Welcome to this week’s edition of the Yakezie Carnival on Frugal Rules. Hopefully many of you are off enjoying time with friends and family with it being the Labor Day holiday weekend. If you’re recovering from weekend grilling (like me), we’ve got some solid blog posts for you to enjoy. If you’re a blogger and your post was included, please remember to link back to the Carnival host within the next two weeks. If you would like to submit to future carnivals, you can do so here.
Matthew @ Investing Five Daily writes What is a Trailing Stop? – An introduction to the use of a trailing stop, as an enhancement to a buy and hold strategy.
Jessica Moorhouse @ Mo’ Money Mo’ Houses writes Sticking to Your Guns & Following Your Passion – Life as an adult is never easy, especially when you don’t know what career path you should go down. During my job search in Toronto over the summer I’ve realized that above all else, you need to listen to your gut, stick to your guns, and follow your passion.
Emily @ Evolving Personal Finance writes Don’t Use Gifts to Avoid Joint Finances – Wanting to surprise your spouse with gifts is not a good reason to separate your finances.
Steven @ Grocery Alerts writes How to Ditch Your Landline in Canada and pay nothing each month – I have recently ditched our monthly home phone bill (about $40 per month) and have used a combination of Google Voice, FreePhoneLine.ca, and an Obihai device (adapter you plug in to your router to use your regular phone) to pay nothing per month!.
Richard Adams @ Frugality Magazine writes How To Stop Spending Money: 7 Ways To Reduce Unnecessary Spending – Too many people start off each payday with a feeling of wealth – and a plan for what they want to do with their money. Then, all too soon, they discover that their account has been drained dry and all those plans are going to have to wait till next time. The sooner you figure out how to stop spending money uncontrollably, the sooner you’ll be able to put those more important plans into place, whether that’s paying down your debt, saving up a deposit to buy a house or even just taking
Kevin Watts @ Graduating from Debt writes The Ultimate Guide to Picking the Right College – A comprehensive guide in picking the right college in 2013
mmm @ ENewMall writes Grow Your Online Business With Enewmall.com – Do you want to have a sales channel more for your business? Please sell your products on www.enewmall.com to take your business to the next level, we care about you and want to see you succeed. In Enewmall, you can own your on-line for 100% free, there is no commission, no listing fee, no monthly fee for sellers. Signing up is quick and easy, simply click on the below buttons to begin the sign-up process. Once you sign-in, our customer team will send you detailed merchants manual to guide you
Mark Ross Canaoay @ Think Rich. Be Free. writes Simple Ways You Can Do To Start Saving Money At Home – An article about how you and your family can start saving more money in your household.
Woman With a Plan @ Change the Race writes 3 financially independent-minded tips I would have told myself freshman year of college – Based on my current financial goals, I list my top 3 tips for what I wish I had known 12 years ago as a college freshman.
Minimalist @ Minimalist Finance writes Alternatives to Passenger Vehicle to Cut Costs – Alternatives to Passenger Vehicle to Cut Costs has been published on Minimalist FinanceThere are many expenses related to operating a passenger vehicle. You have to pay for the cost of the vehicle itself, as well as gas, maintenance, insurance, and any incidentals. They all add up to make transportation one of the biggest budget eaters for many families.
Lauren @ L Bee and the Money Tree writes How I moved to NYC with only $300 – Here is how I moved to NYC with no money and only a handful of connections.
Mike @ Personal Finance Journey writes Things to Consider if you are considering Buying a Used Car – Easy simple tips to arm yourself with before you visit the used car yard
Roger the Amateur Financier @ The Amateur Financier writes 7 Resources to Help You Start a Business – A guide to places you can look for information to help begin a small business and build it into a successful source of money for you and your family
Lindy @ Minting Nickels writes How Some People Make a Living Playing Poker – If you’ve ever played a poker hand and won, you know the thrill that comes with hitting the jackpot.
Kyle @ The Penny Hoarder writes Can You Make Money Flipping Used Cars? – You’ve probably read about “flipping” houses in the real estate market. There are many success stories of consumers buying old homes, quickly renovating them, and reselling them at a profit.
Corey @ 20s Finances writes What Does My Retirement Plan Look Like? – Are you interested in creating a retirement plan while you are young? Use my retirement plan to craft your own or see how your compares.
Luke @ Learn Bonds writes Why High Yield Savings Accounts Are Now A Better Deal Than CDs – High Yield Saving Accounts are now offering yields of 0.90%. High Yield Two Year CDs are now yielding 1.1
Crystal @ Married (with Debt) writes Teamwork – We use a teamwork approach in most everything that we do, from chores to finances. Being the numbers guy, I am responsible for the budget.
LaTisha @ Young Finances writes Will Safe Driving Reduce My Auto Insurance Costs? – I wasn’t always the best of drivers. The best thing that ever happened to me was moving within 5 miles of my job. It’s not that I don’t follow the rules of the road, I just thought I knew better. Read how I overcame these problems.
Kate @ AvantCredit writes 3 Ways to Save on Housing – For the vast majority of people, housing is and will always be the biggest line item in their budget. Find out how you can cut housing costs to get the biggest saving impact on your finances.
Don @ MoneySmartGuides writes Summer Job Lessons Learned – I worked many jobs throughout the summer months during my high school and college years. In each of the jobs, there was a lesson to be learned.
ETZ25 @ Entertainment Timez writes Starting Up A Roth IRA For Kids – My son now has earned income and we are starting up a Roth IRA for him to participate in. Read why are are starting a Roth IRA for Kids!
Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves writes Three Reasons NOT To Lease A Car – Ownership is still one of the greatest feelings in the world. I’m not talking about a house you have with a big mortgage because you really don’t own it yet.
Derrick @ Break Broke writes What is Zero Based Budgeting and How to Create a Realistic Budget – Budgeting is hard… plain and simple. Learning how to properly create a budget is the first step in doing it correctly.
Tushar Mathur @ Everything Finance writes Are You Really Living Within Your Means? – Do you take the time to budget? If you do budget, do you stick to that budget? If you answer yes to the first question, congratulations, you’re ahead of
Tushar @ Start Investing Money writes Is it Really Worth Investing Small Amounts of Money? – Most of us realize it is smart to invest money. However, some people believe that unless they can invest large amounts of money it isn’t worth bothering in the first place.
Eva Baker @ TeensGotCents writes Are Expensive Jeans Worth It? – How much are you willing to spend on a pair of jeans? Are expensive jeans worth it or not? Eva takes a look at the PRPS Noir jeans, $1,200 a pair!
Mr. Utopia @ Personal Finance Utopia writes I was Laid Off and Lived to Tell – Being laid off can be devastating. I know because I was laid off a few years ago. Keep your chin up because life has a way of working out for the better.
Ray @ Squirrelers writes Sometimes We Need a Kick in the Pants in Order to Take Action – It’s good to accept reality, as it helps with making good decisions and reaching goals. Sometimes, this means we need a reality check!
Daniel @ Sweating The Big Stuff writes You Cant Start a Successful Business If You Fear Failure – I almost hid behind my friend as the name behind our carnival submission service. But what chance did it have of succeeding if I did not even have enough confidence to put my name on our product?
Kanwal @ Simply Investing writes Valuable Dividend Resources You Can Use – For today’s blog post I’d like to share with you two great resources that I’ve discovered. Even though the focus of these resources is primarily on DRiPs (dividend re-investment plans), I’ve found that there is some excellent information here for you as a value investor to use.
Hank @ Money Q&A writes How to Make the Most of a Debt Consolidation Loan – Have you ever had a debt consolidation loan? Have you ever thought about getting a debt consolidation loan to clean up some credit cards with high interest rates or to bring several small debts under one monthly payment?
Wayne @ Young Family Finance writes Fixing Your Past Financial Mistakes – We all make financial mistakes. It’s what we do after to fix them that counts. What you need to do now to fix the mistakes of the past.
CAPI @ Creating a Passive Income writes The Right Direction for Retirement: How To Prepare in Advance – There are lots of people that are considering retirement, but you have to prepare. Read here for ways to get prepared for the retirement process in advance.
Jacob @ AllPersonalFinance writes Sneaky Tips To Save The Most Money When Planning On A Child – Planning for a baby is exciting. If you already have children, you know pregnancy and the baby’s first year go by fast. When your baby is born, you will be rushed with paperwork, newborn picture packages and cord banking information.
Amanda L Grossman @ Frugal Confessions writes How We Fed Our Family of Two on $288.78 Last Month – A reader emailed me concerned about the amount of money her family spends on food. So we experimented and this is what we came up with.
Christopher @ This That and The MBA writes Money Saving Tips For College Students – Students should stop abusing the credit card, especially if it is just an extension of their parents’ card. Usually doing purchases through credit cards can get addicting and students might get used to the fact that they are not shelling out any money.
Dollar @ Easy Extra Dollar writes Finding the Problem: Quick Money – Your offering or product ought to satisfy a specific issue that your audience is both interested in solving and is willing to pay for the solution. Now, do not confuse the business of looking for information with the matter of looking for a solution.
Jester @ The Ultimate Juggle writes Rewarding the children when they deserve it – Many of us have seen the research that it is a bad idea to bribe children with treats and presents in exchange for good behavior.
Bargain Babe @ BargainBabe.com writes 5 Ways Credit Cards Could Improve Customer Service – I want credit cards to offer better spending tools and customer service. Here are the 5 things I want to see change.
MMD @ My Money Design writes There Are No Shortcuts to Early Retirement Planning – Even before starting My Money Design, I was on a quest to find the great key or secret to achieving true financial freedom or early retirement planning. So far every turn has led me to believe that there is no magic bullet or easy path. Here is what I have found.
MMD @ IRA vs 401k Central writes Comparing a Pension vs 401k – What Are the Differences? – When you compare a pension vs 401k, there are lots of benefits and pitfalls to consider from each side. This post will explore all the major differences.
DW @ Great Passive Income Ideas writes How to Make Some Extra Money Using Dividend Stocks – If you want to know how to make some extra money, look no further than the brands you trust and consider the benefits of investing in dividend stocks.
Mike @ Annuity Rates HQ writes 4 Important Risks at Retirements Solved By Annuities – Unfortunately, there are several risks a retiree must face. Most of them are related to financial matters and can be solved with a little planning. For example, annuities can answer many of your retirement concerns.
Mr FD @ Financial Debauchery writes Living on a Budget Doesn’t Have to Stink – Tips for Success – Do you want to know the real problem with living on a budget is? It’s the way we perceive them. Handling your finances is not a chore you can loathe like doing laundry or the dishes. It takes a little effort but its worth the payout!
DW @ No Exam Life Insurance Guide writes The No Medical Life Insurance Plan – A Hassle-Free Alternative – Looking for a plan without all the hassle? You’re in luck! A no medical life insurance plan is your time-saving solution to avoid going to the doctor.
JP @ My Family Finances writes 5 Signs on How to Find a Good Online Lender – Below, you will find five signs of a good online lender. These are the types of things that you should look for in the lender that you use.
MR @ Money Reasons writes Striving for Income Diversification – Why have one income stream when you can have many? This is my attempt at creating multiple income streams.
Tushar @ Finance TUBE writes Keeping Track: Why Lists Work – To stay organised and not go crazy list create little bit of organisation in your life. Here are some of the top tips when list are coming working for you. Firstly make a top five list for making a better definition.
Joshua Rodriguez @ CNA Finance writes I’ve Finally Started To Invest…Off To Betterment! – This article discusses my decision to start investing at the ripe age of 25, with who and why!
Harry Campbell @ Your PF Pro writes Citi vs Chase Checking Comparison – Who Wins? – This is the third and final article in my series comparing Citi and Chase Checking accounts. To recap: since I have my mortgage with Citi, I was able to sign up for their mid-level Citibank Account Package and avoid fees. With Chase, I signed up for their lowest level Chase Total Checking and maintained a $1,500 balance to avoid fees. Since I use Ally as my primary banking source, I’m really only looking at Citi and Chase as a secondary banking option for whatever emergencies might come up.
Mrs. PoP @ Planting Our Pennies writes Pimp the PoP’s Garage – Part 2 – Picking A Pretty Water Heater – How we chose a sleek and compact water heater for our DIY garage renovation project
Harry Campbell @ The Four Hour Work Day writes What Do You Do Every Day? – Actually, the question I hear from my friends more often is, “What the f#$k do you do every day?” Since I quit my day job a month ago and moved up to Newport Beach(without any day job prospects), life has been great. Believe it or not, I actually do a lot too. I am living the four hour work day right now, albeit temporarily, and I love it.
SBB @ Simple Budget Blog writes How to Budget and Still Have Fun in Las Vegas – Trying to get away? You can have a fun and inexpensive time in Las Vegas! Yes, it’s possible. Here are ways to budget the necessary funds.
Bryan @ Gajizmo writes Getting Out Of Jury Duty – No one really enjoys jury duty, but it is part of our civic duty and we should all contribute to our democracy regularly. However, what happens when your jury summons comes at an inconvenient time in your life, especially when it can mess up your earnings and financial stability? In this guide, we explain ways to get out of jury duty legitimately.
Crystal @ Budgeting in the Fun Stuff writes I Want to Cry: The $12,000 Dental Bill – Long story short, we just spent about $5500 total on my husband’s teeth and have another $6500 to go. I want to cry.
Monica @ Monica On Money writes Tailgating on a Budget – Football Season is upon us! Pre-season has started so it
krantcents @ KrantCents writes College Confessions: How College Students Save – The cost of attending college has skyrocketed since the early 1980s. For both public and private not-for-profit institutions, tuition has escalated more than 2.5x from the year 1980. Where the average cost of a public university in 1980 was $5,938 annually, it is now more than $14,000 annually.
Holly @ Club Thrifty writes Get Rich Quick? Not So Fast – There are very few ways to get rich quick. Infomercials, investment schemes, bleh! Here are some time tested ways to grow your money slowly.
Cat Alford @ Budget Blonde writes How to Negotiate a Better Deal – If you’ve always wondered how to negotiate a better deal, here are some tips to help you get you started so that you can keep more money in your pocket!
Evan @ My Journey To Millions writes Of Course Credit Score Matters to Women – When I saw one of those cheesy credit score websites released a survey they commissioned I had to laugh to myself.
Rich @ Growing Money Smart writes Why Being Rich Is Not The Same As Being Upper Middle Class – Being rich or making more money than the average person doesn’t make you automatically “upper middle class”! See if you agree!
Jon Haver @ Pay My Student Loans writes 3 Things Your Financial Aid Advisor Isn’t Telling You – Every college in the nation has a financial aid department with people ready and willing to assist. They help guide students and their parents through the process of filling out paperwork and such.
Mr. Frenzy @ Frenzied Finances writes All About eBay: Tips for Buyers and Sellers – While eBay is created to be a simple way of buying and selling, there are a few tips that you should keep in mind to successfully buy and sell items.
John @ Ourinsurancecanada.com writes Easiest 3 Ways To Get Cheaper Auto Insurance In Canada – There are many different ways you can get cheaper auto insurance. Shopping around is a great way to attempt to find cheap auto insurance. Another choice could be to drop your collision protection or drive a less pricey car.
Michael @ Money Beagle writes Your Kids Hero Should Be You – With all the Miley uproar, take a moment to remember who your kids should be looking up to.
Mrs. Accountability @ Out of Debt Again writes How Selling Your Home Quickly Can Help You Avoid Debt – It’s often been said that there’s nothing more satisfying than owning your home.
Matt Becker @ Mom and Dad Money writes Taking the Scenic Route – Finding a balance between working for tomorrow and living for today is never easy, but I think it’s the key to a truly happy life. Living too extreme in either direction will throw your life out of whack. You’ll either live it up today but have to live with the anxiety of not knowing what tomorrow might bring, or you’ll end up doing everything with your eyes on a “tomorrow” that never really comes. So set your goals and make a plan for reaching them. But don’t be afraid to take the scenic ro
Grayson @ Debt Roundup writes Should You Pay Cash or Finance Your Next Vehicle? – There are many that talk about how to purchase a car. You can choose cash, credit, or a combination. While I think cash is king in many cases, I also see opportunities to use low interest financing to secure a car.
Stefanie @ The Broke and Beautiful Life writes “Weddings are not fundraisers, invitations are not invoices” – Re-examining the expectations and etiquette when throwing and/or attending a wedding.
Christopher @ Carpal Tunnel HQ writes Recognizing The Signs Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – The signs of carpal tunnel syndrome usually will occur in both of your hand, but are usually worse in one hand than in the other hand. You might first realize these symptoms during the night. Individuals who have carpal tunnel syndrome are generally able to sleep well, however the numbness or pain might soon wake them up.
Michelle @ Making Sense of Cents writes Letting Money Control You – In July, I published a post about bad financial habits. One of my top bad financial habits happens to be letting money control my life. I know that a lot of you consider this a bad habit of yours as well, as a ton of you said that you had the same habit.
Joshua Rodriguez @ Modest Money writes 5 Things You Shouldn’t Do With Your Credit Card – Credit cards have this allure to them. Swipe and stuff happens even when you don’t have a dime to your name. Don’t be fooled. They can also be a path to a hell-hole called debt. Avoid these five things with your credit cards and you just might escape the debt-trap.
Tushar @ Earn More and Save writes How to Work Less and Earn More – You work yourself to the bones and bring home a paycheck that barely covers the bills. You’re frustrated and don’t know what to do to get ahead. You work so many hours that you feel like you no longer have a social life. Your hard work doesn’t seem to be paying off either.
Debt Guru @ Debt Free Blog writes What High School Never Taught You (And Should Have): Managing Your Checkbook – Balancing your checkbook is the most efficient way to develop money management skills and control your personal finances. Read here for a guide!
Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes What’s a Decent Price Per Square Foot? – I researched what homes are selling for per square foot in a few other cities to gauge if Los Angeles was absurdly out of control. Here’s a breakdown of a select few (information from Trulia.com):
Daisy @ Suburban Finance writes Things To Consider When Buying Your First Home – It’s interesting how little we pay attention to the actual features of a house or a home when we are buying one.This is a list of things to look for when shopping for a home.
Bryce @ Save and Conquer writes Don’t Be a Grumpy Gus – When hiring new employees, or choosing members of a team, or just friends, whom do you select? Given a choice between two people where their capabilities are equal, but one is a Grumpy Gus, and the other is cheerful and outgoing, whom do you select?
Simon @ Airline Miles Experts writes The Best Airline For Your Business Travels – Choosing the right airline can make a huge difference in the quality of travel that an individual experiences. You don’t want to travel in a cramped style and arrive feeling tired and frazzled as a businessperson. Here are some things you can consider when choosing the best travel company for your business needs
Brian @ Luke1428 @ Luke1428 writes Celebrating Victory – Reaching a goal is a big deal. Celebrate the accomplishment and build lasting moments the whole family will remember.
GD @ MLIQ123 writes Term Life Insurance Quotes Online – Almost every financial planner will tell you that, if you have someone who relies on you financially, you need to have life insurance as a form of income replacement to protect them in case of a tragedy. In this article, we define and explain the 3 main types of life insurance, list the factors that affect your premiums, and describe the process of buying a policy, from the application to the medical exam to underwriting and issuance. This is a comprehensive guide to help anyone considering term
Ryan @ Cash Money Life writes Forget about Lying on Your Resume: Would You Hire a Fake Reference? – Lying on a resume is bad enough. But what about hiring a fake job reference? This growing trend can cause much more long term harm than good. Learn why.
Jefferson @ See Debt Run writes Using Credit Cards (Like a Fool) Can Help Your Credit Score – Piling up credit card debt can wreck your finances and is never a good idea. However, paying off the credit card debt can leave your credit score in a good place.
Pauline @ Make Money Your Way writes Make money with a senior concierge service – This post will show you how to make money with a senior concierge service.
Maria @ The Money Principle writes You want a new car? – In this article we disccuss the pros and cons of various purchase options for a new car.
Pauline @ Reach Financial Independence writes Would you buy a 5 bedrooms, $100 house? – Detroit is dirt cheap, is it time to invest?
Brent @ PersonalFinance-Tips writes Budgeting- Before, During and After a House Move – A house move is an exciting prospect for a family- after a long wait and months of planning, you’re moving into your dream home. However, along with being a beautiful dream being realised, a house move also means heavy financial constraints for long.
IMB @ Investing Money writes Where to Find Investing Opportunities – Looking for new investment opportunities? Look no further! Read here for great tips on where you can find new opportunities in investing.
Tony @ We Only Do This Once writes A Beginner’s Guide to Menu Planning – After two years of our journey to get out of debt and pare down my expenses, my wife and I have found that we have mastered our budget. Well…almost. We have cut our grocery bill down significantly over the past year for our family of four, but we decided this week to one-up ourselves and menu plan for one week.
Andrew @ Living Rich Cheaply writes When Being Cheap and Lazy is Better – It sounds counter-intuitive but is better to be cheap and lazy when it comes to investing. Investing doesn’t have to be complicated. The best returns can be had with a simple and cheap investment plan that doesn’t take a lot of time.
Jon Rhodes @ Affiliate Help writes Surround Yourself With Positive People – This article shows you why you should surround yourself with positive thinking people if you wish to achieve your goals.
Miss T. @ Prairie Eco Thrifter writes How to Make Your Life Better by Setting Goals – You wouldn’t set out to build a house without first deciding what materials to use and what design you want. Your life is no different; you need to know what you want but you also need a plan to help you build it right. Establishing goals will be a major step in achieving what you want in life. You can’t, and won’t, get what you want if you don’t know what it is you want.
Daniel @ Make Money Make Cents writes The Best Way to Make More Money – A new academic paper from the Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England has what we consider to be one of the best ways to ensure that you\’ll make more money during your career.
The Warrior @ NetWorthWarrior writes Do You Have the Balls to Admit to Your Financial Weaknesses? – Admitting my mistakes is tough. It’s even tougher when it comes to finances. However, when I have the balls to admit to those mistakes, I often find myself in a better financial footing sooner rather than later.
Oscar @ Money is the Root writes 3 Free Online Retirement Planning Tools – These days you\’ll find that many retirement plan providers as well as a number of financial planning service providers have added online tools to their mix of services to better help their customers plan for retirement.
Jay @ Daily Fuel Economy Tip writes What exactly is Hypermiling? – As the price of gas rises ever higher and the average person\’s worry about the environmental effects of car pollution rise with them, millions of drivers have been searching for the best ways to maximize their car\’s use of fuel.
Danielle @ Saving Without A Budget writes Simple Steps to Jumpstart Your Finances – With all of the financial advice that we give here on our blog, people always want to know where they should start.
Matt @ Budget Snob writes Save money now with these Home Improvement Tips – Saving money has those been a passion of many people and one of the best places to save money is by improving your home.
Vanessa @ Vanessa’s Money writes How I Make my Teeny Tiny Salary Work for Me – I earn less than $2000/month, save about 40% of it and live in one of the most expensive cities in Canada
Jack @ Money Saving Ethics writes How to Start Investing when you only have $100 – Today many people are interested in investing in the stock market and to that end, many are doing their homework and studying the basics of investing.
Amy @ Money Mishaps writes Avoid these Costly Entrepreneurial Mistakes – There are a number of mistakes that many entrepreneurs make even if their idea and their plan are sound.
FI Pilgrim @ FI Journey writes Smaller House, Larger Life! – The story of our house purchasing decisions over the years and how we finally figured out that what we really wanted was a smaller house.
Jon @ Novel Investor writes The Biggest Mistake Investors Make – Let’s face it, there are many mistakes investors make. But this one is an affliction many of us deal with all the time. But there is good news. It’s curable.
Katie @ IRA Basics writes What does business capitalisation mean? – Unfortunately, many people who are now entering into their retirement years have not saved nearly enough to retire at their current lifestyle.
Justin @ Digit Fox writes 5 Tech Gadgets for Kids Right Now – There is much more technology and gadgets today that are being developed that aim directly at kids.
Bob @ Dwindling Debt writes The Pros and Cons of working Another Year before Retiring – One of the biggest questions that many retirees have as they approach retirement is whether to stop working or to work for another year.
Usiere Uko @ Financial Freedom Inspiration writes The trap of instant gratification – The inability to delay gratification is at the root of the poverty mentality. There is nothing wrong with getting nice things. Life is beautiful and ought to be enjoyed to the fullest, as we only get one shot at it. The issue is doing the right thing at the right time.
Sam @ The New Business Blog writes The Best Retirement Tips for 20 Somethings – The average 20 year old is in the process of finishing their college career, settling into their new career of choice and making decisions that will affect them for the rest of their life.
Hadley @ Epic Finances writes Online Investing in 4 Steps – One of the most popular ways to invest today involves using the internet but if you are not experienced, it can actually be an overwhelming experience.
Lily @ Paying Debt Down writes Top 5 Best Cities to live on $40,000 a Year – Unfortunately, many people who are now entering into their retirement years have not saved nearly enough to retire at their current lifestyle.
Andrea @ So Over This writes Maximize your CC Payments to get Ahead of Debt – If you are keenly interested in getting ahead of your debt one of the best ways to do it is to maximize the payments on your monthly credit card bills.
Thomas @ Finance Inspired writes Neither a Borrower nor a Lender be – Stop! Read this before borrowing or lending money…
John @ Wild About Finance writes Homeowner Loans – Should You Get One? – Thinking of a loan secured on your house? Have a read of this…
John @ Cough Up The Dough writes Tips for Buying Used Cars – Buying a pre-owned car? Read this for great advice
Jimmy @ Mr. Moneyvator writes How to Make a Million – Property Investment – Calling all wannabe millionaires! Here’s your chance!
Simon @ Chance with Finance writes How To Afford Your Dream Home – Real Estate – Do you have your eye on your dream home but not sure how to pay for it? Read this advice
Mr.CBB @ Canadian Budget Binder writes Reader Questions: Ways Money Can Kill The Spark In A Relationship – Money is and should be a topic of conversation when you are dating someone and for many it’s a tough one to bring up. Not everyone makes the big bucks, not everyone is debt free and not everyone is good with their money. When couples focus too much on money sometimes that can kill the spark because they forget about why they fell in love in the first place.
Anton Ivanov @ Dreams Cash True writes Adjusting Your Asset Allocation as You Get Older – After initially picking an asset allocation, it is important to adjust it as you age. It should get more conservative, the older you are.
AB @ Aspiring Blogger writes Income and Expense Report – July 2013 – Our income was up and our expenses were down – sounds like a recipe for a great month! Unfortunately we still spent like members of Congress. Take a look to see for yourself.
John S @ Frugal Rules writes How to Invest in the Stock Market With Little Money – Many believe that you need to have a lot of money before you can begin investing in the stock market. That, however, is a myth. By starting out with a little, you can begin to develop your investing discipline, but you also begin your path to growing wealth sooner.
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