The Dime Roll: Purchase a pooch, secure your credit card and Apple adopts pay equality

August 5, 2016

This week on the Dime Roll, we breakdown the cost of adopting a dog in Colorado and our friends from Westerra Credit Union give us a primer on credit card security. Also in this week’s Dime Roll: back to school shopping tips, savings tool for special needs families, and Apple pays adopts pay equality.

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This week on The Dime:

How Much? Purchasing a Pooch for $173

Credit Card Security: Choosing, Using and (gasp) Losing

Other great resources from around the web:

Money Saving Tips:

Back to School Shopping Tips from a Former Student and Newer Mom by Chonce Maddox via My Debt Epiphany

Here’s How Much Your Kid’s Teacher Is Shelling Out for School Supplies by Martha C. White via Time Money

Special needs families get new $100K savings tool by Sharon Epperson via CNBC

The Debt Snowball and Snowflake Methods by Sandy Smith via Yes I Am Cheap

7 Reasons To Go Into Business For Yourself by Ginger via Girls Just Wanna Have Funds

5 Credit Lessons I Wish Were Taught in School by Tia via Debt Roundup

In the News:

Apple says it now pays women, men, whites and minorities equally by Aaron Smith via CNN Money

For many, new rules may limit access to credit — and that’s a good thing by Michelle Singletary via Washington Post