The Dime Roll: Memorial Day Sales, Money Habits, & More

May 23, 2014

Find the best deals for Memorial Day, learn sustainable ways to build wealth, and figure out how to simplify your life -- it's all in this week's Dime Roll. Check it out.

This Week on The Dime: 

Money & Retirement: Thoughts from a Kids’ Perspective

Buying vs. Leasing a Car: Pros, Cons, and a Number Breakdown

6 Tips for Navigating Memorial Day Deals  

And other awesome content across the World Wide Web:

Money Saving Tips:
Your All-Inclusive Guide to Saving Money on Weddings by Shannon Insler on ReadyForZero
There’s really no argument – weddings are costly whether you’re the one saying “I do,” or just a guest. But this guide has ways to save money no matter what your role is. Check it out.

Best Things to Buy at Memorial Day Sales by Cameron Huddleston on Kiplinger
Ready to do a little shopping for Memorial Day? Make sure you know exactly what purchases to go for and which to hold off on.

How to Buy Smartphones, TVs and Tablets for Less by Susan Johnston on USNewsMoney
It’s expensive to stay up on all the latest when it comes to things like smartphones and TVs. But there are ways to lessen the impact on your wallet.

Money Management:
9 Money Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth by Marisa Torrieri on TheWeek
You may be dreaming of winning the lottery one day, but just in case that doesn’t happen, make sure you’re following these tips for creating sustainable wealth.

5 Steps to Plan for Major Life Events by Shannon on YoungAdultMoney
Have you ever thought about the cost impact of all the major life events you may have coming up –like a wedding? If you want to be financially prepared, make sure you’re thinking ahead.

3 Better Ways to Manage Your Student Loans by Kaitlin Butler on GoGirlFinance
Struggling with student loans? Take control and learn how to stay on top of paying them off with these helpful tips.

Food For Thought:
10 Simple Strategies to Simplify Your Life by Maryalene LaPonsie on MoneyTalksNews
A long holiday weekend is the perfect time to tackle these tasks for cutting out the stress and clutter and simplifying your life.

The Best Commencement Speeches, Ever on NPR
In celebration of graduation season, take a peek at this long list of inspiring, moving, and sometimes funny commencement speeches.