best money tips https://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/12024/all en-US Best Money Tips: How to Buy a Family Home Without the Stress https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-buy-a-family-home-without-the-stress <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-buy-a-family-home-without-the-stress" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/family_new_home_691524160.jpg" alt="Family buying new home without stress" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on how to buy a home without the stress, how to choose the best sunscreen, and pro cleaning tips and tricks that will save you time.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://adventuresfrugalmom.com/the-complete-guide-to-buying-a-family-home-without-all-the-stress/">The Complete Guide To Buying A Family Home Without All The Stress</a> &mdash; Don't get caught up in a bidding war. Set an upper limit to what you're willing to pay, and if other people place bids beyond your limit, back out. [Adventures of Frugal Mom]</p> <p><a href="http://frugalnurse.com/2018/07/choose-the-best-sunscreen/">How to choose the best sunscreen</a> &mdash; Sunscreen should be a part of your everyday routine, but it's critical in the summer when we're more likely to spend time outdoors. Here's what you need to know to get the best protection for your skin. [Frugal Nurse]</p> <p><a href="https://adebtfreestressfreelife.com/professional-cleaning-tips-and-tricks-that-save-time/">11 Professional Cleaning Tips and Tricks That Save Time</a> &mdash; Put together a cleaning bucket that you can tote around when you clean. Cleaning will be easier and faster with all your supplies in one place. [A Mess Free Life]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Places-Travel-Alone-US-45010602">The 10 Best Places to Travel Alone in the US</a> &mdash; Whether you want to be pampered, spend time in nature, or hit up a party scene, there's an awesome getaway for every kind of solo traveler. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugalfeminista.com/3754-2/">9 Free Ways to Encourage Self-love &amp; Confidence in Our Children</a> &mdash; It's important that we build up children's self-worth and teach them to love themselves. [The Frugal Feminista]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/EqualEd/2018/0706/Keep-the-test!-A-debate-flares-over-exam-based-public-high-schools">'Keep the test!' A debate flares over exam-based public high schools.</a> &mdash; How do we define merit in a way that's fair and inclusive for all students? [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.breakthetwitch.com/getting-a-dog/">A Minimalist Perspective, Pros And Cons Of Getting A Dog</a> &mdash; Are you thinking about getting a dog? Learn how having a dog around can affect a minimalist, intentional lifestyle. [Break the Twitch]</p> <p><a href="https://thefrugalchicken.com/20-vegetables-you-can-start-in-july-for-a-full-fall-harvest/">20 Vegetables You Can Start In July For A Full Fall Harvest</a> &mdash; It's not too late to start a garden full of leafy greens, root crops, and other veggies. You still have plenty of options for a full fall harvest. [Pampered Chicken Mama]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pennilessparenting.com/2018/07/helpful-and-money-saving-travel-hacks.html">Helpful and Money Saving Travel Hacks</a> &mdash; Research your phone and Internet options before your trip, and see if there are offline modes for the apps and tools you'll want to use while you travel. [Penniless Parenting]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalwiz.com/7-practical-ideas-for-living-within-your-budget/">7 Practical Ideas For Living Within Your Budget</a> &mdash; Get your family involved! Let everyone know about your financial goals and share tips about how to be wiser about money, together. [Frugal Wiz]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-buy-a-family-home-without-the-stress">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-long-does-it-really-take-to-close-on-a-house">How Long Does It Really Take to Close on a House?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-best-neighborhood-features-for-new-families">5 Best Neighborhood Features for New Families</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/6-common-homebuying-myths-debunked">6 Common Homebuying Myths, Debunked</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/basic-tips-for-buying-a-bank-owned-home">6 Basic Tips for Buying a Bank Owned Home</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/these-are-the-8-most-common-homebuying-mistakes-foreclosure-experts-see">These Are the 8 Most Common Homebuying Mistakes Foreclosure Experts See</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Real Estate and Housing best money tips homebuying Mon, 09 Jul 2018 08:30:15 +0000 Amy Lu 2155451 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 70 Useful Things You Can Get For Free https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-70-useful-things-you-can-get-for-free <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-70-useful-things-you-can-get-for-free" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/group_yoga_class_913735668.jpg" alt="Women taking yoga classes for free" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on valuable things you can get for free, financial accounts you need for a richer life, and how to do expensive hobbies on a budget.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/saving/T063-S001-70-valuable-things-you-can-get-for-free/index.html">70 Valuable Things You Can Get for Free</a> &mdash; Find out how you can quality goods and services for free! From food to financial services to entertainment, there's something here for everyone. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/7-financial-accounts-you-need-for-a-richer-life">7 Financial Accounts You Need for a Richer Life</a> &mdash; Get the scoop on the seven accounts that will allow you to make more, save more, and create safety nets. [Quick and Dirty Tips]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/most-expensive-hobbies-and-how-to-do-them-on-a-budget">The Most Expensive Hobbies &mdash; And How To Do Them On A Budget</a> &mdash; Are you into snow sports? Shop before winter rolls around and you can get gear and season passes at lower rates. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="http://www.punchdebtintheface.com/5-steps-to-pull-out-of-debt-in-an-effective-manner/">5 Steps to Pull Out of Debt in an Effective Manner</a> &mdash; Getting out of debt isn't complicated. Just follow these five steps, put in a little effort, and start your journey to toward being debt free. [Punch Debt]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Can-You-Too-Happy-44901733">Why Too Much Happiness Can Actually Be a Bad Thing, According to Science</a> &mdash; Chasing after happiness isn't the best idea, after all. Studies have found that too much positive emotion can actually be a bad thing. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.theminimalistmom.com/2018/07/retire-early-geographic-arbitrage/">Geographic Arbitrage: Moving Somewhere Cheap(er) to Retire Early</a> &mdash; One way to achieve financial independence more quickly &mdash; and be able to retire early &mdash; is to move to a less expensive area. [The Minimalist Mom]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0705/Closing-the-loop-on-plastic-recycling">Closing the loop on plastic recycling?</a> &mdash; There are limitations to how much recycling can happen with plastics, but researchers are looking for solutions in plastic's chemistry. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://orgjunkie.com/2018/07/teaching-children-organize.html">Teaching Your Children to Organize: Stop Tossing Their Stuff!</a> &mdash; Use these four golden rules to teach your kids how to organize and help them develop critical decision-making skills at a young age. [Organizing Junkie]</p> <p><a href="https://www.publicstorage.com/blog/moving/transport-car-state-state/">How to Transport Your Car From State to State</a> &mdash; If you're relocating to a different state and you need a way to transport your car, here are a few tips from experts on moving your car safely &mdash; and affordably! [Public Storage Blog]</p> <p><a href="https://steeleorganizing.com/top-5-things-to-organize-when-you-inherit-an-old-house/">Top 5 Things To Organize When You Inherit An Old House</a> &mdash; There is usually a lot to organize when you inherit an old house, and you're probably still in mourning, too. These steps can help make the process easier for you and your loved ones. [Steele Organizing]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-70-useful-things-you-can-get-for-free">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/8-ways-clutter-keeps-you-poor">8 Ways Clutter Keeps You Poor</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/the-35-best-ways-to-spend-your-free-time-frugally">The 35 Best Ways to Spend Your Free Time (Frugally)</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/51-uses-for-coca-cola-the-ultimate-list">51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/this-is-how-long-these-6-appliances-should-last">This Is How Long These 6 Appliances Should Last</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/almost-2000-uses-for-a-can-of-wd-40-1">Almost 2000 uses for a can of WD-40</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living best money tips useful freebies Fri, 06 Jul 2018 08:30:14 +0000 Amy Lu 2155288 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Tax Secrets of the Rich https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-tax-secrets-of-the-rich <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-tax-secrets-of-the-rich" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/man_private_jet_881494434.jpg" alt="Rich man with tax secrets boarding private jet" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on tax secrets of the rich, ways to adopt a zero-waste lifestyle, and household chores you should outsource.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://wallethacks.com/tax-secrets-of-the-rich/">9 Tax Secrets of the Rich They Don&rsquo;t Teach You Anywhere</a> &mdash; Learn how to use income and expenses to reduce your tax burden. [Wallet Hacks]</p> <p><a href="https://nosidebar.com/zero-waste-lifestyle/">8 Ways to Adopt a Zero-waste Lifestyle</a> &mdash; It's not easy to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle, but it is possible with a little dedication and some really good tips. [No Sidebar]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24815/household-chores-to-outsource.html">Stress Less: 6 Household Chores to Outsource</a> &mdash; Outsource these time-consuming household tasks and reclaim some much-needed time for yourself! [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/how-to-watch-espn-without-cable/">How to Watch ESPN Without Cable: 10 Great Options to Consider</a> &mdash; Need your sports fix on the cheap? Here are a few options to follow your favorite teams without ponying up for cable or satellite TV. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Road-Trip-Budget-Tips-44989587?stream_view=1">Insider Tips For Saving Money on the Great Summer Road Trip</a> &mdash; Accidents, construction, and road closures can happen on any route, but you'll save time, gas, and patience by planning some backup routes just in case. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://diseasecalleddebt.com/the-5-advantages-of-selling-your-home-for-fast-cash/">The 5 advantages of selling your home for fast cash</a> &mdash; There are a few benefits to finding a cash buyer to purchase your home instead of listing your home with a realtor. [Disease Called Debt]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyaftergraduation.com/2018/07/03/stock-your-home-bar/">How to Stock a Home Bar on a Budget</a> &mdash; Booze tends to see the highest markup whenever you go out for food or drinks. If you're deliberate and patient, you can stock up your home bar for a fraction of the price you would spend at a bar. [Money After Graduation]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/3323-how-to-write-a-professional-work-email">How to Write a Professional Work Email</a> &mdash; The lack of verbal cues can cause misunderstandings in emails. Use this simple guide to help you handle your electronic correspondences like a pro. [Daily Worth]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalandthriving.com.au/2018/9-indestructible-houseplants-that-purify-the-air/">9 indestructible houseplants that purify the air</a> &mdash; These nine houseplants will continue to purify the air in your space even if you neglect them. [Frugal and Thriving]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2018/0630/Post-crisis-banking-rules-now-altered-but-not-undone">Post-crisis banking rules: now altered but not undone</a> &mdash; Here's what you need to know about the state of banking oversight and the economy today. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-tax-secrets-of-the-rich">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/10-of-the-worlds-most-expensive-restaurants">10 of the World&#039;s Most Expensive Restaurants</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/what-to-do-when-your-tax-preparer-makes-a-mistake">What to Do When Your Tax Preparer Makes a Mistake</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/6-great-places-to-get-free-tax-advice">6 Great Places to Get Free Tax Advice</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/what-can-you-do-with-13-extra-a-week-0">What can you do with $13 extra a week?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/did-your-parents-give-you-a-whole-life-insurance-policy-heres-what-to-do-with-it">Did Your Parents Give You a Whole Life Insurance Policy? Here&#039;s What to Do With It.</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Taxes best money tips rich tax secrets Thu, 05 Jul 2018 08:30:11 +0000 Amy Lu 2154694 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 10 Countries Where Retirees Can Live Large and Save Big https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-10-countries-where-retirees-can-live-large-and-save-big <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-10-countries-where-retirees-can-live-large-and-save-big" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/retired_couple_balcony_800441676.jpg" alt="Retired couple living large and saving big" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on the best countries to retire, how to score cheap flights this summer, and cheap and easy dessert recipes.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/the-10-best-countries-to-retire-where-you-can-live-large-and-save-big/">The 10 Best Countries to Retire Where You Can Live Large and Save Big</a> &mdash; Want more bang for your retirement bucks? These destinations offer affordability, climate, health care, friendliness, and other characteristics that many retirees want. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/How-Find-Cheap-Summer-Flights-44979060">How to Score Cheap Flights This Summer</a> &mdash; Summer airfare can get pricey, but there are a few ways to snag cheap flights for your next getaway. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.littlehouseliving.com/the-best-7-easy-frugal-dessert-recipes-to-try.html">The Best 7 Easy Frugal Dessert Recipes to Try</a> &mdash; Serve up some sweet treats on a budget! Each serving costs less than 50 cents to make. [Little House Living]</p> <p><a href="https://diseasecalleddebt.com/tips-for-starting-a-fix-and-flip-business/">Tips for Starting a Fix-and-flip Business</a> &mdash; Flipping a house is never as easy as it looks on TV, but you can turn your flipping dreams into reality with some dedicated work and these tips! [Disease Called Debt]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/2410-be-more-productive-by-saying-yes-to-less">Be More Productive by Saying Yes to Less</a> &mdash; Learn how to scale back your commitments and actually get more done! [Daily Worth]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://fabulesslyfrugal.com/family-birthday-tradition-ideas/#.WzZrKX4nbBI">5 Meaningful Family Birthday Traditions</a> &mdash; Bring more meaning to birthdays in your family by taking up one of these meaningful traditions. [Fabulessly Frugal]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/best-grocery-rebate-apps/">6 Best Grocery Rebate Apps To Get Cash Back on Your Groceries</a> &mdash; These are the best grocery rebate apps to help you stretch your grocery budget and get cash back on things you were going to buy anyway. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="http://missfrugalmommy.com/how-diy-projects-help-with-mental-health/">How DIY Projects Help With Mental Health</a> &mdash; Not only can DIY projects help you save money, they are also beneficial to your mental health in many important ways. [Miss Frugal Mommy]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/when-to-finance-even-if-you-could-pay-cash">When To Finance Even If You Could Pay Cash</a> &mdash; Paying cash is almost always a smarter move than to go into debt, but there are a few situations where it can make sense to finance even if you have the cash. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0629/Arizona-commits-to-producing-drought-plan-for-Colorado-River">Arizona commits to producing drought plan for Colorado River</a> &mdash; Experts predict that the Colorado River will suffer water shortages in the coming years that could affect 40 million people in 7 US states. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-10-countries-where-retirees-can-live-large-and-save-big">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-signs-you-need-to-come-out-of-retirement">5 Signs You Need to Come Out of Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-ways-to-embrace-having-to-work-in-retirement">5 Ways to Embrace Having to Work in Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/8-ways-to-preserve-your-net-worth-in-retirement">8 Ways to Preserve Your Net Worth in Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/6-millennial-money-habits-every-retiree-should-learn">6 Millennial Money Habits Every Retiree Should Learn</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/dont-let-these-expenses-spoil-your-retirement-abroad">Don&#039;t Let These Expenses Spoil Your Retirement Abroad</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips retirees Mon, 02 Jul 2018 08:30:17 +0000 Amy Lu 2153527 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Audit Your Finances https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-audit-your-finances <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-audit-your-finances" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_laptop_bills_670594798.jpg" alt="Woman learning how to audit finances" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles how to audit your finances, questions to ask yourself while minimizing, and Starbucks hacks that will save you money.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24791/audit-your-finances.html">5 Steps to Audit Your Finances</a> &mdash; Follow these steps to really dig into your finances and identify any issues that you didn't realize you had. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://nosidebar.com/six-questions/">Six Questions To Ask Yourself While Minimizing</a> &mdash; No matter where you are on your minimizing journey, these questions will help you stay on the right track. [No Sidebar]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Tips-Saving-Money-Starbucks-3751741">14 Starbucks Hacks That Will Save You Money</a> &mdash; Need an extra cup of joe? Get a refill of hot coffee, iced coffee, hot tea, or iced tea for just 50 cents during the same visit. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://couplemoney.com/travel/7-tips-for-traveling-with-kids/">7 Tips for Traveling with Kids</a> &mdash; Here are a few ways to make a trip more fun for the kid and easier for you. [Couple Money]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/3061-why-being-a-perfectionist-is-holding-you-back">Why Being a Perfectionist is Holding You Back In Your Career</a> &mdash; The internal pressure to be perfect can sabotage your progress at work. [Daily Worth]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.getrichslowly.org/passive-income-vs-passion-income/">Passive income vs. passion income</a> &mdash; Passive income is great and all, but passion income is what it's all about. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2018/0621/With-aging-populations-companies-rethink-opportunities-for-older-workers">With aging populations, companies rethink opportunities for older workers</a> &mdash; As more people are working beyond the traditional retirement age, companies are shifting the ways they treat, support, and think about older workers. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://wallethacks.com/critical-financial-numbers/">5 Critical Numbers You Need to Know to Succeed Financially</a> &mdash; Want to make informed financial decisions? Then you've got to know these numbers by heart. [Wallet Hacks]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/multiply-your-money/">How to Multiply Your Money: 7 Legit Ways to Grow Your Money</a> &mdash; The Internet is full of ideas for growing your money. Here are a few that actually work! [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://thecollegeinvestor.com/16426/15-summer-money-making-ideas-for-college-students/">15 Summer Money Making Ideas For College Students</a> &mdash; These moneymaking opportunities are great for college students that may not be able to commit to staying beyond the summer. [The College Investor]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-audit-your-finances">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-of-personal-finance-41-financial-calculators-for-major-life-decisions">Best Money Tip: 41 Financial Calculators for Major Life Decisions</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/9-essential-personal-finance-skills-to-teach-your-kid-before-they-move-out">9 Essential Personal Finance Skills to Teach Your Kid Before They Move Out</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/9-online-forums-thatll-help-you-reach-your-financial-goals">9 Online Forums That&#039;ll Help You Reach Your Financial Goals</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/uk-banks-are-blocking-customers-credit-cards-will-the-usa-be-next">UK banks are blocking customers&#039; credit cards. Will the USA be next?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/7-financial-steps-to-take-in-your-20s-that-will-safeguard-your-future">7 Financial Steps to Take in Your 20s That Will Safeguard Your Future</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance best money tips financial audit Wed, 27 Jun 2018 08:30:16 +0000 Amy Lu 2152531 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Eco-Friendly Ways to Travel https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-eco-friendly-ways-to-travel <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-eco-friendly-ways-to-travel" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_bike_travel_885449522.jpg" alt="Woman finding eco-friendly ways to travel" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on eco-friendly ways to travel, pitfalls to watch for if you&rsquo;re 65 and still working, and practical minimalist tips for beginners.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.frugalwiz.com/6-eco-friendlytips-travel-green/">6 Eco-Friendly Tips To Travel Green</a> &mdash; We can all be more aware of the imprints we leave on the environment when we travel. Follow these tips to become a more mindful traveler. [Frugal Wiz]</p> <p><a href="https://www.kiplinger.com/article/retirement/T023-C000-S002-working-at-65-avoid-pitfalls-maximize-benefits.html">If You're 65 and Still Working, Avoid Pitfalls and Maximize Benefits</a> &mdash; Watch out for these benefit traps if you're planning to delay retirement. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://www.breakthetwitch.com/minimalism-tips-for-beginners/">Practical Minimalism Tips For Beginners</a> &mdash; Embracing minimalist principles can allow you to do more of what matters to you. Here are a few tips to help you start on your minimalist journey! [Break the Twitch]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalfamilytimes.com/2018/06/3-ways-to-get-fit-at-home-on-a-budget.html">3+ ways to get fit for almost no money</a> &mdash; Use these tools to help you make regular fitness part of your life &mdash; on a budget! [Frugal Family Times]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/run-errands-for-money/">9 Legit Ways to Run Errands for Money</a> &mdash; Other people's busy lives can be your opportunity to make extra money on the side! [Frugal Rules]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2018/0622/Online-shopping-just-got-a-bit-more-expensive-with-new-sales-tax-rule">Online shopping just got a bit more expensive with new sales tax rule</a> &mdash; While a recent Supreme Court ruling allows states to place sales taxes on items from out of state, analysts say businesses most likely won't lose many customers. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Uses-Coffee-Filters-32042996">34 Clever Uses For Coffee Filters Other Than Making Coffee</a> &mdash; Coffee filters are excellent for cleaning the inside of your car. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thefrugalnavywife.com/4-reasons-to-drink-more-coffee/">4 Reasons to Drink More Coffee</a> &mdash; Need another reason to drink coffee? Studies have shown that it can help fight off cancer and Alzheimer's. [The Frugal Navy Wife]</p> <p><a href="https://frugalhausfrau.com/2018/06/20/homemade-pop-tarts/">Homemade Pop Tarts</a> &mdash; Making your own pop tarts is a great way to use up jams, jellies, and spreads. Plus, these pastry treats are delicious! [Frugal Hausfrau]</p> <p><a href="https://www.muchmorewithless.co.uk/2018/06/five-frugal-things-22-june.html">Five frugal things when flying</a> &mdash; Don't be held ransom by the overpriced food at the airport and on the plane. Pack your own meal or snacks in case you get hungry en route. [Much More With Less]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-eco-friendly-ways-to-travel">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-to-take-the-worlds-most-efficient-shower">How to Take the World&#039;s Most Efficient Shower</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/8-simple-ways-to-travel-greener-that-could-save-you-money">8 Simple Ways to Travel Greener That Could Save You Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/want-to-cut-costs-on-your-next-vacation-go-green">Want to Cut Costs on Your Next Vacation? Go Green</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-a-family-of-4-can-visit-hawaii-for-1000-or-less">How a Family of 4 Can Visit Hawaii for $1,000 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Green Living Travel best money tips eco-friendly travel Mon, 25 Jun 2018 08:30:26 +0000 Amy Lu 2151474 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Make Money Flipping Houses https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-make-money-flipping-houses <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-make-money-flipping-houses" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_house_sold_505993164.jpg" alt="Couple making money flipping houses" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on steps to take if you want to make money flipping houses, expert tips for mobile banking security, and how to create a stunning summer style.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.moneyaftergraduation.com/2018/06/20/make-money-flipping-houses/">10 Essential Steps to Make Money Flipping Houses</a> &mdash; Real estate can be a great way to make extra money, but that darling fixer-upper with a lot of potential can easily turn into money pit. Whether you're planning to create your dream home or flip for a profit, here's what you need to do build equity. [Money After Graduation]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/tips-for-mobile-banking-security">4 Expert Tips for Maintaining Mobile Banking Security</a> &mdash; Follow these tips to protect your online wallet. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://adventuresfrugalmom.com/how-to-create-a-stunning-summer-style-in-6-simple-steps/">How to Create a Stunning Summer Style in 6 Simple Steps</a> &mdash; A new wardrobe for the season doesn&rsquo;t mean you need to cast aside your old clothing. A few tweaks and some mixing-and-matching can do a lot to revamp your style. [Adventures of Frugal Mom]</p> <p><a href="https://anexerciseinfrugality.com/staycation/">How to Plan the Perfect Staycation</a> &mdash; No matter your budget, it only takes a little bit of planning to squeeze maximum fun into your staycation. [An Exercise in Frugality]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Bedroom-Organization-Tips-22309085">11 Simple Tips For Bedroom Organization</a> &mdash; Swap out your side tables for full dressers to create some extra storage. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.theminimalistmom.com/2018/06/50-things-to-do-as-a-family-without-technology/">50 Things to Do As a Family Without Technology</a> &mdash; Technology is a big part of our everyday lives, but it's important to unplug every once in a while. Grab your family and have some fun without your devices! [Minimalist Mom]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24783/wedding-planner-worth-it.html">Should You Spend Money on a Wedding Planner?</a> &mdash; A wedding planner can help alleviate a lot of the preparation stress leading up to your big day. By asking yourself a few key questions, you can figure out if you can justify the cost of hiring a wedding planner. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-clean-a-ceiling-fan/">How to clean a ceiling fan in 60 seconds</a> &mdash; Clean your ceiling fan in a quick minute using this DIY cleaning tool you can make with items you already own. [CNET]</p> <p><a href="https://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2018/06/21/surviving-the-messy-middle-how-to-get-refocused-when-youve-gone-off-track/">Surviving the Messy Middle: How to Get Refocused When You&rsquo;ve Gone Off Track</a> &mdash; When projects get messy and stressful, it's normal to want to give up. Here are a few ideas to help you push through and finish the project with a bang. [Living Well Spending Less]</p> <p><a href="https://femmefrugality.com/save-extra-money-vacation/">Finding Ways to Save Extra Money for Your Next Vacation</a> &mdash; Here are a few ways to pocket some extra money for your vacation fund! [Femme Frugality]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-make-money-flipping-houses">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-4"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/is-a-buying-a-foreclosed-home-ever-a-good-idea">Is Buying a Foreclosed Home Ever a Good Idea?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-to-protect-yourself-from-a-home-improvement-scam">How to Protect Yourself from a Home Improvement Scam</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/7-times-to-update-your-homeowners-insurance">7 Times to Update Your Homeowners Insurance</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-your-new-job-might-affect-your-mortgage-application">How Your New Job Might Affect Your Mortgage Application</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-much-money-do-you-need-in-savings-when-applying-for-a-mortgage">How Much Money Do You Need in Savings When Applying for a Mortgage?</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Real Estate and Housing best money tips flipping houses Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:30:24 +0000 Amy Lu 2151239 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 5 Parts of an Airplane You Shouldn't Touch https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-5-parts-of-an-airplane-you-shouldnt-touch <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-5-parts-of-an-airplane-you-shouldnt-touch" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/child_toy_airplane_521204512.jpg" alt="Child playing with toy airplane" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on the parts of an airplane you should avoid, pool exercises that help boost weight lost, and timesaving gardening tips for busy people.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/What-Dirtiest-Parts-Plane-44925870">These Are the 5 Parts of the Airplane to Avoid, According to Experts</a> &mdash; The tray table in front of your seat has nearly eight times as many germs as the next dirtiest surface. If you need the use the tray during your flight, you may want to disinfect it first. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://fabulesslyfrugal.com/5-great-pool-exercises-to-boost-weight-loss/#.WyqstaknbBI">5 Great Pool Exercises to Boost Weight Loss</a> &mdash; While you're hanging out in the pool, incorporate some of these exercises to get your heart rate up, burn some calories, and build a little lean muscle. [Fabulously Frugal]</p> <p><a href="https://thefrugalchicken.com/9-genius-time-saving-gardening-tips-for-uber-busy-people/">9 Genius Time Saving Gardening Tips for Uber Busy People</a> &mdash; A soaker hose is a highly efficient way to water your garden, saving you time and water. [Pampered Chicken Mama]</p> <p><a href="https://bemorewithless.com/no-surf/">21 Simple Things to Try When You are Bored (instead of surfing the internet)</a> &mdash; Put an end to mindless Internet surfing! There are better, more productive ways to use your time &mdash; 21 to be exact. [Be More With Less]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugalgirl.com/2018/06/eight-tips-for-buying-a-used-car/">Eight Tips for Buying a Used Car</a> &mdash; Use these tips to weed out the bad cars and find a safe and reliable used vehicle. [The Frugal Girl]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/a-5-point-checklist-for-how-to-invest-money-wisely">A 5-Point Checklist for How to Invest Money Wisely</a> &mdash; Investing money always comes with some level of risk. This checklist can help you figure out if your financial foundation is strong enough to weather a loss. [Quick and Dirty Tips]</p> <p><a href="https://organisemyhouse.com/get-things-done-in-the-kids-summer-holidays/">The Easiest Way to Get Things Done in the Kids Summer Holidays</a> &mdash; Without Losing Your Mind! &mdash; Summer can be a tough time to balance having fun and getting things done. Use this step-by-step guide to create a plan that works for you and your family's specific needs. [Organise My House]</p> <p><a href="https://apersonalorganizer.com/12-essential-tips-to-add-to-your-moving-checklist/">12 Essential Tips To Add To Your Moving Checklist</a> &mdash; This checklist will help make the moving process as smooth as possible before, during, and after the actual move. [Helena Alkhas]</p> <p><a href="https://www.organizingmaniacs.com/5-organizing-tips-to-keep-toys-in-check-this-summer/">5 Organizing Tips to Keep Toys in Check this Summer</a> &mdash; Kids don't need to have every toy they own within easy reach. Limit the number of toys they can have out at one time, and make it a rule to clean up one mess before they can start another. [Organizing Maniacs]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2018/0615/Amid-legal-attack-on-key-health-law-provision-uncertainty-and-uproar">Amid legal attack on key health-law provision, uncertainty and uproar</a> &mdash; The Justice Department has said it will not defend provisions aimed at safeguarding people with pre-existing conditions. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-5-parts-of-an-airplane-you-shouldnt-touch">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-a-family-of-4-can-visit-hawaii-for-1000-or-less">How a Family of 4 Can Visit Hawaii for $1,000 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-to-do-a-reconnaissance-trip-before-retiring-overseas">How to Do a Reconnaissance Trip Before Retiring Overseas</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/7-affordable-cities-for-a-craft-beer-road-trip">7 Affordable Cities for a Craft Beer Road Trip</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-unforgettable-train-trips-across-the-us">5 Unforgettable Train Trips Across the U.S.</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel airplane best money tips Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:31:20 +0000 Amy Lu 2150924 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: When Is the Best Time to Buy a Car? https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-when-is-the-best-time-to-buy-a-car <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-when-is-the-best-time-to-buy-a-car" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_new_car_836574442.jpg" alt="Woman learning best time to buy a new car" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on the best time to buy a car, ways to make the most of your time and money, and how to handle sentimental clutter.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://wallethacks.com/best-time-to-buy-a-car/">When is the best time to buy a car?</a> &mdash; The final days of a month and a year are traditionally good times to buy a car, but that's not the whole story. [Wallet Hacks]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24774/make-the-most-of-your-time-money.html">7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Time and Money</a> &mdash; Learn how to make better use of your time and money so that it benefits YOU. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.becomingminimalist.com/sentimental-clutter/">How to Handle Sentimental Clutter</a> &mdash; Owning fewer things can actually create more meaning and value for the sentimental possessions you decide to keep. [Becoming Minimalist]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneyaftergraduation.com/2018/06/18/emergency-fund-of-stuff/">Why You Need An Emergency Fund of Stuff</a> &mdash; Keeping an stash of household and personal essentials on hand will reduce your stress, ensure your physical security, and keep more money in your bank account in case of an emergency. [Money After Graduation]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Best-Travel-Destinations-Adventure-44481178">The Ultimate Adventure Travel Bucket List For Thrill Seekers</a> &mdash; From white water rafting in the Poconos to sky diving over the Swiss Alps, these once-in-a-lifetime adventures should be on every thrill seeker's bucket list! [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://thefrugalcrafter.wordpress.com/2018/06/18/15-cheap-or-free-watercolor-hacks/">15 Cheap or FREE Watercolor Hacks!</a> &mdash; Stretch your art supply budget with these cheap or free hacks for painting with watercolors. [The Frugal Crafter]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0615/EPA-announces-plan-to-clean-up-Colorado-mines">EPA announces plan to clean up Colorado mines</a> &mdash; The EPA will work to remove or control toxic contaminants from Colorado campgrounds, mine waste piles, ponds, and rivers over the next five years. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/about/financial-issues-lgbtq-community/">Important Financial Issues Facing The LGBTQ Community</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on financial tips for the LGBTQ community. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/how-to-create-a-financial-plan-without-paying-for-an-advisor">How To Create A Financial Plan Without Paying For An Advisor</a> &mdash; A financial adviser will guide and coach you through the process of creating a financial plan that works for you, but it is possible to set it up on your own. [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://thecollegeinvestor.com/22098/above-average-college-graduate/">5 Money Tips for the Above-Average College Graduate</a> &mdash; You've mastered academics, but do you know how to take control of your finances? [The College Investor]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-when-is-the-best-time-to-buy-a-car">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/can-acetone-dramatically-increase-your-gas-mileage">Can Acetone Dramatically Increase Your Gas Mileage?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-unforgettable-train-trips-across-the-us">5 Unforgettable Train Trips Across the U.S.</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/3-reasons-why-you-should-never-buy-a-new-car">3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy a New Car</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/the-6-best-ways-to-sell-your-car">The 6 Best Ways to Sell Your Car</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Cars and Transportation best money tips buy a car Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:00:35 +0000 Amy Lu 2150447 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: The Downsides to Early Retirement https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-downsides-to-early-retirement <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-the-downsides-to-early-retirement" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/senior_woman_stressed_673909348.jpg" alt="Woman learning the downsides to early retirement" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on the downsides to early retirement, clever Alexa commands you will use over and over again, and creative ways to save money this summer.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.budgetsaresexy.com/10-downsides-to-early-retirement/">10 *Downsides* to Early Retirement</a> &mdash; Early retirement is a goal for many people, but before you make the leap, be sure to consider the downsides as well. [Budgets Are Sexy]</p> <p><a href="https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/komando/2018/06/09/21-clever-amazon-echo-alexa-commands-komando/675237002/">21 clever Alexa commands you will use again and again</a> &mdash; Many of these commands are super useful, and some are just plain fun! [USA Today]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/creative-ways-to-save-money-this-summer/">6 Creative Ways to Save Money this Summer</a> &mdash; There are many ways to save money during the summer to help pad your budget for the rest of the year. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://theartofsimple.net/teenmindset/">Transform Your Relationship With Your Teen with These 7 Mindset Shifts</a> &mdash; The key to a healthy relationship with a teenager is connection. [The Art of Simple]</p> <p><a href="https://justagirlandherblog.com/organize-every-room-of-the-house-with-storage-bins/">How to Organize Every Room of the House with Storage Bins</a> &mdash; You can use any variety of boxes, bins, baskets, and tubs for all your organizing needs! [Abby Lawson]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Design-Ideas-Unused-Spaces-44561454#photo-44561455">5 Creative Ways to Spruce Up Every Nook in Your Home</a> &mdash; Put an empty stretch of wall to good use by setting up a mini office where you can do quick projects, pay bills, and make plans. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0614/Despite-natural-gas-boom-this-Texas-town-is-going-100-renewable">Despite natural gas boom, this Texas town is going 100% renewable</a> &mdash; The residents in Denton, Texas is hoping to make their community the second city in Texas to get all of its electricity from renewable energy. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/slideshows/21-laws-you-could-be-breaking-without-knowing-it/">11 Laws You Could Be Breaking Without Knowing It</a> &mdash; Some of these overlooked mistakes may get you fined &mdash; or jailed! [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://zenhabits.net/noprob/">It&rsquo;s Not a Problem, It&rsquo;s an Experience</a> &mdash; Don't think of difficult feelings like sadness or anger like a problem you need to solve. Allow yourself to experience those feelings without judgment. [zen habits]</p> <p><a href="https://organize365.com/small-spaces/">Living in Small Spaces</a> &mdash; Use these tips to make the most of a tiny living space! [Organize 365]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-the-downsides-to-early-retirement">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-questions-to-ask-before-you-start-claiming-your-social-security-benefits">5 Questions to Ask Before You Start Claiming Your Social Security Benefits</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-ways-to-handle-a-forced-early-retirement">5 Ways to Handle a Forced Early Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-things-that-could-wreck-an-early-retirement">5 Things That Could Wreck an Early Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-are-people-retiring-in-their-30s">How Are People Retiring in Their 30s?!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-actions-women-can-take-right-now-to-get-their-retirement-on-track">5 Actions Women Can Take Right Now to Get Their Retirement On Track</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips early retirement Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:30:27 +0000 Amy Lu 2149669 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: 10 Big Ways Retirement Will Be Different in 2030 https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-10-big-ways-retirement-will-be-different-in-2030 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-10-big-ways-retirement-will-be-different-in-2030" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/making_retirement_plan_928088256.jpg" alt="Learning how retirement will change by 2030" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on ways retirement will be different in 2030, awesome travel site to find the cheapest flight, and how solar panels can save you a fortune.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/retirement/T057-S010-10-ways-retirement-will-be-different-in-2030/index.html">10 Ways Retirement Will Be Different in 2030</a> -- Rapid advances in technology will reshape how future retirees live, from health care, transportation, aging in place and even shopping. [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Sites-Cheap-Flights-43453758">10 Awesome Travel Websites to Find the Cheapest Flight</a> -- Travel can get really expensive, but these websites will help you get the biggest bang for your buck. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/benefits-of-solar-panels">How Solar Panels Can Save You A Fortune In Energy Costs</a> -- The upfront cost of installing solar panels can easily be justified by the long-term savings. If you have high electric bills or you live in an area with lots of sunshine, the payoff can come even sooner! [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://adventuresfrugalmom.com/5-steps-to-finding-the-perfect-rental-home-for-you-and-your-family/">5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Rental Home For you and Your Family</a> -- Once you've decided that renting is the best option for your family, how do you go about finding the right one? Gather as much experience and perspective as you can on the process before you select a rental. [Adventures of Frugal Mom]</p> <p><a href="http://frugalnurse.com/2018/06/prevent-treat-mosquito-bites/">Prevent and treat mosquito bites</a> -- It's mosquito season! Learn the best ways to repel the buggers and how to treat bites if they get you. [Frugal Nurse]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://moneysavingmom.com/2018/06/6-simple-secrets-to-inspire-entrepreneurship-in-kids.html">6 Simple Secrets to Inspire Entrepreneurship in Kids</a> -- Give your kids a head start! Encourage an entrepreneurial attitude in your children while they're young and eager to learn and explore new ideas. [Money Saving Mom]</p> <p><a href="http://www.pennilessparenting.com/2018/06/insider-hacks-to-buying-high-quality.html">Insider Hacks To Buying A High-Quality, Yet Cheap, Mountain Bike</a> -- Riding a bike is a great way to spend time outdoors and get some exercise. Here are a few tips for buying a quality mountain bikes at a bargain price. [Penniless Parenting]</p> <p><a href="https://www.joyfullythriving.com/summer-bucket-list-for-families/">Summer Bucket List for Families</a> -- Make sure this summer fun for the whole crew by putting together a family summer bucket list -- together! [Joyfully Thriving]</p> <p><a href="http://4hatsandfrugal.com/2018/06/how-to-focus-on-homemaking-all-year.html">How To Focus On Homemaking All Year</a> -- There's always work to do when you own your home. This exercise will help you focus on home maintenance and upkeep all year long without feeling overwhelmed. [Four Hats &amp; Frugal]</p> <p><a href="https://thethriftycouple.com/how-to-make-finger-paint-with-flour/">How To Make Finger Paint with Flour (easy, frugal, nontoxic recipe)</a> -- All you need to make cheap, nontoxic finger paint is four ingredients you probably already have! [The Thrifty Couple]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-10-big-ways-retirement-will-be-different-in-2030">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-6"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/4-affordable-retirement-spots-with-world-class-health-care">4 Affordable Retirement Spots With World-Class Health Care</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-to-choose-the-perfect-country-to-retire-in">How to Choose the Perfect Country to Retire In</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/7-occasions-when-you-should-definitely-hire-a-financial-advisor">7 Occasions When You Should Definitely Hire a Financial Advisor</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/33-places-to-retire-if-you-love-the-rain">33 Places to Retire If You Love the Rain</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/dont-know-what-annuities-are-you-might-be-missing-out">Don&#039;t Know What Annuities Are? You Might Be Missing Out</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips retirement Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:30:29 +0000 Amy Lu 2149253 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Meal Planning Tips for Busy Couples https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-meal-planning-tips-for-busy-couples <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-meal-planning-tips-for-busy-couples" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/couple_cooking_dinner_641768476.jpg" alt="Busy couple cooking a meal together" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on meal planning tips for busy couples, summer destinations that won&rsquo;t break the bank, and how to save money on things you can&rsquo;t live without.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://couplemoney.com/food-and-groceries/easy-meal-planning-busy-couples/">Easy Meal Planning for Busy Couples</a> &mdash; Food tends to be one of the biggest expenses for couples. While it's easy (yet expensive) to dine out all the time, it isn't difficult to make meals at home, either. It just takes some planning! [Couple Money]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Cheap-Places-Travel-Summer-44914772">12 Dreamy Summer Destinations That Won't Break the Bank</a> &mdash; These wallet-friendly hot spots have everything you'll need for an ideal summer escape. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/save-money-things-you-cant-live-without/">How to Save Money on Things You Can&rsquo;t Live Without</a> &mdash; You don't have to be deprived and miserable on your journey to financial fitness. Look for ways to afford the things that enhance and add value to your life. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/06/08/616595496/dont-touch-a-scientist-s-advice-for-spotting-poison-ivy-before-it-ruins-your-sum">Don't Touch! A Scientist's Advice For Spotting Poison Ivy Before It Ruins Your Summer</a> &mdash; Learn how to recognize poison ivy before you touch it &mdash; and what to do when it's too late. [NPR]</p> <p><a href="https://www.financialsamurai.com/how-to-make-lots-of-money-during-the-next-downturn/">How To Make Lots Of Money During The Next Downturn</a> &mdash; Take these steps to not only avoid losing money, but to actually make money during the next downturn. [Financial Samurai]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://professional-organizer.com/WordPress/how-to-set-up-a-successful-summer-routine/">How to Set Up a Successful Summer Routine</a> &mdash; It's tempting to throw caution to the wind during the summer, but it's important to keep certain structures in your day, like a regular bedtime and a healthy meal three times a day. [Professional Organizer]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24752/beat-lifestyle-inflation.html">5 Simple Solutions to Beat Lifestyle Inflation</a> &mdash; When you have clear and specific goals, and you align your spending to achieve those goals, it's much easier to resist the kind of expenses that lead to lifestyle inflation. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/should-you-spend-or-invest-your-hsa-funds">Should You Spend or Invest Your HSA Funds?</a> &mdash; Whether it&rsquo;s better to spend your HSA funds on medical costs or keep it invested for the long term depends on your financial situation. [Quick and Dirty Tips]</p> <p><a href="https://orgjunkie.com/2018/06/organized-travel-documents-for-an-organized-vacation.html">Organized Travel Documents for an Organized Vacation</a> &mdash; Having all your vacation information printed out and organized in a folder can help cut down on the stress while you travel. [Organizing Junkie]</p> <p><a href="https://clutterfreenow.com/blog/decluttering/8-simple-steps-to-mindfully-declutter-your-home-before-moving/">8 Simple Steps to Mindfully Declutter Your Home before Moving</a> &mdash; Going through all the stuff you've accumulated while living in your home can be really stressful! Here are a few ways to going about this moving task without tearing your hair out. [Mindful Decluttering &amp; Organizing]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-meal-planning-tips-for-busy-couples">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/16-simple-kitchen-skills-every-frugal-person-should-master">16 Simple Kitchen Skills Every Frugal Person Should Master</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/8-money-saving-hacks-for-those-who-hate-cooking">8 Money-Saving Hacks for Those Who Hate Cooking</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/12-instant-pot-recipes-that-will-save-you-money">12 Instant Pot Recipes That Will Save You Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/11-ways-to-turn-leftover-sweet-potatoes-and-other-starchy-foods-into-something-special">11 Ways to Turn Leftover Sweet Potatoes and Other Starchy Foods Into Something Special</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-to-save-a-ton-by-eating-soup-every-day-and-never-get-bored">How to Save a Ton by Eating Soup Every Day (and Never Get Bored!)</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Food and Drink best money tips meal planning Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:30:44 +0000 Amy Lu 2149036 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How to Boost Your Wi-Fi Signal at Home https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-boost-your-wi-fi-signal-at-home <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-to-boost-your-wi-fi-signal-at-home" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_dog_phone_649442716.jpg" alt="Woman boosting Wi-Fi signal at home" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to boost your Wi-Fi signal at home, money-saving tips for your next backpacking trip, and ways to stay accountable to your health and fitness goals.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.frugalfamilytimes.com/2018/06/wifi-weak-spots-simple-internet-boosters-how-to.html">Wi-Fi Weak Spots at Home? Don't upgrade your service! Try these 6 internet boosters.</a> &mdash; There are a few simple things you can do to boost your Wi-Fi signal strength without spending much money at all! [Frugal Family Times]</p> <p><a href="https://femmefrugality.com/backpacking/">Money-Saving Tips for Your Next Backpacking Trip</a> &mdash; Do more on your next backpacking adventure by following these tips! [Femme Frugality]</p> <p><a href="http://www.myblissfulspace.com/how-to-stay-accountable-health-fitness-goals/">How to Stay Accountable to Health &amp; Fitness Goals</a> &mdash; When it comes to our health and fitness goals, it's important to stay strong, make a plan, and keep ourselves accountable. [My Blissful Space]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Sleep-Hacks-32299840">8 Sleep Hacks That Will Put You Right to Bed</a> &mdash; We tend to sleep better in a cool room, but if your feet are too cold, the blood vessels constrict, retaining heat in your body and making it harder for you to fall asleep. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://frugalfamilyhome.com/home/gardening/summer-garden-tasks">5 Minute Summer Garden Tasks to Keep Your Garden Growing</a> &mdash; Working in your garden in the summer heat can feel like a chore, but you can break down many tasks so that they only take a few minutes to do. [Frugal Family Home]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://nosidebar.com/slowing-down/">City Simplified: Slowing Down While Living Fast</a> &mdash; It's easy to get stuck in the hustle and bustle of a fast-paced city. Here are a few ways to slow down and really take in the city lifestyle. [No Sidebar]</p> <p><a href="https://www.littlehouseliving.com/where-to-buy-cheap-fabric.html">Where to Buy Cheap Fabric</a> &mdash; You can do so much with fabric, even if you don't sew. No matter the project, you can find affordable fabric at garage sales, thrift stores, and certain big box stores. [Little House Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thefrugalnavywife.com/why-you-need-to-take-safe-web-surfing-seriously/">Why You Need to Take Safe Web Surfing Seriously</a> &mdash; Use these tips to protect yourself and your family on the Internet. [The Frugal Navy Wife]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thefrugalgirl.com/2018/06/how-to-freeze-odds-and-ends-without-trying-too-hard/">How to freeze odds and ends without trying too hard</a> &mdash; Freezing food doesn't have to be a huge production, especially if you're only dealing with small amounts. [The Frugal Girl]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0612/To-avert-potential-wildfires-officials-across-Southwest-close-national-forests">To avert potential wildfires, officials across Southwest close national forests</a> &mdash; As states in the Southwest battle extreme drought, National Forest officials are closing many parks and trails in an effort to resolve ongoing wildfires and prevent more from starting. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-to-boost-your-wi-fi-signal-at-home">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/6-ways-to-slash-the-cost-of-wi-fi-when-you-travel">6 Ways to Slash the Cost of Wi-Fi When You Travel</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/the-5-best-wireless-chargers">The 5 Best Wireless Chargers</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/heres-how-one-social-media-micro-star-gets-lots-of-free-stuff">How I Scored Tons of Free Stuff By Building a Small Social Media Audience</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/the-11-best-parking-apps-for-your-city">The 11 Best Parking Apps for Your City</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-to-get-netflix-and-hulu-to-play-on-your-tv">How to Get Netflix and Hulu to Play on Your TV</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Technology best money tips wi-fi Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:30:14 +0000 Amy Lu 2148706 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Incredibly Useful Travel Apps You Should Know About https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-incredibly-useful-travel-apps-you-should-know-about <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-incredibly-useful-travel-apps-you-should-know-about" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/woman_travel_phone_637579414.jpg" alt="Woman using travel apps on her phone" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on incredibly useful travel apps you should know about, a look at how moving can improve your finances, and three big mistakes that will cancel out any sun protection you use.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/komando/2018/06/01/12-travel-apps-help-flight-delays-skip-customs/657323002/">12 incredibly useful travel apps you didn't know about until now</a> &mdash; These travel apps can help you convert currencies, find free Wi-Fi, skip the customs line, and even take a guided tour of your travel destination. [USA Today]</p> <p><a href="https://everythingfinanceblog.com/24749/moving-can-improve-your-finances.html">5 Ways Moving Can Improve Your Finances</a> &mdash; Where you live has a huge impact on your finances, from housing costs to taxes to job opportunities. [Everything Finance]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneytalksnews.com/the-abcs-sun-protection-dont-get-burned-spfs/">3 Mistakes That Can Make Your Sun Protection Worthless</a> &mdash; Making these three big mistakes means you're wasting your money and probably increasing your odds of getting skin cancer. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Costco-Travel-Site-40648400">5 Things You Need to Know About Costco's Travel Site</a> &mdash; Costco's travel site offers vacation packages to hot destinations like Disney World, Maui, Vegas, and the Dominican Republic. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://ptmoney.com/10-fun-summer-jobs-for-teens-and-college-students/">19 Badass Summer Jobs for Teens (and College Students)</a> &mdash; Employers seem to emphasize work experience more and more these days, but there are still many ways for teens and college students to make money over the summer. [PT Money]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.experian.com/blogs/news/summer-travel-budget/">Summer Travel on a Budget</a> &mdash; Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on how to travel in the summer on a budget. [Experian]</p> <p><a href="https://www.frugalrules.com/finances-back-on-track-summer/">25 Ways to Get Your Finances Back on Track This Summer</a> &mdash; Summer is a busy time for many families &mdash; it's easy to get distracted form your financial goals. Luckily, there are a number of ways to get back on track. [Frugal Rules]</p> <p><a href="https://www.moneyunder30.com/when-does-an-account-go-to-collections-and-how-to-avoid-it">When Does An Account Go To Collections, And How To Avoid It</a> &mdash; If don't do anything about an overdue debt, it will eventually go to collections and turn into a huge headache.&nbsp; [Money Under 30]</p> <p><a href="https://couplemoney.com/saving/building-up-an-emergency-fund/">The Smart Way to Build Your Emergency Fund</a> &mdash; Your emergency fund is an essential buffer when you're hit with surprise expenses. Here's how to build a robust fund that will get you through the hard times. [Couple Money]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0607/Hawaii-volcano-spews-out-lava-and-information-for-scientists">Hawaii volcano spews out lava ... and information for scientists</a> &mdash; Kilauea is providing scientists with a ton of new insights on how volcanoes work and the patterns they follow. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-incredibly-useful-travel-apps-you-should-know-about">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-hotel-room-booking-tools-every-frugal-traveler-should-know">5 Hotel Room Booking Tools Every Frugal Traveler Should Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/these-5-apps-will-save-you-money-on-your-next-vacation">These 5 Apps Will Save You Money on Your Next Vacation</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/top-5-travel-reward-credit-cards">The Best Travel Reward Credit Cards</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-a-family-of-4-can-visit-hawaii-for-1000-or-less">How a Family of 4 Can Visit Hawaii for $1,000 or Less</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-to-do-a-reconnaissance-trip-before-retiring-overseas">How to Do a Reconnaissance Trip Before Retiring Overseas</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Travel best money tips travel apps Tue, 12 Jun 2018 08:00:34 +0000 Amy Lu 2148416 at https://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: How Much You Should Spend in Retirement https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-much-you-should-spend-in-retirement <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-how-much-you-should-spend-in-retirement" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="https://wisebread-killeracesmedia.netdna-ssl.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/senior_woman_laptop_644986914.jpg" alt="Woman learning how much she should spend in retirement" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="140" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found articles on how much you should spend in retirement, ways to save money on Father&rsquo;s Day gifts, and how to use your vacation to improve your everyday life.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="https://www.getrichslowly.org/retirement-spending/">How much should you spend in retirement?</a> &mdash; Many retirees struggle to know how much money they should spend &mdash; and how to spend it. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <p><a href="https://www.thefrugalnavywife.com/save-money-fathers-day/">How to Save Money with Father&rsquo;s Day Gift Ideas</a> &mdash; Use this list for inspiration on how to treat dad like a king without royally busting your budget. [The Frugal Navy Wife]</p> <p><a href="https://www.dailyworth.com/posts/rethink-your-vacation">Rethink Your Vacation: Come Back Refreshed and Recharged</a> &mdash; A vacation isn't just a time where you get away. It can be an opportunity for you to shift your mindset and improve your everyday life. [Daily Worth]</p> <p><a href="https://thefrugalchicken.com/vegetables-plant-june/">It&rsquo;s June&hellip;Here&rsquo;s 17 Vegetables You Can Still Plant For a Full Fall Harvest!</a> &mdash; Summer is fast-approaching, and it's prime time to plant your garden for a late summer/fall harvest! [Pampered Chicken Mama]</p> <p><a href="https://orgjunkie.com/2018/06/stay-motivated-organized-summer.html">How To Stay Motivated and Organized During The Summer</a> &mdash; It can be hard to focus on getting things done when all you want to do is relax in the summer sun. Use these tips to focus on your tasks and stay motivated. [Organizing Junkie]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="https://organized31.com/disaster-safety-plan-tips-for-pets/">Disaster Safety Plan Tips for Pets</a> &mdash; Make sure you have a plan for your pets when a natural disaster or emergency hits. If it's not safe for you to be in your home, it's not safe for your pets, either! [Organized 31]</p> <p><a href="https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2018/0607/Rethinking-disposable-straws-for-the-sake-of-the-oceans">Rethinking disposable straws &ndash; for the sake of the oceans</a> &mdash; While straws are the current target for legislating single-use plastic items, scientists and environmental activists caution that any real solution is going to take a combination of efforts. [The Christian Science Monitor]</p> <p><a href="https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Sleep-Hacks-32299840?stream_view=1#photo-44916601">8 Sleep Hacks That Will Put You Right to Bed</a> &mdash; If you can't fall asleep because you're not breathing properly, use nasal strips as a quick fix to open nasal passages. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="https://www.rowdykittens.com/blog/2018/6/how-to-make-journaling-part-of-your-daily-routine">How to Make Journaling Part of Your Daily Routine</a> &mdash; Tracking your time for a week, and examining how you spend your time, will help you make behavioral changes that give you space to journal more often. [Rowdy Kittens]</p> <p><a href="https://hbr.org/2018/06/5-common-complaints-about-meetings-and-what-to-do-about-them">5 Common Complaints About Meetings and What to Do About Them</a> &mdash; Here's how to address some of the most common complaints about meetings so your organization can use its time more effectively. [Harvard Business Review]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/amy-lu">Amy Lu</a> of <a href="https://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-how-much-you-should-spend-in-retirement">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/how-to-do-a-reconnaissance-trip-before-retiring-overseas">How to Do a Reconnaissance Trip Before Retiring Overseas</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/5-countries-where-you-can-retire-for-1000-a-month">5 Countries Where You Can Retire for $1,000 a Month</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/8-signs-its-time-to-retire">8 Signs It&#039;s Time to Retire</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/6-ways-you-can-cut-costs-right-before-you-retire-0">6 Ways You Can Cut Costs Right Before You Retire</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="https://www.wisebread.com/the-right-way-to-withdraw-money-from-your-retirement-accounts-during-retirement">The Right Way to Withdraw Money From Your Retirement Accounts During Retirement</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Retirement best money tips retirement spending Mon, 11 Jun 2018 08:30:19 +0000 Amy Lu 2147654 at https://www.wisebread.com