Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web

Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web

1. 8 frugal foodie New Year’s resolutions

[Mint] Everyone’s making New Year’s resolutions about not eating – that is, dieting – so this is a refreshing list of what you should eat. The easiest way to save on food? Eat what you pay for. “A scary stat: Americans throw away a quarter of the food they buy.”

2. 37 actionable tips for a better financial life

[Girls Just Wanna Have Funds] OK, I admit I was suckered in by the cute name of this blog. (For those of you who don’t remember Cyndi Lauper, watch this.) But this mega-list of New Year’s resolutions is a quick and fun read. My favorite: “Leave financial regrets in the past, as they took place in order to teach you lessons for the future.”

3. Calculating and submitting your quarterly estimated tax payments

[Dinks Finance] If there’s a personal finance blog for young single women, it only makes sense there’s one for childless couples. (DINK stands for Double Income No Kids.) And it also makes sense that, in this fragile economy, a lot more folks are freelancing for a living. In that case, you need to file quarterly taxes, and this is a simple and direct explanation of the process.

4. 10 myths about online banking

[Automatic Finances] I find it hard to believe that some folks are still suspicious about online banking, but for those who are, this is a brief and thorough reassurance. From convenience to customer service, online banking is the only way to go.

5. 5 ways to save money on landscaping tools and supplies

[$uburban Dollar] Not enough folks know that landscaping supplies operate a lot like groceries – you can buy in bulk and score great coupon deals. But unlike groceries, your city might even pitch in. “Did you know that some townships offer free landscaping supplies to residents? I was offered up to three free trees as long as I agreed to plant them on my own.”

Popular Articles

27 Money-Saving Ways to Use Vinegar in Every Room of Your Home
27 Money-Saving Ways to Use Vinegar in Every Room of Your Home

Vinegar is arguably the most versatile product in your house. If you aren’t using it for all of these purposes, you’re probably wasting money.

5 Ways to Keep Your Aging Brain Sharp
5 Ways to Keep Your Aging Brain Sharp

Forget young at heart — science says these tricks will keep you young in mind.

8 Reasons You Need to Stay Fit After Age 50
8 Reasons You Need to Stay Fit After Age 50

The benefits are huge when you make exercise part of your life as you age. Saving money is just one reason to get started.

View this page without ads

Help us produce more money-saving articles and videos by subscribing to a membership.

Get Started

Comments

960 Active Deals

More Deals