There was a lot of advice being given out on personal finance this past month. Unfortunately, when it is spread across the web it can be difficult to access and read all of it. Thus, in case you missed anything important we have compiled a list for you! Get the list of the best financial tips for June here!
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Starve Your 401(k)?
Sounds blasphemous to those of us who have routinely counseled folks to contribute the max to their employer-provided plans. But Kentin Waits at Wise Bread makes a good case for re-evaluating that advice. Find out if your 401(k) should go on a diet.
Give Your Resume a Facelift
A friend of a friend was laid off this week, after 23 years at the same company. Do you think he even has a resume? Nope, and sadly, his story is one of many I have heard recently. No matter how secure your job, take 10 minutes each year to polish up that resume, focusing on promotions and other recent accomplishments that may slip your mind a few years later.
Tough Talk for Rough Times
No one likes to think about it, but chances are that many of us will experience a major financial setback sometime in our lives.
A layoff, serious illness, divorce, damage to your home — any of these can destroy our finances. But even during hard times, it’s essential to make smart money decisions to avoid making things worse.
Underinsured? Read This Now!
Starting a business? Going back to school? Congratulations! So have you thought about health insurance? It’s one of the biggest potential pitfalls for anyone outside the traditional employer-sponsored plans. There are ways to make it work, through high-deductible plans, for example, or freelancer co-ops. Whatever route you choose, Get Rich Slowly has great advice for keeping health care costs down.
Get the entire list at Daily Finance!
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