Link Love: 11

rp_Link-Love-1024x1024111111.jpg Is Grad School worth it? 7 steps to calculate the ROI

How to save for retirement when you’re broke!

Watch out for these overpriced items at the grocery store

Can you really get rich quickly from fix and flipping homes?

The best banks that refund ATM fees

The dangers of lifestyle inflation or the CVS effect

How to budget with variable income
Sending this one to George, ASAP!

And a really pretty graphic about freelance finances

Why to not say “I can’t afford it.”

The problem with being goal-oriented

What order to pay your bills when you can’t pay them all

My August spending diet update is up over on And Then We Saved

How to build a capsule wardrobe
I like this idea, but I think it would be even better if you simply shopped your own closet!

When blogging becomes a slog
Sometimes it really does suck.

Make do and mend: coil basket repair
Love this idea for a column.

DIY marble photo backdrop
I think my blogger/photography friends will agree, this is GENIUS!

The links were really money-heavy this week, but there was so much good stuff out there! As always, let me know what you think.

love,
melanie