TGIF! As I read through the blogs I follow this week I stumbled upon the Top 10 "Unusual" Uses For Duct Tape from @Wisebread.

This quirky post highlights 10 videos showing how to use this cheap, durable invention to do just about anything! My son, he's seven loves duct tape and whenever there's a problem we need to solve-duct tape is the answer.

Have fun with this one and please feel free to share your best duct tape ideas in the comments here, or on the Wisebread post.

Here are this week's links:

•         Should You Refinance Your Mortgage? Rates Are Low, But It Is Still a Tough Decision @JeremyVoh -Are you on the fence? Carefully reviewing the pros and cons can help you decide.

•         Take Only Photographs: Frugal Souvenirs @GRS - The $17 million dollar industry may suffer but this is a great way to cut expenses on your next vacation and have memories that matter.

•         Family Finance: Top Mistakes Young Families Make @MoneyMatters - While not always possible being prepared for kids financially is necessary.

•         10 Celebrities Who Influence What We Buy @BudgetsareSexy  - Surprising list of celebrities who are helping to formulate how Americans spend and why.

•         Money Lessons I Taught My 5 Year Old @MoneyMatters - simple yet powerful lessons to help children learn about money.

•         Identity Theft By the Numbers - Facts and Trivia @cashmoneylife - What is identity theft? How can you prevent it from happening to you?

•         Why You Should Keep Your Financial Advisor @FCN - Would you fix your own car, DIY a plumbing problem? If your forte' is not finances consider a financial advisor.

•         Christmas in July: Easily Save More Than $500 by Christmas @JeremyVoh - There are 22 weeks left until Christmas; $25 / week will net you $500 by Christmas.

•         Surprising Secrets of the Cheapskates Next Door @GRS - Sneak peak at Jeff Yeager's new book; how to live and be happy with less.

•         Why Won't Money Buy Happiness? @FinanciallyPoor - Money may make you happy in the short term but in the grand scheme of life happiness lies elsewhere. How does money make you feel?

If you read something you would like to share with the community, please do so in the comments! We would all love to see them!

Enjoy your weekend!

Suzanne Cramer

Suzanne is a certified credit counselor working in our Ask the Expert forums as a coach and a Social Media Specialist for CareOne. Suzanne writes for our Blended Finances and A Straight Talk on Debt blogs.  As a soon to be divorced single mom, Suzanne also writes for the Divorce, Debt, and Finances blog. Ask her questions, share your story or just follow Suzanne on her journey as she navigates dealing with divorce, debt, and finances. Suzanne is also very active on Twitter and manages two CareOne accounts: ADivorcedMom and Ask CareOne where she shares the latest debt industry news and tips to keep your finances in check.