Weekly Roundup: Great Personal Finance Articles and Blog Carnivals This Week

by Hank Coleman

Here is another installment of great blog postings around the personal finance blog world that I have really enjoyed reading this past week or so. I hope that you enjoy.

Notable articles from my RSS reader:

Does It Matter Who Is The Breadwinner Anymore? – J over at BugetsAreSexy tries to get to the bottom of the age old question of whether or not it matters who earns more money in the family.  What do you think?  Are you cool with your wife earning more than you?

What Is The Average Household Credit Card Debt?Bargaineering.  These are some very interesting numbers that are a real wakeup call.

10 Reasons Why Gold Investing Is A Bad Idea Steadfast Finances.  I love this post! I’m a firm believer that gold is a horrible investment.  At the very most, investors should only have no more than 10% of their portfolios in all precious metals.  I don’t care what inflation may bring.  You should NOT own too much gold!

The Shockingly Low Amount of Retirement Savings per American20 Something Finance.  Another great breakdown of retirement saving stats.

You Need An Emergency FundCash Money Life. I never knew how much money I really needed in my emergency fund until I sat down and added up all of my families expenses.  It was actually a lot more than I thought.

Blog Carnivals:

Money Hacks Carnival- 86th Edition – Hosted by CreditCardOffersIQ.com

Money Hacks Carnival- 87th Edition – Hosted by Green Panda Treehouse

Carnival of Pecuniary Delights #29 – Hosted by The Financial Blogger

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Matt SF October 25, 2009 at 10:50 am

Glad you liked the post and thanks for the linkage.

J. Money October 27, 2009 at 1:18 pm

Thanks for the shout out my friend! Here’s to a great week 🙂

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