Sunday, October 29, 2006

Weekly Round-up Post-its

From milestone goals to a spirited debate about Starbucks, there's a lot of good reading in the personal finance/frugal world. Here are a few of my favorite posts:

Consumerism Commentary has an insightful piece about the dangers of being penny-wise and pound foolish. Flexo makes good points about preventive medicine, using an accountant and wasting time.

Frugal Girl provided a thoughtful piece about setting goals for her 30th birthday, early retirement and building $2 million in savings. There are also very interesting comments from other bloggers and readers.

No Limits Ladies has a super post on losing $1 million on a company contract, but how lessons from that mistake saved the company lots more in the long run. It's a great read that applies to us all. I've had painful lessons that have yielded long-term dividends.

Starbucks is expanding in China. Mighty Bargain Hunter has an interesting piece about the ongoing expansion of Starbucks. Last week, I also wrote a piece about robust Starbuck earnings and I received some insightful comments about why Starbucks is so popular. Who knew sipping coffee at Starbucks could be a frugal choice?

Mapgirl has a good post about lessons we can pull out of work. She includes a link to Madam X who also posted commentarty about the work vs life balance.

Melisa Neuman -- my best frugal friend forever --has a terrific post about strategies for handling bait-and-switch sales.

And as always, I'm a big fan of Dumb Little Man, who offered this cute post on de-stinking your home. I love his daily tips in the sidebar, which are constantly updated with financial, household and general living info.


Flexo said...

Thanks for the link!

prlinkbiz said...

Thanks for the link as well- and nice new design!

Jay said...

Hey thanks for the link and I agree that your new design looks great. Keep it up!

Jay @ Dumb Little Man

Frugal Duchess: Sharon Harvey Rosenberg said...

Thanks for noticing my new design...Now I need to figure out a way to get my PF.Blogs feed back into my sidebar.

Take care

prlinkbiz said...

It's always something with blogs, or technology in general! lol

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