Best Money Tips: 5 Must-Haves for Personal Finance Success

By Amy Lu on 23 August 2016 0 comments

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on the essentials of personal finance success, ways to save on school and work lunches, and shopping tips for Kohl’s customers.

Top 5 Articles

5 Essentials For Personal Finance Success — You aren't likely to become a millionaire overnight. Any kind of success requires patience, especially when it comes to personal finance. [Financially Poor]

Three ways to save on school (and work) lunches — When you're taking lunch in every day, reusable is the way to go. Pick up an insulated lunch box or bag that will last the whole year, as well as containers in appropriate sizes for food and a bottle for drinks. [The Monitor]

8 Secrets Kohl's Shoppers Need to Know — At Kohl's, it's actually worth it to give them your personal information. You'll get discounts and cash back rewards on your birthday and year-round. [Kiplinger]

Everything You Need to Know About Household Mold — and How to Get Rid of It — No one wants mold in their home; it's unsightly and can be a health hazard. To keep it out of your abode, you'll need to learn what it is, what causes it, and how to get rid of it. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Frugal Foodies: How to Enjoy Great Food & Save Money — Food is a budget priority that everyone shares — we all need to eat!  Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on how to enjoy great food and save money too. [Experian]

Other Essential Reading

Work That Student Discount! 27 Ways to Save Major Cash — Many retailers, including J.Crew, Ann Taylor, Levi's, and Modcloth offer student discounts. [Smarty Cents]

How to Protect Yourself When Traveling — Are you taking an international trip? Contact your local health department and find out if you need any vaccinations. [The Frugal Toad]

What to Do If Your 401K Stinks — A 401K is usually a great work benefit to have, but it may not be your best investment option. [The Simple Dollar]

3 Best Paper Tools To Help Business Owners Stay Organized — A desk calendar is a great tool to have for long-term planning. It can serve as a visual calendar, a coaster, a planner and a notepad all at once! [Due]

First Year Homeowners: Watch Out for These Surprises — Most homes come with a year of homeowner's warranty, but using the warranty for repairs may be more trouble than it's worth because you don't have control over the process. [Abacus]

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