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Weekly Blog Roundup, Sealant Edition

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Here are some interesting articles from the MoneyBlogNetwork and beyond this past week.

Replacing a Lost Social Security Card. I’ve done this once in my lifetime so far, and according to Jim, I have nine more allowed replacement requests until I die.

This isn’t really personal-finance related, but Nickel is celebrating his two year anniversary with a massive giveaway. It’s a great idea, and he’s giving away some cool stuff.

Identity Theft/Stolen Credit Card in the Middle of an Airport. FMF shares an experience in which he had to read his credit card over the phone in a crowded airport. Did he do the right thing?

A Really Simple Retirement Formula. Mighty Bargain Hunter shares his advice in response to the age-old question of how much to save for retirement: “Save X% of your income, with X being as close to 100 as possible.” I think it’s the “as possible” that is going to generate the biggest questions.

AllFinancialMatters asks, Why Can’t Colleges Rein in Expenses? An interesting discussion follows.

* No Credit Needed was featured on WSB Atlanta Channel 2 yesterday.
* Dollar Buy Dollar was featured on CNN this week.
* The Digerati Life has 5 Facts About Money Your History Teacher Never Told You.
* Money, Matter and More Musings (who is hosting the Carnival of Personal Finance on Monday has a way to reduce spending.
* Frugal For Life has some information on renters’ rights.

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Updated December 29, 2010 and originally published May 5, 2007. 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.

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avatar Golbguru

Thanks for the mention and the link. Entries are pouring in for the carnival…it’s intensified since yesterday.

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