Best Money Tips: All You Need to Know About Saving for Retirement


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on all you need to know about saving for retirement, personal finance experiences for older kids, and average tax refunds.

Top 5 Articles

All you need to know about saving for retirement — When it comes to retirement, you should be saving 10% to 15% of your income. [Get Rich Slowly]

Personal Finance "Experiences" for Older Kids — If you want to give your older child an educational personal finance experience, encourage them to spend the summer launching a small business. [The Simple Dollar]

Average Tax Refunds — Did you know the average tax refund for someone who makes under $50k is $2,774? [Free Money Finance]

What Your Community College Student Needs to Know About the New Financial Aid Policies — The new financial aid policies limit the amount of times you can retake a class to two. [Parenting Squad]

How to Successfully Transition From Free Work to a Paid Position — To transition from free work to a paid position, know your value and be straightforward. [Careful Cents]

Other Essential Reading

Tips to Keep Health Care Costs Down — If you want to keep health care costs down, look into "pay in full" discounts and be aware of your benefits. [Step Away From The Mall]

The Four Items You Really Need to Include in Your Estate Planning Checklist — Remember to include a living will in your estate planning checklist. [PT Money]

How should you choose a bank? Look in the mirror — When choosing a bank, take into consideration whether or not you are a saver and how much personal interaction you want at a bank. [Five Cent Nickel]

The Best Places For 20-Somethings to Travel — Miami and Barcelona are two awesome places for 20-somethings to travel. [PopSugar Smart Living]

How Much Do Professional Caddies Make? (and Other Unique High-Paying Jobs) — Do you love golf or have you considered being a caddy? Professional caddies make at least $1000-$1500 per week. [Three Thrifty Guys]

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