Labor day roundup

by Suba on September 5, 2011 · 4 comments

Hope everyone is having a great Labor day weekend! For me, I have no idea where the weekend has gone :) We really need more long weekends. If you have time, here are a few of my favorite personal finance articles this past week.

  • Poverty is NOT a Disease @ So Over Debt. Andrea’s reply to Gen Y Wealth’s post about poverty. This one will make you think.
  • Failure and Greed of American CEOs @ Hope to Prosper. And we wonder why we are not growing as fast as we did before.
  • She Is the Man Now @ Financially ConsumedHunter wrote about being a stay-at-home dad while his wife became the main bread winner.
  • And read about how Crystal and her husband handle this situation now that she is making a killing with her blogging empire @ Budgeting in the fun stuff.
  • Jeffrey at Money Spruce did some traveling and has tips to avoid being ripped off while visiting another land.
  • Kids are our future, teach them well  @ Life and my finances

Posts from Yakezie Summer team

  • A breakdown of some aspects of health insurance. Do you know if you’re covered? @ Money is the root
  • When traveling overseas, it’s important to think about phone call costs. Here is a breakdown of some ways to save. @ Retire By 40
  • Starting school soon? Read some tips to start your future right @ One cent at a time.
  • Would you consider discounted engagement rings? @ The Single Saver
  • Maybe it is easy being green, you just have to find the right recipe @ The sustainable life blog
  • Savings bonds are a secure way to save for long term goals but income is income. Here are ways to reduce taxes on savings bonds @ My journey to millions
  • Morningstar is a powerful tool but can be confusing to use. Learn how to use it here @ Financial success for young adults
  • Organic food is better for your body but harder on the wallet though buying organic can be done on a budget @ Moms plans
  • Experiences make the best purchases @ Live real, now
  • Great tips to keep your business running lean and green @ Sustainable personal finance
  • How tiny things can add up fast @ The family CEO
  • Making a Terrarium @ Debt free by 30. I had no idea what a terrarium was before reading this.

 Giveaways and free stuff

Who can say no to free stuff?

  • Need an iPad?  One of the blogs hosting a giveaway for this great prize isLife and My Finances.  Enter by the end of the month!
  • Christian PF is also giving away an iPad plus four $25 Amazon cards.  You can enter through September 11th.
  • Money is the Root is celebrating his 100th post with a $50 Amazon Gift Card giveaway.  Entries close September 19th.
Thanks for tuning in today!


Suba is the editor of Broke Professionals.

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1 SB @ One Cent At A Time September 5, 2011 at 2:55 pm

Thanks Suba for the link. happy Labor day! :)


2 Sustainable PF September 5, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Thanks for including us Suba!


3 Hunter @ Financially Consumed September 5, 2011 at 5:46 pm

Thanks Suba!


4 Crystal Stemberger September 5, 2011 at 11:44 pm

Thanks for the mention!


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