2008-06-05

Three Blind Blog Carnivals, See How They Run!

Can I Get Rich On A Salary participated in three personal-finance blog carnivals this past week. Bazillions of great posts were featured this week, and I came upon some new personal-finance blogs with which I wasn’t familiar!

[Editor’s Note: In case you are not familiar with blog carnivals, a blog carnival is a multi-blog event in which a number of bloggers aggregate their articles within a certain theme or subject area into one post. The “host” of the carnival writes up the post on his or her blog and includes links to the various articles. Hopefully, this helps readers as they get a “one stop shop” of articles. I post a weekly recap of the blog carnivals in which I have participated—and try also to cull out a few articles that I’d like to share with you here.]

Carnival of Personal Finance:

Moolanomy hosted Carnival of Personal Finance #155 — Time With Family, bringing the family together on June 2. Tons of great posts. Here are some I’d like to share with you:

29 Free Or Low Cost Ways To Save Energy & Money at My Two Dollars…

Five things Indiana Jones Can Teach Us About Personal Finance at Free From Broke…

Taxes…now or later? at Stewards of Wealth…

26 Ways To Make Extra Money While Keeping Your Day Job at The Wisdom Journal…

My Favorite Money and Time Saving Websites at Our Fourpence Worth…

Increase Your Salary Without Increasing Your Work at The Digerati Life…

Advice For New College Graduates at Prime Time Money — A great set of career and saving advice…

10 Great Ways for College Graduates to Start Off on the Right Track with their Finances at Think Your Way To Wealth…

Certificates of Deposit: Don’t Bother Unless… at Money Under 30…

How Fees Eat Your Lunch — It Still Adds Up To Dollars at Free Money Finance…

International Stock Investing - Are You Diversifying Your Portfolio Globally? at Money Smart Life…

Revisiting the Buy vs Rent Question at Greener Pastures - Personal Finance…

Are We Meant to be Homeowners? at The Baglady.

You can’t afford to miss the rest of the Carnival! My post, Economic Mobility — What Are Your Chances of Moving Up, Really?, is included and was selected as an “Editor’s Pick”! Thanks for the honor, Pinyo!

Carnival of Money Stories:

Finance Gets Personal hosted Carnival of Money Stories #62: A Week of Money Stories, starting off the week on June 3. Here’s a sampling of the stories:

Mike at Living the Cheap Life urges us to spread the message: don’t join the club

Erin Turner at Working for Financial Freedom has joined the ranks of frustrated home sellers and recently lowered the asking price on her home…

Amy at The Q Family lists 13 Fun (Free) Things to Do This Summer. Some of the places mentioned are specific to Atlanta, but should give you some great ideas of things to do with your kids in your city too…

Dorian Wales at The Personal Financier explores the psychology behind purchasing expensive wine

Jim at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity shares a personal blunder of his and reminds us to remember certificates of deposit during fed rate cuts.

Heather Allen at The DebtFree Playbook Blog reflects on what “a lot” of money is and concludes that maybe her debt isn’t that big (or unsurmountable)…

DR at The Dough Roller shares his methods [to teach kids about money with a guest post from Miranda Marquit].

Be spellbound by the week of stories at the Carnival! My post, Success Stories: Single Parent Saves Over $310,000 By Age 38, is included under “Saving & Investing.”

The Carnival of 20-Something Finances:

Dollar Frugal hosted Carnival of 20-Something Finances! on June 3. Here are few of the posts that piqued my interest:

9 Surefire Strategies NOT to Retire Early posted at nomad4ever

Push Your Income By Taking Freelance Work posted at The Shark Investor

George Bush offers to give you $2 million, BUT… posted at Budgets are Sexy.,…

the baglady presents Mastering the Game of Money posted at xynny

Why do I go to work in the morning? posted at Spilling Buckets

The Relation between Age and Portfolio Risk – Counter Intuitive Results posted at The Personal Financier… “Should young investors really hold riskier portfolios?”

Frugality or Stingyness? posted at LivingAlmostLarge

Loans To Handle With Care: Think Hard Before Taking On This Debt posted at The Digerati Life

Visit the Carnival! My post, Where Are The Jobs In This Economy?, is also included.

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