The Dime Roll: 4 Ways to Experience Fine Arts on the Cheap and More

March 1, 2013

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This week we scoured the web and found a treasure trove of great blog posts covering everything from personal finance education to household uses for food. Check it out.

Money Saving Tips:
4 Ways to Experience Fine Arts on the Cheap by Jennifer Acosta Scott on LivingOntheCheap
Just because you’re on a budget doesn't mean you have to sit at home twiddling your thumbs. There are plenty of ways to experience your local culture for free or at extremely discounted rates. Find out how.

12 Ways to Save Money at Target by Yazmin Cruz on BargainBabe
There are some key insider tips that can help you save a bundle at Target – everything from the store’s markdown schedule to their price match policy – and this article covers it all.

25 Household Uses for Food by Frugal Foodie on Mint
Before you shell out extra money for single use products, you might want to check out this list of household items that can work double duty for other (sometimes random) purposes.

Money Management:
How to Pay Off Debt Without Feeling Overwhelmed by Jeff Rose on EquifaxFinanceBlog
The average US household is carrying a staggering amount of debt – a heavy financial, personal, and emotional burden to carry. But arming yourself with a plan can cut back on the stress and worry of this all-too-common struggle.

The 4 Best Ways to Stretch Your Income by Len Penzo on MoneyTalksNews
Don’t feel like there’s much wiggle room within your current budget? There are four ways that you could free up some extra cash using the paycheck you are already getting. Find out what they are.

4 Signs You Should Ditch Your Bank by Jennifer Gregory on MSN Money
Switching banks might seem like a hassle, but if you are paying unnecessary fees or the customer service at your current bank is seriously lacking, it may be time to consider taking your money elsewhere.

Food for Thought:
The Best Way to Teach Kids About Money? Slip It Into Math and English Classes by Dan Kadlec on TIME
It’s no secret that personal finance education is seriously lacking in the United States. But after paying attention to what other countries were doing to address the problem, it appears that the US might just be hopping on board.

4 Ways to Bust Out of Your Money Comfort Zone by Anna Newell Jones on AndThenWeSaved
How we make and manage money is often dictated by habits we've created over time. But in order to get different results, we have to start doing things differently. Here are four ways you can get started.

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