The Dime Roll: Family Money, Cheap Summer Projects, Edible 6-Pack Rings, and More

May 20, 2016

This week on the Dime we brought you the first part of a three part series on home renovations, a story of how a ski trip nearly cost one of our contributors big money, and some quick tips to avoid getting scammed by door-to-door solicitors. As always, we also have some of the best personal finance content and news from across the web. Enjoy!

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This week on The Dime:

How a Day of Skiing Nearly Cost Me $78,000

Quick Tips: Knock Knock. Scammers Calling.

Other great resources from around the web:

Managing your money:

Talking About Money with Family Doesn’t Have to Be Stressful by Jeremy Hartley via Money Ning

The Best Freebies from this Past Week by Money Saving Mom

Money Saving Tips:

6 Ways to Save on Baggage Fees by Nick Wharton via WiseBread

12 Cheap Summer Projects that Make Your Home Feel New by Marilyn Lewis via Money Talks News

In the News:

Brewery’s Edible 6-Pack Rings Designed to Feed Marine Life by Mary Beth Quirk via Consumerist

Pro Golfer Phil Mickelson to Pay SEC for Insider Trading Chris Isidore et al via CNN Money