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Twenty Something Finances Carnival

6 October 2009 15 Comments

I’ve decided to host the latest edition of the Twenty Something Finances Carnival.  I hope you enjoy the following links and resources.

Carnival Entries

Baker presents The “Shit-That-Doesn’t-Inspire-You” Factor posted at Man Vs. Debt, saying, “You’ve probably heard of the Latte Factor. But for me that doesn’t quite cut it. I’m having much more luck implementing the “sh**-that-doesn’t-inspire-you” factor!”

April presents 5 Ways To Rescue Your Rotten Résumé posted at Get Rich Slowly, saying, “Kerry from Squawkfox outlines countless actionable tips to improve your resume! Complete with pictures and samples. Fantastic resource.”

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Savings Account Rates: Where Are The High Returns? posted at The Digerati Life, saying, “Thanks!”

PT presents New Ways to Avoid Bank Overdraft Fees posted at Prime Time Money.

The Smarter Wallet presents Internet Banking: Compare Online Banks For Your Savings Needs posted at The Smarter Wallet, saying, “Thanks!”

Patrick @ Military Money presents Should I Make an Early Withdrawal from My Retirement Account? posted at Military Finance Network, saying, “Making an early withdrawal from your retirement accounts can cause you to pay taxes and penalties, but sometimes it may be worth it.”

Anthony Samuel presents New Credit Card Rules Could be Bad News for Young Adults | Clearchoicecreditcards posted at Clear Choice Credit Cards.

Tom Drake presents Pay Yourself First | The Canadian Finance Blog posted at The Canadian Finance Blog, saying, “You’ve heard this phrase before, Pay Yourself First. This is likely the easiest way to save money.”

Banker Saver presents CD Ladder Basics: Diversifying With Certificates of Depositposted at Banker Saver.

Investing Toolkit presents How To Find A Good Mutual Fund posted at Investing Toolkit.

The Dough Roller presents Compare No Fee Balance Transfer Credit Cards posted atThe Dough Roller, saying, “A list of no fee balance transfer offers.”

David presents 5 Credit Card Offers That Will Supercharge Your Investments posted atCredit Card Offers IQ, saying, “Here are 5 credit cards that can actually help you save and invest more money.”

Ray @ Financial Highway presents Is This A Double Dip Recession? posted atFinancial Highway, saying, “According to some the recession is over, yet other experts believe this will be a double dip recession. Is this a double dip recession?”

Madison presents A Comparison of College Savings Plans posted at My Dollar Plan.

Mike @ GLBL presents Top 20 Canadian Dividend Stocks posted at The Financial Blogger, saying, “Considering the economic context, I would rather invest in a Canadian corporation than any other company. Since the banking system has proven to be as solid as rock, Canadian stocks have their feet on solid ground enabling them to jump even higher.”

Manshu presents Retirement planning calculator facts posted at OneMint, saying, “Key things to keep in mind while using a retirement planning calculator”

Sun presents LifeLock Review: Can The Program Really Protect My Identity? posted atThe Sun’s Financial Diary.

Jules Wells presents Best Investment Strategy posted at Best Personal Financial Planning Software, saying, “Personal investing seems incredibly complex, but the best investment strategy also tends to be a more simple investment strategy.”

anotherjen presents How Many Hours a Day Can You Really Be Productive Anyway?posted at The Next Rich Girl, saying, “Reflections on how many hours one can physically work in a day and actually still be productive”

Tyler Tervooren presents Less is More: Embrace Sustainability and Avoid a Scarcity Mindset posted at Frugally Green, saying, “When you begin to focus on frugality or sustainability, it’s incredibly easy to fall into a thought pattern of scarcity, believing more and more that you must limit your life in order to get ahead and serve humanity. When you break free from this mindset and allow yourself to think abundantly, opportunities to live your life to the fullest and still hold these values closely and personally become much more recognizable.”

KCLau presents How much money you spend in a lifetime? posted at KCLau’s Money Tips, saying, “How much do u spend in a lifetime”

Matthew Overstreet presents Can Swing Trading Stocks Online Be Effective? posted at My Road to Financial Freedom.

Darwin presents Best Currency ETF Plays to Exploit Weak Dollar Trend posted at Darwin’s Finance, saying, “With Markets potentially peaking out, these currency ETFs may be a great way to play the weak US dollar trend.”

Jeff Rose presents How To Be a Good Source For Reporters and Writers posted at Jeff Rose, saying, “Many business owners are great at what they do, but if nobody knows about them, then it all goes for naught.”

Alisha Harmann presents The Definitive Guide To Platinum ETFs: Platinum ETF Investing 101 posted at ETFdb.

Retirement Savior presents 5 Investment Managers You Should Learn From posted atRetirement Savior, saying, “Do you want to be a successful investor? Learn from the masters.”

BWL presents 15 tips to improve your credit after being turned down for a loan posted at Christian Personal Finance, saying, “Improving your credit scores is one of the most important things you can do it better your chances of getting a loan!”

Steve Faber presents The Best After Market Device for Increasing Diesel Mileage – You’ll Need it When Diesel Goes Back Up Again | Super Gas Saver posted at super gas saver, saying, “If you drive a diesel, you’ll want to see this. Diesel will get more expensive again, so be prepared.”

J. Savings presents USAA Now Open To Non-Military Folk! posted at Budgets are Sexy., saying, “This is GREAT news for anyone who’s ever wanted to join USAA 🙂 Get in now while you’re young, and help get those finances in order.”

jim presents Writing Your Debt Collection Dispute Letter posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity.

Kyle presents Review – Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel posted at Suburban Dollar» Suburban Dollar: Personal Finance Blog from a Suburbanite’s Perspective.

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of twenty something finances using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.


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