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Around The Horn

by Luke Landes

Here’s what we had going on in the MoneyBlogNetwork (and more) this week. It was a light posting week for me as I’ve been quite busy with life, but everyone else has been blogging like mad: * JLP snagged an interview with Jonathan Clements from the Wall Street Journal (Part 1 and Part 2). * ... Continue reading this article…

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Overspending vs. Underearning

by Luke Landes

Are you an underearner? The general consensus for increasings savings in financial advice circles is to rein in your spending, since the expense side of the equation is easier to manage than the income side. You can cut back your spending on cable television by 50 percent, but getting an equivalent 50 percent increase in pay is ... Continue reading this article…

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Around The Blogs

by Luke Landes

Let’s see what’s been happening around the blogosphere this week. * JLP from AllThingsFinancial describes the TurboTax Gift Reward Program and is still amazed by his sons. * Nickel from Five Cent Nickel recommends Kill-a-Watt for lowering electricity bills. * Jim from Blueprint lists words to avoid on resumes and notes the increase of salaries ... Continue reading this article…

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Blogger Podcast

by Luke Landes

Scott has been putting together interview podcasts featuring personal finance bloggers. So far, he has published his interviews with MyMoneyBlog and Frugal for Life. Scott asks some great questions and it’s very interesting to hear what my colleagues in the blogging world have to say. Over the weekend, I was also interviewed for the podcast. ... Continue reading this article…

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Motivation for Generation X

by Luke Landes

Along the same lines of work/life balance, Anne Fischer from Fortune Magazine has written an article that looks at what Generation Xers want. It turns out that recognition, status, power, and cash are low on this generation’s list of desires, but a lattice structure (rather than a hierarchical ladder structure) and life outside of work ... Continue reading this article…

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Zawodny on Work/Life Balance

by Luke Landes

Jeremy Zawodny works for Yahoo and has noticed many of his coworkers and colleagues are taking extended leaves from their full-time tech jobs to strive for work/life balance. I used to work for a huge tiny non-profit. By “huge” I am referring to the sense that our projects affected hundreds of thousands of people each ... Continue reading this article…

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Carnivals Today

by Luke Landes

Good morning! I’m home from work today for the holiday, so there’s a lot I’ll be trying to accomplish today. In the mean time, take a look at the latest Carnival of Personal Finance, hosted by Savvy Saver! There are many great articles to keep you busy. If you’re interested in participating or hosting the ... Continue reading this article…

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Best Of The Week [redirected]

by Luke Landes

Here are some posts from other bloggers that I have enjoyed this week: * JLP talks about new savings programs for the working poor. Many of the working poor are inelgible for welfare, so these programs encourage them to create savings. * Five Cent Nickel encourages registration of domain names — it’s cheap and easy ... Continue reading this article…

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