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Weekly Blog Roundup, Week Off Edition

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I took this past week off from my day job to spend time with my girlfriend. The time was well spent, all though we were both under the weather for the entire mini-vacation. We did manage to drag ourselves to Philadelphia to visit and tour the Philadelphia Mint. Here are some highlights from around the MoneyBlogNetwork and beyond.

AllFinancialMatters was a guest blogger at Consumerist this past week. Check out his post, And the Most Affordable Housing Market Is… Blueprint for Financial Prosperity rationalizes his purchase of a high-definition television due to his rate of savings.

Five Cent Nickel points out how to get free long distance calls by using Google Maps. Free Money Finance is hosting a March Madness for Personal Finance posts. I don’t think anything I’ve written over the past few years merits inclusion, so I don’t believe I’ll be participating. Mighty Bargain Hunter takes a look at Debt is Slavery.

MoneySmartLife was paid $50 to write about “payday” lenders and he wants to give that money away to a commenter who was once burned by accepting a payday loan. Tim from MyMoneyForest shares some thoughts on GuruWatch about Robert Kiyosaki’s latest column. Finally, J.D. from Get Rich Slowly writes about writing for money, the new way and the old way on Meta.

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Updated February 6, 2012 and originally published February 23, 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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Luke Landes 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 Luke Landes and follow him on Twitter. View all articles by .

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