A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: Costco will knock $600,000 off a diamond ring, green ideas for Easter celebrations, how to drive a food truck, an inspirational story about debt, and how to avoid "frugal fatigue."
[The Consumerist] Yes, you read that right. Costco is selling a 6.77-carat diamond ring for a cool million. But it’s actually a bargain – it’s been valued at $1.6 million.
[Wise Bread] Going green on Easter doesn’t mean shelling out extra for organic eggs. It means using natural dyes and paper grass, plus some other good ideas that never occurred to me.
[Money Crashers] Sometimes a story is fascinating even if it’ll never, ever apply to you. I’ll never run a mobile food truck, but I was surprised to find myself interested in the details on how to do it.
[The Dough Roller] Some stories are more inspirational than instructional. While the advice here is basic, the simple fact that this guy paid off all this debt – and in five years – is worth a read.
[Bargaineering] Amen to this: “It can become wearing to always be watching costs and pinching pennies.” Here are some ways to save without spending your sanity.