Here are Debt.com's favorite personal finance posts from other places this week
Money Talks News — For too long, the competition in online streaming could be summed up as, “Netflix or nothing.” But then Amazon Prime got the rights to stream old HBO shows. So what’s your best, frugalest bet? Here’s one woman’s tale.
PT Money — Earlier this week, Debt.com told you the 8 big renting myths landlords and tenants believe, which was written from a tenant’s perspective. This is an interesting look from the other side. What happens when the tenants are the jerks, instead of the landlord?
Len Penzo — So Len and his wife (he affectionately calls her “Honeybee”) are watching House Hunters, and this weird term comes up. Turns out it could affect your lifem and you don’t even know about it. We won’t spoil it for you, other than to say: If you get involved in one, it can last 99 years.
The Simple Dollar — Here’s another buzz term you should know: Consumption smoothing. Essentially, it’s “the idea that people generally prefer to consume a consistent amount over the course of their lives.” The ramifications are fascinating, and it can help you manage your money better.
Money Crashers — There’s no shortage of advice online for saving money in a bitter or even amicable divorce. But this is a comprehensive guide to surviving everything from a loss of income to “transitional relationships.”