- How to Save for Retirement by Madame X @ My Open Wallet. Consider this as a Retirement-101 handout. A must read for young people who are just starting to think about ways to save for retirement (and for not-so-young people who have not yet considered Roth IRA as an option).
- Charmin Shrinks With Exposure to Air, Bush Economy by Michael @ Money Musings. An interesting observation by Michael’s wife on the shrinkage of Charmin rolls with time. This is tempting me to set up a controlled experiment on Charmin rolls over a few months.
- Festival of Frugality #68 by Mapgirl @ Mapgirl’s Fiscal Challenge. Check this out for a wide variety of money savings tips on stuff from free contact lenses, to frugal dining, to cosmetics, to frugal exercise, to (most importantly!) frugal ways of winning over ladies !
- Cutting Dishwasher Costs: Tips from a Sears Expert by Sharon @ The Frugal Duchess. Some quick practical tips to extend the life of your dishwasher. Sometime in the near future, I will have more to write on this….more specifically on whether a dishwasher is needed at all.
- Beware of One-size-fits-all Financial Advice by Dimes @ Dimes to Dollars. This post resonates with some of my thoughts posted on this blog in the past. Here is what Dimes have to say about financial advice from gurus:
It can be fun and informative to read their various guides, plans, and frameworks in a quest to become wealthy, financially free, debt-free, or whatever. But really, you’ve got to be judicious in interpreting what you read, because not all advice is created equal, and not all advice is appropriate for everyone.
- Who Pays for Credit Card Rewards and Rebates? by TFB @ The Finance Buff. TFB does some critical thinking on the funding sources for credit card rewards. Are you (the consumers) paying for your own rewards or rebates?
- What does being rich mean? by Plonkee @ Plonkee Money. Think over this the next time you are in an introspective mood.