Monday, July 20, 2009

Monday Roundup: Links I Liked

Happy Monday! Zero-waste lunches and the beauty of multiple savings accounts are just a few of the topics in this collection of posts and quotes from fellow bloggers. Here is a roundup of articles that caught my attention:

Will "forced frugality" last?

Many colleagues and family members say they feel a need to be frugal in this economic climate due to job loss and investment losses. With this shift to frugality it seems that shopping at thrift or dollar stores is suddenly trendy. However, will this new wave of frugality last?

How To Get A Job By Thinking Outside Of The Box

In this jobless era, however, the few and the bold (to paraphrase a military slogan) are the ones who will get the good positions available.

Forget Economic Stimulus! 20 Ways To Improve Your Finances Today

But no matter how stormy it gets out there, your best bet is always to remain diligent and conservative — otherwise you may ride the wave right into the gutter. Use the following tips as guidelines to keeping your head above water — fiscally, physically and emotionally — in these particularly unsteady times.

The Psychology of Having Multiple Savings Accounts

Back in 2007, I finally designated a savings account specifically...So it's no surprise that I've become a fan of having multiple savings accounts for specifically designated purposes.

Zero Waste Lunches: How to Make Your Own Executive Style Supply Kit

Ready for a make-it-yourself zero waste lunch kit you can take from backpack to briefcase in the blink of an eye? Read on.

Sharon is the author of the Frugal Duchess: How to Live Well and Save Money -- a coming of age memoir about money -- and a contributing writer in Wise Bread's 10,0001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget.


Chief Family Officer said...

Thanks for including my post, Sharon!

The Digerati Life said...

Thanks Sharon! Great list!