Best Money Tips: How to Get the Most Out of Your 401(k)

By Amy Lu on 28 June 2017 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to get the most out of your 401(k), simple hacks that will change how you travel, and summer tax scams to watch out for.

Top 5 Articles

3 Tips For Getting the Most Out of Your 401(k) — Re-evaluate your contributions every so often, especially if your finances have changed — due to a promotion or a raise, for example. [Dyer News]

These 3 Very Simple Hacks Will Change How You Travel Forever — Remember that you are a guest when you travel to foreign countries. It's your responsibility to learn about the traditions of the place you're visiting and to respect the locals' way of life. [PopSugar Smart Living]

IRS warns of four hot summer tax scams — Robocall scammers might invoke the IRS e-payment option, EFTPS, to sound more legit. Don't fall for it! [Don't Mess With Taxes]

7 Ways to Save On Your Food Budget — Try the store brand versions of the products that you usually buy name brand, and see if you can tell the difference. If store brand works for you, start buying that instead. [StepChange MoneyAware]

11 Best Pharmacy Rewards Programs: Earn Rewards for Shopping at Your Local Drugstore — These pharmacy and drugstore loyalty programs offer discounts, members-only coupons, and points that you can redeem for store credit. [Money Pantry]

Other Essential Reading

Facebook wants to shift its focus to 'meaningful' online communities and connections — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants the social network to be a place where people can build communities with shared interests. [The Christian Science Monitor]

5 Tips to Be More Present and Productive — Make eye contact when you are having a conversation with someone and show them that they have your full attention. [Time Management Ninja]

These 5 Amazing Things Will Happen When You Start Learning a New Language — Learning a new language opens up career opportunities that weren't available to you before. [Life Hacks]

10 Healthy and Cost-Friendly Ways to Invest In Yourself — If you're not working in your field of choice, start researching how to get the job you want. [Everybody Loves Your Money]

3 Steps To Start Investing Like A Millionaire — Max out your contributions to tax-advantaged investments, like the Roth IRA, to reduce your tax burden. [Cash The Checks]

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