The Dime Roll: Travel Apps, Foreclosure, Redecorating, & More

July 4, 2014

Does your home need an inexpensive (or, better yet, FREE) decorating reset? Or are you looking for travel apps that will help make your next trip spectacular? Then read on, friends. Those topics and many more are in this week's Dime Roll.

This Week on The Dime: 

Colorado Fireworks: Fourth of July, 2014

Money Lessons: Teaching Kids Through Games & Apps

Frugal Finds: New Uses for Everyday Things

And other awesome content across the World Wide Web:

Money Saving Tips:
14 Ways to Redecorate for Free by Donna Freedman on MoneyTalksNews
Do your digs need some updating but you don't have the cash to make it happen? Check out these simple tips and you'll be on your way to a new space in no time. 

23 Money-Saving Items Everyone Should Own by Damian Davilla on Wisebread
Sometimes spending money in a smart way can help you save money in the long run. Take a look at the items that made this extensive list.

The 7 Best Free Travel Apps...Ever by Claire Murdough on ReadyForZero
I have a thing for awesome travel apps and this post is a compilation of some of the most innovative, helpful travel apps around. If you have the travel bug, you won't want to miss it.

Money Management:
8 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Be Financially Independent by Kerri Ann Renzulli on Time
How do bloggers who live and breathe personal finance teach their kids how to be responsible money managers? Here are some of their best tips.

My Savings Changed My Life: 7 True Stories by Molly Triffin on DailyWorth
You may know that saving money is smart, but when you don't have a clear picture of what said savings can do for you, it can be hard to find the motivation to actually sock your money away. These stories might help you give your savings a job.

Before Turning to Foreclosure, Try This Little-Known Option by Miranda Marquit on MoneyNing
Do you feel like you could be heading down the path to home foreclosure? You may want to explore this lesser-known option instead.

Food For Thought:
Money Talk Still Taboo, Despite Saying "I Do" by Reuters on TodayMoney
What is the difference between what a newly married couple thinks marriage will be and what it actually ends up being years down the road? One documentary filmmaker is exploring this question -- and, of course, money often takes center stage.

25 All-American Movies & TV Shows You Can Stream This 4th of July by Mary Best Quirk on Consumerist 
Looking for ways to get into the Independence Day spirit? Check out some of these patriotic movies and tv shows.