A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web

A look at three interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the Web. This week: why a dog is a money-saver, one question you should never ask, and why you should listen to the founder of Chick-fil-A.

1. 5 reasons a dog is the answer to all your money problems

[Money File] I love my dog, but I always considered him a lovable expense. Here’s an amusing take on how a dog can save you money – from “no need to join a gym” to “no need to have children.”

2. Telling a diner she looks pregnant is not a good way to get tips

[Consumerist] Consumer Reports has a reputation as an amazing magazine that’s all science and no humor. Not so its blog. Check out this tale that features a question no wait staffer should ever guess at.

3. 9 leadership lessons and quotes from Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A

[Money Crashers] And now for something completely random but very interesting. The founder of Chick-fil-A grew up in poverty to create the fast-food chain that seems to be in every mall food court in North America. And she has some good advice that has nothing to do with chicken sandwiches.

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