The Dime Roll: Marrying into Debt, Best Day for Purchases, & More

May 16, 2014

This week's Dime Roll covers everything from protecting your credit when marrying into debt, the best day to make a wide variety of purchases, and much more. Take a peek.

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And other awesome content across the World Wide Web:

Money Saving Tips:
Ultimate Buying Guide: Best Day of the Week to Make Purchases by Kyle on RatherBeShopping
Believe it or not, it’s not just about the month you buy certain things, the day of the week can have an impact as well. Find out when you should be buying everything from electronics to groceries.

5 Ways to Slash Your Laundry Costs by Melissa Batai on Bargaineering
Laundry may be a necessity, but there are a few ways to cut the costs without sacrificing clean clothes. Start with these tips.

How to Find Wallet-Friendly Furniture by Mary Hiers on Mint
Furniture is usually the most expensive thing you could buy to spruce up your space. However, there are a few places to find long-lasting pieces that won’t break the bank.

Money Management:
How Public Employee Retirement Accounts Work by Kim Riccardi on NarrowBridgeFinance
When a Colorado PERA member wrote in to NarrowBridgeFinance with a question regarding what to do with his account after leaving employment, we had to give our take on the matter. Check it out.

Financial Infidelity: 4 Steps for Healing Marriages Torn by Finances by Brian Robson on The Simple Dollar
Written by the personal finance experts at The Simple Dollar, this guide addresses common issues that couples face financially, tactics for communicating about finances, and, finally, resources for resolving bigger issues.

Retirement Plan Rollovers Have You Confused? Check Out this Rollover Compatibility Chart by G.E. Miller on 20SomethingFinance
Rolling over old retirement accounts into one centralized location can be extremely helpful. But not all retirement accounts are compatible when it comes to rollovers. Check out this chart for guidance.

Food For Thought:
Weird Money Facts: 5 True Cases of Unbelievable Inflation by Paul Michael on Wisebread
What if the things you buy at the grocery store right now were double the price in under 24 hours? That might sound impossible, but it did happen in Hungary. These tales of hyperinflation are fascinating and worth a read.

No Excuses: Minimalism With Kids by Leo Babauta on ZenHabits
Converting to a minimalist lifestyle might already be an overwhelming thought, but throw kids into the mix and it could seem entirely impossible.  Not so says this writer. Check out his post – it could just change your perspective.