The Dime Digest: What to Buy and Avoid Buying in January, and More

January 11, 2013

Check out the read-worthy content we’ve found all across the World Wide Web this week.

Money Saving Tips:

Organize Your Way to Savings in 2013 by Emily Guy Birken on PTMoney
If you’re throwing away moldy food every week or looking for checks misplaced in a mound of paperwork, it’s time to get organized and watch your savings increase.

New Year, New You: 6 Low-Cost Aids for Your Fitness Program by Bruce Watson on DailyFinance
If getting fit is on your list this year, you don’t have to dig into your savings and break your monthly budget to make it happen.

What to Buy and Avoid Buying in January by Paul Michael on WiseBread
Buying Christmas gear and tax software is considered to be a good buy in January while winter sports gear and gym memberships are not. Find out what else made the list.

Money Management:

The Debt Destroyer Method: Tackling Your Debts One By One by MoneyTalksNews on Mint
Tackling debt can seem like a massive challenge when you’re first starting out, but by using the “snowball method” you can quickly gain momentum and be on your way to living a debt-free life.

Ten Steps to Get Your Retirement Back on Track from Forbes
If your retirement savings plan has been derailed, follow these ten steps to get back on track and rejuvenate your financial health.

The REAL Cost of Refinancing Your Home by Kevin Mercadante on CashMoneyLife
Mortgage interest rates might be at all-time lows, but deciding to refinance your home shouldn’t be based solely on that fact alone. There are several other factors to consider.

On The Dime this week:

There’s an App for That: Money Management

What a Student Teacher Needs From a Mentor Teacher

Leasing vs. Buying a Car: Part I

What Does the Passage of 3A and 3B Mean to You?

Have you come across any money or public employee related articles this week that are worth sharing? If so, leave the link in a comment.