Best of Personal Finance Roundup: 20+ Amazing Fitness Blogs to Inspire You

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best of Personal Finance roundup. Today, we look at some amazing blogs that can help you get back on the fitness track, the best way to get out of a parking ticket, myths surrounding financial advisors, and how to make your household appliances last longer!

Top 5 Articles

20+ Amazing Fitness Blogs to Inspire You — We’re only 18 days into the New Year, and some of us are losing our motivation. Check out this list of blogs guaranteed to pump you up and get you back to work! Zen Habits

When Pigs Fly: How I Fought My Parking Ticket and Beat City Hall — Usually, when you fight the law — the law wins. See a rare exception, along with steps towards evening the odds. Len Penzo

MythBusters: Financial Advisors — Many times we take too much solace in having a financial advisor. Know these common myths surrounding the relationship, and find out how you can keep control of your money. Financial Highway

5 Steps to Get You Hired as an English Teacher Abroad — College students are finding it harder than ever to find a good job after graduation. If you’ve considered teaching English overseas as a means of making it, check out this useful starter guide. Studenomics

How to Make Your Household Appliances Last Longer — Some of your most expensive household appliances are also, surprisingly, the easiest to maintain. Follow this basic checklist to avoid maintenance and replacement expenses! Canadian Finance Blog

Other Essential Reading

How to Cook and Eat an Artichoke — I’ve seen them on sale at my local grocer, but passed them by out of fear. They are artichokes, and if you follow this handy how-to, they can easily add some zest to your next meal. Fear no more. Simply Recipes

20 Ways to Upgrade Your Bathroom — These clever tips not only maximize space in small baths, but add a classy aesthetic touch for practically nothing! (Several of the tips include links to thorough “how-to’s.”) Real Simple

Why are Banks and Credit Card Issuers Being So Nice? Well, they actually may not be. Read on for details. TIME

Save Your Loved Jeans with Denim Therapy — Spending $56 dollars to have your fave pair of jeans brought back to life may not be practical. Then again, depending on how much you paid for them to begin with (and how much you love them), it may be. Hack College

How to Improve a Good Credit Score — What’s a “good” credit score? Why would you need it any better? Jim answers these questions and more. Bargaineering.

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... or at least a very determined one. :-)

Thanks, Linsey, for the mention!


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Mythbusters has a financial page now? Hmmmm...

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Wow thanks for the honor! Here I am checking my blog stats on a Monday night to find that I've been linked on Wise Bread. Thanks so much for the mention!

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Thanks for the great links. I needed the one about 20 ways to upgrade your bathroom. :)

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Thanks for the mention Linsey!

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And it was one of the best, most illuminating experiences of my life. As long as you have a good grasp of the English language and patience(!) then there are literally hundreds of opportunities out there for people who wish to travel and be paid for it.

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These are great articles, thanks for sharing!