Best Money Tips: Things to Do to Get a Raise at Work

by Ashley Jacobs on 23 August 2013 1 comment

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on getting a raise at work, going to college for free, and curing a spending hangover.

Top 5 Articles

8 Things To Do To Get A Raise At Work — Get a raise at work by knowing your worth and examining your reasoning. [Cash The Checks]

This Is How to Go to College For Free — If you want to go to college for free, start looking for scholarships early and apply for all award amounts. [PopSugar Smart Living]

How to cure a spending hangover — To cure a spending hangover, limit your temptations. [Get Rich Slowly]

21 Things You Should Never Buy New — Never buy Ikea furniture or books new. [Free Money Finance]

What is an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) and Should You Invest through One? — Before you invest in an employee stock purchase plan, consider whether or not you think the company's stock is fairly priced. [American Debt Project]

Other Essential Reading

Goodwill Smackdown: A Great Way to Make Extra Income — Have you ever purchased something for cheap from Goodwill then turned around and sold it for more to make some money? [Three Thrifty Guys]

The outlook for 30-somethings may be looking up — Make the most of your financial opportunities in your 30s by protecting your credit rating and saving. [Five Cent Nickel]

Best Place to Sell Collectibles — If you have collectibles you want to sell, consider selling them in online forums or on eBay. [Frugal Zeitgeist]

21 Simple and Healthy After-School Snacks — Give your child trail mix or smoothies as an after-school snack. [Parenting Squad]

Personal Finance is Easy on Your Smartphone, Apps — Keep your finances safe when using your smartphone. Remember not to save any personal information on your phone. [Debt.org]

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The raise article is a pretty good one.

Also, the best way to go to college for free is to really work hard in middle school and high school to get good grades. The article focuses too much on hunting for scholarships IMHO.