Best Money Tips: Ways to Give Back on Thanksgiving

Welcome to Wise Bread’s Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to give back on Thanksgiving, staying healthy during the holidays, and saving money when you start a business.

Top 5 Articles

7 Ways to Give Back and Make an Impact on Thanksgiving — If you don’t have time to volunteer on Thanksgiving Day, consider putting together a few care packages and sending them to troops deployed overseas. [PopSugar Smart Living]

6 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays — Winter weather can cause dangerous driving and walking conditions, so make sure to take all necessary precautions when you’re out and about. [Productivity Theory]

4 Ways to Save Money When Starting Your Business — Look for opportunities to trade services when you can’t afford to pay for the goods and services your business needs. [The Frugal Toad]

5 Questions to Ask Before Making a Major Purchase — Some big purchases require additional costs for necessary accessories or maintenance. Would you be able to afford those, too? [A Mess Free Life]

How to Cut Costs with Tiny Living — There are a few decisions you’ll need to make when you decide to live in a tiny house, and your choices will impact how much you’ll save — and spend. [The Simple Dollar]

Other Essential Reading

Four Ways to Make Your Money Work for You Without Really Thinking About It — Paying off debt means you can use the interest payments elsewhere in your budget. [Pro Finance Blog]

6 Ways to Beat Procrastination and Increase Productivity — Don’t pick up voluntary assignments before the vital things are done first. The stuff you actually need to do are more important. [Time Management Ninja]

10 Easy Ways To Do A Social Media Cleanse — Bring family and friends on board to avoid misunderstandings when you’re no longer responding on social media. Give them other ways to get in touch with you. [easyWays]

Smart Ways to Map Your Shopping and Avoid Overspending on Black Friday — Join Experian’s #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on how to avoid overspending on Black Friday. [Experian]

Rural schools unite to make college the rule, rather than the exception — Schools in sparsely populated districts in Ohio are pooling their resources and working together to secure outside funding so that they can send more kids to college. [The Christian Science Monitor]