Best Money Tips: Steps to Finding Financial Improvement


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on finding financial improvement, the reality of passive income, and lessons we can learn from Candy Crush Saga.

Top 5 Articles

4 steps to finding financial improvement — If you want to find financial improvement, declutter your life. [Get Rich Slowly]

The Reality - and the Commitment - of Passive Income — Passive income is great, but it takes a lot of time to build a revenue stream worth being excited about. [The Simple Dollar]

Financial Lessons We Can All Learn From Playing Candy Crush Saga — Did you know playing Candy Crush Saga can teach you that it pays to think a few moves ahead? [Money Q&A]

4 steps to prepare for the next recession — Get prepared for the next recession by getting rid of your debt and saving money. [Five Cent Nickel]

Overcoming Obstacles: Having No Ideas — When trying to figure out a way to make extra money, take time to do some self reflection to come up with an idea. [One Smart Dollar]

Other Essential Reading

Should You Discuss Your Salary With Coworkers, Family, and Friends? — It is a good idea to discuss your salary with your spouse, but coworkers probably shouldn't discuss their salaries with each other. [Three Thrifty Guys]

My 5th Annual Cost Survey of 10 Popular Brown Bag Sandwiches — As of 2013, Bologna sandwiches are the cheapest brown bag sandwich, followed by peanut butter and jelly. [Len Penzo dot Com]

Nine Roth IRA Conversion Mistakes — Don't make the mistake of converting your Roth IRA too slowly. [Free Money Finance]

4 Ways to Become a Grammar Whiz — To become a grammar whiz, take classes or read books. [PopSugar Smart Living]

5 Things You Need to Organize Before School Starts — Now is the time to start preparing study spaces and school supplies! [Parenting Squad]

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I especially like the 4 steps to prepare of the next recession article. In it William makes several good points. He says that debt is basically impatience (need it now vs. waiting until you can pay for it). I fully agree!