The Dime Roll: Organic Food, Credit Card Fraud, Sticking to Habits, & More

October 24, 2014

thedimeroll-2-300x217 (2)Is it worth it to buy organic? How can you really catch credit card fraud before it spirals out of control? Find those topics and many more in this week's Dime Roll.

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And other awesome content across the World Wide Web:

Money Saving Tips:
How to Convince Your Cable Company to Lower Your Monthly Bill by Patty Lamberti on MoneyUnder30
My cable bill has a way of sneaking up in small (or sometimes not so small) increments almost monthly. This post has some great tips for getting it in a more reasonable range – even when it might seem impossible.

Are You Wasting Your Money Buying Organic Food? by Maryalene LaPonsie on MoneyTalksNews
Not all organic food is created equal and, considering the higher price tag, it’s important to know what is actually healthier for you and what doesn’t make a difference.

Host a Fantastic Thanksgiving Dinner Without Busting Your Budget by Alexa Mason on MoneyNing
Are you on the hook for Thanksgiving dinner this year? Don’t worry, there are plenty of ways to reduce the financial stress of prepping such a big meal. Some of these suggestions might make the work load easier to handle as well.

Money Management:
One Simple Act Can Protect You From Credit Card Fraud by Matt Schultz on DailyFinance
Credit card fraud can wreak havoc on your financial life, but catching it before it snowballs out of control isn’t nearly as hard as you might think.

Searching for More Ways to Give? Check Out These 6 New Charitable Platforms by Philip Taylor on PTMoney
If giving back is something you’re dedicated to including in your budget, you’ll want to check out this list of awesome sites that make it easy.

How Much Debt Are You Comfortable With? 3 Questions to Ask by Miranda Marquit on MoneyNing
Debt, and the conversations surrounding it, aren’t as black and white as we might think. If you have debt and are considering how aggressive to be in paying it down, read this. It poses a very interesting question.

Food For Thought:
The Hard Part by Peter Greene on HuffPost Education
This look at teaching and the huge challenges that teachers face is refreshing to say the least. It’s touching, honest, and absolutely worth a read.

The Smart Way to Stick to Habits by Leo Babauta on zenhabits
Even with the best of intentions, sticking to a new habit can be a huge challenge. This post breaks down why that is and how you can combat all of those stumbling blocks.