Kim @ Eyes on the Dollar writes Fun, Fabulous, Free Things to do in My Favorite Vacation Cities – This post lists fun, free attractions in some of the most popular vacation cities.
Young @ Young And Thrifty writes A Woman’s Perspective on Engagement Rings – As a woman who has been dating her boyfriend for the past 7 years, bought a home and moved in together for the past 1.5 years, my perspective on an engagement ring is simple. I think I just want one.
Pauline @ Reach Financial Independence writes How much are you ready to give to your job? – Some jobs are draining emotionally and physically, how much are you ready to take on before it is too much?
harry campbell @ Your Personal Finance Pro writes Save Money on Your Flu Shot This Winter – Ever since I started working in a cubicle environment, I feel like I get sick much more frequently than I used to.
TB @ Blue Collar Workman writes Sometimes You Have to do Scary Things – It’s good for your health and your mind to push your limits sometimes. But doing scary things can be hard — really hard!
Peter @ Bible Money Matters writes Traditional Health Insurance Alternatives: Christian Based Health Programs – Most Christian-based health programs are not “insurance” in the typical sense of the word. Instead, they rely on their members to pay a set amount each month, and the money that comes in from each of the members is used to cover the expenses other members incurred during the month.
Miss T. @ Prairie Eco Thrifter writes Non-Financial Investments for Your Future – So many of us (myself included) worry about finances for the future but we don’t take care of our bodies and health the way we should. These little non-financial investments will typically end up benefiting us financially in the long run, as our medical bills won’t be as high.
Penny Thots @ Penny Thots writes When You Can’t Afford Organic Foods – One consideration in the defense of buying organic, when money does not allow for it, is to concentrate on buying simply the top 5 foods that are the worst foods to purchase when not organic.
Pauline @ Reach Financial Independence writes Omaba-ize your life! – Make sure you have plenty of time to focus on important things, by following those valuable lessons in time management. Many aspects of your life can be automated to free up some time allowing you develop a side business, bond with you family, or do anything you enjoy!
Jason @ Live Real Now writes Ending a Streak – The first year I decorated our yard for Halloween was 1999. The first year we through a Halloween party was 1998. This year, we end the 13-year unbroken streak of fear and debauchery. We’ve been doing this since before any my oldest kid was weaned. It’s hard to take a break, but…
WEALTH AND RETIREMENT
Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes Does Architecture Define Our Decade? – A recession brings about the feeling and actions of “getting back to basics” and being more frugal. The current style in commercial properties mirrors this outlook. Less money = Less decorative details.
Colin Williams @ humble savers writes 5 Steps On The Road To Financial Freedom – Five key steps to follow to make sure you achieve your financial freedom – whatever may that mean to you.
Steve @ Ready To Quit My Job! writes Sometimes Change Can Happen Internally – Before handing in your resignation, explore these options. Sometime your employer may have a different position or departments that will be a better fit for you.
MMD @ My Money Design writes Maxing Out Your 401k Matching – Don’t You Dare Leave Money on the Table! – Do you really know how much money you’re losing if you’re not getting your full 401k matching contribution from your employer? You might be shocked!
Marie at Family Money Values @ Family Money Values writes What is Retirement Really Like? – Are you planning for and dreaming of an early retirement (or any retirement at all)? How do you picture it – what will your day be like? Do you picture lazy days, sleeping late, shopping, playing golf or sunning on the beach? You might be surprised at what you actually do when you really are retired!
Robert @ The College Investor writes Implementing a Fall Cleaning Schedule – I think it’s time to start a fall cleaning schedule. One in which you prepare your home for the coming winter. Here are the things I’m doing to prepare myself for the cold weather (organized by room):
Edward Antrobus @ If You Can Read, You Can Cook writes Spanish Omlette: Recipe Sunday – I first thought that a “tortilla espanola” was a kind of burrito, but a Spanish Omelet is really more like a quiche. Pretty easy to make and quite tasty!