Best Money Tips: 10 Ways to Screw Up Your Finances

By Amy Lu on 23 June 2016 0 comments

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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