Best Links in Money and Investing – Back to School Edition

by Darwin on September 6, 2009

Another week of great reads.  These are entries from blogs I frequent, and I hope you will too (just come back!).  I’ve also included various finance/investing carnivals that published my material this week as well as my posts within my network since the last weekly links.

This week’s edition coincides the start of the 2009 school year and (the horror!) a presidential speech to kids.  While I’m not aligned with many of the administration’s policies being enacted/proposed now, I don’t think Obama intends on “radicalizing” little Johnny via a speech to school children.  The speech was to be made available to parents in advance and was to be based on doing well in school and listening to your teacher, etc. and not about the redistribution of wealth and “free” health care for all.  I think when all is said and done, people will look back and say all the hoopla over the speech from the president was rather silly.  He is the President of the United States after all.  Past Presidents have delivered the same school-age speech with no meaningful criticism.  As long as he keeps it on point, which I trust he will, our children will not be “brainwashed” – don’t we have parents to explain things like this to our kids anyway?

Personal Finance:

Lessons from Hulk Hogan’s Divorce and how you can apply it to your finances and marriage

Thinking of joining an MLM?  Well, consider the company you keep.  After I highlighted the threat Lazy Man received from Mona Vie’s magical juice, Tracy over at Fraud Files did some really neat detective work to uncover some other disturbing information about the company.

Save Money by Renting your Textbooks

How to Avoid an IRS Audit

Self-Employment and Estimated IRS tax payments explained

Some new Thrift Savings Plan features

Investing:

Should we just get rid of Fannie and Freddie?

ETF Marketing hurting investors

Potential Retest of Highs and Dennis Gartman scratching his head on gold

Don’t expect a “Strategic Alliance” between China and the US anytime soon.

Learnings from the Financial Crisis from a Dividend Growth Investor

Carnivals that Featured my Content Recently:

Carnival of Personal Finance

Money Hacks

Carnival of Pecuniary Delights

Money Hacks #79

6th National Dog Blog

Best Financial Planning Articles

Bankruptcy & Debt Carnival

Carnival of 20-Something Finances

Best in Money and Personal Finance

Tax Carnival #57

Carnival of Personal Finance

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{ 3 comments }

1 [email protected] September 6, 2009 at 1:50 pm

Really apprecaite the mention. Very kind of you.
.-= [email protected]´s last blog ..“First Week Without Pilgrim Jr. “Edition of Weekend Links =-.

2 Finance Junkie September 6, 2009 at 2:13 pm

Thanks for the link to my TSP new features article.
.-= Finance Junkie´s last blog ..New Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Features =-.

3 Aida Grumbles May 25, 2011 at 3:39 pm

Hello, you used to write wonderful, but the last few posts have been kinda boring… I miss your great writings. Past several posts are just a little out of track! come on!

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