Best Money Tips: Secrets of Incredibly Productive People


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on the secrets of incredibly productive people, reasons why you’ll never get rich, and how to handle three awkward money situations.

Top 5 Articles

7 Secrets of Incredibly Productive People — Productive people are good planners, but they're also flexible. They don't stress out when something comes up or plans change — they just roll with it! [PopSugar Smart Living]

5 Ways You Sabotage Hopes of Getting Rich — You'll never get rich if you let the wrong things motivate you. [Money Talks News]

How to Handle 3 Awkward Money Situations — A friend owes you a big chunk of cash, and you don't know how to get it back? Ask your friend to have the repayment plan written out so expectations are clear for both of you. [MoneyNing]

College students, don't spend more than $500 on laptops. Here's why. — Most systems under $500 will be able to handle the basic tasks that a typical college student needs. If your major requires more computing power, consider getting a desktop instead. [The Monitor]

10 Awful 401(k) No-No’s You Should Avoid — Get a professional to help you choose your 401(k) investments. [Good Financial Cents]

Other Essential Reading

5 Credit Card Myths That Can Hurt Your Credit Score — Credit card issuers raise your credit limit because they want you to spend more, but this isn't necessarily a bad thing. [Credit Sesame]

Do What You Love? — In some cases, doing what you love for a living isn't realistic. It might not even be what you really want! [Listen Money Matters]

Money Milestones of a 20-Something — Being proactive about saving money means you're able to roll with the punches when unexpected expenses come up. [ReadyForZero]

What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business — Hire or ask for help before you need it. By the time you feel the need, you're already desperate. [Careful Cents]

Breaking Tradition: Why Being a SAHD Makes Sense — Having a stay at home dad benefits everyone in the family: kids have two active parents, moms get much-needed help, and dads learn to interact with their kids with finesse and sensitivity. [Parenting Squad]

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