Best Money Tips: 10 Car Shopping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

by Ashley Jacobs on 2 May 2012 1 comment
Photo: Casey Serin

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on car shopping mistakes and how to avoid them, saving for retirement, and steps to great finances.

Top 5 Articles

10 Car Shopping Mistakes And How To Avoid Them — When buying a car, don't make the mistake of not differentiating between needs and wants. Doing so will cause you to buy unnecessary extras.[Clever Dude]

8 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Save for Retirement — Considering the consequences of failing to save for retirement can help motivate you to start saving. [US News and World Report]

30 Steps to Great Finances: Steps 1 and 2 — Start having great finances by tracking your spending for 30 days. [Free Money Finance]

Ten Ways To Save Money On Your Electric Bill This Summer — To save money on your electric bill this summer, purchase a programmable thermostat. [Money Q&A]

3 More Things You Might Not Know About Credit Scores — Did you know that checking your own credit score won't hurt you? [Credit Karma Blog]

Other Essential Reading

Saving Money in the Summer — To save money this summer, consider taking short road trips so you don't break the bank on gas. [Budgeting in the Fun Stuff]

What is Causing Burnout on Your Job? — If you are experiencing job burnout, it may be because of office politics. [Cash Money Life]

Protect Yourself as a Renter — Before you rent, make sure you understand the landlord/tenant laws in your state. [MainStreet]

5 Ways to Avoid the Summer Brain Drain — Avoid the summer brain drain by getting serious about monitoring the use of electronics. [Parenting Squad]

Expert Shares 2 Easy Strategies To Declutter Your Home — To declutter your home, use the trash bag technique and spend ten minutes each day filling up one trash bag with trash and the other with items to donate. [SavvySugar]

 

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Thanks for the include, Ashley!