Before we get to this week’s best articles on how to save money let me share a quick story about how people go crazy for Black Friday.
Last year, exactly one week before Thanksgiving a friend of mine on facebook posted the following picture:
It is a very nice thought, but then the exact same person posted this update on the evening of Thanksgiving:
This week’s best articles on how to save money
I read dozens of websites and blogs on how to save money so that you don’t have to. Here are my favorites this week:
Getting a Television on Black Friday? Read This First.- Nobody ever talks about this, but television technology has gotten so good that the images it produces are better than the images the human eye could see. So why would you want to pay extra for an image you can’t even see? The Lazy Man has a great article explaining why you shouldn’t pay extra for a television you don’t need.
5 Great Christmas Gift Ideas for Clueless Husbands- I never have any idea what to buy for gifts, so you can definitely put me in the clueless husband category. John from frugalrules.com has some good idea. Chances are quite high I will be rereading this article in a panic on Christmas eve.
WOW Air: Roundtrip Fares to Iceland and Europe under $300- Airfare to Europe is too darn high. Miguel from frugal travelguy.com has the story of a brand new Icelandic airline that can get you there for an amazingly low price.
5 ways to get more cash for your used car- Evelyn from livingonthecheap.com has some good advice on little things you can do to maximize how much your used car is worth. I would even go a step further than Evelyn and consider paying to have your car professionally detailed. If your car looks brand new it will be very attractive to buyers.
5 Tried and Tested Methods to Save Hundreds on Auto Repair Bills- We all know that a trip to the mechanic can lead to a huge budget busting bill. Allison from moneyning.com has a few tips to minimize the damage.