The Dime Roll: Overspending on Groceries, Buying American, and More

March 11, 2016

March came in like a lamb and looks to be going… out like a lamb too. While you soak up the sun this weekend, be sure to spend a few minutes catching up on all things personal finance from The Dime and around the web. This week we had one guest blogger offer up some awesome low-cost, stay-at-home date night ideas parents can take advantage of after bedtime, while another contributor dove into what those labels on food packaging really mean. Elsewhere, we have tips for cable cord cutters, everything you ever wanted to know about bonds, and why you should buy American.

This week on The Dime:

Are the Kids Asleep? Enjoy a Date Night at Home

Decoding Food Label Lingo

Other great resources from around the web:

Money saving tips:

Cord Cutters: Why Millennials Are Saying Goodbye to Cable TV by The Simple Dollar

5 Ways to Avoid Overspending at the Grocery Store by David Ning via Money Ning

Managing your money:

11 Steps to Take When Bankruptcy is Your Only Option by Andrea Cannon via WiseBread

In Search of Low-Risk Investments by William Cowie via Get Rich Slowly

Food for thought:

Ikea’s Billionaire Owner Still Buys Used Clothes to Save Money by Matthew Nitch Smith via MSN

Reasons to Buy American-Made Goods by Amy Livingston via Money Crashers