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

by Hank Coleman

Here are some of the great blog postings around the personal finance blog world that I have really enjoyed reading this past week or so. Be sure to check out these great articles.

Notable articles from my RSS reader:

New in 2010: Do you want to earn more money? – This post at I Will Teach You To Be Rich is a great one. While you may not realize it from the title, Ramit makes some great points about how you should really be focusing on increasing your income instead of worry so much about cutting costs. Cutting costs will only get you so far, but increasing your income can change your life exponentially. You should definitely check this post out!

Looking Out to 2010: Economy and Personal Finance – Wojciech recently had a great and very detailed post about his financial and economic outlook for 2010 on his blog Fiscal Fizzle. He also gathered up some great insight from a lot of other personal finance bloggers about what individuals can expect from 2010, and their takes on the market was a quite interesting read.

The Most Important Financial Goals For 2010 – Patrick talked about some of the most important financial goals that should be on everyone’s radar on Cash Money Life. The goals hit at the heart of getting back to the basics of personal finance: investing, getting out of debt, creating an emergency fund, and living your life.

Six Ways To Knock Out Creditors – Many people do not know their right when dealing with creditors and collection calls. A lot of people do not know what to do or how to handle it. J Money recently had a great guest post on his blog Budgets Are Sexy that talked about this very topic. Well worth the read.

Should Companies Teach Their Employees the Basics of Personal Finance? – I think that most readers of this blog know how I feel about teachers teaching personal finance to our children, but what about businesses? My company has a program to teach our new and younger employees the basics about personal finance. But, is that the right answer to solve the problem with debt, etc.? Check out this great posting at  PT Money.

83 Ways To Be Smarter With Money While You Are Still YoungThe Consumerist, the blog for Consumer Reports, featured Own The Dollar’s post about the money moves you need to make now before you turn 30 years old. It was a great honor to be mentioned by them.

Blog Carnivals:

Best of Money Carnival # 30Hosted by Scordo.com. (My second inclusion in this great blog carnival that only accepts the top ten posts every week!)

Money Hacks Carnival # 99Hosted by 20s Money.

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Wojciech January 10, 2010 at 9:06 am

Thanks for featuring my post, Hank!

Financial Samurai January 10, 2010 at 9:47 am

HNY Hank! Me and you will have to try and build a relationship. Cheers, Sam

Patrick January 10, 2010 at 3:03 pm

Congrats on being mentioned by Consumerist. Hope the traffic was nice. 🙂

PT January 11, 2010 at 7:12 pm

Thanks, Hank. Have a great week, man.

J. Money January 20, 2010 at 3:16 pm

A bit late here, but thx for the shout out!

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