Carnival of Money Pros – Labor Day EditionSeptember 1, 2013 by Kyle 6 comments • Filed Under Carnivals, Personal Finance
Proud to be hosting the Carnival of Money Pros this week. Wow, what an impressive list of articles, not sure I have ever hosted a carnival this ginormous! Hope you are having a great Labor Day weekend, full of family, friends, and of course, delicious BBQ. To get more info on participating or hosting this carnival check out the Carnival of Money Pros Host Scheduling.
Michael Kitces @ Nerd’s Eye View writes An Alternative Reason Good Investment Managers Struggle To Persist – Research has long shown that even successful active investment managers struggle to persist, but is it really because there are no great managers, or simply because at some point they no longer have the career incentive to keep trying?
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 Have You Even Been without Health Insurance? – In any of your transitions from school to work (and back) and between jobs, have you ever been without health insurance? I haven’t and I would be terrified to be!
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!.
Nell @ The Million Dollar Diva writes In Defence of Your Daily Coffee, Or Why Quitting Coffee Won’t Make You Rich – Cutting out coffee might save you $1,000 a year, but you won’t get rich unless you deal with the major, nasty financial habits.
Kevin Watts @ Graduating from Debt writes The Ultimate Guide to Picking the Right College – A comprehensive guide in picking the right college in 2013
Roger Wohlner @ The Chicago Financial Planner writes Is a Variable Annuity Right for You? – What type of person is a variable annuity a good product for? We will analyze this question.
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
Colin Williams @ Humble Investors writes The Hitchhikers Guide To Investing – Part 1 – We take an in-depth look to discover the difference between being an investor and a saver.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LaTisha @ Young Finances writes What is Your Area of Financial Strength and Weakness? – While, it’s important to manage your money wisely, some people have a harder time than others. Then there are those that seem to make money easily.
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.
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!
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. When you plan ahead, you can afford to buy the cute things you see in …r
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.
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
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
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.
Derrick @ Break Broke writes How To Calculate Debt To Income Ratio Before You Apply For A Mortgage – Knowing your DTI ratio prior to your loan application can greatly increase your chances of getting a loan. Check out the little known secret that most banks won’t tell you they are looking at.
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.
Mr. Utopia @ Personal Finance Utopia writes Getting an MBA is a Waste Unless You Do This – Are you thinking about getting an MBA to advance your career? If yes, then be sure to follow these insights otherwise getting your MBA might be a waste.
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.
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?
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.
Christopher @ This That and The MBA writes 7 Ways To Help Establish Financial Stability After College – For many college students, graduation is a major turning point. While they are already considered adults, graduation is a sort of arrival that marks their entrance into “the real world,” where decisions matter. As you graduate college, make sure your decisions lead you to a path of financial security with these seven steps to financial stability.
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.
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.
Dollar @ Easy Extra Dollar writes Develop the Offering: Quick Money – To summarise, this tip concerns doing the necessary legwork to either solves the pressing issue you historically in the past located, or identify a pressing issue that is ideal subject-matter for you to work on developing a solution yourself.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
Robert @ The College Investor writes Adventures in Real Estate: Are Rental Properties Better? – Like most, when you think of investing in real estate, you probably think of single family homes or commercial properties. You might not have even considered investing in a multi-family or other type of rental, unit but you should. Here’s why….
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.
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.
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.
Jon @ Increase Credit Limit writes How I Increased My Credit Limit – How was I able to increase my credit limit? And why would I want to do that anyway? A look at some of the benefits and how you can do it.
Joshua Rodriguez @ http://cnafinance.com writes I’ve Finally Started To Invest…Off To Betterment! – This post talks about my decision to invest. I took into account my age, investment options and more. Eventually, I chose to go with Betterment!
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?
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.
Amanda L Grossman @ Frugal Confessions writes How We Fed Our Family of Two on $288.78 Last Month – A reader emailed me concerned about the amount of money her family spends on food. So we experimented and this is what we came up with.
Mrs. PoP @ Planting Our Pennies writes He Said She Said – The Banana Thief – The PoPs debate whether or not to take fallen fruit from a neighbor’s yard…
Harry Campbell @ The Four Hour Work Day writes What Do You Do Every Day? – Actually, the question I hear from my friends more often is, “What the f#$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 Ways To Get Out Of Jury Duty – Did you get a jury summons in the last 12 months? Ever wonder about legitimate ways to get out of jury duty? What happens when your jury summons comes at an inconvenient time in your life? What if it can affect your job and financial security? In this guide, we offer more than a dozen ways to get out of jury duty.
Monica @ Monica On Money writes Tailgating on a Budget – Football Season is upon us! Pre-season has started so it
Brock Kernin @ Clever Dude writes Can You Return Food After You’ve Eaten It? – What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever returned or got a refund for?
Travis Pizel @ Enemy Of Debt writes 4 Tips to Sweet Talk Your Partner About Money – very couple fights about money at some point, here 4 tips to help prevent it.
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.
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.
Robert @ Entrepreneurship Life writes Saving Your Home Business and Preserving Assets with a CVA, Administration, or Pre-Pack Administration – Before you get that far down the process, you should look for a solution. Three applicable solutions that are rarely considered are:
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.
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.
Jon Haver @ Pay My Student Loans writes Types Of Federal Student Loans – Most people thinking about enrolling in higher education these days weren’t even born when Federal Financial Aid Programs were instituted! In fact, their parents were probably not even around yet.
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.
John @ Ourinsurancecanada.com writes 3 Biggest Mistakes Canadians Make When Buying Insurance – We all make mistakes, but the mistakes made that cost us money are horrible mistakes. We all like to save money, and we do it any way we can. When buying any kind of insurance, it is important to shop around and not to settle on the first thing we see that sounds good.
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
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.
Matt Becker @ Mom and Dad Money writes The Real Risk of Investing in the Stock Market – Investing in the stock market carries with it a very large risk, one that is rarely talked about in the financial media. Today I want to address that risk head-on so we can all understand exactly what we’re getting into when choosing to invest in the stock market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
S @ Grad Money Matters writes How to Make Money as a Freelancer – Are you interested in becoming a freelancer? Maybe you want to work for yourself and not someone else anymore. Or, maybe you are looking for ways to make additional side income.
Alexis @ FITnancials writes Save Money and Go To The Library – When was the last time that you went to the library? Do you even have a library card? I know so many people who don’t go to the library and pay for things instead. BUT WHY?
Michelle @ Diversified Finances writes The Power of Networking – Lately, I have been receiving tons of very similar e-mails. Everyone wants to know how they can be more successful with their freelancing, how they can grow their website further, what they’re doing wrong, and so on.
Lazy Man @ Lazy Man and Money writes Credit Cards and Average Daily Balance Interest Calculation – For over 20 years I’ve had credit cards… and I’ve never paid a fee. That statement was entirely true until this past month. This last month, I gave up some of the thousands and thousands I’ve saved by doing this, more than I expected.
Bank Free Credit @ Bank Free Credit writes 3 Easy Ways to Get Free Movies – Here’s a few ways I’ve found to get free movies.
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.
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!
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.
Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes Could You Outlive Your Retirement? – According to a post by Retire By 40, most people barely have enough to retire on as it is let alone lasting them 25 or more years. The stats are shockingly dismal, but if there’s even a half-truth in them it means most people will out-live their retirement well before their demise.
Miss T. @ Prairie Eco Thrifter writes 7 Reasons To Lease Your Vacation Condo – We own a vacation condo lakefront in the Branson area. After 7 years of renting it to vacationers on a nightly basis, and using it occasionally ourselves, I have decided to let a local company lease it on a yearly basis. Here are seven reasons I took this step – reasons you may also find relevant
Carrie Smith @ ReadyForZero Blog writes How Do Car Loans Affect Your Credit Score? – Different types of debt affect your credit score – do you know where car loans fit in? Read this blog post to find out how car loans affect your credit score!
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.
Shannon Ryan @ The Heavy Purse writes How To Ensure Your Goals Align with What You Truly Want – Goals are personal, but sometimes we don’t set them for ourselves. We set them to please or impress others. Shannon shares how to make sure your goals are for you and make your heart happy.
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.
GD @ MLIQ123 writes 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
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
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.
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.
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.
Jim @ criticalfinancial.com writes Investment Update, the hidden value of timber harvesting – They pointed out that the value of timber is high right now, so don’t be foolish, harvest the timber now!
Buck Inspire @ Buck Inspire writes What’s Wrong With A 21 Hour Workday Tim Ferriss? – With everyone getting on the 4 Hour Workweek bandwagon, I thought it would only be fair to support the other side of the equation. It would be insane to regularly work almost three shifts in a day. But when you know what hits the fan, you have to answer the call as an employee.
Pauline @ Reach Financial Independence writes Would you buy a 5 bedrooms, $100 house? – Detroit is dirt cheap, is it time to invest?
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!
John @ Card Hub writes Ask The Experts: Do Consumers Pay Attention to Financial Studies? – Researchers at a prestigious university or think tank have studied financial issues and found ways to benefit consumers. All consumers have to do is heed the advice and alter their behavior. But do we?
Grand Per Month @ Grand Per Month writes Learn Secrets of the Wealthy to Keep Your Financial Edge – Many millionaires and billionaires live simple lives despite their wealth. In fact, many say that living below their means and living a simple life is a key to their success. If you want to be like them, yes, it’s important to bring in enough money every month. But before you get to that point, it may be just as important to carefully evaluate your lifestyle and determine what you can do without.
Mary @ Wallet Hub writes Can refinancing stop a foreclosure? – If done carefully, a refinance can help you avoid a foreclosure.
Penny Thots @ Penny Thots writes Yard Sale or Online: Make the Most of Selling Your Stuff – It’s summertime which means endless yard sales in communities throughout the US. Before the internet, holding a yard sale was your best bet in selling your old unwanted goods for cash. Then the internet happened and more specifically, eBay.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 How Do Closed End Funds Work – Before investing your money, make sure you know how closed end funds work, the benefits, the risks, and the opportunities.
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.
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.
Investor Junkie @ Investor Junkie writes QuickBooks Online Review – My company has been using QuickBooks since our business inception — now over 10 years ago. This review is for the QuickBooks Online version, which my company now uses. For most business and today’s online world, QuickBooks Online is the best version to choose.
Lenny @ Best Money Saving Blog writes Don’t Make this Costly Social Security Mistake – Retirees, eager to begin collecting their monthly Social Security check, start collecting it as soon as they possibly can after retiring. Doing that can be an extremely costly mistake.
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.
Kim @ Eyes on the Dollar writes Student Loan Money-Don’t Use it to Buy an Iguana – This post points out some of the stupid things I bought with student loan money that weren’t related to my education. Hopefully students will gain some insight about the true price of buying stupid things with student loans.
Glen @ Monster Piggy Bank writes Saving money on fuel for the car – Great tips for saving money on fuel for your car
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 @ Finance Romance 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 Manage Money Like a Pro – Student Loans Edition – It is difficult to pay for college without student loans. Our interview with Robert Farrington sheds light on many student loan issues.
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.