Best in Money and Investing: Summer’s Almost Over Edition

by Darwin on August 9, 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 is a stark reminder that summer’s almost over :<.  It’s been a mixed financial bag for investors and consumers this summer.  We have a rising stock market and conversely, we have an administration bent on printing cash, handouts and transition of wealth from those who have it to those who don’t (not getting political here, just from an economic standpoint, this can’t be denied – from pending tax increases [middle class included] to health care to mortgage subsidies for underwater mortgages to cash for clunkers – it’s a free for all).  So, here are the best articles of the week; hope you enjoy!

My 3 Favorite Personal Finance Reads

What Learning Hebrew from a 5 Year Old Taught Me About Finance

5 Reasons to Keep your Clunker provides an interesting perspective on the Cash for Clunkers program that I haven’t seen yet.

How Does Your Emergency Fund Compare to Your Confidence Fund?

My 3 Favorite Investing Reads

Investing and the Government

Dividend Aristocrats – YTD dividend raisers versus cutters

Health Care Smoke Screen

Three of My Top 3 Articles This week:

How do Stock Options Work?

14 High Yield Large Caps with Steady Dividends

Carnivals that featured my content recently:

Carnival of Money Stories

Best of Money Carnival

Carnival of Personal Finance

Math Teachers at Play

One Mint Economy and Finances

Carnival of Pecuniary Delights

Carnival of Personal Finance

Money Hacks

Festival of Stocks

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