Welcome to the October 21, 2007 edition of festival of under 30 finances.
Millionaire Mommy Next Door presents The Powerful (and Addictive) Nature of Giving posted at Millionaire Mommy Next Door, saying, "I've come up with an idea that has me covered in goosebumps every time I think about it. And that's a feeling I want to pass on to you."
The Happy Rock presents Gender Affects Salaries, But Maybe Not How You Think posted at The Happy Rock.
Super Saver presents Business Week - Retiring Early Strategies: The Twenties posted at My Wealth Builder.
Logan Flatt, CFA presents How to Get Ahead In America (1st of a 12-Part Series) posted at PowerWealth.com, saying, "I am a living example – among millions of such examples in America – that a multi-generation American can make a conscious choice to get ahead financially and then go out into America and make it happen within a reasonable timeframe...Based on my experience, I am confident that you can accelerate your potential to replicate or exceed my financial success if you are willing to adopt my “12 Refusals That Helped Me Pull Ahead in America.”"
Jason Elder presents Effects of Bankruptcy posted at A Bankruptcy Lawyer's Blog, saying, "Once you have been declared bankrupt, under the bankruptcy law all assets that belonged to you, including your home come under the control of a Trustee."
Aaron Wakling presents Using the Damaged Credit Card Market to Rebuild Your Credit Score posted at The Credit & Credit Card Blog, saying, "If you have experienced credit damage but are now on the road to restoring your credit score one of the quickest ways to assure positive current information making its way on to your credit reports is to establish new credit. Sounds kind of crazy, doesnt it? But obtaining new credit cards is a way to build a new foundation in your credit history."
Eric Hudin presents My Estate Planning Career Blog » Blog Archive » Top 10 Reasons You Need A Trust posted at My Estate Planning Career Blog, saying, "I’m going to describe in a few simple words why you will benefit from a trust."
Allen Taylor presents Personal Investing Advice » Basic Money Management For Your Trading Portfolio posted at Investing World Today, saying, "A key part of becoming a successful trader is the knowledge of money management. Without a proper understanding of Money Management is and is not, you can have the best trading systems and still blow your account out of the water."
Tim Ramsey presents Reduce My Debt - 5 Secrets for Success posted at My Debt Relief Blog, saying, "Here are 5 easy-to-implement secrets for succeeding in getting out of debt and getting back your peace of mind."
Eric Stanley presents Making Your Mortgage Payments On Time? Doesn?t Mean Your Safe From Foreclosure posted at Personal Finance Blog Articles, saying, "How many foreclosures may have been averted had borrowers been aware their mortgage was sold to another servicing company or their payments were not applied accurately."
Thomas Humes presents How To Be A Master In Money Making - Be The Leader Of The Pack posted at Wealth Building World, saying, "Money mastery does not only mean wealth generation but also total financial success including the way you invest, save and utilize your present income."
Sam presents 8 Steps to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft posted at Surfer Sam and Friends, saying, "In Identity theft cases, the victim often has to prove his or her innocence. This astonishes most new identity theft victims. How the thief steals your identity. How he misues it. And 8 ways to protect yourself from identity theft."
English Major presents Stay Down, Lads! Go For the Burn! posted at An English Major's Money, saying, "I save money mostly in the boring and old-fashioned way: by not buying things. There are some times that procrastination is an important skill!"
Bryan C. Fleming presents Million Dollar Savings Club Turns 1 Year Old: One Man’s Journey posted at Bryan C. Fleming, saying, "Look back on my 1 year journey of saving $1 per day. The amazing part is I don't have just $365. I've got well over $1,000!"
ISPF presents The A-to-Z List of Online Money Management Software posted at Grad Money Matters.
Jason Elder presents Filing Bankruptcy - An Overview Of Steps To Follow posted at A Bankruptcy Lawyer's Blog, saying, "When it comes to filing bankruptcy, there are certain steps that you need to follow. Let me give you a brief insight into the same."
Aaron Wakling presents When Will The Credit Card Bubble Burst? posted at The Credit & Credit Card Blog, saying, "In case you didn’t know, there is another bubble, growing massively in this country, getting ready to burst. Revolving consumer credit card debt continues to grow each month, finally breaking the $900 Billion dollar mark for the first time last June. The Federal Reserve reports that this year, Americans have piled on $39 Billion in new credit card debt! We refer to the looming crisis as the credit card tsunami. You better batten down the hatches!"
Eric Hudin presents Life Insurance and Estate Plans - Protecting Your Assets from Estate Taxes posted at My Estate Planning Career Blog, saying, "Estates and estate plans have a mystique all of their own to the average observer. It is certainly a complex world of tax rules and regulations where inherited assets are taxed upon death. How might this affect you and the estate assets you now possess?"
Allen Taylor presents Doubling Stocks With A Small Bankroll posted at Investing World Today, saying, "Successful traders know that you should never risk more than a small fraction, like maybe 5%, of your bankroll at any given time. When I say risk only 5% Im not suggesting you only spend 5% of your bankroll on shares, but rather that, for a losing trade, you exit the trade when your loss would only represent 5% of your bankroll."
Tim Ramsey presents 5 Ways to Try and Reduce Your Debts and Outgoings posted at My Debt Relief Blog, saying, "Anyone that has a high level of debt or a number of creditors to pay off each month will know how stressful and difficult financial management can be. However, for those crippling themselves with monthly outgoing as a result of high debt levels there are some steps that could help to reduce the amount that you have to pay out each month, as well as reducing overall interest paid on your debts."
Eric Stanley presents Three Rules for Financial Freedom posted at Personal Finance Blog Articles, saying, "In a world of debts and overspendings, there are three simple and common sense rules that anybody can and should follow in order to cope with money. For applying them, you will only need a pencil, a piece of paper and 5 to 10 minutes every month."
Thomas Humes presents To Be A Millionaire posted at Wealth Building World, saying, "Most everyone will make a million dollars within their lifetime. For those making $50,000 a year it will take 20 years. For others it can take 2 years. So what does it take to be a millionaire? Becoming a millionaire is often times an added result of reaching a goal that was not based on a money."
Edith presents The Money Series - You Are Not Going to Live Forever posted at Edith Yeung.Com: Dream. Think. Act..
Ryan Russell presents Finding A Fix: 10 Tips For Resolving Financial Disputes posted at My Money Thinks, saying, "Learn how to communicate effectively with creditors and financial institutions to get disputes cleared up as quickly as possible. Learn how to master the negotiations and come out on top."
presents Learning About Debt Relief Programs posted at Care on Credit, saying, "Debt relief comes in many forms — credit counseling, debt consolidation loans, settlement and even bankruptcy. Each solution will help you get out of debt, but the long term impacts and fees can vary greatly. Understand the myth and reality behind your debt relief options."
KCLau presents Top 10 Money Lessons by Dissecting Billionaire Leona Hemsley’s Will posted at KCLau's Money Tips, saying, "After dissecting Helmsley's 14-page will filed in Surrogate’s Court, I am going to elaborate some personal finance money tips in this post. Some facts will amuse you while some lessons are to be learned to alert you of planning your estate more effectively. Here are the top lessons I learn from researching Leona’s will."
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Steve_Leung presents Not Overpaying When Buying a Home posted at 1SiliconValley.com, saying, "These are techniques that will save you money every month when your mortgage bill comes. By paying too much on your home purchase, you can not only decrease your monthly payments, but have more money to re-invest elsewhere."
Stirling Newberry presents The Last Wave of This Expansion posted at The Agonist, saying, "Cut spending, cut, cut, cut, cut, cut. Start preparing to trade time for money, because you are about to have more time. The reverse is true for the people still in jobs, because inevitably the response of business will be to try and get people to do 1.5 jobs on 1.1 jobs worth of pay. The solution here is to simplify your life, so that you don't pay to handle things that much longer hours will leave you to neglect."
Andy Hagans presents The Real Estate Marketing Toolkit - 37 Places to List a Home posted at International Listings Blog, saying, "Thanks for your consideration!"
Jimmy Atkinson presents 25 Most Influential Investing Blogs (By the Numbers) posted at Ask the Advisor.
Wealth Building Lessons presents Wealth Building Lessons » Blog Archive » Are Vacation Rentals A Good Investment? posted at Wealth Building Lessons, saying, "Wealth Building Lessons spends a few days at a Vacation Rental in Vegas and decides to find out whether they make a good investment or not"
ChristianPF presents How to quit spending more money than you make posted at Money in the Bible | Christian Personal Finance Blog, saying, "A few steps to spending less money than you make."
Millionaire Mommy Next Door presents Reduce The Bonehead Factor - And Save Money - With These Souvenir Strategies posted at Millionaire Mommy Next Door, saying, "With the advent of online shopping, you don't need to travel to Key West to load up on painted seashells or T-shirts emblazoned with “My friend went to Key West and all I got was this tacky T-shirt”. Still, throbs of folks spend hard-earned cash and valuable vacation time spilling in and out of souvenir shops, loading up on knick knacks stamped with “Made in China”, as proof that they went to Florida and drank enough Margaritas to exercise such bad judgment. Read about my top 7 souvenir strategies."
Dianne M. Buxton presents Smarter Ways To Spend posted at Baby Boomers and Menopause, saying, "Save money by getting an automatic rebate on everything. Example here is a college student buying a computer through a friendly vendor and then getting a rebate. Applies to all your household purchases and much more. A lifetime benefit, no cost to you, ever."
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Larry Russell presents Avoiding financial advisor and investment counselor frauds and scams - Overview posted at THE SKILLED INVESTOR Blog, saying, "The best way to avoid being defrauded or scammed by a financial or investment advisor is to investigate carefully several different advisers before hiring one of them. If you carefully choose a financial adviser or investment counselor, you have a far greater chance of finding one who is objective, competent, and ethical. This could help you to avoid significant problems in the future."
Steve_Leung presents Hidden Factors When Calculating a Home’s Value posted at 1SiliconValley.com, saying, "One way to make $100 is to factor the condition of the equipment into the price of the home you're considering purchasing, then deducting a small amount to cover its maintenance. This article talks about other techniques to save money on a home purchase."
Shaun Connell presents Make Money Online | Reason and Capitalism posted at Reason and Capitalism, saying, "I explain how I make my money online, even though I'm just 18. Includes a long how-to article regarding blog finances."
Raymond presents I Don't Understand Why Some People Avoid Free Money | Money Blue Book posted at Money Blue Book, saying, "Deals such as Fidelity's $100 offer!"
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