Carnival of Road to Financial Independence #27

Welcome to the January 18, 2011 edition of road to financial independence.

Beating Inflation

Wenchypoo presents A Tale of Two Inflations posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket.

Frugal Living

Odysseas presents Five Ways You Can Turn Your Debt-inspired Frown Upside Down posted at Wallet Blog, saying, "I think your readers will enjoy my submission this month because it shows them that debt does not have to be such a heavy burden. Anyone can take control of their financial future by making a few lifestyle changes."

FIRE Getters presents Frugal Creative Gift Ideas for Holiday Cards! posted at FIRE Finance, saying, "Creative personalized ideas help to use our resources skillfully without breaking our budgets. In that light, we present some creative inspirations for this holiday season's cards ..."

Stephan Marks presents Donate Time Instead of Money posted at Promo Code Center.

Charles Chua C K presents Spend Effectively and Wisely a Windfall of 30K posted at All About Living with Life.

Mr. Cents presents How To Rent An Apartment with No Credit/Bad Credit posted at Personal Cents.

Dave@50plusfinance presents Ways To Live The Frugal Life posted at 50 Plus Finance, saying, "Here is my take on what living frugal really means."

Eliza Fayle presents 9 Money Management Tips For Women Over 40 posted at Silver and Grace, saying, "Managing your money is very important for one and all as it helps you to take control of your life. Here are 9 tips to help you gain that control."

Phillip Donavan presents Top 39 Mommy Bloggers for Saving Your Money posted at Political Science Degree, saying, "Mommy bloggers aren’t just there for parenting tips or how to cook a healthy dinner for the kids. They can save you major money by offering online coupon codes or print-out coupons that can be redeemed at major retailers."

MoneyNing presents Winter On a Budget posted at Money Ning, saying, "Here are a few ways to spend the winter on a budget. How do you save money?"

Aaron presents Fees You Can Often Avoid When Using A Prepaid Card posted at Prepaidcards123, saying, "Fees you can often avoid when using a prepaid card"

Andrea presents The Coupon Game #1: The Serious Savings Game | posted at

Save Few Bucks presents How to Save Money While doing Laundry posted at Save Few Bucks, saying, "This article lists some tips to save you money while you are doing your laundry. It includes savings on electricity, water, laundry detergent etc."

Passive Income

Highest CD Rates presents What is a Jumbo CD? posted at Highest CD Rates Info, saying, "A jumbo CD can be a safe place to put a large some of money and earn a little extra while you're at it."

Control your Cash presents Dartboard investing only works when you stand inches away posted at Control Your Cash, saying, "Financial independence just via salary? Oh, that's rich. (Haw!) Greg McFarlane from Control Your Cash explains how targeted investing won't necessarily make you rich, but it'll help you build wealth a lot quicker than mere paychecks will."

Reducing Expenses

Heather Sokol presents New Year, New Finances: 31 Days to a Better Budget | Inexpensively Frugal Blog Network posted at Inexpensively, saying, "Each day of this series offers new tips, ideas and a challenge to start the year with a solid financial plan."

Leave Debt presents How to Live Frugally With Excessive Credit Card Debt posted at Leave Debt Behind.

Khaleef @ KNS Financial presents Standard Mileage Rate For Business, Medical, And Charitable Purposes for 2011 and 2010 posted at Faithful With A Few, saying, "The Standard Mileage Rate for business & medical (but not charitable) use of your vehicle increased from 2010 to 2011. Here is the new standard mileage rate for each."

Joseph presents posted at Penny Pinching, saying, "Learn how to save money at factory outlets."

freefrombroke presents Free Online Checking Accounts posted at Free From Broke, saying, "With the fees that traditional banks have been adding to checking accounts lately, we need an alternative. Check out some free online checking accounts and the benefits they provide."

NetBiz presents What's A Good Credit Score? posted at Banks That Do Not Use Chexsystems, saying, "Now more than ever, it is very important to have a good credit score. Not only does it make it easier to borrow money, but also, most big financial transactions that you are part of will be impacted by that 3 digit number."

Stock Investments

PT presents Dividend Mutual Funds Provide Protection From Complete Losers posted at Prime Time Money, saying, "Passive income through dividend paying mutual funds."

Aussie Investor presents Australian Stock Market Investing Blog - Buying Shares As Long Term Investments posted at Australian Investing, saying, "So you've managed to save a little extra money. You know that to make it grow you'll need to consider some other investment options beyond term deposits and online savings accounts. You've heard that buying shares is one of the investment options you should consider - but what's the next step? This article discusses how to get started if you want to buy shares as an investment."

Mike Piper presents Does This Count as Market Timing? posted at The Oblivious Investor, saying, "People often ask whether a strategy "counts as market timing." The name doesn't matter though. All that matters is whether it's a good idea."

Sun presents Does Automatic Enrollment Improve Retirement Saving? posted at The Sun’s Financial Diary.

Boomer presents Perfect Asset Allocation Doesn’t Exist posted at Boomer & Echo, saying, "Index investors are constantly fine-tuning their asset mix to achieve the perfect balance."

Neal Frankle presents Keep Your 401k Safe From Employer Fraud and 401k Fraud posted at Wealth Pilgrim: Money Management Advice, Financial Stess Management, Addiction Recovery Plan & Resources, saying, "If you’ve been saving money for retirement with your employer’s 401k plan, you might ask yourself if it will be there when you want to make withdrawals."

Michael Pruser presents Six Great Ways To Introduce Kids to Stock Investing posted at The Dough Roller, saying, "It’s never too early to teach kids about money and specifically, stock investing."

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Charles Chua C K said...

Thanks for the acceptance of my article.

Bettykin said...

Thanks for including our article!


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