Carnival of Personal Finance #24
Budget Breakdown: Dawn at Frugal For Life drills down the essential information on budgeting. "D" is something I definitely need to do better!
How Much Money is Enough?: Jon from Smart Money Daily wonders aloud about how much money he needs to feel like he has enough.
The Typical American Millionaire: FMF over at Free Money Finance takes a look at some of the qualities that define the typical American millionaire.
Poor Money Management: Cathy at CFO (Chief Family Officer) highlights a problem with poor money management and her solution in her financial tip of the week.
Too Much Future, Not Enough Present: Nina from Sitting Pretty Financially discusses how we can let finances define us which is the force behind modern day consumerism or how we can view money with the same sacredness usually reserved for inner calm.
Microsoft's XBox 360 Strategies: Flexo at Consumerism Commentary takes a look at the strategies Microsoft is using to sell the company's newest game system, the Xbox 360. The device sells at a loss, so how will the company make money, and what's in it for the consumer?
Budgeting Made Easy: Another basics of budgeting discussion is provided by Retire At 30.
Discount Plans Debunked: Henry over at InsureBlog provides a realistic assessment of the pro's and con's of so-called "discount plans" for medical services.
Games Lenders Play (Part IV): Dan from Searchlight Crusade provides us with a lengthy post on the games that lenders play.
Auto Insurance 25 Year Milestone Analysis Revised: Jim at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity invites us to view his revised look at how his auto insurance changed when he turned 25.
A Cool Way To Give Cash: Mighty Bargain Hunter wants us to overcome the crass factor of giving cash by dressing it up a little!
10 Year Plan: What's your 10 year plan to be financially independent? Financial Freedom 4 All outlines his!
The Week Ahead: Tom Hanna at Financial Options gives us a summary of economic indicators and other scheduled information releases that investors should watch in the coming week.
Unclaimed Property That’s Rightfully Yours: Steve Pavlina shows us how to search and find for unclaimed property that as he says is rightfully yours.
How Taxes Affect Your Returns: Clint at Million Dollar Goal gives us a look at how taxes affect your returns, and what you should do about it.
Cost of Celebrating Thanksgiving: Jane Dough (what a great moniker!) of Boston Gal's Open Wallet totals the cost of celebrating Thanksgiving this year.
New Job: Brian wife's guest posts on Financial Reference giving her perspective of him taking a new job as a teacher and the impact it will have on their family finances.
S&P 500 Earnings Estimates For 2006: The Real returns looks at the earnings estimate of the S&P 500 index for next year and considers that the index is not priced terribly undervalued or overvalued.
You Are a MACHINE...: ncn at No Credit Needed elaborates on a comment from a reader and highlights some of the secrets to his success!