Roundup and Link Love: Sunny Orlando Edition

disney I spent the week in Orlando on business and have decided to return with my family for Christmas this year. Woo Hoo! The weather was awesome and Disney/Sea World is calling! We plan to use our Christmas Club money from our ING savings account to pay for most of it. If you haven’t set up a dedicated account for Christmas spending, DO IT today and save for the 2010 season. I can guarantee you won’t regret saving that money.

Enjoy these links from around the blogosphere after you’ve set up that savings account with ING!

How to Buy Life Insurance – Buying life insurance can be a long and tedious process. This post explains the 7 steps you’ll need to take to finally protect your family and get a life insurance policy.

4 Ways To Develop A Thankful Heart Before Thanksgiving – This post challenges us to take a close look at our lives, and be thankful for the things we’ve been given.

It’s No Secret Why I love In-N-Out-Burger This west coast burger chain has a special place in my heart, as well as my mouth.

2010 Roth IRA Conversion Loophole – The upcoming 2010 Roth IRA conversion loophole is a great opportunity for high-income investors to save more for retirement. There are some caveats, though.

Best Employment & Job Search Websites – As part of Career Week, I took a look at some of the most popular job search websites to give you a good place to start if you’re looking for a new career.

shamu ABCs of Investing has an awesome stocking stuffer idea – a short beginner investing book.

Individual Health Insurance vs. Group Health Insurance – group health insurance plans offer employees guaranteed healthcare coverage, but aren’t always the least expensive option if you are healthy. Compare the two plans and you may be able to save money.

First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit Extended, Now For Existing Owners Too The first time home buyer tax credit was recently extended and this time it includes credit for existing home buyers as well.

Is ‘Buy and Hold’ Investing Fool’s Gold? Here’s a look at the approach to investing that largely ignores the volatility of the stock market.

Report a missing or stolen check card as soon as you realize it’s missing or stolen. Do you realize that debit cards have different liability rules than credit cards?

Multiple Income Streams – Why I Started 5 Companies and Maybe You Should Too a guest post at Mrs. Micah about diversifying your income.

How to Save Money with High Deductible Health Plans. A health insurance plan you might want to take a look at during open enrollment.

Investing Strategy: When to Buy Dividend Stocks – Want to learn more about dividend investing? If so, here is a simplified method of picking the right time to buy dividend stocks.

A fun guide that matches the powers of various X-Men characters to common personal finance topics.

Are twenty-something’s not saving money? – A look at whether younger generations are actually saving money.

Sacrificing Money for Mental Capacity – There are certain situations where it makes sense to give up a little bit of money (and savings interest) to get a task off of your plate.

5 Ways To Screw Your Credit Card Company — Stop screwing up your financial future by sticking it to credit cards today.

Disney photo by Burnsland
Shamu photo by mvadu

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Ron Haynes has written 1075 articles on this blog.

Ron is the founder and editor of The Wisdom Journal. He 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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