While I visited with family on the opposite side of the country this past week for Thanksgiving, I offered the opportunity to feature a few guest authors at Consumerism Commentary. The guests provided a number of excellent articles to keep this website going strong while I was away, and I thank them for doing so. If you missed any of the articles, please read them now.
The Battle Royale: You versus Yourself. Matt Wallaert, lead scientist at Thrive, explains several ways to overcome the psychological barriers that prevent people from making sound financial decisions.
8 Tips for Talking About Money With Your Significant Other. Margaret from love God, not money shares what she has learned from her experiences with communication in a relationship.
Lessons Learned from Losing a Quarter Million Dollars. Debtkid had a rocky start with investing. Day trading is like gambling, and here is a reformed addict sharing advice gleaned from the recovery.
Predatory Bank Fees Could Lead to the End of Banks. Karney Hatch, writing and director of the documentary Overdrawn!, has a few suggestions for cutting institutional banks out of the financing equation.
The Mythical Demise of Social Security. Mr. ToughMoneyLove from his eponymous blog comments on the media’s over-hype of the stability of Social Security, and offers a few controversial points that may show that like today’s financial institutions, Social Security may be too big to fail.
Updated December 22, 2011 and originally published November 30, 2008. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.