Welcome back! I had a fantastic weekend and hope you did, too. I’ve got a deadline this morning and a speaking gig this afternoon so blog posts will be light today. Here are links to a few recent personal finance stories of note.
Debit cards are becoming more popular, but have two major drawbacks compared to credit cards, says Tightwad Tod.
Well-educated professionals are taking “survival jobs” earning $8 an hour, reports NPR.
Fake coupons from major manufacterers like Reynolds and Kraft are popping up on the Web, according to the LA Times.
Wise Bread suggestions 10 things to land a job online that covers the basics, like use a plain black type font, not a 16-point turquoise one.
Ordering flowers for Mothers Day this Sunday? CashMoneyLife has a bouquet of ideas to keep floral costs down.