The Dime Roll: Coupon Codes, Money Apps, Millennial Savers, & More

July 18, 2014

This week on The Dime Roll we cover everything from best days for scoring awesome coupon codes, how millennials are rocking the retirement savings game, and more. Check it out.

This Week on The Dime: 
Retirement Savers & Healthy Living Enthusiasts: Are They One and the Same?

What Star Wars Taught me About Personal Finance

And other awesome content across the World Wide Web:

Money Saving Tips:
How to Afford Real Food on a Budget by Crystal Paine on 100DaysofRealFood
Eating healthy and eating with a budget in mind don’t always seem like they go hand in hand. But It’s a lot easier than you think with these simple tips.

The Credit Cards That Refund Your Money When Prices Drop by Kristin Wong on TwoCents
Sometimes credit cards come with some awesome perks, and this post highlights one that many people don’t know about – a refund if a product drops in price or if you find the item elsewhere for cheaper.

The Best Days for Coupon Codes by Sarah Jones on MSNMoney
If you are an online shopper, you know how valuable coupon codes can be. But did you know that there are certain days and times of the year when you are more likely to score the codes with big discounts?  

Money Management:
$1 Saved in Your 20s Equals $10 Saved in Your 50s! by G.E. Miller on 20SomethingFinance
Ok, you’ve probably heard all about compound interest and how it works in your favor when it comes to saving for retirement. But seeing the number breakdown is so powerful, I just had to share this post.

10 Essential Personal Money Management Apps by Jason Price on PTMoney
Apps can do wonders when it comes to managing your finances. If you need some help creating a budget, debt payoff plan, saving on gas, or pretty much an money-related task you can think of, check out this post.

The One Trick You Need to Pay Off Your Student Loans Faster by Shannon McNay on DailyWorth
No one wants to be saddled with student loan debt when college is nothing more than a distant memory. Here is one smart way to chisel away at that debt at a faster rate.

Food For Thought:
As Savers, The Boomers’ Kids Are All Right by Richard Eisenberg on Forbes
The retirement outlook might be dire for many, but millennials are apparently working to buck that trend. A new study shows that a whopping 70% are saving for retirement, and the majority started by age 22.

The Emotional Cycle of Change by Trent Hamm on TheSimpleDollar
Making a drastic change – like cutting back on spending – isn’t a simple, straightforward path. It comes with bursts of motivation and positive thinking, and then bouts of pessimism. Don’t worry, it’s all normal.