The Dime Roll: Tax Hacks, Happy Splurges, Simplicity & More

January 16, 2015

This week we found some awesome content covering everything from free tax help to handling post-holiday debt. Take a look!

This Week on The Dime: 

Why I Have 11 Checking Accounts

You’ll Never Guess What This Teacher’s Side Gig Is

10 Apps to Make Your Life Easier in 2015       

And other awesome content across the World Wide Web:

Money Saving Tips:
Tax Hacks 2015: 8 Ways to Get Free Help Preparing Your Taxes by Marilyn Lewis on MoneyTalksNews
Tax season is just around the corner and if you need some help preparing – without paying an arm and a leg – you may want to check into some of these free resources.

10 Frugal Lifestyle YouTube Channels Worth Following by Laura Williams on MoneyCrashers
Whether you’re into cooking, crafting, gardening, or dressing in a frugal fashion, there’s something for everyone on these YouTube channels.

The Best Months to Buy Thing in 2015 by Patty Lamberti on MoneyUnder30
If you have a big purchase in mind for 2015, make sure you know when you’ll be saving and when you’ll be spending more. This list will come in very handy.

Money Management:
How to Handle Post-Holiday Debt by Trent Hamm on TheSimpleDollar
Stressing over unplanned purchases and holiday debt? Now is the time to get it under control. Start with these tips.

Things to Consider When Shopping for Car Insurance by CoverHound on Mint
I’m never entirely sure what I need to be looking for while shopping for car insurance. This post helps simplify this sometimes tricky purchase.

7 Steps to Managing Your Student Loan Debt Better in 2015 by Brian O’Connell on DailyFinance
Overwhelmed by your student loan debt and lack of a plan for paying it off? Here are some tips to help you make a plan and regain control.

Food For Thought:
The Beauty of the $20 (or Less!) Happy Splurge by Stephany Kirkpatrick on LearnVest
If you’re working to pay off debt or stick to a budget this year, it can be easy to stick with the thinking that all splurges must go to the wayside. But that doesn’t have to (and shouldn’t) be the case.

12 Changes We Can Make to Have Everyday Simplicity by Lidiya K on DumbLittleMan
Who doesn’t need less chaos and more simplicity in the New Year? Here are a few simple ways you can create calm and peace in your life.