The Dime Roll: Cutting Cable, Frugal Easter, Wedding Expenses, & More

April 18, 2014

This week on the Dime Roll we talk about who's paying for wedding expenses, how to cut cable without skimping on entertainment, and much more. Take a look.

This Week on The Dime: 
Pet Medication: How Choosing the Right Pharmacy Can Cut Costs

New Breweries Around Colorado

Lessons Learned from Prepping My Home for Sale  

And other awesome content across the World Wide Web:

Money Saving Tips:
The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Cable by Jeff on SustainableLifeBlog
We’ve written about the cost benefits of cutting cable before, but if you’re serious about still having access to all of the shows you currently watch, you need to check out this awesomely comprehensive list of alternatives.

How to Serve a Frugal Easter Dinner by Laurie on BudgetBlonde
Are you responsible for preparing a meal for a group this Easter Sunday? Then you’ll want to check out these tips for making it a more-budget friendly affair.

4 Secrets to Getting the Lowest Rate from Travel Websites by Deia B on Wisebread
Trying to book a trip online? You may not be getting the same rates that your neighbor is getting. Make sure you’re aware of these secrets before you hand over your credit card information.

Money Management:
7 Money Skills Your Kids Have But You Don’t by Charles Tran on ReadyForZero
You may think that you are the keeper of the lessons – especially when it comes to money – but sometimes your kids can teach you a thing or two about saving, spending, and overall money management.

10 Financial Commandments for Your 30s by Stacy Rapacon on YahooFinance
Your twenties may have been too mired by student loan debt and establishing a career that big financial moves were put on the back burner. Your 30s is the time to set yourself up for a successful future – financially and otherwise.

How 17 People Paid Off $1,000,000 Worth of Debt in Under 4 Years by Richard on FrugalityMagazine
If you’re in the process of paying off a big chunk of debt, it’s easy to get discouraged. A little inspiration from people who have blazed the path before you can go a long way, and this post is full of it.

Food For Thought:
Tying the Knot After 30? Get Out Your Checkbook by Krystal Steinmetz via MoneyTalksNews
Tradition might say that the bride’s family is mainly responsible for paying for the wedding, but more and more couples are now paying for their own wedding – especially those over the age of 30. What do you think about this new trend?

Gen Y Taking Responsibility for Financial Future on Plansponsor
There’s nothing I love more than an article that highlights the financial successes of a generation instead of the all-too-apparent failures. This article shows that a whopping 65% of millennials surveyed started saving for retirement at age 25. Now that’s a good start.