Best Money Tips: What If I Can't Afford to Make My Mortgage Payment?

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Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup. Today, we tell you some options for when the mortgage money just isn't there, 24 ways to pull together some cash when you're jobless, and how to choose the very best baby formula! 

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What if I Can’t Afford to Make My Mortgage Payment? You do have options, but sadly, the longer you wait to do something, the less it will seem like any are all that reasonable. Get the skinny on what you can (and should do) in a variety of situations. Being Frugal

Quick Cash: 24 Ways to Make Money While Unemployed — Use any one (or several) of these methods to earn a little extra cash while you wait for your next big payday. Coupon Sherpa

Hearty Winter Breakfasts to Fill Your Belly — What do I like more: The Apple Pecan Baked Oatmeal or the Cajun Breakfast Casserole? Luckily, with recipes like this, I can look forward to a week’s worth of amazing breakfasts! Art of Manliness

5 Lessons from the DC/Baltimore Snowpocalypse — If you’ve learned anything from the recent snow dump in the east, it’s to be prepared (and be kind). Take a step back and see what else can be gained from this difficult weather phenomenon! Bargaineering

Choosing the Best Baby Formula — This buying guide gets straight to the meat and potatoes of buying the best for your little guy or girl. Get definitions and facts to help you shop better! ViewPoints

Other Essential Reading

Deadly Mistakes on the FAFSA Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars in Financial Aid — Getting it done right can be tricky, and these tips will help make sure you don’t goof up one of the most important applications you’ll ever file. Remember, assets count! Free Money Finance

Wedding Invitation Etiquette: Should Kids Be Invited to Weddings? The million dollar question, but what’s the answer? Check out this interesting discussion of who should share in the “big day.” The Digerati Life

9 Food Label Lies — Just because it’s in print, doesn’t make it true. Check out the facts on misleading nutritional info, serving sizes, and more! Daily Green

Try Nasal Washing to Easy Cold and Allergy Symptoms — Something I used to think was gross is now my go-to solution for most stuffy nose issues. (It helps to have a frugal and natural remedy on hand when you can’t take medications!) Read up, if you’re wanting to give it a try! Healthy Theory

My Frugal Hack Vacation — I loved reading about Donna Freedman’s recent trip to Alaska. Between her frequent flier-supplied airfare and 1-cent snacking, she proves that saving money can be a blast! Smart Spending

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