Personal Finance Week in Review – Rock Chalk Jayhawk

March 23, 2007

Finally, the Kansas Jayhawks have made it back into the Elite Eight! There is an exciting weekend of basketball ahead of us, enjoy! On the personal finance front, here were some good articles this week.

Jeremy at Generation X discusses a morbid but necessary topic, the cost of dying and continues his 24 signs you could be in financial trouble series.

Henry reminds us that even rich guys like Yao Ming like to save money.

Sun has a nice comparison using UPromise and BabyMint to help save for college and Flexo reminds us that we can actually use Upromise to pay for our own student loans.

Digerati Life lets us in on foolish money moves that have cost her more than $1000 each; hopefully we can avoid making these ourselves.

Trent at The Simple Dollar gives up 17 tips for getting our dream job.

Lazy Man is focusing on peer-to-peer lending on Prosper this week and addresses some common Prosper complaints.

Golbguru continues his look at investing in gold, covering some of the important concepts in gold price.

As interest rates drop, Nickel talks about when to refinance your mortgage.

Have a good weekend!


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