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Best of Consumerism Commentary, April 2009

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Consumerism Commentary Podcast. During April, with the help of Tom Dziubek, a former podcaster from the Wall Street Journal, we launched the Consumerism Commentary Podcast. Tom and I will work to bring listeners interesting stories and interviews with people who matter in the world of personal finance. Last week, the first edition of the podcast featured an interview with Peter Pham, CEO of Billshrink.com, fitting in with that day’s theme of financially surviving a recession.

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Best of Consumerism Commentary, April 2009. Here are some of the most popular articles published on Consumerism Commentary in April. If you missed them this past month, take a look.

  1. Watch Out for the Making Work Pay Credit (2009 Economic Stimulus)
  2. Number One Frugality Tip: Don’t Be a Woman
  3. The Money Basics series: Checking Accounts, Savings Accounts, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, APR and APY, and Budgets
  4. Resume Dos and Don’ts (Plus Resume Makeovers) (by Ginger)
  5. Suze Orman Says Stop Paying Off Debt
  6. Basics of 2009 Energy Efficient Tax Credits (by Smithee)
  7. Are You a High-Yield Interest Rate Chaser?
  8. The Recession Finally Hits My House (by Smithee)
  9. Why Be Wealthy? Focus on Real Goals, Not Net Worth
  10. Basics of the Fair Tax (by Smithee)

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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