Hello everyone, and welcome to the 70th edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance. We’d like to especially welcome first time visitors to Make Love, Not Debt. Please take the time to look around and read some of our posts.
We don’t have anything special in store for you, just links and descriptions. We’ve tried to group posts by category, but that failed and now they’re all bunched up by like minded-topics. If there is anything that doesn’t look right, or if your blog was not trackbacked correctly, please let me know. Without further ado…
Then Things says you don’t always have to stick to you your budget.
We’re in Debt is paying off their debt with low interest unsecured loans.
Blunt Money doesn’t like the debt mentality.
Gina’s Tax Blog helps you decide which is the right one: Home Equity or Business Loan?
Alexander Becker wants you to know that compound interest is waaay cool.
Getting to Enough has some great guidelines for individual investors from one of the most successful institutional investors.
Free Money Finance tells you to keep costs low if you want to maximize investment returns.
Financial Options reviews the upcoming economic indicators, treasury events and earnings reports for the week ahead.
The China Law Blog talks about investments fo consider in light of growing Chinese consumerism.
The Dividend Guy Blog brags about his dividends to date.
My 1st Million At 33 gives advice on investing if you have $10K to $100K.
My Wealth Builder schools us on investing 101.
Five Cent Nickel goes through the decision making process of whether or not to cash in on his CDs.
Money, Matter, and More Musings calculates how much you can gain with those 0% APR offers.
Ask Uncle Bill ponders if college really is a good investment.
Insureblog’s Henry Stern explains why using an agent can save you headaches and heartaches, and why health insurance is NOT a DIY project.
The Colorado Health Insurance Insider lists tells people to stop eating out and start paying for health insurance.
Enough Wealth tells you how to use data about house prices and construction to pick the bottom of the real estate cycle.
Searchlight Crusade answers the question of why do lenders sell mortgages?
Single Ma’s Fabulous Financials sees no reason why single moms can’t be homeowners.
Mortgage Lowdown warns you to stay within your mortgage limits.
Mighty Bargain Hunter wonders how new houses will hold up.
FIRE Finance highlights the snazzy new web 2.0 tool, Rentometer.
The Buck Stops Here tells why you should pay down your mortgage fast.
The Mortgage Reports takes a look at ARMs and fixed-rate mortgages and tries to clear up some misconceptions.
Adventure Money wants you to understand that leveraging is the key to financial success.
Scott On Money gives tips on renting a car for less and how to avoid the big rip offs.
Frugal Babe shares a story on how she learned that impulse buys may not always be the best choice.
Binary Dollar! highlights what a good financial goal is vs. a weak financial goal.
Queercents writes about gay marriage and money.
My Financial Awareness is not proud of living below his means.
Taking Control Over Money tells us to indeed sweat the small stuff.
Money Under 30 gives an overview of some online financial tools.
Be Reasonable gives a rather interesting review of the new Kiyosaki and Trump book.
My Money Path is considering investing in money market accounts.
Getting Out of Debt sees some irony in her situation and being a personal finance blogger.
Free The Drones discusses an interesting article on Retired Husband Syndrome happening in Japan.
Mapgirl’s Fiscal Challenge got her network on with two posts this week about making new contacts and following through.
Lazy Man and Money sets goals for passive income.
eFIPO breaks down the cost of drinking, and how to make it cheaper.
Radical Hop extols the virtues of haggling and how one should approach it.
Jane Chin, PhD discusses the many dimensions of money.
It’s Just Money asks how much do you spend on wedding gifts?
Bryan C. Fleming gives a little and feels good about it.
Money and Values celebrates Fair Trade Month by telling us all about it and where to find it.
Blogging Away Debt reasses her debt reduction strategy and wonders if she just needs to earn more money.