The Dime Roll: Meet this week’s PERA featured member, find grocery store savings on your phone and drinking beer for cash with the Smithsonian

July 29, 2016

This week on the Dime Roll, we meet a Colorado PERA member with a passion for 5K’s and teaching and we give you the lowdown on an app that claims to be able to save you money on groceries. Also in this week’s Dime Roll: saving with ugly vegetables, breaking down personal loans, and a job drinking beer for the Smithsonian.

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This week on The Dime:

Featured Member: Heathre Palige

Dime Product Reviews: Is Grocery Pal Really a Savings Friend?

Other great resources from around the web:

Money Saving Tips:

Could Ugly Vegetables Help You Save Money and Reduce Food Waste? by Susan Shain via The Penny Hoarder

Should You Ever Apply for a Personal Loan? by Kara via The Frugal Feminista

Leasing Vs. Buying A Car: How to Decide Which Option Is Best For You by Calvin Russell, Jr. via My Fab Finance

How to Get Prescription Eyewear on the Cheap by Shanah Bell via Debt Roundup

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Expect Your Finance Journey To Be Easy by Marsha Barnes via The Finance Bar

In the News:

The Smithsonian Will Pay Someone $64,000 a Year to Drink (and Research) Beer by Kerry Close via Time Money

Home prices have finally recovered from the housing crash by Kathryn Vasel via CNN Money