Best Money Tips: Things That Will Cost More for the Holidays

By Amy Lu on 2 November 2015 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found things that well cost more (or less) for the holidays, clever uses for old tin cans, and ways to save on entertainment.

Top 5 Articles

Things That Will Cost More (or Less) for the Holidays -- Look for special deals on turkeys in November. Although it's estimated that turkey prices will be about 16% higher than last year, grocers will slash prices to get lure shoppers. [Kiplinger]

10 Clever Uses for Old Tin Cans -- You can bake miniature layered cakes in tin cans! [Money Talks News]

6 Ways To Be Smart About Your Entertainment Budget -- These days, you can get pretty much all your entertainment through subscriptions services: Spotify for music, Netflix for movies and shows, GameFly for video games, Audible for audiobooks, and Kindle for digital books. [Save The Bills]

This is not the salmon you're looking for -- You might be overpaying for your salmon thanks to labeling errors. [The Monitor]

Are Good Deals Putting You in Debt? -- Even if you can afford to buy 8 sweaters at a discount in May, you're tying up your cash flow by spending the money and not wearing the sweaters until months later -- if at all. [Beating Broke]

Other Essential Reading

10 People Who Really Need a Budget -- Everyone needs a budget…but some need to pay more attention to their money than others. [The Simple Dollar]

How to be an Entrepreneur on a Shoestring Budget -- Minimize your expenses until you're sure your business is viable. Work from home, run an online business, or take on a mall booth. [Money Soldiers]

How to do Thanksgiving on a Tight Budget -- If the classic turkey dinner isn't your thing, make something else. A platter of lasagna feeds a crowd for under $20. [Everything Finance]

Seriously Easy Homemade Face Paint -- For color, you can use washable paints, natural food coloring, or homemade dyes. [PopSugar Smart Living]

5 Things I Never Thought I'd Say... Until I Became a Parent --Kids can put you in some really odd situations. [Parenting Squad]

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