Best Money Tips: Retail Lies That Cost You Money


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on retail lies that cost you money, ways to think like a financial adviser, and careers that require only two years (or less!) of training.

Top 5 Articles

5 Retail Lies That Cost You Money — and How to Foil Them — You might think that, with a satisfaction guarantee, you'll be able to get a refund if you're unhappy with the product for any reason. The truth is there can be all sorts of strings attached to the refund. [Money Talks News]

9 Ways to Think Like a Financial Advisor — Don't bite off more than you can chew! Only invest in products that you understand and can handle. [Living Well Spending Less]

Six transition careers that require two years or less of education, training — Changing careers can be scary, especially considering the time and energy you'll have to spend on training and education in your new chosen field. However, there are a number of careers that you can transfer into in only 2 years or less. [The Monitor]

Ten Ways to Earn Extra Income with Facebook — Many companies offer surveys over Facebook, and some will even pay you to take them! [SheBudgets]

Common Credit Myths Debunked — There is a lot of misleading and inaccurate information on there about credit. Join Experian's #CreditChat tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET for a discussion on common credit myths. [Experian]

Other Essential Reading

5 Tips For the Ultimate Tailgating Experience — There's no need to lug your heavy and valuable speakers to a tailgate. Just bring a smartphone and use a red plastic cup to amplify the music. [PopSugar Smart Living]

25 Senior Discounts to Help Stretch the Holiday Budget — AARP members can save 25% on movie tickets at Regal Cinemas when you buy them online. [Cheapism]

The Five Most Common Retirement Planning Mistakes — Saving money is always difficult, and if you try to wait for the right time to start saving, it'll never happen. [Beating Broke]

How Millennials Can Save For Their First Home — Start window shopping early so you have an idea of what you want in a house — and how much it will cost. [One Smart Dollar]

8 Hard Truths About Happiness No One Wants to Admit — Don't let expectations get in the way of a good day. Let go of your assumptions and appreciate your day as it is. [Marc & Angel Hack Life]

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