Facebook Week in Review: 08/20/2011

23 08 2011

August 20

Another great documentary referred by one of our Savers to watch over the weekend! Thanks Susan!  http://www.hulu.com/watch/202241/in-debt-we-trust

August 19

We like Savers! We have the greatest fans here on Facebook.

Wow, pre-season football is in full swing! Can you think of ways to save for the upcoming season? Tailgating, hosting at-home vs at sports restaurants, etc. Let’s pre-plan for these expenses. [C’mon, let’s hear who your favorite team is]

August 18

The ‘buck’ stops here. Repeat that to yourself if you’re struggling with overspending. That buck (or credit card) stays in your wallet.

August 17

A report that every ATM user should read. “In the meantime, it’s a good idea to stick to metal ATM keypads, or, better yet, go right to the bank teller”–Security News Daily.  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44178369?GT1=43001

Some great tips for talking about money with your spouse. Make every moment of your conversations count!  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44178369?GT1=43001

August 16

“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.”– Charles Dickens

The word ‘personal’ in personal finance suggests a responsibility within us all to manage our finances. We need to achieve balance between spending and saving – it’s these personal choices that are all a part of personal finance.

August 15

Be on the lookout for these top 10 online scams and understand the anatomy of a scam. Knowledge = power.  http://www.bbb.org/blog/top-online-scams.pdf

Did you know? The Fair & Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), a federal law passed by Congress, prohibits businesses from printing more than 5-digits of credit card numbers or credit card expiration dates on any receipt during a point of sale or transaction. The provision however excludes handwritten or imprinted receipts if that is the only means of recording the credit card number.

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