Blog Round-Up: March Favorites
We follow lots of really good blogs mostly related to personal finance and economics. The Blog Round-Up
allows us to point you in the direction of some great content from the blogging world. Posts* included in todays round-up are our favorites from the month of March.
from Good Financial Cents by Jeff Rose
It all started a few weeks ago when I was asked to speak at my Alma Mater. I was speaking to a group of soon-to-be graduating seniors with about 50- 60 in attendance. In my talk I was planning to cover savings, budgeting, and investing tips that these seniors would be faced with once they hit the real world.
from PT Money by Philip Taylor
Youd think with the recent downturn in the economy and the drop in housing values that people would begin saving more. You just dont see it in the numbers.
So, if you currently dont have any savings
or, maybe you have some savings, but youve stopped and find it hard to get back on track, then its time to kick start your savings habit.
from Dough Roller by Rob Berger
Ive been talking to my children about finances a lot lately. As they near high school graduation (one senior, one junior), I grow more and more concerned about their ability to handle money. And last week the talk centered around how much you should spend on a car.
from Financial Highway by Miranda
Spring is in the air, and that usually means a fresh start. Many of us take the time to clear the clutter in our homes, and even clear the clutter in our lives. Spring is the time to clear out the dinginess that has crept in during the winter. And, while you are cleaning out the house, and possibly even getting rid of mental clutter and other clutter in your life, dont forget to clean out the financial clutter as well.
from MintLife by John Ulzheimer
The mortgage meltdown and subsequent credit crunch spelled doom for an entire collection of risky mortgage related loan products. It also almost killed off the signature loan, also known as a personal loan. However, over the past year, the personal loan industry has made a strong comeback. The question for you is
are they right for me?
from Wisebread by Meg Favreau
Ah, the impulse purchase that momentary thriller, that ruiner of budgets. The impulse buy is a nefarious beast. No matter how good we are at saving and living frugally, sometimes, it can be hard to resist that impulse purchse. But fear not! These nine strategies can help. * Blogs we follow and admire sometimes endorse specific investments, general investing strategies or other products/services/ institutions that we do not recommend or have not analyzed. Reviews and endorsements in posts from other blogs represent the views of those bloggers and should not be interpreted as a recommendation/endorsement by Smart401k.
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