The Dime Roll: Free WiFi, Housing Trends, Goals, & More

October 10, 2014

Find out how you can score free WiFi, the housing trends for this fall, the problem with setting goals, and much more. It's all in  this week's Dime Roll.

This Week on The Dime:
Open Enrollment: What Should You Be Thinking About?

What are Target-Date Funds? (And Why Should You Care?)

11 Date Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

And other awesome content across the World Wide Web:

Money Saving Tips:
Best Cell-Phone Plans for Every Type of User by Lisa Gerstner on Kiplinger
Are you a heavy data user? Or a light texter? Find out which plans will cater to your needs and help you save money in the process.

13 Ways Black Friday Will Be Different This Year by Louis Ramirez on MoneyTalksNews
If you tend to hate Black Friday, changes some stores are rolling out might just shift your thinking. Unfortunately they won’t cut down on the massive crowds.

How to Get Free WiFi Anywhere, Anytime on DailyFinance
Need to stay connected? This post has some great ideas including turning your cell phone into a wifi hotspot for your laptop.

Money Management:
Three Tips for Finding Good Financial Help by Heather Pelant on BlackRockBlog
Many people don’t even know where to begin when it comes to finding financial help. If this is you, the tips in this post will give you a good foundation to start from.

5 Housing Trends for Fall 2014 by Polyana da Costa on
Thinking about buying a home this fall? You’ll want to read up on the housing trends and what that could mean for your particular situation.

My Credit Card is My Single Most Powerful Budgeting Tool by Bridget on MoneyAfterGraduation
Credit cards sometimes get a bad rap, but, if used correctly, they can actually help with budgeting. Here’s how.

Food For Thought:
The Problem with Being Goal-Oriented by Kristin Wong on GetRichSlowly
Is being a perpetual goal-setter actually harmful in the long run? This post takes an interesting look at the problem with focusing on goals and what we should do instead.

5 Voices to Tune Out When Managing Your Finances by Tara Struyk on WiseBread
If you want an opinion on how you should be managing your finances, there are plenty out there. But be careful where you take your advice from – even the best of intentions don’t create the best outcome.