As always, there were many terrific posts in the world of personal finance, especially at pfblogs.org, my favorite aggregate. Here's a roundup of a few of the pieces that caught my eye.
Real Estate Bloggers has a very informative piece about the housing bust and the boom in rental rates.
Likewise, on a similar note, Blunt Money has a thoughtful piece about when it makes more sense to rent.
Single Ma has a fun piece about her holiday spending tally and her efforts and plans to contain seasonal spending.
I enjoyed The Simple Dollar's post about building a better blog and developing a reader profile.
Dumb Little Man featured a super piece about great deals at university and government surplus outlets.
The Mighty Bargain Hunter featured a good piece on crazy Black Friday promotions and strategies.
The Frugal Duchess Boutique