Best Money Tips: Home Repairs to Tackle This Spring

By Amy Lu on 2 June 2016 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on home repairs to tackle this spring, a guide to investing in your 20s, and ways to pay off your student loans.

Top 5 Articles

10 Home Repairs to Tackle This Spring — Trim the trees near your home. It's easier to cut them back in the spring before the leaves grow in. [Bargaineering]

How to Invest in Your 20s — Ready to invest? Are you sure? Make sure you've accomplished these high-priority financial goals, first. [Good Financial Cents]

Eight ways to pay off your student loans — Take advantage of the free tools available for people with student loans. They'll make the process less confusing and will help you choose the best repayment options for your situation. [The Monitor]

Stop Buying These Money-Wasters: 7 Fast and Fool-Proof Foods You Can Make at Home — Croutons are basically seasoned pieces of toast. Cut some bread into chunks, toss with a bit of oil, cook or bake until crispy, then season with whatever you want! [Money Pantry]

10 Money Lessons That You Need to Know — Don't rush into buying a house. Do your research, crunch the numbers, and make sure you've saved 20% for the down payment. [Save The Bills]

Other Essential Reading

The Easiest Way to Clean Your Microwave — Steam-clean your microwave with a vinegar-water solution to loosen and remove any gunk that has built up. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Are You Wasting Money With Traditions? — Don't spend time and money on things that don't give you enjoyment and value, even if it's a tradition. [Clever Dude]

5 Ways to Maximize Your Retirement Funds — Having a mix of tax-deferred and tax-free accounts can help reduce the taxes on your retirement accounts. [Yes, I Am Cheap]

To Grow Wealthy, Stay Where You Are — There are many incidentals that add up every time you move, especially if it's to a new area. It can take years to break even and get ahead after a move. [Beating Broke]

17 Tips To Help You Get A Raise — Review your company's policy on pay increases. Is there a performance review? Are salaries set to a fixed schedule? Ask your boss for a meeting only if you know you have a shot at getting a raise. [Life'd]

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