Looking for some good personal finance reads to kick off your weekend? Well look no further, here are some recent posts from some personal finance all stars!
TRAVEL AND LIFESTYLE
Kayla @ Shoeaholic No More writes Frugal Food Friday: Comfort Food – It’s been quite a while since I shared a Frugal Food Friday with you all, so I decided it’s time to share how I made some comfort food the other night for only $.50 per serving!
Max @ My Family Finances writes 3 Inexpensive Ways to Communicate With Loved Ones Abroad – Whether it’s your teenager on a horizon broadening gap year in Asia or a former colleague who’s upped sticks to start a new life down under, it seems barely a day goes by without someone you know jetting off on a foreign adventure.
Julie @ Low Income Financial Help writes What Type of Spender Are You? – Overspending is a major issue for many Americans as poor financial habits or the lack of personal finances skills drive many into a toxic debt spiral.
Justin @ Edward Antrobus writes 6 Ways Shoppers are Deceived! – Brands and advertisers use specific marketing tactics to convince shoppers to make purchases There are some tactics that they use that, while not illegal, border on being unethical.
Marissa @ Thirty Six Months writes You Should Always Seek Value – To get yourself financially free, to make good investments and to get through life in a calm and relaxed manner – you should always seek value.
Marissa @ Finance Triggers writes Best Way to Collect Superannuation Funds during Retirement – If you work in Australia, then you are likely to have at least one superannuation account set up to help you out financially during your retirement.
Katie @ IRA Basics writes 4 IRA Withdrawals that Actually Make Sense – Withdrawing funds from a traditional IRA before a person turns 59 ½ usually means that they’re going to pay a lot of taxes and penalties.
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 You’re Handling Retirement Savings All Wrong! – Saving money for retirement is something that is very near and dear to me.
Hadley @ Epic Finances writes Stock Investing Myths and Truths Part 4 of 4 – Even though there’s plenty of information about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to investing in the stock market, many myths still refuse to die.
Lenny @ Best Money Saving Blog writes If you are single do you need to invest in life insurance? – Life insurance is a very important acquisition as it allows you to provide for the people left behind after you die. In the vast majority of cases this means your dependents such as a partner and any children you may have.
Amy @ Money Mishaps writes Beware of these Debit Card Dangers – Many people have taken to using debit cards in order to keep themselves from overspending and racking up a lot of credit card debt.
Jack @ Money Saving Ethics writes These 5 Savings ‘Tricks’ might not be so good after all – Even the best intentions that you have for saving money can sometimes lead to financial problems.
Matt @ Budget Snob writes Mortgage Loans – 5 Tips to Future Proof Your Loan – Nothing is certain in the world of finance, but there are definitely ways we can protect ourselves and plan for the future.
Danielle @ Saving Without a Budget writes 3 Mortgage Strategies to Manage a Simple Home Loan – Love your home but not the additional paperwork? Do your eyes glaze over when you have to crunch some numbers?
Jay @ Daily Fuel Economy Tip writes The Best Time of the Year to Land Yourself an Investment Banking Job – Few people know it and even fewer will admit it that bank recruitment is actually a seasonal process.
Oscar @ Money is the Root writes How Much Risk Should You Be Comfortable With – There is no One-Size-Fits-All answer to this conundrum. Investment is inherently risky.
Daniel @ Make Money Make Cents writes Home Loan Repayment Calculator Advice – For most people, being a homeowner is the ultimate milestone, but is your loan really working for you?
REAL ESTATE AND INVESTING
Jeff @ Sustainable Life Blog writes Personal Capital – Investment Management Review – An up-to-date review of the investment/money tracking service personal capital. Includes discussion about app security, mobile apps and more
SAVINGS AND SIMPLE LIVING
Kristy Feldmen @ Outstanding Colleges writes Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers – Beginners trying to establish their career in the teaching field usually don’t experience very high salaries. If you’re one of these professionals, you’ve probably pursued the career because you love working with children and you enjoy teaching others.