Best how to save money articles for the week of 9/12/14
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:
Being a Movie Extra Andy from tightfistedmiser.com has a fun way to make a little extra dough. He tells the story about how he made a little money appearing in a non speaking part in the background of a movie, and even got to meet a big movie star.
Up Your Roulette Odds with This Strategy: One Man Won $80,000! Steve from thepennyhoarder.com has the story of a gambling system that sounds like it actually might work. Unfortunately it sounds like a lot of work to me, so I will stick to my strategy of just trying to come as close to possible to breaking even.
Got Medical Debt? Here’s Good News About Its Effects On Your Credit Score Medical bills can be absolutely financially crippling. Did you know that a majority of bankruptcies in America are caused by medical bills? Jason on ptmoney.com has a story of how credit score calculations are changing to be a little lenient on those with medical bills.
Flat Tires and New Construction- Boom Times Back in FL?- Do you know what I enjoy? Odd correlations! If you enjoy strange relationships between seemingly unrelated pieces of data then you will want to check out this article by Mrs. Pop from plantingourpennies.com.
5 Surprising Trends in Fundraising for Charities While the ALS Ice bucket challenge that swept the nation this summer might have seemed like an anomaly, it may have been part of a new trend for how giving works in the 21st century. I’ll check out this article from onecentatatime.com and see if I can’t learn a few tips to help out with the ABC reader’s semi annual charity selection.