Best Money Tips: The Keys to Successful Meal Planning


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on how to stick with meal planning, tips for negotiating a better salary, and ways to save money at Trader Joe’s.

Top 5 Articles

4 Keys to Sticking with a Meal Plan — Meal planning is one of the best ways to save money and eat healthy, but it can be difficult to keep up if you're new to it. So keep things simple: prepare the meals that you like and use your crockpot for easy dinners. [Everybody Loves Your Money]

Tips For Negotiating A Better Salary (And Benefits) — It's important to be able to show the value you bring to the company. Note your accomplishments and give them concrete value, like time saved, money made, etc. [Bible Money Matters]

9 Ways to Save Major Money at Trader Joe's — Little-known fact: Trader Joe's accepts manufacturer coupons for name-brand items! [PopSugar Smart Living]

Four Ways To Avoid Monthly Bank Fees — Most banks and credit unions will waive your fees if you satisfy certain requirements, like enrolling for direct deposit or maintaining a minimum balance. [The Monitor]

Reaching a Goal? Here’s 10 Common Fears that May Derail You — You may be afraid of changes that will throw you into new situations and experiences, but taking positive action can alleviate that fear. [Dumb Little Man]

Other Essential Reading

10 Things to Do With Over Ripe Bananas — Don't waste your over-ripe bananas! Use them in delcious and healthy Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies, or blend them up for a yummy smoothie or milkshake. [A Few Short Cuts]

6 Unconventional Careers With Good Pay And No Cubes — If you're good at bringing order to chaos, consider becoming a professional organizer! [Untemplater]

10 Halloween Candies That Are Safe for Trick-or-Treaters — Many popular treats contain wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, milk, or eggs, but there are tasty options for kids who are allergic to these ingredients. [Parenting Squad]

8 Ways to Be Emotionally Strong in Your Relationships — You can tap into your emotional strength by creating something — anything! You gain more insight into your own abilities and passions. [Marc & Angel Hack Life]

How to Build a Budget Friendly Work Wardrobe — Buy quality pieces — even better if you buy them on sale! Stores like TJ Maxx and Ross offer brand-name, quality clothes and accessories and much lower prices. [Clever Dude]

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