Hovering Baby with Super Ninja Kick Blog Carnival
Here is the hovering baby with super ninja kick blog carnival.
Budgeting and Economics
Mr.CBB @ Canadian Budget Binder writes Financially Savvy Teen Budgets Her Money Using The Cash Envelope System – At just 17 years old Eva is well on her way to becoming financially independent because she is investing in building her knowledge up about personal financial literacy. Teens today really do need a kick-start like Eva has gotten from her parents from a young age. Now she budgets her money using the envelope system. Enjoy this inspiring story as it brings upon you strength, a desire and a passion to see the children of tomorrow succeed.
Adam @ Money Bulldog writes Self Employment ~ Planning for Holidays – Holidays often pose a financial problem for many self-employed people. Find out how you can run a successful business and still enjoy those holidays!
Adam @ Money Rebound writes Don’t Worry about What Others Have or What They Think – Making big financial changes can be tough, especially if you focus on what others have or think. Find out why you should focus on yourself and not others.
Todd @ Fearless Men writes How Much To Spend On An Engagement Ring – There’s too many opinions on how much to spend on an engagement ring.I’ve heard that a gentleman should spend 2-4 months salary on an engagement ring. How true is that?
Hank @ Money Q&A writes How to Find Your First Accountant And Personal Finance Team Member – Finding a trustworthy accountant can be a difficult decision. But, here are some tips to help make finding an accountant the easy way to help your finances.
Darwin @ Darwin’s Money writes What’s a Stay at Home Mom Worth? – What is a stay at home mom worth? It’s a tough question to answer and this recent study thinks they have the answer. I beg to differ. Weigh in on how you’d value moms.
Jules Wilson @ Fat Guy,Skinny Wallet writes I’ve Been Having A Horrible Time Lately – My wife and I have both been having a rough time both physically and mentally. Find out how this rough patch has hurt our health and our finances.
Pete @ Intelligent Speculator writes 21st Century Retirement Is Not What It Used To Be – Why retirement isn’t what it used to be.
Kevin @ Passiveincometoretire writes Using Technology to Improve Your Small Business – As a small business owner, you may think you don’t have time to keep up on the latest technology. Think again. You can improve your communication, efficiency and productivity by investigating the software, electronics and online services available to keep your business humming.
Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes Space Invaders: How to Create More Space at Home – If you want to create more space at home, you will have to start making some compromises and get organized. Here are some easy ways to get started:
Career and Income
Gary @ Gajizmo writes Best Part Time Jobs Offering Health Benefits – Health benefits are a huge perk. Not every part-time job offers coverage and with premiums in the thousands for private plans, finding a part-time position that offers a comprehensive health package can result in huge savings for you and your family.
Jason Hull @ Hull Financial Planning writes The Life Cycle Saving and Investing (LCSI) Approach – This article explains the life cycle saving and investing approach (LCSI) and how it is used to smooth consumption over your lifetime.
Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves writes What Do I Give For A Graduation Gift? – Read this article to find out some graduation gift ideas for your graduate that fit your personal financial budget!
Jacob @ Cash Cow Couple writes How to Make Money on Craigslist – I’ve been buying and selling goods online for almost 10 years. Let me show you how to make money on Craigslist!
Robert @ Beat The 9 to 5 writes The Biggest Problem with the Ease of Internet Business – I’m building an Internet business, and I also know a lot of others who are doing the same. I think the Internet is by far the greatest invention of all time, and it opens up so many opportunities that never existed before.
Grayson @ Debt Roundup writes Money and Morality – How Much is Yours Worth? – There is always a fine line between money and morality. When I was running my business, I was propositioned by a gentleman to sell him my customer data for a hefty price. This was burning a hole in my moral compass. Find out how I handled it.
Debt and Credit
Philip @ PT Money writes What Happens to Your Debt When You Die? – Handling a loved one’s debt after they die can be tricky. Make sure you know what to expect and that all the necessary preparations are made to keep things easy.
Corey @ 20s Finances writes How I Survived College Financially – Here are simple ways that I earned income throughout college and how you can do the same.
SFB @ Simple Finance Blog writes Different Types of Home Loans – Are you in the market to buy a home and planning to apply for a loan? Gone are those days when a buyer would have to choose from among a few kinds of home loans.
Gary @ Gajizmo writes Credit Score Range – What Is A Good Credit Score? – Do you know what a good credit score is? This article discusses many aspects of credit scores, including why it’s important, how it is calculated, the credit score scale, what different scores mean, how to improve your history, etc.
Investing and Saving
John S @ Frugal Rules writes Online Brokerages I Use: OptionsHouse Review – There are many online brokerages to use as you look to invest in the stock market. The good ones are there to meet your needs and help make sure you’re doing what you can to be investing for things like retirement.
Thomas @ FinanceInspired writes The Role of Analytics in the Banking Sector – I feel we already pay enough taxes these days, so heres a way to cut out some unnecessary payments that can easily be avoided.
Michael Kitces @ Nerd’s Eye View writes Coverdell Education Savings Accounts Vs 529 Plans For College Savings – With the recent fiscal cliff legislation making Coverdell Education Savings Accounts permanent, more and more people must choose between them and 529 plans to determine which type of tax-preferenced college savings account makes sense, and plan their savings accordingly!
John @ All Things Finance @ All Things Finance writes Investing for Beginners | Newbie Mistakes to Watch Out For – Newbie investors are likely to make some mistakes when starting out. Here are five of the most common ones.
Jacob @ My Personal Finance Journey @ My Personal Finance Journey writes What Component Mix Should Make Up Your International Equity Allocation? – This post answers the question “What type(s) of specific international funds or international sub-asset classes should make up my international equity allocation?”
Marvin @ Brick By Brick Investing writes Waging War – Stock Direction – Sun Tzu’s Art of War principles on waging war compared to stock market trends in order to capitalize on bullish or bearish trends.
Michelle @ The Shop My Closet Project writes Important dreams don’t have to be limited to an age. Read my examples of people that accomplished there dreams and overcame their age. – Dreams don’t have a shelf-life
Suba @ Broke Professionals writes 5 Things I Learned From Selling My House – Selling my house highlighted every real estate mistake I’d ever made. Now I’m applying that knowledge to buying a house for the second time.
Maria @ The Money Principle writes A forced experiment in minimalism – I am in Cape Town and my luggage is somewhere else in the world. May be the union between minimalism and me is not one of passion but I am up for it!
Jacob @ AllPersonalFinance writes How to Get Into the Savings Habit – One of the most important things you can do to achieve financial health (and maybe even some measure of financial independence) is to save money. However, it can be very hard to get into the habit of saving.
ETZ25 @ Entertainment Timez writes AIG Is Being Attacked – Today after an incredible 1st quarter, AIG is being attacked by investment behemoth Goldman Sachs. This they can still thrive? I do!
SBB @ Simple Budget Blog writes Get to Know Your Travel Accommodations – Planning a holiday? There are many different temporary travel accommodations. Read here for differences between hotels, motels, and everything in between.
Corey @ Steadfast Finances writes How to Drastically Reduce Your Spending – In this poor economy, many people find themselves having to drastically reduce their spending in order to make ends meet. However, there are a lot of people who leave things hanging in the balance for too long. Then their only options are to have cereal for dinner and steal loo paper from the company’s bathroom.
Mike @ Personal Finance Journey writes ETrading online an observation and adventure – An impression of where to start and whats involved in Etrading for the new investor and the possibilities for your personal finance growth and plans.
CAPI @ Creating a Passive Income writes What to Do When Investing with Inflation? – Investors must move forward with financial intelligence, and things like inflation make it tricky. Read here to learn how to invest with inflation.
MR @ Money Reasons writes Am I Focusing Too Hard On Investments? – Do you find that you are focusing too hard on investments? Perhaps it’s time to alter your investment pattern so that you optimize your investment research time?
Ashley @ Money Talks Coaching writes My Dad Passed Away – Last month I wrote about how my Dad was diagnosed with Cancer. Well, he passed away on April 12th. Just 4 days shy of his 60th birthday.
Barbara Friedberg @ Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance writes STEP UP NOTES OFFER HIGHER YIELDS THAN CASH – Bond investing product; Check out Step up Notes? Similar to a bond ladder.
Super Saver @ My Wealth Builder writes Using Covered Calls – A covered call enables me to get additional gains from the call premium and sell my stock at a higher price. The main risk is the stock may fall signficantly, and the losses are greater than the premium received for the call.
Ray @ Squirrelers writes Japanese Stock Market Up Sharply: Interesting Historical Trends Emerge as Well – Japan’s stock market has skyrocketed in recent months, despite not being noticed by many people. What do you make of this, and what lessons can we learn?
Adam @ Money Bulldog writes iPad vs Laptop ~ In the Hand or In the Lap? – The iPad is the ‘cool’ choice for many portable computer buyers, but how do they compare to laptops and which is right for your needs? Find out here
Dividend Growth Investor @ Dividend Growth Investor writes Why would I not sell dividend stocks even after a 1000% gain? – In a previous article I wrote on when to sell dividend stocks, many investors were absolutely furious that I would not even think about selling after a stock I own goes up 1000% in value. The reality is that this would depend on the circumstances, but since I am a long-term investor, I expect that at least some of the stocks I purchase today would become tenbaggers over the next 30 years or so.
Risk Management and Insurance
Glen @ Monster Piggy Bank @ Monster Piggy Bank writes Do You Trust Your Partner With Money? – A post about trusting your partner with money and to make good financial decisions.
Crystal @ Budgeting in the Fun Stuff writes Need Your Life Insurance Questions! – Hi everybody! I need you to ask every life insurance question that you have.
Real Estate and Property
Wayne @ Young Family Finance writes Cutting the Cord: Lower Cost Alternatives to Cable – Cable’s a major part of most homes for young families. We know you like your cable, but it is costly. Read here for tips on cheaper choices.
Crystal @ Married (with Debt) writes What Happens To A Dream Deferred? – What happens to a dream deferred? With my husband’s career facing a crossroads, it’s a question I can’t get out of my mind lately.
Sam @ Simplefinancialfreedom writes Freelance Jobs, Working From Home and Surviving – Among the wonderful things that the internet has brought us, being a freelancer writer or designer is one of the best.
Jerry @ Repaid.org writes Housing Crisis Pressing Down on Renters – The financial crisis pushed many financially-challenged homeowners out of their homes and into rentals. Unfortunately, that has had some dire consequences for all renters.
Retirement and Taxation
JP @ My Family Finances writes Taking Care of Kids While Trying to Stay Financially Stable – Learning how to prioritize can help you make the most of the money that you are earning now so that you can manage the future efficiently.
Super Saver @ My Wealth Builder writes Useful Facts About Social Security – Here are some useful facts about Social Security.
MMD @ IRA vs 401k Central writes Your Retirement Accounts – The Best Tax Saving Investment – If you’d like to hang on to your money, then look no further than your retirement accounts to find the best tax saving investment – your IRA and 401k.