The Dime Roll: Valentine's Budget Tips, Gender and Credit Scores, and More

February 12, 2016

There’s a long Valentine’s Day weekend ahead for many of us, and if you’re one of the many people who still haven’t picked anything up for your sweetheart, we’ve got you covered. There’s also some fascinating V-Day data from a national polling outfit, money saving tips for parents, and does gender have anything to do with credit scores? Plus, great content from our contributors. We hope you love it!

This week on The Dime:

College: What’s It Going to Cost?

Life Lessons From Mom: How to Budget

Other great resources from around the web:

Money saving tips:

4 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts that Won’t Break Your Budget by Ashley Eneriz via Money Ning

5 Money Rules That’ll Save You Big in Baby’s First Year by Ashley Marcin via WiseBread

Managing your money:

Does Your Gender Affect Your Credit Score? by Suzanne Woolley via Bloomberg

What Should I Do With My Newfound Money by Trent Hamm via The Simple Dollar

Food for thought:

No Love Lost, Just Less Cost This Valentine’s Day by Ebiquity Data via American Express

What Does It Mean to Be Rich? by Amy Livingston via Money Crashers