2013 http://www.wisebread.com/taxonomy/term/17019/all en-US Best Money Tips: Tips for End of Year Tax Planning http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-tips-for-end-of-year-tax-planning <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-tips-for-end-of-year-tax-planning" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/finances-work-4818030-small.jpg" alt="finances" title="finances" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="141" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread&#39;s <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some fantastic articles on tips for end-of-year tax planning, ways to reduce risk in 2014, and the basic principles for growing wealth.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.mydollarplan.com/17-tips-for-end-of-year-tax-planning/">17 Tips for End of Year Tax Planning</a> &mdash; Before the year is over, remember to finalize your records and do an AMT analysis. [My Dollar Plan]</p> <p><a href="http://www.threethriftyguys.com/2013/12/ways-to-reduce-risk-in-2014/">Ways to Reduce Risk in 2014</a> &mdash; To reduce risk in 2014, save up for major repairs or purchases. [Three Thrifty Guys]</p> <p><a href="http://www.beingfrugal.net/basic-principles-for-growing-wealth/?utm_source=rss&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=basic-principles-for-growing-wealth">5 Basic Principles for Growing Wealth</a> &mdash; If you want to grow your wealth, invest in yourself. [BeingFrugal.net]</p> <p><a href="http://www.thewisdomjournal.com/Blog/8-job-market-myths-and-truths/">8 Job Market Myths and Truths</a> &mdash; You shouldn&#39;t rely on an employment agency to help you find a job because 93% of the available positions out there are not listed with employment agencies. [The Wisdom Journal]</p> <p><a href="http://couplemoney.com/real-estate/deciding-on-when-is-the-best-time-to-sell-your-house/?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=feed&amp;utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CoupleMoney+%28Couple+Money%29">Deciding on When is the Best Time to Sell Your House</a> &mdash; When considering when to sell your house, ask yourself why you want to sell your home. [Couple Money]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Free-Ways-Entertain-Yourself-Home-30926585">68 Mostly Free Ways to Entertain Yourself at Home</a> &mdash; Keep yourself entertained at home cheaply by listening to a TED Talk. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moolanomy.com/3097/how-big-should-an-emergency-fund-be/?utm_source=rss&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=how-big-should-an-emergency-fund-be">How Big Should an Emergency Fund Be?</a> &mdash; The typical rule of thumb is that you should have enough money saved up to last you 3-6 months. [Moolanomy]</p> <p><a href="http://moneyning.com/frugality/3-ways-an-auto-parts-store-can-save-you-money-on-car-repairs/">3 Ways an Auto Parts Store Can Save You Money on Car Repairs</a> &mdash; Did you know you can get a free battery check at an auto parts store? [MoneyNing]</p> <p><a href="http://www.fivecentnickel.com/2013/12/23/how-sustainable-are-your-financial-habits/">How sustainable are your financial habits?</a> &mdash; To determine how sustainable your financial habits are, consider whether or not you&#39;ve stabilized your housing costs. [Five Cent Nickel]</p> <p><a href="http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2013/12/19/understanding-the-ipo-process/">Understanding the IPO Process</a> &mdash; The purpose of an IPO is to create liquidity for early investors and employees. [Get Rich Slowly]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-tips-for-end-of-year-tax-planning">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/bushs-economic-stimulus-package-what-will-you-get-back">Bush&#039;s economic stimulus package; What will you get back?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/is-social-security-just-a-grand-ponzi-scheme">Is Social Security Just A Grand Ponzi Scheme?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/6-great-places-to-get-free-tax-advice">6 Great Places to Get Free Tax Advice</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/101-tax-deductions-for-bloggers-and-freelancers">101 Tax deductions for bloggers and freelancers</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/20-amazing-outrageous-and-just-plain-weird-tax-deductions">20 amazing, outrageous and just plain weird tax deductions</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Taxes 2013 best money tips planning tax taxes Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:01:37 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1102190 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Things to Get Done Before Year-End http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-to-get-done-before-year-end <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-things-to-get-done-before-year-end" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/laptop-5079115-small.jpg" alt="woman using laptop" title="woman using laptop" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="167" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread&#39;s <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some awesome articles on things to get done before year-end, bouncing back from a financial slip up, and financial New Year&#39;s resolutions.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Things-Do-Before-End-Year-32924674">15 Things to Get Done Before Year-End</a> &mdash; Before the year is over, get your free credit report and make donations. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.biblemoneymatters.com/bouncing-back-from-a-financial-slip-up/">Bouncing Back From A Financial Slip Up</a> &mdash; When bouncing back from a financial slip up, start by pinpointing where you went wrong. [Bible Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://bargainbabe.com/5-financial-new-years-resolutions/">5 Financial New Year&#39;s Resolutions</a> &mdash; Consider making one of your New Year&#39;s resolutions lowering your monthly bills. [Bargain Babe]</p> <p><a href="http://andthenwesaved.com/christmas-tree-cost/">Let&#39;s Talk Christmas Tree Costs: Real Vs. Fake</a> &mdash; Did you know it&#39;s pretty much a wash when it comes to the cost of a real Christmas tree versus a fake one? [And Then We Saved]</p> <p><a href="http://budgetandthebeach.com/2013/12/21/6-ways-i-learned-to-save-money-on-groceries-in-college/">6 Ways I Learned to Save Money on Groceries in College</a> &mdash; Making your own food and keeping eggs in the fridge are just a couple good ways to keep grocery expenses low. [Budget and the Beach]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://asklizweston.com/can-you-be-too-cautious-about-spending-money/">Can You Be Too Cautious About Spending Money?</a> &mdash; Does spending money make you anxious? You may want to seek help if it does. [Ask Liz Weston]</p> <p><a href="http://https://www.jeanchatzky.com/wednesday-welcome/welcome-wednesday-new-career-new-year/">Welcome Wednesday: A New Career In The New Year</a> &mdash; When looking for a new career, increase your income while lowering your expenses. [Jean Chatzky Making Money Make Sense]</p> <p><a href="http://barbarafriedbergpersonalfinance.com/most-common-investing-mistakenot-knowing-whats-your-k/">The Most Common Investing Mistake-Not Knowing What&#39;s in Your 401(k)</a> &mdash; One of the best things you can do for your investments is understanding the investments you own. [Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/9-edible-holiday-decorations">9 Edible Holiday Decorations</a> &mdash; Did you make gingerbread houses this year? Enjoy eating them once the holidays are over! [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://staplerconfessions.com/index.php/busted-your-holiday-budget-3-tips-to-get-back-on-track/">Busted Your Holiday Budget? 3 Tips To Get Back on Track.</a> &mdash; If you went over your budget this holiday season, consider donating excess gifts you purchased. [Stapler Confessions]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-things-to-get-done-before-year-end">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-1"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-launder-money">How to Launder Money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/17-things-car-salesmen-dont-want-you-to-know">17 Things Car Salesmen Don&#039;t Want You to Know</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/8-cheap-ways-to-lower-your-blood-sugar">13 Natural and Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-baking-soda-took-my-bathroom-from-yuck-to-yes">How Baking Soda Took My Bathroom from “Yuck” to Yes!</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/51-uses-for-coca-cola-the-ultimate-list">51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Life Hacks 2013 2014 best money tips year-end Wed, 25 Dec 2013 11:01:18 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1102187 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Money Moves to Make Before 2014 http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-money-moves-to-make-before-2014 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-money-moves-to-make-before-2014" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/2014-176936397.jpg" alt="2014" title="2014" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="167" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some great articles on money moves to make before 2014, holiday traditions to avoid, and profiting from broken electronics.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.creditsesame.com/blog/money-moves-to-make-before-2014/">5 Money Moves to Make Before 2014</a> &mdash; Before 2014 hits, make your charitable contributions! [Credit Sesame]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Affordable-Holiday-Tradition-Ideas-20909791">9 Expensive Holiday Traditions to Avoid</a> &mdash; Try to avoid the holiday tradition of family portraits and long-distance calls. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://www.moneytalksnews.com/2013/12/12/9-ways-to-profit-from-broken-electronics/">9 Ways to Profit From Broken Electronics</a> &mdash; To profit from broken electronics, you can try EcoATM. [Money Talks News]</p> <p><a href="http://kiplinger.com/tool/college/T014-S001-kiplinger-s-best-values-in-public-colleges/index.php">Kiplinger's Best Values in Public Education</a> &mdash; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is at the top of Kiplinger's Best Values in Public Education list! What other colleges made the cut? [Kiplinger]</p> <p><a href="http://www.goodfinancialcents.com/how-to-save-money-during-the-holiday-season/">How to Save Money During the Holiday Season</a> &mdash; Save money during the holiday season by cutting back on the lights you put up and deciding on gifts before you shop. [Good Financial Cents]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.consumerismcommentary.com/should-you-work-non-profit/">Should You Work for a Non-Profit Organization?</a> &mdash; Working for a non-profit organization can force you to learn to be frugal. [Consumerism Commentary]</p> <p><a href="http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/owning-pet-in-a-big-city-bigger-financial-burden.html">Can you own a pet in a big city without going broke?</a> &mdash; Did you know pet food tends to be more expensive in a city? [Bargaineering]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/i-could-never-homeschool-yes-you-could">I Could Never Homeschool (Yes, You Could)!</a> &mdash; If your child is having problems with socialization, homeschooling may be a good idea. [Parenting Squad]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/give-clients-holiday-gifts/">What Should You Give Your Clients for the Holidays?</a> &mdash; This holiday season, consider giving your clients something personal, like a handwritten card. [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.stepawayfromthemall.com/how-to-save-money-on-home-improvement-projects/">How to save money on home improvement projects</a> &mdash; When dealing with home improvement projects, try to get at least three quotes on what you need done. [Step Away from the Mall]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-money-moves-to-make-before-2014">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-2"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-of-personal-finance-41-financial-calculators-for-major-life-decisions">Best Money Tip: 41 Financial Calculators for Major Life Decisions</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/15-things-to-get-done-before-year-end">15 Things to Get Done Before Year-End</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-to-earn-money-with-your-emergency-fund">How to Earn Money With Your Emergency Fund</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/10-things-you-need-to-know-before-taking-out-a-personal-loan">10 Things You Need to Know Before Taking Out a Personal Loan</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/should-you-save-for-college-using-a-529-prepaid-tuition-plan">Should You Save for College Using a 529 Prepaid Tuition Plan?</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Personal Finance 2013 2014 best money tips Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:00:45 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 1100003 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Best Ways to Save Money for 2013 http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-best-ways-to-save-money-for-2013 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-best-ways-to-save-money-for-2013" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/2013-4832508-small.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="167" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on ways to save money for 2013, lowering your summer cooling bill, and jobs to get in college.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.threethriftyguys.com/2013/04/10-best-ways-to-save-money-for-2013/">10 Best Ways to Save Money for 2013</a> &mdash; Using the library and buying goods online are two great ways to save money this year. [Three Thrifty Guys]</p> <p><a href="http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/my-money/2013/04/24/6-easy-ways-to-lower-your-summer-cooling-bills">6 Easy Ways to Lower Your Summer Cooling Bills</a> &mdash; To lower your summer cooling bills, use a programmable thermostat. [U.S. News &amp; World Report]</p> <p><a href="http://barbarafriedbergpersonalfinance.com/easy-jobs-get-while-college/">3 Easy Jobs To Get While In College</a> &mdash; Housesitting is a great job to get while you are in college. [Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.dumblittleman.com/2013/04/how-to-tell-you-cant-cut-your-budget.html">How to Tell You Can't Cut Your Budget Any Further</a> &mdash; If you don't eat out and you clip coupons, you are probably at your budget-cutting limits. [Dumb Little Man]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mint.com/blog/how-to/the-absolute-best-day-to-ask-for-a-raise-0413/">The Absolute Best Day to Ask for a Raise</a> &mdash; Did you know it's better to ask for a raise earlier in the week as opposed to Thursday or Friday? [MintLife Blog]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://genxfinance.com/writing-a-business-plan-here-are-some-common-mistakes/">Writing a Business Plan? Here Are Some Common Mistakes</a> &mdash; When writing a business plan, don't make the mistake of not doing your research. [Generation X Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/savings/how-extreme-savers-can-retire-40">How Extreme Savers Can Retire By 40</a> &mdash; Living cheaply is a choice to live simply and take a step towards freedom which can help extreme savers retire sooner. [MainStreet]</p> <p><a href="http://www.marcandangel.com/2013/04/21/8-effective-ways-to-let-go-and-move-on/">8 Effective Ways to Let Go and and Move On</a> &mdash; If you want to let go and move on, focus only on what you can change. [Marc and Angel Hack Life]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/How-Deep-Clean-Your-Mattress-29764178">Deep-Clean Your Mattress For a Better Night's Sleep</a> &mdash; Deep clean your mattress using baking soda, oil, and a vacuum. [PopSugar Smart Living]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/6-ways-to-help-your-child-gain-weight">6 Ways to Help Your Child With Special Needs Gain Weight</a> &mdash; To help your special needs child gain weight, use butter to add calories to meals. [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-best-ways-to-save-money-for-2013">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. Read more great articles from Wise Bread:</div><div class="view view-similarterms view-id-similarterms view-display-id-block_2 view-dom-id-3"> <div class="view-content"> <div class="item-list"> <ul> <li class="views-row views-row-1 views-row-odd views-row-first"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/five-calls-you-can-make-now-to-save-hundreds-to-thousands-of-dollars">Five calls you can make now to save hundreds to thousands of dollars</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-2 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/in-times-like-these-separate-the-want-from-the-need">In times like these, separate the want from the need.</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-3 views-row-odd"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/how-good-writing-skills-saves-and-earns-money">How good writing skills save and earn money</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-4 views-row-even"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/frugal-or-just-plain-wrong">Frugal... or just plain wrong?</a></span> </div> </li> <li class="views-row views-row-5 views-row-odd views-row-last"> <div class="views-field-title"> <span class="field-content"><a href="http://www.wisebread.com/chinese-money-habits-how-my-culture-influences-my-attitudes-toward-money">Chinese Money Habits - How My Culture Influences My Attitudes Toward Money</a></span> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div><br/></br> Frugal Living 2013 best money tips money saving Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:01:12 +0000 Ashley Jacobs 973692 at http://www.wisebread.com Best Money Tips: Throw a New Years Bash for Less Cash http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-throw-a-new-years-bash-for-less-cash <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-blog-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/best-money-tips-throw-a-new-years-bash-for-less-cash" class="imagecache imagecache-250w imagecache-linked imagecache-250w_linked"><img src="http://wisebread.killeracesmedia.netdna-cdn.com/files/fruganomics/imagecache/250w/blog-images/4220156218_0e07200bf1_z.jpg" alt="Throw a New Years Bash for Less Cash" title="Throw a New Years Bash for Less Cash" class="imagecache imagecache-250w" width="250" height="141" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Welcome to Wise Bread's <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/topic/best-money-tips">Best Money Tips</a> Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on throwing a new years bash for less cash, paying off your auto loan early, and ways to donate to the Sandy Hook victims.</p> <h2>Top 5 Articles</h2> <p><a href="http://www.stretcher.com/stories/10/10dec27c.cfm#.UNif2IWlNl8">Throw a New Years Bash for Less Cash</a> &mdash; Invite your friends over and have a spa night to ring in the new year! [The Dollar Stretcher]</p> <p><a href="http://genxfinance.com/should-you-pay-off-your-auto-loan-early/">Should You Pay Off Your Auto Loan Early?</a> &mdash; Whether or not you should pay off your auto loan early depends on where you are on your loan timeline. [Generation X Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://www.biblemoneymatters.com/8-ways-to-donate-to-the-victims-of-the-sandy-hook-shooting/">8 Ways To Donate To The Victims Of The Sandy Hook Shooting</a> &mdash; You can help the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting by donating to the Red Cross or the Newtown Memorial Fund. [Bible Money Matters]</p> <p><a href="http://freefrombroke.com/tips-for-holiday-tipping/">Tips for Holiday Tipping</a> &mdash; This holiday season, give your housekeeper a tip equal to one week of pay. [Free From Broke]</p> <p><a href="http://cashmoneylife.com/improving-your-career-6-action-tips/">6 Action Tips for Improving Your Career in the New Year</a> &mdash; If you want to improve your career in the new year, develop new skills and knowledge. [Cash Money Life]</p> <h2>Other Essential Reading</h2> <p><a href="http://www.narrowbridge.net/3-easy-ways-to-avoid-common-banking-fees/">3 Easy Ways to Avoid Common Banking Fees</a> &mdash; To avoid getting hit with minimum balance fees, address how much you can afford to keep in your bank accounts before you sign up for an account. [Narrow Bridge Finance]</p> <p><a href="http://youngadultfinances.com/why-a-real-job-is-good-for-you-if-you-want-to-be-an-entrepreneur/">Why a Real Job is Good For You if You Want to Be an Entrepreneur</a> &mdash; Having a real job is a good idea if you want to be an entrepreneur because you will learn how to master time management. [Young Finances]</p> <p><a href="http://www.carefulcents.com/give-clients-holiday-gifts/">What Should You Give Your Clients for the Holidays?</a> &mdash; Need a gift idea for your clients? Consider offering them a discount on future orders! [Careful Cents]</p> <p><a href="http://www.savvysugar.com/Cute-2013-Planners-26321216">2013 Planners For Every Personality</a> &mdash; For the sophisticated person in your life, get them a leather monogrammed planner to start their new year off right. [SavvySugar]</p> <p><a href="http://parentingsquad.com/simple-and-sweet-last-minute-holiday-treats-0">6 Simple and Sweet Last-Minute Christmas Treats</a> &mdash; It's not too late to make some easy mint chocolate truffles for Christmas! [Parenting Squad]</p> <br /><div id="custom_wisebread_footer"><div id="rss_tagline">This article is from <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/ashley-jacobs">Ashley Jacobs</a> of <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/best-money-tips-throw-a-new-years-bash-for-less-cash">Wise Bread</a>, an award-winning personal finance and <a href="http://www.wisebread.com/credit-cards">credit card comparison</a> website. 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