The Dime Roll: Judge Judy, Movie Tickets, Housing, and More

August 23, 2013

This week we scoured the web and found a treasure trove of great blog posts covering everything from how to save on movie tickets to the importance of self-care. Check it out.

Money Saving Tips:
How to Save Money on Discounted Movie Tickets by Jim Wang on Bargaineering

Movie ticket prices have reached ridiculous heights in the past couple of years. Instead of cutting out trips to the movies altogether, try some of these cost cutting measures.

Best and Worst Groceries to Buy in Bulk by Leah L. Culler on MSNMoney
When it comes to buying in bulk, not everything is created equal. Before your next trip to Costco or Sam’s Club, check out this list.

10 Money Lessons Everyone Should Learn from Judge Judy by Danielle Warchol on SavingAdvice
If you’ve ever watched Judge Judy, you know the ridiculous amounts of money people will shell out for a wide variety of not-so-smart mistakes. Luckily, we can learn lessons from said mistakes.

Money Management:
How to Pay Off Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) and Save $200 a Month by Sarah Davis on MoneyUnder30

A down payment of less than 20% of a home’s value means you’ll be shelling out extra for private mortgage insurance. Here are a few ways you can work towards eliminating this monthly expense.

5 Ways to Simplify Your Retirement Planning With Social Media by Todd R. Tresidder on GirlsJustWannaHaveFunds
When it comes to saving the optimal amount for retirement, knowledge is key. Social media is an excellent way to tap into that knowledge.

Ultimate Budget Series: Part 4 – Housing by Jacob on IHeartBudgets
How much of your budget should housing consume? And what should be included in this cost? This post offers a great breakdown of these common questions.

Food For Thought:
Infographic: The Generation Gap In Student Debt by Hank Coleman on MoneyQ&A

In this day and age, it’s commonplace to get out of college with a huge chunk of student loan debt. But it hasn’t always been that way. This visual representation of how the problem has grown is fascinating.

What is Self-Care – Definition, Tips & Ideas for a Healthy Life by Mary McCoy on MoneyCrashers
Life isn’t all about making, managing, or spending money. In order to create balance – and in turn perform better in all areas of your life – self-care is key.

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