Once again, the Patriots are in the Super Bowl. Should be rather exciting, (or not) depending on which team you are rooting for. I would not want to be playing the Patriots right now! Anyway…
MTD took part in 2 money carnivals this past week:
Festival of Frugality #109 at On Financial Success.
Carnival of Money Stories at Plonkee Money.
Thanks for hosting! And here are some articles that I was reading this past week:
From the M-Network:
Congress Passes Stimulus Package While the Band Plays On from Dough Roller. I could not agree more that this is a bad idea.
Single Guy Money has some Suggestions for your Tax Refund. Since I know I am not getting one, this won’t help me, but maybe it will help you!
Plonkee Money has 7 essential pieces of furniture for your first home. I would like to add that you should get a lamp as well. 😉
What Is Your Thought On Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)? over at Moolanomy looks at something near and dear to me – trying your best to put your money into companies you support. It’s tough, but it can be done.
The ever so creative Paid Twice has some tips on Developing a Snowflaking Mentality – she invented the term, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. When it becomes part of our every day vernacular, you will know who to thank.
Gather Little By Little tells all in Keeping it real: Confessions of a personal finance blogger. The real dirt!
Cash Money Life asks an ever-important question – What Does Being Frugal Mean to You?
Your Past Influences Your Present over at Being Frugal. This is so true – don’t let the past come back to haunt you!
And from my RSS reader:
No Credit Needed goes back to his roots with Back To The Basics: How To Get Out Of Debt.
Brip Blap asks an important question for you budding entrepreneuers out there – “are you ready to own a company?” I know I am!
Money Ning talks about something I have gotten very good at lately – Speaking Up and Saving Money.
Silicon Valley Blogger has the 7 Things To Consider As A First Time Real Estate Investor. Living here in SoCal, I won’t be investing in any real estate for a long time, but these are some good tips!
Chance Favors answers a question From a Reader: An Unusual Roth IRA Eligibility Question.
Five Cent Nickel shares his thoughts on tipping.
And from Remodeling This Life – “I read somewhere once that it takes a month of doing something a certain way for it to become second nature. Frugality took a LOT longer than that for me but hey, I got here so let’s celebrate. Hooray!”