Happy to host another edition of financial planning..
BUDGETING AND ECONOMICS
Natalie Bacon @ Financegirl writes Due Diligence and Your Money: The Investor Who Duped Clevelanders Out of Millions – If you’re a young professional and you’re just learning how to invest, you’ll also need to learn how to perform due diligence.
Maria @ The Money Principle writes A Cause for Concern: Decide on Supporting a Charity – For any community, charity is the difference between the pursuit for equality and the continued suffering of the desperate and less-fortunate.
Alexa @ Single Moms Income writes The Top 7 Single Mom Problems – If you’re going through a divorce or nasty break up with the father of your kids, things are about to get rough.
Larry @ KrantCents writes Buy a New Car or Used Car? – Looking for a Car? Get a new one!
Natalie @ Debt and The Girl writes Can You Manage to Live on Six Figures? – How can someone possibly live on six figures? I came across this article the other day about how this author profiled families that somehow managed to survive on $100,000 a year managed to survive.
Justin @ iPlugin writes Top 3 Budgeting Apps for both Apple and Android Smartphones – If you’ve read this blog for any amount of time you know that we’re very big on making, and keeping, a budget.
Aaron @ Aaron Hung writes Watch out for these Back to School Spending Mistakes – Much to the chagrin of children everywhere another school year is about to start, and that means that parents across the country are busy stocking up on school supplies.
Marissa @ Thirty Six Months writes Why You Should Invest In Property Before Age 30 – I know it’s not something that we think when we’re tackling our student loans out of University or have to think about finding that perfect job that lets us grow and feel accomplished, but hear me out.
Sam @ The New Business Blog writes The Importance of Emotional Intelligence for your Business – In the competitive world of business, you need to make sure you are armed with every possible tool to ensure you can make your company as successful as possible.
Lily @ Paying Debt Down writes Some Facts to Consider before Filing for Bankruptcy – For many consumers the thought of having to file bankruptcy can cause quite a bit of anxiety.
Andrea @ So Over This writes Having a Pet is Hard Work and Costs Some Serious Money! – My day job has been overly hectic, long hours and underappreciated, but aren’t we all?
Lenny @ Best Money Saving Blog writes Stock Buybacks are Booming! – After faltering for a couple of months, buyback announcements from many major US companies shot up to a three month high recently, putting 2014 on track to be one of the biggest years ever for buybacks.
Jack @ Money Saving Ethics writes Answers to the Most Common Questions about TIPS – The US Department of the Treasury has been offering a specific type of bond that can help protect consumers against inflation for several years now.
Danielle @ Saving Without a Budget writes Should you Borrow to Pay off your Student Loans? Probably not – Student loan debt here in America passed the $1 trillion mark not long ago and isn’t going to let up anytime soon.
Oscar @ Money is the Root writes Paying Off Debt Smarter and Faster – There are few things better for your financial health than paying off any debts that you have as quickly as possible.
Mario @ Adventures in Frugal writes Marriott to encourage guests to tip housekeepers by leaving envelopes in rooms – Marriott is starting an initiative to leave a tip envelope to encourage guests to leave its housekeepers a little something extra
Gretchen @ retired by 40 writes Frugal Vacation: Is it Possible? – Check out our first foray into vacationing with credit card rewards, and on the cheap!
Erastus @ Wise Dollar writes How to Start Investing on a Limited Budget – It is difficult to start investing on a limited budget, but it is possible. Find ways to do it and make it a priority.I share with you two great ways to start investing on a limited budget.
CAREER AND INCOME
Mr. 4HWD @ The Four Hour Work Day writes How to Deal with Side Hustle Fatigue – When side hustle fatigue sets in it’s easy to become discouraged; you may even consider giving up. Try these tips to re-energize and inspire you.
Lance @ Healthy Wealthy Income writes Can You Manage Your Money If You Can’t Manage Yourself – Can you really take hold of your finances and accomplish your goals if you are struggling to manage yourself and your time. You time management and ability to prioritize may be more important to you to work on than anything else.
DEBT AND CREDIT
Jeremy @ Modest Money writes Barnes and Noble MasterCard® Review – Barnes and Noble stand to offer a lot to their millions of customers with a Barnes and Noble credit card. Barnes and Noble clearly understand their customers. With their massive inventory of print material available at their myriad brick and mortar locations as well as online, there is a nary a book you can think of that they don’t have
INVESTING AND SAVING
Glen @ How to Save Money writes Save Money by Traking your Spending Habits – How to stop money leaking out of your budget by tracking your spending
RETIREMENT AND TAXATION
Michael Kitces @ Nerd’s Eye View writes Valuation-Based Tactical Asset Allocation In Retirement And The Impact Of Market Valuation On Declining And Rising Equity Glidepaths – Valuation-based tactical asset allocations that allow equity exposure to shift from year to year because of market values that change dynamically throughout retirement may be the best way to capture the best of overvalued, undervalued, and fairly valued environments, at least for those investors that are focused on long-term results.