Wow, it’s already been another week! As Financial Literacy Month winds down, financial bloggers around the web continue to have some truly great posts. Here at Man Vs. Debt, we had a great week as well. We eclipsed 100 subscribers and have increased unique visitors, page views, and comments once again! I appreciate everyone who has stopped by this week and hope you’ll continue to come back for more!
My Favorite 3 Posts…
- Tricia at Blogging Away Debt has completely paid off her credit card balance after three years of diligent effort. CONGRATULATIONS! Tricia sets an awesome example for everyone else fighting against their debt.
- Bible Money Matters has a great series running this week called “In Event Of An Emergency.” You should check out all the posts, but my favorite was about organizing your financial information in case something happens to you.
- Gather Little By Little double-dog-dared us to Budget For 30 Days! He’s had several people literally accept his challenge. Great job motivating people into action!
Man Vs. Debt Around The Web…
- Jim at Bargaineering created a list of other Financial Network Maps, including my own!
- MSN Sympatico Finance ran an article featuring Jim’s original map and featured my map as another example!
- Bargain Babe gave her own opinions when she linked to my Yet Another 4 Reasons To Hate Credit Card Companies.
- I was honored to be including in a wide variety of other link-roundups. Some of them include Free Money Finance, WiseBread, and Five Cent Nickel!
Personal Finance Carnivals…
- Mighty Bargain Hunter hosted the Carnival of Personal Finance which featured my post, Married with Separate Finances: I Just Don’t Get It.
- Simply Forties hosted the Carnival of Debt Reduction and I was honored as an Editor’s Pick with the post Discovering Your Financial Priorities!
- My Life ROI hosted the Festival of Frugality which featured my post, Help! House Fever Is Attacking Us!
- Living Well On Less hosted the Carnival of Pecuniary Delights wich featured my post, Tap Your Social Network To Buy/Sell Used.
Best Of The Rest…
- Get Rich Slowly detailed his own financial Turning Point in his life, which really stimulated some thought about the events that really turned my financial life around.
- Generation X Finance points out that many investor’s are continuing to buy high and sell low!
- The Weakonomist examines what happens to TARP funds once banks pay them back.
- Bargaineering outlined the basics of Buying Municipal or State Bonds.
- Wealth Pilgrim spent all this week outlining Investment Strategies That Work. Check them all out.
- Simple Dollar asks Should Teenagers Be Able To Have Credit Cards?
- Five Cent Nickel gives a detailed explanation of How to Fix Errors on Your Credit Report
- The Digerati Life provides some insight onto How To Avoid Bankruptcy.
- My Money Blog gives new meaning to the thought of making some side income. Sex is involved.
- Debt-Free Scholar had a great post about Why Every College Student Should Ride A Bike.
- Frugal Dad helps me out by showing me ways to make my home space more productive.
- The Wisdom Journal offers up 4 additional ways we can all save on auto-insurance.
- Moolanomy contemplates whether “green” investing is really worth it?
- Consumer Commentary is running a “Money-Basics” Series where he has written on the basics of Checking, Savings, and APR vs. APY.
- Christian Personal Finance reminds us all of the importance of a positive attitude.
- Debt Free Adventure runs a great calculation on making a connection with the interest you are paying.
- Million Dollar Journey reviewed some lessons he’s learned on his personal finance journey.
- Fiscal Fizzle lays out 8 reasons to go on a cash-only diet!
- Do You Dave Ramsey demonstrates why Debt is Squalor.
- The Financial Nut provide yet another great guide, this time about The SEP IRA.
- Free Money Finance had a guest post which outlined areas to sacrifice to save money.
- Free From Broke lists 25 Ideas For Your Income Tax Return.
- Suburban Dollar contemplates the dilemma of caring for a home abandoned due to foreclosure.
- My Dollar Plan lists 16 different financial tips for this year’s 2nd quarter.
- My Life ROI breaks down how to interpret all the terms in a Car Insurance Policy.
- The Money Hawk offers up 20 tips to help us stay out of debt even when you’re broke!
- Cash Money Life reminds me to get life insurance when he reviews How To Do A Financial Check-Up.
- The Oblivious Investor takes a look at investing through the worst-case scenario viewpoint.
- The Sun’s Financial Diary points out that FreeCreditReport.com isn’t really Free.
- The Centsible Life showcases a list of 10 Ways To Green Your Finances, in honor of Earth Day!
Non-Personal Finance Spotlight!
My discovery this week is sort of a cheat. They do discuss personal finance, but regularly talk about other topics, as well. The blog is Zen College Life and even though I’m no longer in college I love reading the articles. Has a great design, as well! See what you think.