to choose from, allowing you to have fun while you work out your brain. [Grad Money Matters]

10 Frugal Ways to Make Your Deodorant Last Longer — Want to make your stick deodorant last the whole day? Prep your underarms with a bit a toothpaste as you shower. [Don't Pay Full]

4 Budget-Friendly Health Tips — Drink water instead of soda and other sugar drinks. Water costs less and is much better for your health. [One Smart Dollar]

Metrics for your household finances — These twelve numbers can give you a good idea of how you're doing financially. [Consumerism Commentary]

Our Kids are Becoming "Web Junkies" — Internet addiction is becoming a big issue for kids today. It's important that you set clear rules on screen time and enforce them. [Parenting Squad]

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