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The Money Tips Network

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I’m happy to announce the formation of the new Money Tips Network, a conglomeration of a number of the best blogs focusing on personal finance and money. Consumerism Commentary has joined forces with these great blogs, and this group’s mission is to provide readers (and listeners) with with honest and helpful money tips. Why did I decide to partner with this particular group? I am a fan of all other blogs included as well as of this network’s philosophy: “We know a preachy, one-size fits all philosophy doesn’t work in the real world. It’s your wallet, your life. We want you to read our advice, throw in your thoughts and comments, and then apply it based on your own family’s needs.”

Some of the partners you may know from the Money Blog Network, which is extant in the form of the Money Blog Network Forums, and the Money Scribes, a less formal partnership. Here are the members of the Money Tips Network besides Consumerism Commentary:

Money Tips NetworkBargaineering. Written by Jim Wang, Bargaineering chronicles his personal finance life. Jim is co-host of the Personal Finance Hour podcast with J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly.

The Digerati Life. You can always count on Silicon Valley Blogger (SVB) to churn out practical, comprehensive, and helpful advice about personal finance and small business.

Five Cent Nickel. Written by a man who has been meticulously recording his finances since 1997 (stored in Quicken), Five Cent Nickel is one of the oldest and most respected blogs around.

Free Money Finance. This site is about one simple thing: growing your net worth. Business Week says Free Money Finance “offers an inspiring mix of timeless investing wisdom and money-making ideas.”

The Frugal Duchess. Miami Herald columnist Sharon Harvey Rosenberg offers a fun, frugal and fashionable way to save money & live well.

Generation X Finance. Jeremy Vohwinkle is the blogger behind Gen X Finance, a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, and the editor of’s Financial Planning section.

Get Rich Slowly. Get Rich Slowly, recently named “most inspiring money blog” by Money magazine, is devoted to sensible personal finance. J.D. Roth is the other half of the Personal Finance Hour podcast. Tom and I interviewed J.D. last night for an upcoming edition of the Consumerism Commentary Podcast.

No Credit Needed. NCN started this blog in 2005 to track his debt reduction efforts, and has since been inspiring others in their debt reduction efforts. In addition to the blog, check out the No Credit Needed Network and the No Credit Needed Podcast.

The Simple Dollar.Trent Hamm is one of the most respected personal finance bloggers today. His recently published book, 365 Ways to Live Cheap: Your Everyday Guide to Saving Money, helps you save money every day of the year.

Squawkfox. Making frugal living sexy, delicious, and fun. “Fox” has a new book coming out in 3 weeks! 397 Ways to Save Money will help you spend smarter and live well on less.

Stop Buying Crap. Despite the title, Cap doesn’t preach being cheap. Stop Buying Crap is about understanding your unlimited wants and how you may fulfill it with your limited resources.

Wise Bread. A community dedicated to helping each other live large on a small budget.

So if you want more from The Money Tips Network, check the network home page for frequent updates from all member websites or subscribe to the aggregated RSS feed.

Updated June 23, 2014 and originally published May 4, 2009.

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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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Congrats! I’ll have to check out MoneyTips.

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