Best Money Tips: Tips for Recent College Graduates

By Ashley Jacobs on 4 May 2012 2 comments
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Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on tips for recent college graduates, things to think about when getting a raise, and getting rid of your stuff.

Top 5 Articles

Real Life Tips for the Recent College Graduate — Are you a recent college graduate living in a major city? Chances are you won't need a car and can use public transportation instead. [NerdWallet]

3 Things to Think About When Getting a Pay Raise — When you get a raise, remember that it probably means you will have more responsibilities at work. [Generation X Finance]

Get Rid of Your Stuff: Make Money, Declutter Your Life, and Help Others — If you haven't worn a particular item of clothing in the past year, chances are you can let it go. [Free Money Finance]

6 Great Apps for Exploring Your City — Why spend money on flights and hotels when you can have a great time exploring your own city? [My Life Scoop]

Great Resources and Websites for Free and Low-Cost Education — Check out websites such as Skillshare or Khan Academy to learn new things for free or cheap. [American Debt Project]

Other Essential Reading

20 Stores With No Sales Tax — Did you know that and Swim Spot offer no sales tax on purchases? [JoeShopping Blog]

5 Steps to Spring Clean Your Finances — To spring clean your finances, take some time to check your insurance rates. []

6 Ways Adults Can Save Money By Buying Kiddie Stuff — Consider using baby oil as a cheap alternative to expensive makeup remover. [SavvySugar]

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo — Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by eating, drinking, and being festive. [Parenting Squad]

Five Frugal Tips That Go Too Far — You might be taking frugality too far if you are making your own toothpaste, shampoo, or soap. [Narrow Bridge]

3 Steps Toward Living a Life on Purpose — Live your life on purpose by maintaining humility in your pursuits. [Change Your Thoughts Change Your Life]


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Thanks for the inclusion!

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You are welcome!