I hope everyone had a great holiday weekend with friends and family!
My wife and I did actually go out to Target on Black Friday and purchase some a pot and pan set for $50. We had needed some new ones for a while and had actually been keeping an eye out for the last few months. Because of that, I felt it was a pretty successful weekend financially!
As far as articles go, here are my Financial Four that I read this last week that I felt were useful reads.
- Surgery Bill Wrap-Up by Broke Twenty Something: A great look at the different charges that you can incur going into the hospital. While every situation is different, the takeaway here is to inquire about what you’re being charged for at hospitals, double check your bills and ask for available discounts.
- How to Have a Minimalist and Frugal Christmas by Frugal Rules: Looking for some ways to save money for the holidays? Here are some tips that you can pair with 109 various ways that I discussed the other week.
- Secrets of a Grocery Clerk by The Dollar Stretcher: Some simple ways to be more informed when grocery shopping.
- Why Oil Prices are Likely to Stay Low for a Long Time by Modest Money: Oil continues to stay low, which I am personally loving thanks to the $1.90/gallon gas I’m enjoying. Modest Money talks about why these prices are here to stay for a bit.