The Dime Roll: Costco Hacks, Twitter Deals, Money Fears & More

January 23, 2015

This week we scoured the web and found some great articles to help you save more money, ensure your tax season runs smoothly, remind you of the awesome power of compound interest and much more. Take a look.

This Week on The Dime: 

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And other awesome content across the World Wide Web:

Money Saving Tips:
Costco Membership Hacks: 2 Little-Known Travel Discounts by Travis Pizel via MoneyNing
We’ve talked about Costco discounts before, but one of these travel discounts got me particularly excited. Check it out.

10 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Great Deals by Trent Hamm via USNewsMoney
You may not be a tweeter, but if you get on twitter for no other reason than to check out these deals, you’ll be quite pleased.

10 Bathroom Purchases for Under $10 That Are Well Worth the Money by Ashley Marcin via Wisebread
If your bathroom could use some organization or an easy facelift, check out this list. I saw several solutions to problems I’ve had with my space (and overabundance of beauty supplies).

Money Management:
The Simple Chart That Can Explain Why Your Credit Score Dropped by Bob Sullivan via
One of the reasons this post caught my eye was the surprising amount a score can drop after ONE late mortgage payment. You’ll want to take a look at this.

Tax Hacks 2015: Avoid These 10 Common Filing Mistakes by Maryalene LaPonsie via MoneyTalksNews
Anxious to file your taxes? Make sure you avoid these costly and time consuming mistakes.

Top 5 Best (Free) Spreadsheets for Paying Off Debt by Ben via ReadyForZero
If you’re looking to establish a debt repayment plan you can actually stick to, tracking where you currently stand as well as your progress is essential. Here are some tools to help.

Food For Thought:
How Did This Girl Retire on $16,000? Easier Than You Think by Tyler Tervooren via
I’ll admit that it was the title of this article that really got me. But I love a good breakdown of the power of compound interest and it certainly has that.

Are You Afraid to Spend Money? by Sophia Bera via DailyFinance
I’ve been guilty of being a money hoarder in the past and it all stems back to a deep-seated fear of spending. This post reminded me to spend intentionally instead of avoiding it altogether.