Best Money Tips: What to Stockpile By the Month

By Amy Lu on 23 March 2017 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on what to stockpile each month, simple ways to lower your taxes in retirement, and tips for negotiating your apartment lease.

Top 5 Articles

Seasonal Stockpiling – What to Buy When at the Grocery Store — March is Frozen Food Month, so you'll see sales on things like frozen vegetables, sides, potatoes, and entrees. [$5 Dinners]

3 Simple Ways to Lower Your Taxes in Retirement — One way to lower your taxes in retirement is by converting your traditional IRA or 401(k) to a Roth IRA, ideally before you reach 70 ½ years old. [My Dollar Plan]

5 Tips for Negotiating Your Apartment Lease — Finding tenants can be a hassle, so your landlord may be more open to negotiating if you can commit to a longer lease. [The Allstate Blog]

A new way of looking at food castaways — Think of how you can use as much of a produce item as you can before you throw any part of it away. [The Monitor]

7 Habits of People Who Are Always on Time — Punctual people are realistic about how long it takes for them to get ready, and they often add a few minutes to give themselves some wiggle room. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Other Essential Reading

Should You Buy a Fixer-Upper Home? — It's a seller's market, so don't expect dirt-cheap prices for older homes. Know what the area's market conditions are before you take on a fixer-upper. [Money Mini Blog]

30 Spring Vegetables You Should Be Eating Now — Rhubarb starts showing up at farmers markets in early spring. You can use them in pies and jams as well as in savory dishes. [Cheapism]

How To Fly First Class For Less — Ask about first class cash upgrades when you are checking in. It's much cheaper than booking first class from the beginning. [SheBudgets]

5 Ways To Quickly Increase The Curb Appeal Of Your Home — Power wash the exterior of your home to get rid of many years' worth of built-up grime, dirt, and debris. [Stack The Chips]

3 Ways to Stop Spending On Your Baby and Save for College Instead — Don't throw big birthday parties for a baby who won't remember them. Hold off until your child is old enough to specifically request what he wants for his birthday. [Everything Finance]

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