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Weekly Blog Round-Up

by Luke Landes

Here’s what’s the members of the MoneyBlogNetwork (and beyond) have been writing about this week. JLP from AllThingsFinancial warns readers against leaving money on the table by not taking advantage of your company’s matching 401(k) contribution, if it has one. Five Cent Nickel sneaks his outside candy past the ushers when he goes to the ... Continue reading this article…

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Yahoo Finance: Welcome to the Blogosphere

by Luke Landes

March 11, 2005 Ten Money Blogs Everyone Should Read 1. MyMoneyBlog 2. PFblog 3. Neville’s Financial Blog 4. Savvy Saver 5. The Budgeting Babe 6. FinanceProfessor.com 7. Consumerism Commentary 8. Maxed Out Generation 9. It’s Your Money 10. Frugal For Life « Return to Consumerism Commentary in the Press

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BusinessWeek Online: Best Blogs for the Young and Broke

by Luke Landes

By Karyn McCormack August 11, 2006 Should you be clipping coupons or should you just stop buying “crap?” Here are some blogs to help you get real about money. Figuring out whether clipping coupons is worth the time and money saved at the grocery store may not be your cup of tea. According to many ... Continue reading this article…

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Welcome BusinessWeek and Yahoo Finance Readers!

by Luke Landes

(Note: This post will stay at the top of the index for a while. Scroll down for recent blog entries.) I’d like to welcome any new readers coming from Karyn McCormack’s nice article in BusinessWeek Online, Best Blogs for the Young and Broke (which has been republished on Yahoo Finance). Karyn does an excellent job ... Continue reading this article…

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Carnival of Personal Finance Archive

by Luke Landes

The following is an archive of the past Carnivals of Personal Finance. Date Host Link to Carnival Monday, June 20, 2005 Consumerism Commentary Carnival #1 Monday, June 27, 2005 Blueprint for Financial Prosperity Carnival #2 Tueday, July 5, 2005 AllThingsFinancial Carnival #3 Monday, July 11, 2005 Smart Money Daily Carnival #4 Monday, July 18, 2005 ... Continue reading this article…

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Best of 2006, January Through June

by Luke Landes

At the end of last year, I put together a list of the “Best of 2005,” just a collection of posts here at Consumerism Commentary that might stand out. There was no rhyme or reason to my selection. Needless to say, I’m very lenient with my definition of “best.” We’re more than halfway through 2006, ... Continue reading this article…

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The Last 401(k) Guide You’ll Ever Need, Five Tips, Part 1

by Luke Landes

Money Magazine is presenting a series of articles focusing on 401(k) accounts. The magazine’s five basic tips can easily be exapnded to cover all long-term investing. Here’s the first tip: Save Early and Often Suppose you started work in 1990 with a $40,000 salary. You saved just 2 percent of your pay but were such a ... Continue reading this article…

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Weekly Happenings

by Luke Landes

Here are some interesting posts from the MoneyBlogNetwork and beyond. Mighty Bargain Hunter hosted the Carnival of Investing with 22 entries. Free Money Finance wants to help you answer the interview question, Why should we hire you? AllFinancialMatters asks how much readers spend on cable. On Blueprint for Financial Prosperity, find out how to buy ... Continue reading this article…

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