Weekly Linkfest: Stress Test Edition

by Darwin on May 9, 2009

Another week of great reads during the dreaded “Stress Test” week for the banks which was met with a general yawn in the face of $75 Billion more that the main institutions need to raise.  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.

Within my network at Darwin’s Finance and Everyday Finance:

New Discover Current Card – Like Spying on Your Kids?

Savings Tips Consumer Reports Style

Hottest Double Digit ETFs of the Week

What I Learned at the Park – An Easy $400 per Hour!

Swine Flu Stocks: Novavax CEO Interview on Vaccine Progress

Start Investing Today: An Amazing Comparison of 25 vs 35 Year Old Starters

Elsewhere in the Blogosphere…

Personal Finance

The title alone is worth a visit – Snakes on a Plate!

A list of Books by Personal Finance Bloggers (if I had an extra 30 hours a day, I’d be writing my own!)

Text Messaging Total Scam – I couldn’t agree more.  I sound like an old fart, but I don’t use it and wouldn’t pay these insipid messages back and forth while I could be doing something useful (like this post!).

Ebay tip to save some dough when doing “Buy it Now”.

Frugality’s great…to a point.  Read this Miser’s Story.

Comparison of Paygo: Congress vs. Americans.  Personally, I think our goverment’s lack of fiscal responsibility is worse than those of individuals since Americans are only hurting themselves.  Our government is burdening our children with generational debt they don’t deserve.

The next bailout nobody’s talking about.

Stupid Spending Habits to avoid out of college.

A compelling argument for use of low flow shower heads to save significant money each year.


Employee Share Purchase Plans – wow, I wish I had one of them!

Mike Morgan really hates Goldman Sachs.  Interesting reads.

China buying gold on the sly.

ETF, CEF – good income investments?

These companies are buying what?

Dividend Analysis of Exxon-Mobil.

Stress Test Rally

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