Sunday, March 23, 2008
From The Budget Fashionista: The Financial Diet: Personal Finance
From Blunt Money: The high cost of inertia
From I've Paid For This Twice Already: How Small a Transaction Before Plastic Seems Absurd?
From Wise Bread: If you're so smart, why aren't you rich?
From The Diary of a Reformed Spendaholic: Taking the rush out
From Beachgirl's Budget Blog: My Story
Sunday, January 20, 2008
"3. Talk to the neighbors if you get a chance. If only I had done this at a few of the places that I lived, I never would have moved in. Between finding out about the guy that sings love songs to his old girlfriend at 3am to the chain smoker in the apartment next door, you can learn a lot just by being friendly with one of the neighbors. Ask them what they think of the place, how the landlord is, etc. - get a feel for your new home before you sign anything."
From Boston Gal's Open Wallet: Home Sellers' Pain Is Renters' Gain: "Savvy renters in struggling markets are playing landlords off each other."
From Chief Family Officer: February: Month of the All-Cash Spending Experiment:"So that's the purpose of this experiment: to see if going to an all-cash system curtails discretionary spending by 10% or more."
From Queercents: Pink & Green Parenting: Lost in the Plastic Rainforest: Greening Your Home: "I knew that having a baby would change my life in unforeseen ways, but there’s one aspect of modern parenting that I was totally unprepared for. Like Mr. Robinson in The Graduate, I have one word for you, potential parents: Plastics."
From Frugal Bachelor: Is the working class left out of bulk buying? "But I have to say I don't totally understand why the bigger package is cheaper per roll. "
From Punny Money: Bought a Diamond in the Last 14 Years? Get Tons of Money From Class Action Settlement: "De Beers, the company which essentially has a monopoly on the world’s supply of diamonds, is settling a massive lawsuit brought against it under allegations of monumental price fixing."
Sunday, January 13, 2008
From Get Rich Slowly: Some Final Thoughts on Work, Education, and Fulfillment: This is a very thoughtful roundup about the meaning of success, achievement and work in our lives. The comments and links to related topics are excellent.
From SingleGuyMoney:Increasing Credit Scores. This post offers a great overview about credit scores and tips to increase credit ratings.
From The Budget Fashionista: Prom Dresses on a Budget: Five Great Picks for Under $50 There's no need to spend a fortune to look great at formal events.
From Brip Blap: learning how to let go This piece contains excellent tips about letting go of clutter and other items that we have stuffed in boxes and drawers. I need to memorize this post.
From Mrs. Micah: Finance for a Freelance Life: An Idea for Using Your Pennies to Make Others Happier I've been collecting pennies from around my house, and so I found this post to be especially interesting.
From This Writer's Wallet: Let’s Get Something Straight: Is It Just Money? I just love this thoughtful post about money, honesty and TMI (too much information)
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Sunday, January 06, 2008
Wednesday, January 02, 2008
From Being Frugal: build up your emergency fund (even if you're on a tight budget.)
From FatherSez: goals for 2008. ( a great overview for bloggers).
From Chief Family Officer: quit taking advantage of “great deals"
From Aching Debts: goals and resolutions for 2008.
From Millionaire Mommy Next Door: 10 tips to retire on less.
Sunday, December 23, 2007
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
How a Red Spiral Notebook Helped Me: The Power of Written Goals