This week, Matt Bell from Sound Mind Investing offered a thought provoking post: Is home ownership a good thing? Based on today’s economic conditions, depreciation and maintenance costs can erode appreciation.
Three Drawbacks to the Dave Ramsey Plan (Simple Dollar) – General agreement to the Dave Ramsey plan, but a few areas of the plan that you might not agree with either.
How to Save Money on Clothes (Young Adult Finances) – A number of tips to help you make smart decisions with clothes. Buying fewer clothes that are higher quality is one way to save.
6 Free Ways to Do Your Taxes on Your Tablet or Smartphone (Christian PF) – It’s amazing that you can now file your taxes on your smartphone or tablet. According to this post, TurboTax offers the full version of their software on the iPad.
How to Organize Financial Paperwork (Take a Smart Step) – A good workflow for paperwork and how to keep it from being such a burden. As I type this, I have a pile of papers waiting to be filed.
Can Organizing Your Closet Save You Money? (The Christian Dollar) – Organizing and taking inventory of the things in your close can help you avoid overspending on clothes.
Business & Entrepreneurship
How to Make Money with Your Skills and Knowledge (Financial Highway) – Take inventory of your skills and determine which ones may be of benefit to others. Can you monetize those skills?
3 Strategies to Run Your Freelance Business More Efficiently (Careful Cents) – Some good advice on how to work on your business and not in it.
Career & Work
Is That Job Right for You? How to Know if a Job Offer is a Good Fit (Cash Money Life) – Fitting the company culture, what you can learn about the company online and other criteria that may come in handy if you’re considering a job change.
How A Cushy Job Can Be Your Ticket To Financial Freedom (Good Financial Cents) – How your current job may be a way to start your own business.
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