Personal Finance Roundup

8 Ways to Hit an Amusement Park on the Cheap [Smart Money] “Cheaper gate prices are a good start, but savvy consumers can cut admission costs even more. Here’s how.”

24 Hours, 24 Ways We Save Money [The Simple Dollar] “Around the clock, a little here and a little there, the savings add up and, before you know it, your debts are shrinking and your life seems far less complicated than it did before.”

Just a few more years [MarketWatch] “Working longer is one solution to the retirement income challenge. But that doesn’t mean working forever — just an extra three or four years or so, according to the authors of a new book on the subject.”

Managing your folks’ money: 5 steps [CNN Money] “Even if you think you’re well prepared to take over an aging parent’s finances you’d better read this guide.”

Attention Home Buyers: Lock in Your Rate [Wall Street Journal] “Rates have suddenly spiked in the past 10 days and there is a serious danger that this could get a lot worse.”

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