The Dime Roll: Money Addictions, Cruises, Meal Planning, and More

October 11, 2013

Need tips for planning a spooktacular Halloween bash? Looking to get your financial paperwork organized? These topics and more are in thisdime 6 week’s Dime Roll.

Money Saving Tips:
Throw a Haunting Halloween Bash on a Budget by Heidi McIndoo on LivingOnTheCheap
Looking to throw a Halloween bash but don’t know how to get started? This post offers everything from cheap decorating ideas to free entertainment ideas (think scary movie trivia).

Cruise Prices Sinking: Some Now Cheaper Than Motel 6 by Brandon Ballenger on MoneyTalksNews
If you’re in the market for an inexpensive getaway, taking a cruise might be your best bet. Some cruises are offering deals for as little as $40 per person per night.

How I Plan My Meals to Save More Money by Claire Murdough on ReadyForZero
Are you stuck in a meal rut? Then it’s time to get specific about your meal “requirements” and what recipes will meet those requirements.  

Money Management:
Dirty Secrets of Your Debit and Credit Cards by Jeanette Pavini on MarketWatch
Did you know that using a card as “credit” instead of “debit” could give you added purchase protection? Make sure you brush up on these debit and credit card secrets before your next purchase.

How to Protect Your Finances During the Shutdown and Debt Ceiling Crisis by Odysseas Papadimitriou on USNewsMoney
As the government shutdown continues and we inch closer to a debt ceiling crisis, there are a few ways that you can protect your finances and – hopefully – lessen the blow to your bottom line.

How to Stay On Top of Financial Organization Forever by Mindy Crary on CreativeMoney
If you want to truly feel like you are on top of your finances, organization is key. This guide will tell you what to toss, what to keep, and how to keep it labeled and filed for future reference.

Food For Thought:
How I’m Changing My Relationship With Money by Kristin Wong on GetRichSlowly
Did you know that the way you view money could be greatly impacting how you make financial decisions and, as a result, what your financial reality looks like?

Are You Addicted to Money? by Miranda Marquit on MoneyNing
We all know people that go over the top with spending money. But it’s possible to have an addiction to saving money as well. Either way, it’s important to ensure that the way we utilize money is healthy and supports our overall well-being.  

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