I’ve been juggling too much lately, but I guess I have time to host a quick Retirement Carnivals!
Enjoy the picks this week:
Debt Guru @ Debt Free Blog writes Caution!: Ten Warning Signs of Debt Problems – Being in debt can be a serious issue. Financial problems can follow you for your life. The following are ten signs that you may be facing debt problems.
Dominique Brown @ YourFinancesSimplified writes 4 Ways to Stay On Top of Expenses When You’re Unemployed – We’ve all been unemployed at one point in our life! Read my 4 ways to stay on top of expenses during this hard point in time!
Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves writes The Roth 401(k) Conversion: Pros and Cons – Since the Pension Protection Act, Roth 401(k)’s are becoming more popular amongst investors through their employer sponsored retirement plan.
Kyle @ The Penny Hoarder writes How to Make Money Ticket Scalping Online (Legally!) – It used to be that ticket scalping was seen as sleazy and illegal. Shady characters hung around outside concerts or sporting events offering tickets for a premium to anyone who didn’t get theirs before they sold out.
Maria @ The Money Principle writes The Mortgage Market Review guidelines and what do these mean for you? – The new, tougher mortgage lending guidlines will bring delays and increased costs. And people on average income won’t be able to afford a mortgage.
Rich @ Growing Money Smart writes The Story Of The Fourth Financial Little Pig – Story of the Fourth Financial Little Pig After the failure of raising the first batch of three little pigs, the parents decided to try a different approach for the fourth little pig.
CAPI @ Creating a Passive Income writes Banking Benefits: Why Accounts With Interest Work – Having money is one thing, but making that money grow is something else entirely. Read here to learn why accounts with interest work in the banking world.
Mr. Frenzy @ Frenzied Finances writes Gaming Gripes: How to Find Cheap Online or Video Games – Video games can cost a lot of money, and are often a much lower priority than other expenses. So how can you get your fix? Read here for information.
JP @ My Family Finances writes Handling Joint Accounts in a Divorce – But if a couple decides to go their separate ways, they have the overwhelming task of separating their finances. This can be a trying and difficult time, especially if they have several joint credit accounts or bank accounts.
Wayne @ Young Family Finance writes Dining Out, Dining Cheap: Ways to Lower Your Dining Out Budget – Eating out can be expensive, but not if you do it with your money in mind! Here are some ways you can lower the price of your dining out visits.
Mike @ Personal Finance Journey writes Have a Long Term Financial Plan Despite Frequent Economic Inconsistencies – Some simple tips to help with your long term financial plans that can even help when things go wrong.
Crystal @ Married (with Debt) writes How to Save Time and Gain Control of Your Finances – XL Your Finances – What are some of the ‘advanced’ features built into the xlyourfinances spreadsheet vs. an ordinary spreadsheet? I have listed some of those features below.
Don @ Money Reasons writes Personal Finance Funk – Today, I’m sitting in a library realizing that I in a kind of personal finance funk lately and that I made a lot of personal finance mistakes these past years, but now I’m down the road so far that it’s hard to imagine going back and rethinking my choices.
IMB @ Investing Money writes Inflation is Rising and Government Can’t Stop It. – Notice prices rising as you spend, taking more out of your finances? That’s called inflation, and it’s a growing problem. There’s no denying it.
SBB @ Simple Budget Blog writes Summer Greens: Budgeting for the Warmer Months – How to budget for summer clothes, vacations, and general fun.
Don @ MoneySmartGuides writes The Cost Of Dating – Dating is expensive, regardless if you are a man or a woman. Many times, we overlook the cost of dating, but doing so can very quickly put us into a bad financial situation.
Hank @ Money Q&A writes How Sunk Costs Keeps You Stuck in Bad Investments – A sunk cost is money that we’ve already spent, and that we can’t get back. Sunk costs bias our future behavior. It keeps us from making rational decisions.
Daniel @ Make Money Make Cents writes 4 Tips to Sell Your Home Fast – With the housing market looking troublesome and many people still tightening their budgets in the economic recession, finding the best buyers for your house can be tricky.
Charles @ Getting A Rich Life writes Find Your Financial Freedom Inspiration – Those who are inspired are more likely to stick with their path towards financial independence.
Danielle @ TeacHer Finance writes The Importance of Setting Goals for Single Women – Goal setting is no doubt important for all people, but for single women, especially single moms, it is even more important.
Maria @ The Money Principle writes Personal Wealth versus Mental Health: working from home – Working from home and freelancing is the way of the economy today. How do wealth and mental health weigh in the balance?
Evan @ The Smaller Dollar writes Budget Friendly Movie Night! – Recently Ms. TSD and I combined quite a few budget friendly strategies to make for a wonderful date night that didn’t break the bank. We went to a double feature at a local drive-in movie theater! The experience was well worth the startling low hourly cost of entertainment.
Bryan @ Gajizmo.com writes How To Write A Check – If you are young or a new graduate, you may not be used to writing checks. While checks are no longer that common, there are a few instances where it makes sense to use one for financial security. Here is a step-by-step tutorial on the best way to fill out checks.
Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes Everybody Needs a Budget – Ignorance + money = financial trouble. The lesson: everybody needs a budget…and needs to live within their means.
Harry Campbell @ Your PF Pro writes “The One Thing I Never Travel Without “ – “This post isn’t so much a review as it is praise for the one thing I never travel without: my headphones. These aren’t just any headphones though, these are the Bose QC-15′s. Since I like to travel, whether it’s for work or pleasure (usually the latter), I find myself on an airplane at least every month or two. I never realized how noisy an airplane was until I started using these headphones though. Now when I take them off while I’m flying it feels like I’m in the middle of a c
Mr. 4HWD @ The Four Hour Work Day writes How Entrepreneurship Can Help Beat Job-Related Blues – But what happens when an occasional case of the Mondays turns into something chronic? What do you do when those periods of feeling low on Monday morning turn into something way worse – like dreading going into work before Monday? When you start feeling anxious, worried, or stressed sometime on Sunday about having to return to your job on Monday, it’s time to make a serious change.
Erastus @ Sprout Wealth writes Make Money Series – How to Sell on Craigslist – Making money on Craigslist is not very hard. You have to understand it. I share with you tips that can help you a long way to making a sale and continuing to make even more sales.
Gretchen @ Retired by 40! writes My Disagreement with Dave Ramsey – Part 3 – Baby Steps 5, 6, & 7 – Now Comes the Fun Part!
Brad @ How to Save Money writes Budgeting to Save Money – How to build a budget that will help you achieve your financial goals
Mr.CBB @ Canadian Budget Binder writes Are you rich just because you are debt free? – Do you want to know how to be famous around people you know? Tell them you are debt free and have no mortgage to pay and you’ve just become the rich person you never knew you were.
Hope you enjoyed them!