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[Money Crashers] A solid summation of time-honored advice, with this all-important warning: “When you finally connect with the interested parties, do not invite them into your home.” And don’t forget this, which happens all too often: “When selling a car, don’t forget to cancel your insurance.”
[The Simple Dollar] Just last week I wrote a post called 10 Common Misconceptions About Money that included a similar theme: Money doesn’t buy happiness. My thought was sometimes money adds to worries, because when you get a bunch of money it introduces a new worry: losing it. This author suggests that missing out on your life in pursuit of a buck isn’t a great idea.
[PT Money] Thrift stores have exploded in popularity these past few years, so here’s some handy advice. And I’m always surprised by otherwise savvy shoppers who forget this key tip: “Most thrift stores do not accept credit cards.”
[The Digerati Life] I support any save-on-shopping articles that offer this advice: “Use generic ingredients.” I’ve been touting generics for years, from 7 Things You Should Always Buy Generic to How to Get $4 Generic Pet Meds.
[Wise Bread] I’d like to think I’m an educated man, but I didn’t understand some of the titles in this fascinating how-to article: Horchata? Agua Fresca? Mango Lassi? But upon reading the details, they sound delicious.