Best Money Tips: Ways You're Wasting Money


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the ways you are wasting money, how to check for financial compatibility, and ways to save money on Valentine's Day.

Top 5 Articles

18 Ways You Are Wasting Money — Why pay for shipping when you can probably find another retailer that offers it for free? [Money Smart Guide].

Love or Money: 5 Ways to Check Financial Compatibility — Certain financial subjects need to be addressed if you're planning to share a future. Work out how the bills will be paid as well as your plans for paying off debt. [Everything Finance]

10 Ways to Save Money on Valentine's Day — Instead of dining out at a crowded restaurant, plan a menu that features your favorite foods and cook it together. [Canadian Finance Blog]

13 Stress-Inducing Habits and How to Avoid Them — Overanalyzing your interactions with other people is a sure-fire way to build up stress. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Purchases We Make Our Great Grandparents Would Shake Their Heads At — Dog sweaters are more for the dog owners than for the dogs, anyway. [Three Thrifty Guys]

Other Essential Reading

6 Habits That Will Help You on Days When You Just Feel Like Giving Up — Write down why you are doing what you're doing. When you hit a rough patch, pull out this piece of paper to remind yourself that you have a reason to keep going. [The Positivity Blog]

5 Questions to Ask Before Saying Yes to a Request for Your Time — Take a look at your own to-do list. Do you have the bandwidth for another item, or will you need to take something off your list? [Time Management Ninja]

How Often Do I Need to Change… — Bath towels should be washed every 3-4 days. [Get Organized Wizard]

Tips for Parents to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Little Ways — Place small gifts around the house for him or her to find, scavenger-hunt style. [Parenting Squad]

Cut Medical Bills With a Hospital Billing Negotiator — A good professional hospital billing negotiator will know what can be done to reduce medical bills and how much flexibility a specific provider will offer. [Money Smart Life]

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