We here at Spending It are pleased to be guest hosting the 5th Edition of the Personal Finance News Carnival this week. As you can see below, this edition of the Carnival has a nice variety of personal finance articles that were submitted from many different blogs with personal finance advice on the topics of: Credit and Debt, Education, Investing, Real Estate, and Saving. Please feel free to share with others!
Credit and Debt
David presents Why low interest credit cards are not always the best option posted at Credit Card Offers IQ, saying, “Low interest credit cards seem like the best deal possible. But that’s not always so. This article describes when a higher interest rate card may be the best credit card offer for you”
Raj Patel presents Social Security Income Taken Over Credit Card Debt? posted at DebtGoal.
The Dough Roller presents Guess What Balance Transfer Credit Cards Are ‘Up To’ posted at The Dough Roller, saying, “Balance transfer credit cards have quietly been changing the terms on unsuspecting card applicants. See how.”
Kristjan presents What the Banksters Did to America. It’s Horrible posted at Personal Development for Awesome People.
PFCreditCards presents Credit Card Companies are Screwed with the New Bill posted at PF Credit Cards, saying, “Credit card companies have had enough fun. They are going to lose tons of money on this new bill.”
Jim DeSantis presents 3 Keys To Self-Control and Saving Money posted at On Line Tribune | Family Life, saying, “Lack of self-control when it comes to money is a common pitfall for most people. Often, when people come into an extra amount of money, they have this tendency to rush out and instantly satisfy the irresistible urge to splurge on anything they lay their eyes on. This is a very costly mistake from a number of aspects. Sometimes people fail to recognize the idea that the future has to be considered, too, whenever spending and saving enter the picture.”
Dana presents Globalization and the Future of Education posted at Investoralist, saying, “Globalization means that we will have to prepare for a slew of new demands of value-adding work, our education system will have to adjust accordingly.”
Wren Caulfield presents Book Giveaway!: Beth Kobliner’s NY Times Bestseller, Get a Financial Life posted at True Adventures in Money Hacking.
Stock Trading Brokers presents Zecco Discount Broker Review posted at Stock Trading Brokers, saying, “Zecco may suck with marketing and planning but they still offer one of the lowest commissions for trading stocks.”
nickel presents The Best 529 Plans – 2009 Edition posted at fivecentnickel.com.
MoneyNing presents TradeKing Review posted at Money Ning, saying, “TradeKing is quickly becoming one of the best stock brokers out there. Find out why.”
ABC presents Commodities posted at ABCs of Investing, saying, “A brief explanation of commodities.”
Manshu presents Value Traps posted at OneMint.
Four Pillars presents BMO InvestorLine Discount Brokerage Review posted at Quest For Four Pillars, saying, “Review of BMO InvestorLine discount brokerage.”
ABC presents Warning – Not All Index Funds and ETFs Are Low Cost posted at ABCs of Investing, saying, “Some index funds and etfs are too expensive.”
Wren Caulfield presents Adventures in Cake, Installment One posted at True Adventures in Money Hacking, saying, “Invest in yourself. Start a small business.”
nickel presents Pay Off Mortgage Early? Or Invest? posted at fivecentnickel.com.
Investing School presents Morningstar Review – Free vs Premium Membership posted at Investing School, saying, “Morningstar is a well known name but not many people know of its free service. Is it worth the money? Find out.”
ABC presents Investment Time Horizons for Retirees posted at ABCs of Investing, saying, “A short and concise analysis of retirement asset allocation possibilities.”
Bank Savings Review presents Bank Stress Test Results posted at Bank Savings Review, saying, “We finally got the results from the bank stress test but did anyone fail? Nope. Not much of a test huh?”
Wren Caulfield presents 10 Ways to Have Big Fun for Little (or No) $$ posted at True Adventures in Money Hacking.
Bank Savings Review presents More Restrictions to Repaying the TARP posted at Bank Savings Review, saying, “The government have spoken. No one will be able to repay TARP until we say so!”
That concludes the 5th Edition of the Personal Finance News Carnival. You can submit your personal finance blog article to the next edition of the Personal Finance News Carnival using the carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on the blog carnival index page.
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