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Weekly Roundup, Jogging Edition

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The first spin-off from my original personal blog was a blog in which my roommate and I chronicled our adventures in physical exercise through jogging, about 7 years ago. I’ve finally gotten up off my butt again. Each day this week, I’ve been taking laps around my apartment complex after work. Actually, I missed Wednesday as I went to dinner with my boss and returned home late. This time around, I won’t be logging my jogging progress for the world to read. Instead, here are a few articles from around the web, starting with the MoneyBlogNetwork.

Before we get to that, however, I want to share something you might not know about. If you want to read the best (or most visited) articles across the personal finance blogosphere in the format you like, subscribe to the pfblogs.org popular personal finance feed with your feed reader or browser. Moving on…

3rd Quarter 2007 Estimated Taxes Due. Nickel reminds us that it’s time to pay the IRS. My taxes were automatically deducted from a savings account, but it looks like I’m going to need to increase my payments to catch up to my unexpected income this year.

Classic Cat: The Free Classical Music Directory. I’ve been a fan of this website, mentioned here by Get Rich Slowly, since its beginnings. Go download some free music.

How About Some $13 Meat Loaf? JLP is cooking dinner. He concluded it’s not worthwhile to shop around for better prices.

Coolest Credit Card Loyalty Rewards. Jim from Blueprint for Financial Prosperity focuses on some of the more interesting rewards for which credit card companies allow you to cash in your points. A personal chef for an evening? A boat? What’s it your wallet?

How You Can Earn Over 2.6% Cash Back by Using a Combination of the American Express Blue Cash and Chase Freedom Cash Visa Credit Cards. I’m linking to this post from Free Money Finance for one reason only: Longest. Title. Ever.

Learning a Little Bit About Dividends. Thanks to The Dividend Guy, NCN from No Credit Needed is more knowledgeable about pesky dividends.

A $503,000 Typo? Mighty Bargain Hunter shows how to profit on eBay by looking for misspellings.

Holy Ish! ING Direct Responded to My Break-Up Letter! Boston Gal wrote an “open letter” to ING Direct expressing her dissatisfaction with their non-competitive nature in the interest rate department, and a representative from ING Direct responded.

7 Things You Can Do Today to Prepare for Retirement. Zen Habits provides the most basic of all basic retirement advice.

Carry Some Cash. Wise Bread recommends keeping currency with you. It comes in handy once in a while, even for those of us who use reward credit cards almost exclusively.

There is more than enough to read in the personal finance blogosphere to keep anyone busy. If you’ve written something you think Consumerism Commentary readers might like to read, send me a tip. Have a great weekend!

Updated June 20, 2014 and originally published September 21, 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, also known as Flexo, 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 him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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Boo, hiss, bring back the health blog.

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