Welcome to the July 21st edition of the Carnival of Money Pros. Enjoy!
SB @ One Cent at a Time writes Making Money Online in Few Unusual Ways – There are countless ways to get yourself earning money online, such as testing for or writing for websites, being rewarded for giving your opinion or being an online bingo chat host.
Jacob @ My Personal Finance Journey @ My Personal Finance Journey writes How to Teach Your Kids To Be Entrepreneurs – This post describes different ways you can get your kids on the fast track for understanding finances and how to become little entrepreneurs.
Michelle @ Making Sense of Cents writes My Student Loans are GONE – Yup, you just read that correctly. My student loans are gone. Donezo. Eliminated. Demolished. Any other word that you can think of. It seems like just a couple of months ago I published my post about my $38,000 in student loans and how badly I want them gone.
Michelle @ Diversified Finances writes Renting Out A Spare Room For Money – Have you ever thought about renting out a room in your house? We have thought about it and we currently do rent out a room in our home.
Emily @ Evolving Personal Finance writes PF Choices: Damned If You Do and Damned If You Don’t – It seems that some faction of the PF community will disagree with you strenuously on almost any decision you make. Here are seven dichotomies in which you just can’t win!
Mike @ The Financial Blogger writes Is College Worth it? – Is college worth the expense?
Daisy @ Suburban Finance writes Financial Advice for Newlyweds – It’s wedding season! Newlyweds have a lot to work through after the big day. Perhaps the most important of these their now shared finances. Financial decision making varies from one person to the next and this is no different in a marriage. Learning to compromise and come up with a financial plan that both parties can…
LaTisha @ Young Finances writes How to Travel for Less as a Young Adult – Travelling on a budget as a young adult or recent graduate can be expensive. Groupon Getaways makes travel easy and inexpensive. Get a deal to Dubai or Belize.
Ray @ Squirrelers writes Making Money on Market Overreactions: The Twinkie Example – Sometimes we can find money lessons in the most unlikely places. In this case, the craze over Twinkies!
Lauren @ L Bee and the Money Tree writes How to Combine Finances with Your Significant Other – Find out how to combine finances with your significant other in the most seamless way possible.
MR @ Money Reasons writes Why The Age-Based 529 College Approach Has Failed For Me – Read how the Age Based option in my 529 has been a huge disappointment for me. Learn from my 529 mistakes.
Hank @ Money Q&A writes 11 Ways To Save Money While In College – As a college student, finding ways to save money while in college poses a great challenge. It needs someone with self control and discipline to achieve.
Tushar @ Earn More and Save writes 3 Side Businesses You Can Start for Less than $100 – The post 3 Side Businesses You Can Start for Less than $100 appeared first on Earn More And Save.The recent recession has left today’s job market stagnant. Due to this many people are left unemployed or underemployed.
Robert @ The College Investor writes Better Know a Young Millionaire – Aron Susman – This week I’m chatting with Aron Susman, a young millionaire who actually inherited his wealth, and then has gone on to do big things with it. Aron is one of the co-founders of TheSquareFoot, an online platform that simplifies commercial real estate leasing by connecting prospective tenants with landlords, brokers and other service and product providers. TheSquareFoot recently launched in New York to help tenants find New York city office space.
Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves writes Entrepreneur Series – Lesson 4 – Avoid Rookie Mistakes – I am not a professional athlete. However, I would imagine that the rookie year on any of the professional sports circuits has to be daunting in nature.
Maria @ The Money Principle writes One needs an emergency fund after all! – Today I changed my mind on the matter of maintaining an emergency fund. Here I set three conditions when this is absolutely necessary.
Crystal @ Budgeting in the Fun Stuff writes Taking a Step Back from Being the Budget Nazi – Sometimes, money just doesn’t matter as much as your sanity. I am going to take a little break from being on top of absolutely everything money-related.
MMD @ IRA vs 401k Central writes All the Great Things About Reaching Your Maximum 401k Contribution – Do you make the maximum 401k contribution to your account every year? If you don’t, then you’re severely missing out on the power of time and compound returns.
Jason @ Live Real Now writes Single Income Family – Effective next week, we are officially a single-income family. In a nutshell, this reduces our monthly income by $1340. What does that mean for us?
Suba @ Broke Professionals writes Name Your Price: How High Are You Willing To Go? – Even though I gave up my coupon binder long ago, I still have standards. Here’s how much I’m willing to spend when buying groceries. How high will you go?
Miss T. @ Prairie Eco Thrifter writes How to Ask for Money Back When Somebody Owes You – Here’s some suggestions on how to avoid an uncomfortable situation and request money someone owes you:
krantcents @ KrantCents writes How to Think Rich and Be Rich – You’re in your 20s or 30s, you have student debt, you’ve accumulated some credit card debt and it looks like you’ll never be able to buy a home. There is a way to think about money that can help solve these problems. Our thoughts precede actions and actions precede results.
Robert @ My Multiple Incomes writes Homeowner’s Insurance Covers… Godzilla?! – Believe it, or not, some home insurance companies do have such oddities as “Godzilla-Style attacks” embedded into the clauses of their policies. Which may seem odd, since most home insurance policies don’t cover more common things like ‘flooding’.
Jester @ The Ultimate Juggle writes Business Banking: What to Look For – Everyone knows that there are businesses that fail every day. There are a number of reasons for a business going under. It could be poor management. Trying to supply an area or niche where there is no demand. Poor customer service. The list goes on and on.
Amanda L Grossman @ Frugal Confessions writes Sometimes You Should Put Your Head in the Sand and Focus, Focus, Focus – Two Saturdays ago we were sitting on the beach, blissfully unaware that it had reached a scorching 107 degrees Fahrenheit.
Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes How Newlyweds Mess Up Their Finances – I think it’s ironic that as laid back as our culture has become with certain things, like the way profanity is used prolifically in the media, it’s still considered “bad manners” to discuss personal finances.
Grayson @ Debt RoundUp writes Money Multitasking – Concept and Execution – Have you ever thought that you are stretching yourself too thin with regards to your money? Are we pushing the limits with our money multitasking and becoming inefficient? If we do too many tasks at once, we tend to lose productivity and creativity. There have been many studies on the effects of taking on too many tasks at one time, so why can it not be pushed to what we do with our money?
Pauline @ Make Money Your Way writes Side Hustle series: Make money at parties – This post will give you more ideas to make money at parties.
CF @ The Outlier Model writes I think my LG refridgerator broke – Sometimes things break! Having an emergency fund and preparing for the inevitability will ensure you get through the ordeal with only a bit of wasted time and little stress!
BARBARA FRIEDBERG @ Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance writes 5 MONEY SAVING TIPS FOR NEW COLLEGE GRADS – Start Wealth Building Habits Now Guest contributor; Anton Ivanov College graduation is fun and exciting.
Pauline @ Reach Financial Independence writes Where will your savings rate take you? – This post talks about regular savings, compound interest, and the size of your nest egg in retirement.
John S @ Frugal Rules writes Paying Off Debt While Dealing With Debt Fatigue – Paying off mountains of debt can seem like it will take forever and many will be tempted to give up and give in to debt fatigue. Through budgeting, allowing yourself some fun money each month and a good plan you can best set yourself up to overcome this debt fatigue.
Mr.CBB @ Canadian Budget Binder writes How to Budget as a Couple – Budgeting as a couple for some people is a difficult task, but it doesn’t have to be. Follow some simple steps to work your way towards budgeting your personal finances together.
Rich El @ Modest Money writes Top 10 Emotional Money Lessons to Improve Your Finances – The line of poverty for many is closer than you think. Fixing the emotional issues will help you prosper in the financial side of life.
Glen Craig @ Free From Broke writes Get More Travel From Your Purchases With These Travel Rewards Cards – Using a credit card with travel rewards will give you benefits like free flights, hotel nights, upgrades and more. See which cards we think are the best.