Best Money Tips: Ways to Stretch Your Vacation Budget

By Amy Lu on 2 June 2017 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to stretch your vacation dollar, how to embrace simplicity, and dishes that will make the most of summer produce.

Top 5 Articles

8 Ways to Stretch Your Vacation Dollar — Eliminate the souvenir budget by collecting the free stuff you come across during a vacation, like restaurant menus, ticket stubs, drink coasters, and labels from local foods. [Five Cent Nickel]

11 Ways To Embrace Simplicity — Why clutter your brain with information you don't need? Read fewer books and apply what you learn. [A Debt Free Mess Free Life]

25 Dishes to Make the Most of Summer Produce — Use up your summer bounty by making vegetable soup. Freeze a batch for later in the year when temperatures drop. [Cheapism]

Home Swapping: 5 Things You Need to Know First — Consider installing security measures. A front door camera will allow you to keep an eye on who enters and exits your home without infringing on the swappers' privacy. [Everything Finance]

Getting organized for barbecue season — Have a food thermometer handy to make sure your food is thoroughly cooked but not overcooked. [Unclutterer]

Other Essential Reading

4 Overpriced Items to Avoid at the Grocery Store — Batteries at a grocery store are marked up by 60-70%. You'll find lower prices at big box stores or, better yet, in bulk at warehouse clubs. [Shopper Strategy]

5 Things You Need to Know About Getting or Renewing Your Passport — It can take up to two months to process a passport renewal, but some passport agencies can expedite the process. [PopSugar Smart Living]

5 Daily Routines of Highly Productive People — You can't succeed at anything if you don't know what you're aiming for. Write down specific goals with deadlines to push you into action. [Money Mini Blog]

How to Do Work You Love — Prioritize happiness over money if you want to transition to a career that you love. [Productivity Theory]

4 Amazing Reasons to Live Life like a Beginner — You have more fun when you approach an activity as a beginner with an open mind. [Pick The Brain]

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