Best Money Tips: 11 Things to Do Before Buying a Used Car


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on things to do before you buy a used car, emotional mistakes that keep you poor, and major dos and don’ts at a job interview.

Top 5 Articles

Buying a used car? Eleven things to do first. — Always ask for a breakdown of the fees to make sure you have the budget for them. [The Monitor]

4 Emotional Mistakes That Cause People To Remain Poor — Living on hope alone won't get you anywhere; you need to pair it with action, too. [Ready To Be Rich]

16 Major Dos and Don'ts at a Job Interview — Bring extra copies of your resume and keep them in a professional-looking folder. [PopSugar Smart Living]

7 Surprising Places That Will Pay You to Live There — New Haven, Connecticut, has a homeownership rate of just 31%. To lure home buyers, the city offers down payment assistance, loans for home renovation, and free in-state college tuition. [Kiplinger]

5 Ways My Phone Makes Me More Productive — The quality of camera phones these days is high enough that you can use your phone as a portable copy machine / scanner. [Productivity501]

Other Essential Reading

One Simple Thing You MUST Do Before Applying for a Personal Loan — Doing this one thing will give you three very important advantages. [Credit Sesame]

How to Go on a Vacation That Fits Your Budget — Airbnb is a great option if you're traveling with a big group and you want a bigger space with kitchen. [Thousandaire]

Don’t Be Overwhelmed by Investing — New to investing? Start with these strategies to avoid feeling overwhelmed! [Money Smart Life]

Pillars Of Financial Priority — These pillars will guide your path to financial freedom. [Listen Money Matters]

Parents: We Owe Others Some Courtesy - Including Diner Owners — Consider other people's position: would you like it if a baby screamed throughout your meal? If your child seems to be heading towards a meltdown, try to calm them down immediately, and be ready to leave if nothing works. [Parenting Squad]

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