Best Money Tips: How to Handle Sudden Wealth Without Going Broke


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to handle sudden wealth without going broke, tips to nail your home’s curb appeal, and ways to master a healthy, speedy breakfast.

Top 5 Articles

How To Handle Sudden Wealth and Not Be Broke In Five Years — Don't start spending your money right away. Take some time to emotionally adjust and understand your new situation. [A Debt Free Mess Free Life]

Nail Your Home's Curb Appeal — The eye is naturally drawn to the front door, so pay attention to this space. Invest in a quality door with fresh paint or stain, working lighting, and a well-kept path leading to it. [Kiplinger]

5 Ways to Master a Healthy Breakfast without Breaking a Sweat — Jump start your day with these 5-minute breakfasts! [Time Management Ninja]

17 Perks of Being at a Job For a Long Time — Once you've proven you're a valuable asset at your company, you'll be given more flexibility in what you do. [PopSugar Smart Living]

Buyer Beware: Buying in Bulk Isn’t Always Cheaper — Some packaged goods won't last as long as you'd expect. For example, the oil in brown rice will make it go rancid in six months. [Current on Currency]

Other Essential Reading

Luxury on a budget: How to save money on your honeymoon — Save 10%-15% on air travel by flying on Sunday through Thursday. [The Monitor]

The Upside-Down Reason Most Americans are Broke — Many people spend money on the things they want first instead of prioritizing debt repayment and savings. [The Simple Dollar]

7 stores with an excellent return policy — Kohl's has a hassle-free, no-questions-asked policy. You can get a return even if you don't have the receipt! [Bargaineering]

8 Priceless Pieces of Money Advice for Fresh Graduates — Set life goals that will inspire you to work hard, motivate you to save regularly, and give you self-fulfillment. [Ready To Be Rich]

5 Easy Ways To Feel More Energized At Work — The lack of sun exposure can make us feel tired, but it can be hard to get natural sunlight when you're stuck at a desk all day. So try taking a walk before you clock in — or even walk to work if possible. [Dumb Little Man]

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