Personal Finance Blog Roundup: Family Travel Tips, Buy Gift Cards for Less, Make Extra Money and More

Wow!  I can’t believe this is 3 weeks in a row for a personal finance blog roundup.  I guess I’m enjoying these posts right now because I’m making the effort to read more blogs and am amazed at how good the content is out there.  I think these roundups are also a great way to provide practical tips from a wide variety of sources.  Hope you enjoy reading these as much as I did!

Family Travel Tips | Traveling By Plane (Moms Need to Know) -Yes, it’s that time of year again when many families will be traveling to the airport.  Overall, these tips are solid.  Even though it’s not exactly frugal, I agree with the advice here to pay for checking bags if it saves you a hassle.

Personal Finance Blog RoundupBest Strategies to Pay off Your Credit Card Debt Faster (Everything Finance Blog) -With some dedication and the right strategy you CAN pay off your credit card debt faster. The approach here is good except I do like the idea of paying smaller balances vs higher interest first.  I love the advice about paying more frequently if you can do it!

7 Ways To Handle Unexpected Expenses and Financial Emergencies (The Digerati Life) – Great tips here to help people avoid the dreadful payday loans!  Don’t forget to use your emergency fund and find out what expenses you’re actually responsible for paying for before shelling out the money!

ING Direct Adds Remote Deposit – Finally! (Five Cent Nickel) – I’m totally amazed at technology these days and the fact that we can now deposit checks using our mobile phones.  ING Direct recently provided this feature which is another reason they are a great online bank!

How to Buy Gift Cards for Less (Christian Personal Finance) -I love these tips because I had never really considered looking to find discount gift cards.  This post shares tips to find some great deals online and save some money if you like to buy people gift cards.

4 Garage Sale Shopping Tips to Help You Score Great Deals (Money Crashers) -Yep, it’s garage sale time again and people are hitting the streets to find bargains.  I think garage sales are a great way to make some extra cash too.  If you find a bargain, consider reselling for a profit!  Overall, this post is a handy guide to scouting out garage sales.

How Could You Make An Extra $200 This Week? (Man vs Debt) – There are a lot of great tips here to make extra money and this post is inspirational too!  Check out the many ways to make extra money on the side including using the internet, Mary Kay, Amazon and several others all in this post.

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About Jason Price

Jason Price is a family man saved by grace, passionate about faithful financial stewardship (1 Cor 4:2 NIV), soccer and the Pacific sun.