Personal Finance Round-Up: The Real Skinny on The Cheapest Long Distance

There are so many different options for where to go for our long distance calling that it can get confusing as to which option is really the best. Is your cell phone the cheapest? Your computer? Who knows? Well, Wallet Pop recently did one of their many Savings Experiments to find out What’s The Cheapest Long Distance? Check out the video there as well.

The results may surprise you.

And also, here are a few other articles you may find of interest from our friends out there in the personal finance community.

Is Extreme Frugality For You? You may have heard a lot about living a minimalist lifestyle. Some of you may have automatically discounted it; others may be seriously considering it. Read here to find out an insider’s look. [Watson Inc.]

20 Keys For Successfully Negotiating Your Way Out of Debt. For those of us still struggling with credit card debt and other types, the road to financial freedom may not be as difficult as it seems. Check out this article for great tips on how to minimize your obligations. [All Financial Matters]

How Living A Frugal Lifestyle Has Changed My Thought Process Living a frugal lifestyle not only saves you money, but it will actually change your outlook on a lot of things. [Being Frugal]

Taking Notes You can save yourself some money by instituting some of the simplest things into your life. One of them is taking notes. I found this article to be particularly helpful. Forget less and save more. [The Simple Dollar]

Your Big Fat Expensive Wedding Weddings In my opinion, have gone off the deep end in the way of lavishness and in the way of expense. Is it really necessary? Is there not something better you could spend your money on? Read some more thoughts here. [Len Penzo]

A Girl’s Guide To Car Problems Guys, before you skip over this one, there might be something here for you as well. Learning the basics of auto maintenance and repair can save you lots in the long run. [Divine Caroline]

Are We Making Minimum Payments to the Poor A pretty interesting perspective about the ways in which people give money to the poor and what motivates this giving. Do we do enough or just the minimum? [Money Help for Christians]

What are the Leading Causes of Money Issues in Marriage? What are the causes of money issues in marriage? Even more importantly, these things that cause money issues can cause bigger marriage issues as well. Be aware! [One Money Design]

Get 75,000 American Airlines Miles! Awesome credit card offer where you can get a ton of miles. [Nerd Wallet]

Finding Personal Time as an Entrepreneur Are you an entrepreneur but can’t find any personal time? Check out this perspective for your situation. [Personal Dividends]

Five Steps Toward Automating your Wealth Nothing better than automating your wealth and simplifying your financial life. Check out these tips on the subject. [Personal Finance by the Book]

Multitasking Doesn’t Work Do you multitask? Consider what you might be losing by trying to get multiple things done at once. [Planting Dollars]

529 plans: Interview on the basics of college savings Check out this great interview on 529 plans for all of you who want to brush up on the topic. [The Centsible Life]

Gambling and Frugality A short update on one person’s experience with gambling and frugality. Gambling is not a frugal way! Even if you are disciplined in other aspects of life, that doesn’t mean gambling is OK! [Tight Fisted Miser]

Internet Business Scams – 7 Steps To Keep You Safe Be care of internet business scams with these 7 steps that will help you avoid them. [Wealth Pilgrim]

Debt is Kiss of Death for Relationship? At what point does debt start to cause a marriage to deteriorate? Be careful about too much debt because financial problems can ultimately cause marriage problems. [Well-Heeled Blog]

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  • Joe Plemon

    Thanks for the mention!

  • Roshawn @ Watson Inc

    Thank you for an interesting round up and for giving me a link :)

  • Arohan

    David, appreciate the mention.