Best Money Tips: 5 Things That Can Kill Your Career

Welcome to Wise Bread’s Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on things that can kill your career, tips for a happy retirement, and a recipe for an all-natural nighttime mosquito repellent.

Top 5 Articles

Five Career Killers Every Professional Should Be Aware Of — Don’t promise big, unrealistic things. People will remember those claims when you fail to deliver. [Dumb Little Man]

15 Tips for a Happy Retirement — Don’t blow through your retirement savings. Figure out how much you need to live on each month and budget accordingly. [Good Financial Cents]

This 2-Ingredient Nighttime Mosquito Repellent Is So Easy to Make — You’ll wake up bite-free if you spritz this all-natural spray over your body and bed each night. [PopSugar Smart Living]

10 International Work Benefits Americans Wish They Had — Paid time off isn’t guaranteed to U.S. workers, but workers in other wealthy countries get this perk no matter what job they have. [Cheapism]

3 Personal Finance Ratios Everyone Should Know — These personal finance ratios can help you measure how well you are doing and what you should aim for. [Everybody Loves Your Money]

Other Essential Reading

From coral sperm banks to climate action: What’s best to save reefs? — Scientists are developing techniques to build a reef sperm bank by freezing the reproductive cells of corals, algae, and fish that populate reef ecosystems. [The Christian Science Monitor]

Three Simple Ways to Make Any Email More Professional — Use professional language in your professional life, even if you’re just emailing your boss to let them know you’ll be out for lunch. Save text lingo for your personal life. [SheBudgets]

When Money Is Tight – Strategies for Living On Next To Nothing — Pay attention to how you spend your time as well as your money. Time is much more precious when you can’t afford to pay for convenience. [A Mess Free Life]

5 Stress Management Tips When Things Get Out of Hand — When you can’t avoid a stressful situation, change how you deal with it. Learn to speak up, to compromise, and to manage your time wisely. [Pick The Brain]

9 Tips on Organizing Your Desk — Take a few minutes at the end of each day to tidy up. Don’t let the stuff on your desk accumulate all over again! [Productivity Theory]