Best Money Tips: 10 Ways to Screw Up Your Finances


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on easy ways to screw up your finances, how to read more books, and tips for first-time property investors.

Top 5 Articles

10 Ways To Screw Up Your Finances Without Even Trying: Common Personal Finance Mistakes — You'll be in debt and paying interest forever if you always finance large purchases. [Bible Money Matters]

How to Read More Books — Have both ambitions and fun books on your reading list. Challenging books help you grow, but light, easy reads help you relax. [Scott H. Young]

Tips for First Time Property Investments — Have a few years’ experience with regular real estate investing before you try your hand at foreclosures and short sales. [Dinks Finance]

5 New Ways To Eat Breakfast And Skip Mid-Morning Slump — Start your day with a shot of vitamin C and fiber! Make a breakfast of tomato slices sprinkled with seasoning and cheese and cooked in the broiler. [Dumb Little Man]

10 Ways Workaholics Can Chill Out and Work Less — Find a hobby to do when you get home so that you're not just working, eating, and sleeping. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Other Essential Reading

Manage Your Family Like a Business — Applying business principles to your family finances can help maximize your wealth. [Listen Money Matters]

10 Fast-Spoiling Foods to Avoid Serving at Summer Picnics — Serving fresh fruit outdoors? Store it in a cool and shady place. One spoiled piece of fruit can ruin the whole bunch. [Cheapism]

3 Brilliant Tips To Tackle Tough House Cleaning Jobs — After cleaning your shower doors, treat them with a water-repellent product like Rain-X, which causes water and soap to bead up and run off the glass. [A Debt Free Mess Free Life]

Why Strict Budgeting Doesn’t Work (And What to Do Instead) — There are psychological reasons why strict budgeting doesn't work. Getting your finances into shape becomes much easier when you actually enjoy it. [Cult of Money]

7 Ways to Make Summer More Fun for Children With Special Needs — Everyone, including a child with special needs, can have fun with an outdoor sensory table. [Parenting Squad]

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