Personal Finance Blog Roundup: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas, Facebook IPO, Make an Offer on a House and More

There are a number of great posts to read this week which include ideas for mother’s day gifts, thoughts on the upcoming Facebook IPO and 10 things you need to do before you make an offer on a house.  I hope you enjoy reading these articles as much as I did and have a great weekend!

Facebook IPO Approaching: Will You Buy Shares? (Consumerism Commentary) – Will you buy Facebook stock with the open share price to be between $28 and $35?  Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, will personally cash in $1 billion!

When A Waiter Gives You Free Food, Is It A Nice Gesture Or Is It Stealing? (KNS Financial) – A waiter unethically gives you free food.  What do you do?  Remember, good stewardship is honesty in all matters (at least for the matters you know about)!

Personal Finance Blog Roundup4 Financial Tips to Consider Before Becoming a Stay-at-Home Mom (Len Penzo) – According to, the average stay-at-home mom, if paid a salary, would get big bucks!  Here are some pretty good tips to work towards a stay-at-home parent in your household.

When You Hate Your Car! (The Millionaire Nurse Blog) – Having cars with big mileage can be a headache!  Believe me, I know with two cars over 100K.  This post provides you the tips you need to decide when it’s the right time to get a new car.

Counting the Time Cost of Purchased Service (The Frugal Girl)  – Are their instances when paying for a service doesn’t save you much time?  What about traveling to go pick up take out?  While this saves you time at home you still have to travel to get the food!

How AutoZone Made Me a Customer For Life (Out of Your Rut) – Love to hear stories of good customer service as you don’t find it as much these days!  Some companies still know how to provide top quality service that makes customers want to keep coming back.

10 Inexpensive Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (My Dollar Plan) – No need to stress if you haven’t gotten your mother a gift for mother’s day.  Here are 10 ideas that won’t bust your budget!

4 Reasons Why I’ll Never Own a Credit Card Again (Perkstreet Blog) – The case for no credit card…Personally, we have a credit card, but pay it off every month.  These reasons will certainly make you consider not having one.

Money and Marriage: Do You Hide Money from Your Spouse? (Budgeting in the Fun Stuff) – Do you hide money from your spouse?  If so, this can cause problems in your marriage.  It happens more often than you would think.   It’s always best to manage your money as one vs individuals!

10 Things to Do Before You Make an Offer on a House (PT Money) -Congrats to PT for just making an offer on a house.  He provides some great tips of things to do before you extend your offer.  Search for the address on Google?  Who would have thought!

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  • Dean

    Thanks for including me.  Hope your cars last another 100k.  I just put new tires on my 11 year old paid for truck.  Looking for at least another 50 k myself!

  • KNS_Financial

    Hey Jason. Thanks for including my link here!

    • Jason

      You’re welcome! :)