Best Money Tips: Become an Educated Investor in 8 Simple Steps


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to become an educated investor, expert secrets to sleeping better, and practical advice for millennials who want to get on the property ladder.

Top 5 Articles

8 Steps to Becoming an Educated Investor — Learn the lingo. Whenever you come across a new word, look it up instead of glossing over it. [Rich Dad]

A Sleep Physician Reveals 20 Expert Secrets to a Better Night's Rest — Waking up from a deeper stage of sleep when you nap can make you feel groggy. Set your alarm for 10-15 minutes when you lay down to avoid that groggy feeling. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Solid, Practical Advice For Millennials To Get On The Property Ladder — Don't expect to be able to buy your dream home right away. Consider buying a cheaper property that you can renovate and rent out (or sell) while you continue saving for a larger, better home. [Shopping Kim]

Making Moving Cheaper in 10 Easy Steps — Use items you already have around the house to transport your stuff. Laundry baskets, suitcases, and (clean) trash cans make great containers, and you can use towels, blankets, and clothing for cushioning. [Stretching The One Income Dollar]

Stopping Online ‘Boredom’ Shopping —Keep worthwhile entertainment on your phone so that you have something to do besides browsing retail sites and apps when you're bored. [The Simple Dollar]

Other Essential Reading

6 Steps To Starting A Blog In Under 30 Minutes — You don't need technological knowledge to create a blog — and make money from it. [Cash The Checks]

7 Practical Self Confidence Tips — Be your own best friend. Cultivating a healthy inner dialogue will help you make decisions more effectively, move past mistakes, and tackle new goals with confidence. [Productivity Theory]

Inexpensive Date Ideas for the Fall — Sure, you can simply go out for drinks, but a brewery tour is sure to be more memorable. [Frugal Village]

Ways to Combat and Reduce Money Shame — Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on ways to combat and reduce debt shame. [Experian]

Beyond Harvey: Does the US need to rethink flood management? — Experts say that our ideas about flood risk may be based on an obsolete assumption. [The Christian Science Monitor]

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