Roundup and Link Love – 4 Hour Work Week Edition


We have a new winner for my book giveaway!

Congratulations to Aaron Stroud who has a personal finance blog called On Financial Success. Aaron, I’ll get the book out Monday. Hope you enjoy it.

Here are some links I uncovered this week. Check these out and subscribe to these great blogs.

Aaron (yes, same guy and same blog!) wrote how paying your mortgage off early is like traveling through time”. This was a cool post!

Steve at brip blap is getting a new tax deduction! Congratulations!

Jeff with My Supercharged Life has a lot to be thankful for. We all do and thanks to Jeff for reminding us.

Madison with My Dollar Plan continues her series on creating your own dollar plan.

Frugal Dad suggests some reasons that we turn off the television, a.k.a. “the idiot box.” I whole heartedly agree with his assessment of American Idle (NOT a typo).

JLP with All Financial Matters answers a reader’s questions about teaching a child the habit of saving at an early age. Great information here from a financial planning pro!

Over at Money Crashers, Erik shows us what to order so we can eat healty at a popular fast food restaurant. It happens to be my favorite fast food restaurant too!

Slow Leadership asks are you suffering from work addiction? There’s a quiz you can take to determine if you ARE addicted.

Erica Douglas has some Ebay and Craigslist hacks that can save you thousands in your online shopping.

Lynnae has some tips for urban homesteading. There are a lot of comments on this post with even more tips.

Silicon Valley Blogger has 10 tips to live the retirement life you want. This was gleaned from an interview with Vegas legend Wayne Newton.

Pinyo at Moolanomy reprints a pratical investing guide for beginners. If you’re new to investing, this is a great guide to start with.

Nickel summarizes an AP article about how the Federal government plans to crack down on credit card issuers. Normally I would be against government involvement, but not in this case.

Looks like someone at I’ve Paid For This Twice Already has already received their stimulus check!

Free Money Finance has a list of 10 ways to cut college costs.

Mike at Quest For Four Pillars examines Vanguard’s REIT ETF. He has me interested!

Hope you enjoy these great reads! Have a great weekend!

About the author

Ron has written 1086 articles on The Wisdom Journal.

The founder and editor of The Wisdom Journal in 2007, Ron has worked in banking, distribution, retail, and upper management for companies ranging in size from small startups to multi-billion dollar corporations. He graduated Suma Cum Laude from a top MBA program and currently is a partner in a national building materials company.

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