I know today is Saturday and I’m a day late so I apologize for that. There have been a lot of things going on around here this week and I also have some very exciting news to share. More than likely I will make an announcement later this week. So, for the time being here are some great posts from the past week.
What Would You Do With a Windfall? – The Lazy Man asks this question to a number of personal finance bloggers to see what they had to say.
12 Cheap Ways to Keep Fit and Stay Healthy – The Silicon Valley Blogger has some great tips that can keep you fit and in shape without breaking the bank.
Save Money on Life Insurance by Paying Annually – This goes for most types of insurance, but Nickel reminds you that you can save some good money by paying annually.
Zecco Brokerage Review – The Sun opens a Zecco free trading account and does a detailed review.
Rules for Chipping In, Splitting Checks and Buying Drinks – Now you can avoid those awkward situations the next time you are out with a group friends.
You Need to Create a Budget – Henry reminds us how important budgets are and I agree. But remember, a budget is only useful if you actually stick to it.
Simplify Your Life to Get Ahead – Sometimes all we need to do is simplify the things in our life.
Four Great Gas Saving Ideas – I wrote about saving money on gas a while back and here are a few more great tips.
How to Get Your Quickbooks Questions Answered – I love Quickbooks. Ben explores the various options available for finding help with the program.
Should You Pay Your Mortgage With a Credit Card – Flexo explains why this can be a good idea. While it can be a great way to build up points you have to be disciplined or you could find yourself in trouble.
Are Inflated Shipping Charges on eBay Bad? – While I don’t mind paying someone a little bit for their time and shipping materials there are many people who grossly inflate shipping charges.
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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+.