This week’s best articles on how to save money
I read dozens of websites and blogs on how to save money so you don’t have to. Here are my favorite articles this week:
Delayed Gratification Is The Key To Financial Success Lance at moneymanifesto.com explains how the key to spending less is having enough control to not buy everything you want right away. For all the tips I have for saving money on all the types of transactions you spend money on, none will save you more money than simply not buying stuff you don’t need.
The 5 Best Routers Having a good wireless router is an important tool for saving money. If you want to save money on your cell phone bill, you will want to use a Republic Wireless phone which needs a good strong wireless signal. You can also save a lot on television if you watch internet TV on a device such as a roku player or chromecast, but once again you will want a good wireless router to power them. The problem is that shopping for a wireless router is difficult because there are endless choices and the online reviews you read will be largely contradictory. Luckily, Jeffrey from wisebread.com makes it simple for you with this list of the five best routers. One more thing, don’t forget to take your old router with you when you travel.
How to Actually Save Money on Car Insurance Squirrelers.com has some great tips on saving money in the complicated world of car insurance.
Falling Short on Retirement Savings Trent from thesimpledollar.com looks at the different options you have if you are at retirement age and haven’t quite saved enough for a comfortable retirement.
Get a Refund When the Price Drops Lori from morewithlesstoday.com explains how you can get a refund if you buy an item and then the price of that item subsequently drops. She also gives us a list of stores that are known to make this refund to you. I had a friend who did this and would keep the receipt from every item he ever purchased. If the item ever went on sale he would go to the store and ask for a refund. If the store wouldn’t give him a refund he would return the item and buy it back at the reduced price.