January 4th, 2013

Link Roundup: Best Time to Buy Everything

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Best Time to Buy Everything “For the past year I have been showing you ways to make the most of your money via our Best Time to Buy series. And if you have been paying attention you probably noticed some shopping trends within the series, some shopping lessons if you will. Here are a few to refresh your memory.” The Centsible Life

50+ Mini-Tasks to Improve Your Finances One Step at a Time “New Year’s Resolutions: Every new year, we set up big audacious goals that we want to accomplish in the new year. Some how, we are magically more likely to succeed because a digit changed on the calendar. Personally, I subscribe to another theory: achieving financial success is making the commitment to take a series of small steps in the right direction.” Moolanomy

Some Tips For Getting Out Of Your Holiday Debt Problem “With the holidays now over many people find themselves facing the problem of the debt they’ve managed to accumulate while making their gift purchases. Some people began their Christmas shopping with a budget in mind only to abandon it at the last minute. Others may have shopped blindly without having any idea how much they’d spent until the bills start arriving. Here are a few things to think about if you are facing a debt problem from the holidays:” Not Made of Money

Savvy Resolutions You Should Make This Year “The best way to stick to New Year’s resolutions (or any type of resolution, for that matter) is to keep it simple. You may wonder how you can streamline such a complex process — there are so many possible resolutions to commit to! The answer is easy: just pick one resolution. Read on to see our suggestions and pick your favorite.” SavvySugar

12 Budget Friendly Health Tips “There’s a common misconception that in order to make healthy choices in your life, you need to have money. After all, buying organic food, gym memberships, vitamins, and other health and fitness items will cost you more than you think. And it always seems like the junk food is what’s on sale when you’re trying to save money on your grocery bill and the best meal deals are the ones at the greasy fast food place. As you work on your New Year’s Resolutions, I wanted to explore different ways to still be healthy on a tight budget. First, I’d like to offer budget friendly health tips for your diet.” My Dollar Plan

How I Reduced Monthly Interest and Finance Charges “When my wife and I were getting out of credit card debt, we worked hard to reduce two things – the total debt balance – what we owed to all of our creditors (total credit card debt) and the total amount of interest we were paying each month to finance our credit card debt. When we first started paying off our debt, we were not overly concerned with out various interest rates. Instead, we focused on attacking our various debt balances, in hopes of quickly paying off all of our accounts.” No Credit Needed

Preparing for Your Demise “Okay, not a very cheery title, but the fact that death is a bummer subject is the problem. The mere fact that people don’t want to discuss it prevents them from taking care of some of the financial responsibilities associated with dying. So, if have avoided the subject so far, and in particular if you rolled your eyes when you read that title, then this article is for you.” Five Cent Nickel

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  1. We just had a sales tax increase in California due to our idiot voters. I made sure that my major purchases were completed prior to the new law coming into effect. I have resolved to make any further purchases in secondary markets, i.e. craigslist.com. With other unavoidable tax increases being implemented I would be giving myself an additional 8% discount that would offset those taxes. The more they tax the less I spend.

    ocdude at 12:20 pm on January 6, 2013

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