The Dime Roll: Saving Money on Pinterest, Rental Budgeting, Designer Duds, & More

March 21, 2014

This week we found some killer content -- everything from getting designer clothes for less to financial questions to cover before walking down the aisle. Check it out.

Money Saving Tips:
49 Lessons Learned from Depression-Era Parents by Lauren Ashley Chan on PopSugarSmart
Things may be significantly different now than they were during the Great Depression, but many of the same money saving ideas used then still pack a big punch today.

5 Ways to Save Money Using Pinterest by Susan Johnston on CreditSesame
Pinterest may be a time suck, but it doesn’t have to be a money suck. In fact, there are several ways it can actually help you save money. (Are you following The Dime on Pinterest?)

10 Ways to Pay Less for Designer Duds by Maryalene LaPonsie on MoneyTalksNews
Designer clothes are expensive – depending on when and where you get them. Here are some tried and true ways for cutting the cost.

Money Management:
How to Budget for Your Rental by Jennifer Riner on Zillow
This great article from Zillow includes plenty of tips from financial bloggers (including yours truly) geared towards picking the rental that’s right for you.

An Illustrated Guide to Investment Types by Andrew Fiebert on ListenMoneyMatters
The topic of investing can be incredibly dry and hard to follow. This guide breaks down investment types in a way that anyone can follow – through entertaining illustrations.

10 Financial Questions to Ask Before Getting Married by Briana Fabbri on NetCredit
You may think you know a lot about your future spouse, but if you don’t know the state of their finances, you don’t know enough. Whatever you do, make sure you ask these questions before tying the knot.

Food For Thought:
The 10 Most Popular Personal Finance Books of All Time (According to Amazon) by Mary Hiers on Mint
Each of these books are popular for a reason – their information has resonated with millions of people over the years. If you are interested in improving your financial life, this is a great place to start.

What Do You Really Deserve? by Laurie on DebtRoundUp
We often buy things because we operate from the sense that we deserve to have them. But there are other, more important things that you deserve more.

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