After the latest Celebrity Roast featuring Charlie Sheen, I figured it would be a good time to highlight some of the funniest quotes from celebrity roasts. If you don’t know what a roast is, it is good natured ribbing at the expense of the roastee. This is the Totally Money Blog Carnival where we round up the best posts about money. Let’s start this edition with the Editor’s Picks.
Applying the TV show Pawn Stars’ business tactics to personal finances, negotiating and everyday transactions. Carrie Smith presents Tricks to Saving Money Like a Pawn Star posted at Careful Cents.
Now you might be wondering what does taxes have to do with Netflix? Everything! This is a classic example of elastic demand. Investor Junkie presents What Does Netflix and Taxes Have In Common? posted at Investor Junkie.
N.W. Journey presents Yes, You Can Retire | How to Develop a Good Retirement Strategy posted at Networth Journey.
College students made up roughly 25% of all victims of identity theft last year. According to the Better Business Bureau approximately 250,000 individuals fell victim to identity theft in 2010. Paul Vachon presents College Students as Victims of Identity Theft posted at The Frugal Toad.
A lawyer turned stripper, gives us a picture of what financial desperation really looks like. How far would you go to make ends meet? What would be your first move? Khaleef Crumbley presents A Lawyer Is Forced To Become A Stripper To Make Ends Meet: How Far Would You Go? posted at Faithful with a Few.
Have you ever wondered why Johnny Jerk down the hall was promoted to that director slot while you were passed over? Here are profiles of three managers with whom I once worked. Suba presents Moving up the career ladder posted at Broke Professionals.
The government has tons of problems, but their solutions usually add to it. Teacher Man presents The Government Can’t Actually Create Jobs posted at My University Money.
John presents College and Future Earnings: What’s the Connection? posted at Wallet Blog.
Your employer doesn’t hold all the cards. You hold at least half of them. Control your Cash presents Where’s your loyalty? posted at Control Your Cash: Making Money Make Sense.
Eric J. Nisall presents Forget New Years, Start Making Your Financial Resolutions Today posted at DollarVersity. If you have changes to make in your life, especially in your finances, there is no need to wait for New Years. Tackle those issues now and fix them sooner.
Starting a budget is easy, but sticking to it is something completely different. These are some tips to help you stick with it… Bob presents How to Stick To A Budget posted at ChristianPF.
Can money buy happiness? Everyone says money doesn’t buy happiness. I am saying to me money = happiness. Here is why. Suba presents Can Money Buy Happiness? posted at Wealth Informatics.
Creating a business is one thing, but keeping it is another. Most may view budgeting as a tedious task but it actually plays a big role in keeping a business (of any size) running. Fanny presents Budgeting Tips for Freelancers posted at Living Richly on a Budget.
Setting priorities makes budgeting much simpler. But even this is difficult for many household money managers. Here are some ways that you can make priority setting a little easier: DJ presents 6 Tips For Setting Your Budget Priorities posted at The Family Wallet.
Craig Ford presents Please Don’t Let Your Bank Make Your Financial Decisions posted at Money Help For Christians.
Barb Friedberg presents ACHIEVE YOUR PERFECT LIFE; With Goal Setting posted at Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance.
Most couples handle half the household duties while the other handles the other half, but what if your roles were reversed? Specifically, what if your financial roles were reversed.. Could you handle the other part of the equation? Dr. Dean presents Couple Financial Role Reversal! posted at The Millionaire Nurse Blog.
Neo presents Moving to Safety, Not so Safe; 10 year Treasury Rates at a All-Time Low posted at NetWorthProtect. Professional investors are fleeing risky assets and moving into US treasuries, should you do the same?
Corey presents Time is Your New Best Friend posted at 20′s Finances. Investing today can do miracles for your retirement fund later.
In today’s Internet age, there are many tools at our disposal as individual investors and savers. This post examines whether or not having all of these tools is indeed a good thing and how you can set yourself up for success with this new technology. Jacob presents Guide to Managing Your Savings and Investments in the Internet Age posted at My Personal Finance Journey.
With gold prices soaring and more investors looking to add some to their asset mix, it’s important to learn the different ways to invest in gold. Mike Collins presents Investing in Gold posted at Saving Money Today.
Gold prices may be slumping today, but the price is still above $1,800 an ounce. For those who are strapped for cash, selling gold might seem like just the thing to do. You might have gold jewelry, and want to visit a jeweler, pawn shop, send it to mail-in gold buyer, or even attend a gold party. Everything Finance presents How To Sell Your Gold Without Being Ripped Off posted at Everything Finance.
Hank presents What Is The Definition Of A Recession posted at Money Q&A.
Start budgeting for Christmas shopping now before it’s too late! Otherwise you can be stuck in debt. See tips on how to budget your Christmas shopping. Glen Craig presents Budgeting for Christmas Shopping Before it’s too Late posted at Free From Broke.
Boomer presents If It’s Fall – It’s Fundraising Time! posted at Boomer & Echo.
We really only wanted to buy the key, essential items for a newborn and not break the bank while doing so. Here is what we purchased and how much it cost: Sustainable PF presents Smart Baby Stuff Purchases posted at Sustainable Personal Finance.
Matt presents Back-to-School Shopping… Saving Money After the Dust Has Settled posted at Living In Financial Excellence.
Sandy presents Cheapest Things to Buy In the Fall posted at Yes, I Am Cheap.
Jason Price presents What is Debt? posted at PayDown Debt Help.
Diva presents Earn More Money: for Women posted at Diva In Debt.
Utilize the information below to decide if taking out a family loan make sense for your situation and what you can do to ensure that you manage yourself in a manner that will equate to a situation that is comfortable for all participating parties. Jon the Saver presents Tips for Borrowing from a Family Member ? Family Personal Loans posted at Free Money Wisdom.
If you are upgrading from a starter home to something more expensive, you might be better off if real estate prices drop. Mike Holman presents Can Home Owners Benefit From Falling Prices? posted at Money Smarts Blog.
Some people are hestiant to refinance a home. In this post, I share a story of a past acquaintance who missed out on low rates, and serves of an example of what can be lost if one ignores refinancing opportunities. Squirrelers presents Refinancing a Home posted at Squirrelers.
Evan presents My Family’s Cash Flow Chart saying “My wife and I have a plan to separate our paychecks and pay for something jointly. My coworkers think it is overly complicated, but it works perfectly for us. “. This is posted at My Journey to Millions.
Now’s a great time to re-finance, but as this guest post shows, there are a few things you should always make sure you consider. Money Beagle presents 5 Questions To Ask Before Re-Financing posted at Money Beagle.
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FMF presents Paying Cash for Gas May be a Worse Deal than Paying on a Credit Card posted at Free Money Finance.
Eating right has gotten more expensive as the cost of unhealthy and highly processed foods have taken over. Eating healthy on a budget is possible though, see what a week of it looks like for me here.
Crystal presents Eating Healthy on a Budget posted at Budgeting in the Fun Stuff.
As the father of three daughters, when you ask, “how much should a wedding cost?” my answer is simple. Neal Frankle presents How Much Should A Wedding Cost? Here’s How To Lower It. posted at Wealth Pilgrim.
MainstreamMom presents Is Extreme Couponing Right for You? posted at Mainstream Mom.
Miranda @ Financial Highway presents 45 Ways to Save Money saying “You can increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your personal economy by finding ways to save more money. Here are 45 of my favorite ways to save money. “. This is posted at Financial Highway.
Jason Price presents Great tips to help you make extra money recycling with How to Make Money Recycling! posted at One Money Design.
The following are six ideas for you to save money by cut back on drinking expenses – without having to give up everything altogether. Kelly presents 7 Ways to Save Money on Drinks posted at Wallet Watcher.
Signing up for a gym membership might have seemed like a good idea after the excesses of Christmas and New Year but if, like many people, you’ve only managed to fit a couple of workouts each week (or less!) then you would be wise to think about cancelling your gym subscription. Instead of paying out $40 or more in gym fees each month, follow our tips, save money, and get fit with your kids for free. Beck presents Cancel Your Gym Subscription & Get Fit With Your Kids For Free posted at Money Mum.
Who says you have to throw your old clothes away when there are so many ways in which you can use them? These vary from easy to laborious, so depending on your time and how much effort you want to invest in the endeavour, you can resort to different alternatives. Here are 7 ways to put your old clothes to use. Jonathon presents 7 Ways to Put Your Old Clothes to Use posted at Frugal Living.
About once per quarter, my wife and I have a…I won’t call it a fight. It’s more like she-comes-home-looking-stunning-while-I-make-disapproving-grunting-sounds-while-giving-the-checkbook-dirty-looks. I hate salons. Jason presents Beauty School: Cutting Costs While Cutting Hair posted at Live Real, Now.
Collecting cans for the recycling center is not the only way to make a buck with your recyclables. Check out these 5 new, very weird ways to make extra money recycling… Kyle presents 5 Weird Ways to Make Money Recycling posted at The Penny Hoarder.
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