Best Money Tips: 10 Basic Financial Formulas You Need to Know

By Amy Lu on 29 July 2016 4 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the basic financial formulas you need to know, simple secrets for a fast sale on your house, and what to do when your wallet is stolen.

Top 5 Articles

10 Basic Financial Formulas: Not Knowing ’em Will Cost You — To really have a handle on you money, you need to know how to calculate your net worth, simple and compound interest, and the break-even point.  [Money Pantry]

The Simplest and Best-Kept Secrets for Selling Your Home Faster — Most people like animals, but maybe not all over them when they are viewing a house. Find place for them to stay or keep them in a crate when you have buyers over. [SheBudgets]

What to Do When Your Wallet Is Stolen - 6 Critical Steps — One of the first things you should do when you're sure your wallet was stolen (and not simply lost or misplaced) is to file a police report. Having a legal paper trail will save you from headaches later on. [Money Q&A]

How To Be a Millionaire in 20 Years — By this calculation, you'll need to save and invest $23,000 per year in order to become an millionaire in 20 years. [Lazy Man and Money]

Why Aggressively Following Up After an Interview Actually Works — The key to following up and getting the job is to be assertive without being pushy. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Other Essential Reading

How to Shop at Home Depot Like a Money Saving Pro — Shipping is free for orders over $45, but if your purchase is less than the threshold, you can opt for free same day pickup at your local store. [More With Less Today]

30 Ways to Earn Extra Cash — This election has been interesting, to say the least! You can take part in the process — and get paid for it — by working as an election officer. [Kiplinger]

7 Light Desserts You Can Make at Home — For a cold and cream treat try the Italian dessert panna cotta! Just heat some cream and sugar with your favorite flavorings, and set it with gelatin. [Bargain Briana]

10 Affordable Smart Home Gadgets to Make Your Life Easier — These days, it's more affordable than ever to integrate smart home technology into your everyday life. [mintLife]

5 Ways to Keep Your Teen From Becoming a Distracted Driver — You need to set an example and show them what a good driver looks like. If you make calls or send texts while you drive, they'll think that these are acceptable driving habits. [Parenting Squad]

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Guest

The link to the top 10 financial formulas article is wrong....it links to the stolen wallet article.

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Amy Lu

Thanks for pointing it out! The link should go to the correct article now.

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John Pierce

Article not posted for 10 money formulas. Please repost.

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Amy Lu

Hi John,
The link has been updated. Thanks for pointing it out!