Friends Of The Family

On Saturdays I list four blog posts from the week that I thought were really good. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

Influence. You Already Have It at Becoming Minimalist: I mentioned this post earlier this week, but it deserves another mention.

Why You Need to Stop Wasting Your Time Chasing Passive Income at Studenomics: A lot of people think they can create additional income streams with very little work. This is very rarely if ever, the case.

Financial Milestones In Your 20’s at Making Sense of Cents: I haven’t achieved all of these yet, but I’ve done quite a few.

Will You Take Care of Your Parents? at Three Thrifty Guys: This is a question many of us will have to face eventually.

Also, thanks to One Cent At A Time for hosting this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance.

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Friends of the Family

On Saturdays I list four blog posts from the week that I thought were really good. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

Cosigning for a Family Member? at Along for the Journey: We all know the general rule here is not to co-sign, but what if it’s a close family member?

Classifying Wants and Needs at Get Rich Slowly: It’s important to distinguish between the two, but don’t get so carried away that you worry about whether eggs and cheese are really a want or a need.

Career Lessons From My Mom at Modest Money: Here’s a shout to all the moms out there. We’ve all learned a ton from our moms. Thanks mom!

Avoiding the Payday Loan Trap at MoneyNing: Payday loans are one of the absolutely worst financial moves you can make and should be avoided at all costs.

Also, thanks to Money Talks for hosting this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance.

Friends of the Family

On Saturdays I list four blog posts from the week that I thought were really good. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

How to Get Along With Older Coworkers and How It Helps You at From Shopping to Saving: A very interesting post that anyone in their 20’s should definately read.

How To Take a Break From Being Frugal at Sense to Save: Sometimes you just get tired of being “good” with your money and need a little break.

Minimize Your Fear of Failure to Reach Your Full Potential at Along for the Journey: Being afraid to fail can really limit what you accomplish. Sometimes you just have to put yourself out there and take that risk.

Changing Your Perceptions of Wealth at Three Thrifty Guys: Being “wealthy” or “rich” is all relative and depends a lot on your viewpoint.

Also, thanks to My Personal Finance Journey for hosting this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance

Friends of the Family

On Saturdays I’m going to list four blog posts that I thought were really good.  I hope you enjoy them as much as I did. I’m trying to come up with a good name for this series of posts.  What do you think of “Friends of the Family”?  Is that too cheesy?

The Human Side at The Simple Dollar: Finance is a pretty dry topic and can get boring.  Just keep in mind that there is another side to it all.

Showrooming: The Battle Between Retailers and Your Wallet at Your Life For Less: I regularly use the ShopSaavy app on my smartphone when I’m out shopping to make sure I’m getting a good deal.

How to Pick Good Mutual Funds for Your 401k or Retirement Plan at My Money Design: A great post with a lot information. Very good reading.

Everything I Learned About Buying a Car, Part 2: Buying Used at Minting Nickels: We used a lot of similar techniques when we bought our minivan earlier this year