The Dime Roll: March Buys, Switching Banks, Superfoods, & More

March 7, 2014

This week's Dime Roll covers everything from how to painlessly (or less painfully) switch banks, what sales March will bring, and superfoods that won't break the bank. Check it out.

Money Saving Tips:
10 Ways to Take Care of Your Clothes and Make Them Last Longer by Jacqueline Curtis on MoneyCrashers
Sometimes saving money is all about making the most of what you have. This comprehensive post offers a multitude of tips for keeping your clothes in the best shape possible.

9 Real Superfoods You Can Actually Afford by Clark Palmer on Bargaineering
Don’t fall into the trap of thinking only unhealthy foods are kind to your wallet. These inexpensive superfoods help your body and your bottom line.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in March by Paul Michael on Wisebread
Thinking about doing some shopping this month? Make sure you skip the spring apparel and stock up on the luggage. Check out what else made the list.

Money Management:
How to Painlessly Switch Banks by Kristin Wong on TwoCents
I recently switched banks and the process was anything but simple. This guide will help you avoid all the normal irritations that come along with it.

Why Home Prices are Climbing Again and What You Should Do About It by William Cowie on GetRichSlowly
The reason for rising home prices and the subsequent action that you should take depends entirely on where you live and what your immediate plans are. But this post offers some interesting background.

7 Financial Tasks You Should Tackle Right Now by Cameron Huddleston on Kiplinger
If you haven’t tackled these basic financial tasks, now is the perfect time to get it done. It will at least give you peace of mind and that’s priceless, right?

Food For Thought:
Teen Honor Student Sues Parents for Cash, College Tuition by Krystal Steinmetz on MoneyTalksNews
An 18-year-old New Jersey teen contends that her parents should be on the hook for extensive financial support, despite the fact that she’s no longer living at home. What do you think of this case?

Is Your Financial Future Under Control? 2 Out of 3 of Us Answer ‘No’ by Rich Smith on DailyFinance
According to a new study, 63% of Americans say they are making fair or no progress on their savings. Are you in this situation?

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