After a slow Thanksgiving holiday things picked up quite a bit this week and there were many great articles. Some of my favorites from the past week include:
Make Your Kids Rich – Flexo provides five great gift ideas for kids to help get them thinking about finance.
Student Loan Deferment vs. Forbearance – Blueprint has some good information on the difference between a student loan deferment vs. forbearance.
30 Essential Pieces of Free (and Open) Software For Windows – The Simple Dollar highlights some fantastic free software programs, some of which I use and some new products I love.
The Secret to Being Rich – Personal Finance Advice has the answer we’ve all been searching for.
Debt in the Military is a Security Concern – JLP discusses an article that points out the risk of soldiers who are deeply in debt.
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About the Author: Jeremy Vohwinkle is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® and spent a few years working as a financial planner. Today, he helps people make the most of their money by writing about personal finance here and elsewhere on the web. Jeremy is also Coach at Adaptu and a regular contributor for other publications such as Intuit, and American Express. Be sure to follow Jeremy on Twitter or Google+.