The Dime Roll: Fabulous Freebies, Traveling Tips, Self-Control, & More

February 28, 2014

Take advantage of some awesome freebies, score killer travel deals, practice a little self-control -- it's all in this week's Dime Roll. Don't miss it.

Money Saving Tips:
Fabulous Freebies 2014 by Cameron Huddleston on Kiplinger
This extensive list has dozens of things that you can get from the awesome price of free – everything from a free car rental to free preventative care.

25 Secrets From the World’s Most Frequent Travelers by Nora Dunn on Wisebread
When you travel frequently, you tend to pick up a wide variety of tips and tricks you wouldn’t be able to uncover any other way. Take advantage of the ample experience and know-how available in this post.

14 Ways to Have More Fun for Less Money by Allison Martin on MSNMoney
Entertainment can be a huge budget-buster, but it doesn’t have to be. Employ some of these tips and you won’t have to cut back on experiences in order to save.

Money Management:
The 4 Things You Must Do Before You Apply for a Mortgage by Lou Carlozo on MoneyUnder30
Buying a house can be a long, complicated process. Preparation is the key to ensuring that everything goes smoothly and you end up with the house you want.

How to Organize Your Tax Records and Receipts by FiveTenTwentyClub on Mint
Tax season can be horrendously stressful if you don’t have organization on your side. Even if it’s too late for you this year, these tips will help make filing next year that much easier.

Anatomy of a Credit Report: What You Should Know by Nancy Mann Jackson on DailyWorth
You’ve probably heard how important it is to check your credit report, but what are you supposed to be looking for once you have it? Here’s a breakdown.

Food For Thought:
The Art and Psychology of Self-Control by Trent on TheSimpleDollar
Sometimes putting yourself on stable financial ground means exercising a huge amount of self-control. Even for the most money savvy individual this can be tough.

36 Lessons I’ve Learned About Habits by Leo Babauta on ZenHabits
When it comes to making lasting changes, it’s all about the habits. They aren’t the easiest thing to adopt or change, but a little bit of mindfulness can go a long way.

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