This week’s link roundup also includes simple rules of thumb for buying everything from coffee to a home, and insights as to why personal finance can be as tricky—and messy—as potty training.
During the Land of Nod’s Super Duper Summer Sale, child furniture, toys, bedding, rugs, and assorted other gear for kids and babies is being discounted by up to 70% off, though most items seem to be marked down more in the range of 20% to 40%.
I’m not sure why you’d want to buy a beer for a friend—or your dad—on Facebook. But you can now do so. Here’s a roundup of odd and interesting consumer news and trends.