Personal Finance Roundup: Using Twitter to Find Deals

It’s time for another look at what your personal finance friends have been discussing recently. If you want great financial information on a daily basis, we encourage you to seek out all of the other great personal finance blogs out there, because we have tight relationships with many of them, and we trust their judgment and information as much as if it were our own. Here are some great posts from some of our favorite money blogs.

Personal Finance Blog Round-Up

Find and Track Deals on Twitter: The Ultimate Guide. You may already use price comparison websites to find good deals, but have you ever thought about using Twitter too? []

Tax Refund: Spend It, Save It, or What? Millions of Americans will be receiving tax refunds over the coming months and if you’re one of them, you need to start thinking about what you’ll do with the money. Let this post help you decide. [Consumerism Commentary]

Tax Credits for 2009.  Taking advantage of tax credits can lower your tax bill, but do you know which popular tax credits you may be eligible for? If not, take a look at this post. [Money Smart Life]

How to Dispute a Credit Card Charge. Not sure how to dispute inaccurate credit card charges? Here are some tips for fighting your corner. [Bargaineering]

Money College: Bargain student travel, and a place to crash too. Being a student can be a big bonus when you’re traveling. Find out more here. [Wallet Pop]

Saving Money When Dining Out. Eating out can be a big expense, but here are some tips for cutting the costs. [Stretcher]

Warning Signs You Need to Fire Your Financial Adviser.  If you’ve got a financial adviser to help you make the most of your money, has he or she really got your best interests at heart? Here are some ways to tell whether you need to ditch your financial adviser and find one who better knows your financial needs. [Good Financial Cents]

What if I Can’t Afford My Mortgage Payment? Not being able to pay your mortgage is a nightmare situation to even think about, but what are the options if you find yourself in that situation? Here are a few of the things that you may have to consider if your mortgage repayments become too much to bear. [Being Frugal]

Life in Grad School Doesn’t Have to Suck … All Your Money. Graduate school can be notoriously expensive, but it doesn’t need to break the bank. Here are 7 ways to slash the costs of being enrolled in grad school. [Budgets Are Sexy]

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  • Ben @ Money Smart Life

    Hi Sally,

    Thanks for mentioning the article on 2009 tax credits!

    • Sally Aquire

      No problem – it was a really informative article and I’m sure our readers will benefit from having it brought to their attention!

  • gina

    Just started using Twitter a few months ago. I agree, it has been helpful. I am a big fan of @moneycrashers and @budgetsaresexy!

    • Sally Aquire

      Glad to see you’re following us!

  • J. Money

    Thx for the shout out! And thx for “following” Gina :)

  • Winston C

    Great links. They are very helpful. Among all these blogs, I only know about two(Wisebread and Being Fruga). Now thanks to you, I have more financial blogs to add to my collections. Much appreciated.

    • Sally Aquire

      Glad you’ve found the post useful!