Best Money Tips: How to Stock a Minimalist Kitchen

Welcome to Wise Bread’s Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to stock a minimalist kitchen, cleaning supplies you never have to buy again, and simple ideas for taking care of yourself.

Top 5 Articles

How To Stock Your Minimalist Kitchen + List: 16 Pantry Staples — Follow these guidelines to cut down on pantry clutter. [The Tiny Life]

Never Buy These Expensive Cleaning Supplies Again — Foaming bathroom cleaners are great at melting soap scum in minutes! Now, you can make your own with just vinegar and blue Dawn dish detergent. [Money Talks News]

Betting on the Lottery: Is There a Strategy? — There are a few strategies that can boost your odds of winning a lottery. [Dumb Little Man]

38 Simple Ideas For Taking Care of Yourself When You Need It Most — Everyone’s self-care regimen is different, but if you don’t know what need, here are some general tips to help you heal. [PopSugar Smart Living]

How to Declutter Your Closet in a Single Day — Learn how to declutter your closet so that the only items left are things that you love. [Simply Worn]

Other Essential Reading

3 Benefits of Using a Tax Professional — You may be tempted to save some money by doing your own taxes, but if your finances are complicated in any way, you’re better off hiring a tax professional. [Frugal Rules]

Why Having Fun Stops Overspending — When you have fun regularly, you won’t try to go after that temporary happiness you may feel from buying things. [A Mess Free Life]

8 Ways to Save for a Down Payment on a House — Start the homebuying process on the right foot by calculating how much home you can actually afford and when you’ll want to buy it. [Wallet Hacks]

Life’s Biggest Financial Decisions — The Later Years — These are the financial decisions that matter most when we’re older. [Matt About Money]

Can altruism exist without empathy? Lessons from the ant world — Researchers have found that Matabele ants would tend to wounded nest-mates when the “help” pheromone is released. [The Christian Science Monitor]