Best Money Tips: The Olympics Edition
Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we are highlighting some of the best personal finance articles that reference the Olympics!
The Cost of Raising an Olympian — Families of gymnasts can end up paying around $1,000 a month to keep their child competing at a high level. [Bible Money Matters]
Surprising Day Jobs of 12 Olympians — Did you know that triathalon competitor Gwen Jorgenson works as an accountant with Ernst & Young? [SavvySugar]
How much does it cost to go to the Olympics? — Do you want to go to the closing ceremony at the Olympics? Be prepared to pay $1,880 for a ticket! [boston.com]
Personal Finance Olympics: How Getting Out of Debt is Like Training for the Olympics — Training for the Olympics and getting out of debt both require setting goals and perserverance. [The Jenny Pincher]
5 travel tips for a Summer Olympics trip — Save money if you go to the Olympics by finding accomodations outside of the city. [Bankrate.com]
Other Essential Reading
Going to the Olympics? Tips for Banking in London — If you have headed to London to see the Olympics, do not use travelers checks. Stick with credit cards instead. [Nerd Wallet]
How to Win the Gold Medal of Credit Card Management — The secret to winning at credit card management is training yourself on proper credit card usage as early on as possible. [Credit Karma]
12 Ways the Olympics Teach You About Money Management — One thing the Olympics can teach you about money management is the importance of international diversification. [My Dollar Plan]
Quick Takes - How Much Do Olympians Earn? — Did you know an Olympic gold medal is worth around $650? [Cash Money Life]
Gymnastics for the Non-Olympian — Have the Olympics caused your daughter to beg you to enroll her in gymnastics classes? Go ahead and enroll her! Gymnastics classes teach children not just fitness skills but social skills too! [Parenting Squad]
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