Well, we have been here in New Mexico now for 6 days and I think I am finally used to the 7,000 foot altitude. When you first get here you feel incredibly lightheaded and out of breath, but I feel normal now and I am enjoying the clean mountain air. It’s been 82 degrees every day with a 15 minute thunderstorm rolling over the mountain each afternoon – things are real good. Although, I could really use my furniture to sit and sleep on! Here are 10 articles that caught my eye this week while sitting in my camping chair in my new living room…
Patrick over at Cash Money Life has a great post about food stamps and the economy. Go check out his thoughts on the state of the system.
Paid Twice is investigating long-term disability insurance. If you are thinking of doing the same, you should read this article!
Five Cent Nickel has even more ways to save money on gas.
Single Guy Money talks about some new incentives to use your Chase card. Are you a Chase credit-card carrier?
Money Ning wants us to move on from our mistakes. Great advice here, because if you dwell on them you will never get things right.
Plonkee Money is in the UK…and thus used the U.S. Independence Day as a “getting rid of things day“. I love those kind of days!
Frugal Dad has some advice for those of you battling credit card debt. When the minimum payments aren’t making a dent, you should read this article.
And for those of you still battling that debt, No Credit Needed has 5 inexpensive ways to reduce your debt.
Dawn over at Frugal For Life is unloading a lot of her stuff in order to simplify, and is having some troubles with deciding on the value of things. As she says, “I may come to realize that any money is better than no money”, and I have to agree. We gave away a ton for free or mere pennies when we were packing to move.
One Caveman’s Financial Journey asks an important question – Do you want soda, or do you want debt freedom? It’s tough to give up, but it tastes better when you don’t have it that often!