The Dime Digest: The 5 Most Genius Money Saving Strategies, and More

January 18, 2013

Check out the read-worthy content on The Dime and around the World Wide Web this week.

Money Saving Tips: 

The 5 Most Genius Money Saving Strategies by Nicholas Pell on GoBankingRates.com 
There are plenty of tips out there on how to save a buck or two, but these are a bit more creative -- and don't entail cutting yourself off from all the things you actually enjoy in life.

How Much Could You Save Using Store Brands? by James Lacey on DollarStretcher.com
We've all heard that buying store brands is the frugal, money-savvy way to go, but how much can you actually save this way? This article breaks it down.

Money Management:

The Ten Commandments of Home Buying by Matthew Amster-Burton on Mint.com
Buying a home can be an exciting event, but if you aren't financially ready, that excitement can quickly turn to dread. Find out how you can ensure you are prepared for the next step before signing your name on the dotted line.

How to Do a One-Month Spending Freeze by Meg Favreau on WiseBread.com
Holiday spending got you down? Get your financial life back on track by committing to a one month spending freeze -- these tips and resources will certainly help.

New Student Loan Payoff Tool by Honey Smith on GetRichSlowly.org
If you're looking to make sense of your student loans and get organized with your repayment plan, Tuition.io might just be the tool for you.

On The Dime this week:

Grocery Store Tips: How to Get More for Less

Off the Beaten Path: Colorado's Quirky Roadside Attractions

Reviewing Your Pay Stub: 5 Key Things to Look For

Back in Session: What Public Employees Should Know About the Legislature