Best Money Tips: Budgeting for the Present and Future


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some stellar articles on budgeting for the present and future, buying life insurance, and financial considerations before you become your own boss.

Top 5 Articles

Budgeting for the present and future — To develop a budget that will guide you into the future, hold yourself accountable to staying on budget. [Five Cent Nickel]

How to Buy Life Insurance in 7 Easy Steps — The first step in buying life insurance is to research the type and amount of life insurance to buy. [PT Money]

5 Financial Considerations Before You Quit Your Job to Be Your Own Boss — Before you quit your job to be your own boss, take into consideration your retirement plan. [Free From Broke]

6 Reasons I Sold My Car at CarMax — It may be a good idea to sell your car at a company like CarMax so that you don't spend a ton of time on your own trying to sell your car. You may lose out on some money, but time is money! [Hull Financial Planning]

5 Secrets Every Successful Options Trader Knows — Every successful options trader knows to protect themselves by hedging. [InvestingAnswers]

Other Essential Reading

DIY Microwave Container Covers — Did you know you can make your own microwave container covers using fabric, tupperware, pencils, string, scissors, and a needle? [PopSugar Smart Living]

My Experience Getting Insurance from — Have you been able to successfully use the website or see how much insurance would cost for you? [Tight Fisted Miser]

Cash money, dollar, dollar bills — To save $2,000, consider picking up a side-hustle or cutting down on eating out. [The Shop My Closet Project]

Why Do Kids in America Get So Much Crappy Food? Let's Cut the Junk Food and Change Our Idea of Treats — Would you rather your child eat cookies or orange slices after a sports game? [Mom's Plans]

Recipe Cost Calculator — Ever wanted to know how much a certain recipe costs per serving? Check out this calculator! [Art of Being Cheap]

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