Personal Finance Week in Review

March 10, 2007

Jim does a summary of his Devil’s Advocate series to date and asks readers for more topics.

Looking for fast and easy ways to save some money? You’re in luck! The Simple Dollar has started a series called Five Minute Finances that covers simple things you can do save some money. The latest is Make a Sandwich (or Something Else).

Henry causes an uproar in Arkansas when he points out that there may be a reason why the cost of living is lower in some cities. Maybe they’re just boring?

I was dismayed to check out the Sun’s article on Morningstar’s best and worst 529 plans and discovered mine was in the bottom 5. Go see how yours stacks up

Ever wonder what those rich celebrities do with all their money. Lazyman talks about some celebrities attitudes towards money.

Jeremy started a great series this week called 24 Signs That You Could be in Financial Trouble. He’s already given the first 4, go check out the list.

How many days have you come home from work swearing you’ll never go back to that #*@% job again! The Silicon Valley Blogger gives us a how-to guide with A Job Quitter’s Primer: 25 Reasons To Leave Your Job and A Quitters Primer – 15 Ways to Resign

Ever have questions about your credit history? Take a look at a comprehensive article by Golbguru about credit scores.

JD at Get Rich Slowly shares a list of his favorite personal finance books.


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Ben Edwards, the founder of Money Smart Life, saved up enough to buy a Nintendo back when he was 12 years old. When he used the money to buy shares of Wal-Mart stock instead, he knew he wasn't like the other kids... His addiction to personal finance has paid off for his family and now he's helping you to afford the life that you want. Check him out on the web at Google Plus, Twitter and Facebook.

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