Best Money Tips: Ways to Handle a Cash Catastrophe


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on handling a cash catastrophe, saving money on textbooks, and banishing bad money habits.

Top 5 Articles

Don't Panic! 5 Ways to Handle a Cash Catastrophe — To deal with a cash catastrophe, market your skills to make extra money. [Babble]

Save Money on College Textbooks — If you want to save money on college textbooks, try Freecycle or buy them used. [Northern Cheapskate]

4 Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Banishing Bad Money Habits — Trick your brain into banashing bad money habits by spending on your best self. [MainStreet]

Should You Give Your Child an Allowance? — You should only give your child an allowance if you feel it is the right thing to do. [US News & World Report]

Diversification: Why Not Put Everything In Whatever Will Go Up the Most? — Diversification is important because you must remember that the markets are volatile. [Free Money Finance]

Other Essential Reading

How to Get a Trim Without Cutting Into Your Budget — Get a haircut without cutting into your budget by allowing a student to cut your hair. [MintLife Blog]

4 Signs the Market Is Rebounding In Your Area — If retail sales in your area are increasing, chances are the market is rebounding! [Girls Just Wanna Have Funds]

8 Body Language Tips That Will Make You More Likeable — To make yourself more likeable, speak in a deeper voice. [PopSugar Smart Living]

6 Things to Do With the Kids Before Summer Vacation is Over — Before summer ends, make ice cream with your kids and play in the rain. [Parenting Squad]

24 Smart Money Tips Everyone Can Learn by Playing Doctor — Do you track your income and expenses? Chances are you have your financial situation under control. [Len Penzo dot Com]

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On the allowance article, I think you should definitely give them a small allowance. It will teach kids responsibility, budgeting, and money management skills as long as you make them pay for some things...