Carnival of Personal Finance
Welcome to the Carnival of Personal Finance, now in its 48th week!
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My attempt at having a portion of the carnival focused on a particular personal finance subject manner was a small success, there were several submissions related to the ins and out of 401(k)s.
- Pete at My Financial Awareness looks at the Power of 401(k)s and IRAs.
- Jeff Howard shares some insight on why you should avoid The Evil, Wicked Indirect Rollover to a New Qualified Retirement Plan when changing jobs.
- Penny Nickel at Money and Values talks about a number of Socially Responsible Investment Options that you can pick in your 401(k).
- Vince at Investorial talks about being rich at any age with strategies and tips, including using RSP/RRSPs (similar to 401(k)s in US) to
save for retirement.
Without further ado, here were the remaining submissions to this week's carnival:
Savings & Investing
- Tom at Financial Options give us a Weekly Financial Road Map rundown of upcoming economic indicators including Treasury auctions, announcements, and select earnings reports schedules.
- Bill at Financial Freedom with a Dash of Spirituality enlightens
us at to why Savings is Important.
- Joe at Roth & Company Tax Updates shares a recent tax court decision that could allow day traders to realize more capital
- The Dividend Guy shows us how to Calculate Future Value Using MS Excel.
- Moneywise at The Real Returns presents a Vanguard STAR Fund Performance Analysis.
- Steve at In Cash Flow We Trust asks if you have your freedom fund yet?
- Mbhunter at Mighty Bargain Hunter discuss a new concept, Real Estate Futures.
- FR at Financial Reflections tells us the new way to Own a Home.
- Dan at Searchlight Crusade dispels the myth that refinancing has an effect on property taxes.
- Nubricksoffer some secrets to successfully buying rental property abroad.
- Tom at Digital Breakfast takes a look at Foreclosure Investing - A Look At Morris County, NJ
Credit Card Debt
- Flexo at Consumerism Commentary thinks Americans might not be as bad off with credit card debt as we think.
- Jacob at SuccessMinders has a great article on reducing credit card debt using the DOLP Plan.
- Supermom at Getting Out of Debt present her Online Income Earning Experiment.
- Henry at The Online Lifestyle gives an Introduction to Get Paid For (GPT) Programs.
More Personal Finance
- LAMoneyGuy at It's Just Money wonders What goes through your mind when you read the CNN Millionaire in the Making articles?
- Chris at The Get Rich Project discusses how you can Define Your Goals to help you achieve financial freedom.
- Mike at Mower Mike has an interesting take on jewelers trying to keep up with commodity prices.
- Frugal at My 1st Million At 33 offers some great ID Theft Prevention Tips.
- Frank at InvestorGeeks discusses effective ways for Teaching kids about money and credit.
- Nickel at FiveCentNickel has a great discussion on IRS Rules Regarding No Interest Family Loans.
- JD at Get Rich Slowly tells us why he Loves Community Colleges.
- Dave Lorenzo at Career Intensity writes about Dealing with Naysayers.
- The Family CEO shares their Health Insurance Strategy.
- Laws at Laws of Finance asks What Good is All That Money if You're Not Around to Use It? .
- Henry Stern at InsureBlog gives us insight into the Innerworkings of the Universal Life Insurance Plan.
- Nina over at Queercents talks about when we should discuss Money Matters with our significant others.
- Tricia at Blogging Away Debt shows us Where Her Money Goes.
- NoCreditNeeded show how to get cash from your Upromise Account without using their 529 plans.
- Jeffrey at Personal Finance Advice offers some practical tips for Dining Out Savings.
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