Regularly I post articles about ways to save money, increase income or free up time; ideas that are consistent with the strategies we use on Wiser Dollar. Below are some helpful reads this week.
For students (or parents of students) looking to buy a computer, check out Consumer Reports’ Best Computer Discount Programs for Students.
Vanguard has a good, quick overview concerning emergency funds. Setting aside cash to cover three to six months of living expenses is a wise strategy.
Karla Bowsher writes an article for Money Talk News entitled 20 Unusual but Handy Uses for WD-40, Indoors and Out. In my experience, a cordless drill/driver, duct tape and WD-40 are quite useful in maintaining a home. You might be surprised at some of the ways this old reliable product can be used.
At Brad’s Deals there is an article on Four Fun Things You Might Be Paying Too Much For. Especially if you regularly go to movies, sporting events and concerts, or purchase e-books and video games, then some of the money saving strategies may prove helpful. Brad mentions several ideas that are new to myself; you might check it out.
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