I’m pleased to have been afforded the opportunity to host this week’s Best of Money Carnival, the blog carnival that recognizes the top 10 articles in money and personal finance each week. Here are my favorite articles from a spectacular selection of over 60 entries on the week:
#10 – Wealth Pilgrim presents 7 Proven Credit Builders. Are you looking for concrete steps to build your credit? Are you trying to teach kids your kids about money and credit?
#9 – The Amateur Financier presents The Future of Retirement A discussion of some of the current trends that are changing the face of retirement, and some thoughts on what retirement will look like as we get further into the 21st century.
#8 – Free From Broke presents Planning on Buying a House? Put in the Legwork First! Before you buy a house you better make sure you take these steps so you know what you are getting into. Covered topics: neighborhood, taxes, schools, and more.
#7 -Budgeting in the Fun Stuff/Get Rich Slowly presents a Reader Story: How I Avoided Student Loans. Education costs are ever rising and I’m often asked how I managed to finish school without any loans. Here I share exactly how I did it.
#6 – Christian Personal Finance presents 10 Free Resources for Online Business Owners or Freelancers. The following 10 items are some of my favorite FREE tools that I use as an online writer and blogger.
#5 – Consumer Boomer presents Should You Buy Divorce Insurance? Starting over after the devastation of divorce may not seem so daunting if there is a bit of a safety net to fall back on. Here’s what you need to know about divorce insurance.
#4 – The Financial Blogger presents Do You Invest In Yourself? Practical Tips For You. We look at ways you can invest in explosive growth.
#3 – Free Money Finance presents Rebalancing—Your Best Friend. Simple rebalancing and occasional selling of certain highly valued assets is the best, most prudent approach, to get great investment returns.
#2 – Oblivious Investor presents Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k). Conventional wisdom says that the “Roth vs traditional” question comes down to tax brackets. Is that true?
#1 – Consumerism Commentary presents How Much Money Do You Need to Feel Wealthy? How wealthy do you need to be in order to be, well, wealthy? It’s more than $5 million apparently!