If you weren’t aware, June 21st marked the first day of summer in 2011. This weeks carnival is in celebration of summer and sun!
Now let’s get to the great posts.
Miranda at Financial Highway put together an extensive list of 35 Ways to Make More Money. Miranda broke down the ways to make money into 3 categories: Fast cash, building a home business, and passive income. She even took it a step further by adding some ideas from others around the web. All I can say is WOW! Awesome list here and Miranda clearly put a lot of time into this post.
Dr. Dean at The Millionaire Nurse Blog wrote about the corollaries between golf and money management in his post Money Management: 9 Ways Golf Can Help!. I was able to relate with this post as it dealt with two things I enjoy – money management and golf.
Squirrelers wrote a post about Money and Relationships: What Should Matter? What really stuck out to me in this post was that it didn’t sit well with a girl friend that was making more than her boy friend. Check out the post to see Squirrelers take on this!
Emily at Deliver Away Debt wrote a post about the Best Get Out of Debt Books. I’ve got to be honest with everyone, I haven’t read any of these! However, they do sound like good reads if you are struggling with debt.
Ryan presents Understanding VA Home Loan Funding Fees posted at The Military Wallet. This is a great post for anyone that is eligible for a VA home loan and doesn’t fully understand how the funding fee works.
Interested in learning about some industries that might be popular as the boomer generation ages? Well look no further than the post.
Investing In The Future at Boomer & Echo. Personally, I think the Health Care is a great investment play for the future.
Robert at The College Investor outlined some key mistakes that people make with IRA accounts in his post 5 Worst IRA Mistakes Made Everyday. Seriously, if you haven’t done #1 on his list you should go and do it right about….. NOW!
Outlaw presents The Real Difference Between a Roth IRA and a Traditional IRA posted at Outlaw Finance. I don’t have a Roth IRA yet, but I going to open one soon. I like that in a Roth IRA you have more flexibility in your investments than in a 401K.
Laura at Cash Money Life discussed Should You Invest In a Bond Fund? If you don’t understand bonds, they can definitely be intimidating. That’s why investing in a bond fund is the best bet for the average investor.
Miss T. presents 6 Ways an i-Phone Can Save You Money posted at Prairie Eco Thrifter. I use a few of the apps mentioned in this post, but wish that PrimoSpot was for Pittsburgh. I find myself driving around aimlessly looking for parking too often.
Kevin at Invest It Wisely wrote a post about Andrew Hallam titled Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School.
Emmie presents Travelling? Budget Tips to Stretch Your Dollar posted at Frugal Living. This post is very relevant for me because I just got back from vacation in Aruba and realize I could have saved some money using these tips.
That concludes this weeks edition of the Totally Money Blog Carnival. If you are interested in submitting articles, please go to the Blog Carnival Submission page or visit the Totally Money Blog Carnival
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