The Dime Roll: How to Throw a Frugal Super Bowl Party and More

February 1, 2013

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Looking to brush up on what’s happening in the world of personal finance? Then check out all the great content we found on other blogs this week.

Money Saving Tips:

How to Throw a Frugal Super Bowl Party by Miranda Marquit on Bargaineering
Not sure how to plan an event for the big game without breaking the bank? Check out these easy to follow tips for entertaining without the astronomical costs.

How to Plan Meals (And Save Over $5,000 a Year!) by Frugal Foodie on Mint
Planning might sound like a hassle, but it can help you save a bundle – and keep you from running to the store multiple times a week. This article contains great tips that even the busiest of shoppers can adhere to.

Money Management:

E-Filing Tips: How to Get Your Federal Tax Refund Faster and Safer by Dan Caplinger on Daily Finance
If you'd like to see your tax return hit your account as soon as possible, e-filing trumps paper filing every time. Follow these tips to make the process as painless as possible.

How Your Credit Card Statement is Keeping You in Debt by Emily Guy Birken on WiseBread
When it comes to credit cards, banks are in the business of prolonging the payoff process -- which in turn affects the information they offer on your statement. Gain some knowledge and regain your power.

4 Reasons to Have Two Checking Accounts by Charlie on Three Thrifty Guys
Do you have more than one checking account? This article shares the benefits of breaking up fixed and variable expenses into two accounts.

Food for Thought: 

How Fiscally Fit Are You? by Dana Dratch on BankRate.com 
Do you have the knowledge it takes to make financially sound decisions? See how fiscally fit you are by taking this quick quiz.

4 Money Attitudes That Will Lead to Financial Failure by Miranda Marquit on FreeFromBroke
If actions stem from thoughts and thoughts are affected by your attitude, attitude may be a key factor in your financial decisions. Find out if these 4 money attitudes are leading you down a not so positive financial path.

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