The Dime Roll: Money Apps, Podcasts, Bill Haggling, & More

August 1, 2014

Save money on those pesky monthly bills, cut your grocery bill down to size, find awesome apps to make managing your money a breeze -- it's all in this week's Dime Roll.

This Week on The Dime: 
Sending Your Kid Off to College? Read This First

So Your Child is Aging Out of Your Health Care Plan…Now What?

Refurbished, Used, New: How Do You Buy Your Electronics?

And other awesome content across the World Wide Web:

Money Saving Tips:
One Minute Saving Tip: Bill Haggle Day by Kristin Wong on Brokepedia
Just because it’s a reoccurring bill doesn’t mean the price is set in stone. In fact, learning to haggle with your service providers can save a bundle month after month. Here’s how.

13 Ways Beyond Coupons to Save on Groceries by Drew Trachtenberg on DailyFinance
As much as I love saving money on groceries, I’m just not a coupon fan. But this post has some money-saving tips I can actually get behind – like utilizing the deli and trying subscription services.

Three Easy Ways to Save Serious Money on Your Wedding by Patty Lamberti on MoneyUnder30
The average cost for a wedding is now inching towards the $30,000(!) mark, most people are looking for any way possible to save a few bucks. Here are three legitimate ways to do just that.

Money Management:
This is Why You Always Think Things Will Cost Less Than They Do by Emily Guy Birken on WiseBread
Why are we usually awful at estimating how much something will cost if it’s out of the ordinary? Or why are we guilty of so many mental accounting errors when we thought we planned everything down to the penny?

7 Top Money Management Apps by Alicia Eler on DailyWorth
I honestly never get sick of app roundups because there are so many awesome new apps popping up every day. If you need to budget or better track your spending, you’ll want to check out this list.

22 Tips to Transform Your Financial Life After a Divorce by Robert Pagliarini on DailyFinance
Divorce is a major life event in multiple ways. If you want to make sure that your finances come out as unscathed as possible, follow these tips.

Food For Thought:
The Top 7 Financial Podcasts for Millennials by Claire Murdough on ReadyForZero
Studies have shown that millennials are motivated to improve their financial situation, but they lack the knowledge to do so. Luckily there are plenty of free resources to gather that knowledge – including these awesome podcasts.

Grieving Parents Drowning in $200,000 Student Loan Debt Receive Relief by Blake Ellis on CNNMoney
Many people are struggling under the weight of student loan debt. But this family has been forced to pay off the balance of their daughter’s six-figure debt after she passed away five years ago. Luckily, a CNN story moved people from all over the county to lend a hand.