This weeks 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:
10 Things A parent Should Know About 529 Plans Shana Norris on modestmoney.com explains the basic of a 529 college savings plan that parents of above average children will want to check out.
How to Get Through to a Live Person in Customer Service Not everybody’s customer service experiences are going to be as good as my experience with giftcardzen.com , so Amanda on frugalconfessions.com explains how to get past the computer system and get a real person on the phone.
9 Travel & Vacation Planning Mistakes That Can Cost You Money It’s almost time to start planning summer vacations, so Jacqueline on moneycrashers.com explains what not to do if you want to save money.
3 Places to Earn Extra Money Transcribing Lots of people would like to have a work from home job to make a little extra money, but it’s hard to find legitimate jobs because most of them are just scams. Here’s an idea from Miranda on moneysavingmom.com you may not have thought of along with some reputable places to find work.
Why You Should Buy the Least Expensive House You Can Afford If your trying to cut your budget, the easiest way to do it is to start with your biggest expense, where a small change can make a big difference rather than trying to cut a bunch of small expenses. Ben from moneysmartlife.com explains all the benefits of not maximizing your housing budget in this article.
The tiny house movement: Where do you fit in? Addison from cashvilleskyline.com takes this idea to the extreme as she explains how some people are saving big by living small. I don’t think this idea is right for most people, but if you really want to save money, this will do it.