Best Money Tips: How to Take a Mini-Retirement


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on how to take a mini-retirement, thrift store treasures you shouldn’t pass up, and reasons why you shouldn’t focus on monthly payments.

Top 5 Articles

How To Take A Mini-Retirement — And Why You Should — A mini-retirement can be just what you need to redirect your life plan…if you do it right. Learn what you need to do to prepare for a break from the workforce. [Money Under 30]

Hunt Down and Cash In on These 21 Thrift Store Treasures — Be on the lookout for these surprising thrift store gems! [Money Talks News]

3 Key Reasons You Shouldn’t Focus on Monthly Payments — Monthly payments can make an expensive item seem more affordable, but there are a few important things you should consider before you commit to a payment plan. [Frugal Rules]

3 Steps to Paper Organization: What to Keep & What to Toss — Take charge of your paper clutter and follow these steps to set up a successful paper organization system. [Organizing Junkie]

How to Start a Bullet Journal – 3 Types — Bullet journaling can help you organize your thoughts, your goals, your everyday life. While the simplest journal is a plain notebook, you can also upgrade to dedicated or customizable bullet journals that are meant to last. [Organized 31]

Other Essential Reading

To withstand tariffs, farmers rebrand pecans to US consumers — China has been the biggest consumer of pecans in the past 10 years, but with the possibility of Chinese tariffs on a number of agricultural products looming, farmers are rethinking how to market pecans in the US. [The Christian Science Monitor]

Naturally Whiten and Brighten Grubby Towels — This method uses all-natural ingredients to refresh your towels and makes them softer and more absorbent. [PopSugar Smart Living]

5 Common Insurance Mistakes You Need to Avoid With Your New Business — These costly insurance mistakes can dramatically affect the future of your new business. [Punch Debt]

10 popular social crutches, and how different life could be without them — We often hide behind one (or more) of these crutches to make ourselves more comfortable during social interactions, or to help us avoid these interactions altogether. [Karen Kingston]

9 Tips to Help You Stay Organized Every Day — Make it a habit to check your schedule and to-do list at the beginning of each day. This is the best time to prioritize your tasks and add items that weren't on the list. [A Personal Organizer]

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