Best Money Tips: Ways to Save When Buying Your First Home

By Amy Lu on 17 May 2017 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on ways to save on your first home, tips for building your personal brand, and when you should not DIY.

Top 5 Articles

3 Ways to Save When Buying Your First Home — Newly remodeled homes have better curb appeal and will sell faster, which means the seller will be less likely to negotiate on price. If you want to save money, be open to houses that are structurally sound but may need a makeover. [The Allstate Blog]

8 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand Faster — Be accessible! It isn't enough to maintain the usual social networks; make sure you have a good website, too. [Due]

When is DIY a Bad Idea? — You're better off hiring a professional if a project needs to look, you know, professional. [Dyer News]

7 Things You Can Do to Help Someone With Anxiety — Stay calm and comforting, and don't get overexcited or agitated. Someone who is dealing with anxiety doesn't need to deal with external drama, too. [PopSugar Smart Living]

A Beginners Guide To Cutting The Cord — You have many hardware options for streaming, but you probably already have a device to watch your favorite programming: a computer, laptop, gaming console, smartphone, or tablet. [Stack The Chips]

Other Essential Reading

How Not to Overspend When Remodeling Your House — Rent a dumpster to hold things that can't be sold or given away, like old bulky furniture, carpeting, and waste materials from your renovation. [Frugal Village]

Should US companies get a tax break if they bring offshore money back? — Major US multinational companies want a sharply reduced taxed rate if they are forced to bring home foreign earnings. [The Christian Science Monitor]

5 Money Hacks that Have Saved Me Over $4.1 Million Dollars — You could earn $1.5 million by driving a paid-off car and investing the difference. [Good Financial Cents]

How to Sell Used Books Online for Extra Money — eBay isn't the only place to sell used books these days. Consider listing your old books on these online marketplaces that make book selling fast and easy. [Dinks Finance]

20 of the Most Powerful Things Ever Said About Saving Money — Let these money quotes steer you in the right direction! [Don't Pay Full]

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