//Weekly Roundup: 7 Smart Stories You Missed This Week

Weekly Roundup: 7 Smart Stories You Missed This Week

With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week.

20 money-saving tips we tried this year (that actually kinda worked)

Saving money takes planning, discipline, and sometimes a little creativity. If you’ve tried different methods and failed to meet your goal, it may be time to try something new. Check out this list of tips and ideas to cut down on spending and grow your savings. (Everygirl)

How to write a career-boosting and professional resignation letter in 7 steps

In this day and age, it’s pretty rare for someone to work at one job their entire career. That means either they get laid off from one or more jobs, or at some point, they have to resign. If you’re planning on doing the latter, make sure you know how to do it right. This guide will help you craft the perfect resignation letter to maintain professional relationships that could be important in the future. (The Street)

29 pieces of decor for anyone who spends most of their money on rent

If you’re looking to upgrade your home without breaking the bank, look no further than this collection of products. When most of your money goes to rent anyway, you probably want your home to look as beautiful as possible. These items will dress up your digs on a budget. (Buzzfeed)

How to prepare financially when starting your own business

Looking to make your startup dreams come true? Make sure your finances are in order before you venture out looking for a unicorn. There are a number of matters to consider before you become your own boss, and this article lays them all out for you to help you make a plan and start growing your empire. (Style Salute)

10 best big cities for college grads

The end of college marks a new beginning for most grads. A new career, a new experience and often a new place. If you’re in the market for a new start, check out this list of big cities that offer lots of job opportunities along with unique cultural experiences. (The Balance)

It’s a practice that is second nature for Americans but somewhat rare in other parts of the world —  tipping. While the gratuity is expected at places like restaurants where servers wages are dependent on tips, it has been expanded over the years to include just about everybody from your doorman to your dog walker. Check out this podcast to learn about the economics and sociology behind tipping. (NPR)

How much exercise do you need to get healthier?

Since the days of elementary school P.E., we’re told to exercise, exercise, exercise! But recent history proves the population can’t seem to agree on how much and what kind of exercise is actually best. Whether you’re hooked on SoulCycle or still flipping tires at a CrossFit gym, this guide suggests just how much exercise you need to be healthy. (Consumer Reports)

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