Best Money Tips: How to Improve Your Finances By Being More Likable

By Amy Lu on 14 August 2017 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to be more likable and why that’s financially valuable, five kinds of low-budget weddings, and retirement tips for 20-somethings.

Top 5 Articles

How to Be More Likable – And How That’s Financially Valuable — People often feel uncomfortable when the conversation lulls. Be the one to start up a new conversation whenever a dead space strikes. [The Simple Dollar]

5 Types of Low-Budget Weddings Anyone Can Plan — These classic themes are perfect for the couple who doesn't want to spend an arm and a leg on a wedding. [Don't Pay Full]

4 Ways to Help Save for Retirement in Your 20s — It's never too early to start saving for retirement! If your employer doesn't offer a 401(k), set up your own retirement account, like an IRA. [The Allstate Blog]

Food Storage Survival Tips — Always, always have a manual can opener on hand. You can't eat the canned food in your stockpile if you can't open it. [A Mess Free Life]

How to Make Your Car Commute the Most Enjoyable Part of Your Day — On days when you're running early, take the scenic route for a change of scenery. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Other Essential Reading

America's stores are closing. Why isn't that raising a jobs alarm? — The retail industry, which employs about 10% of all working Americans, is shedding jobs at a rate that dwarfs that of coal and manufacturing. [The Christian Science Monitor]

Back to School on a Budget: 7 Smart Ways to Get Kids’ Clothes for Less — Think about the weather in your area. You'll find better deals if you can hold off on buying clothes until later in the season. [The Penny Hoarder]

4 Persuasive Tactics to Help You Ask for a Pay Raise — It's important to get the timing right. You don't want to ask for a raise when the company isn't doing well financially or when your boss is having a hectic day. [Money Q&A]

6 Ways Your Financial State of Mind Could Be Costing You — When you think in survival mode, the fear and panic can cause you to make bad financial decisions. [Creative Money]

How to Declutter Your Brain and Get Organized — Declutter your brain with a 10-minute braindump exercise every night. [Lifehack]

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