Phew! I finished my site updates last night and was able to get to bed at a decent hour. I’ve settled on this new site design (sorry for the recent testing). I hope it provides you a with a cleaner, simpler, and more pleasant reading experience.
Also, anybody subscribed by email should get a confirmation for the new subscription this morning. I apologize for this step and thank you for your continued interest. Now, onto my favorite posts this week.
A Few of My Favorite Posts
8 Money Principles To Stay Bad Debt Free Despite how much Dave Ramsey charges for his seminars, getting out of debt is not complicated…it’s just difficult. KCLau breaks down the steps to getting out of bad debt with elegant simplicity.
I Don’t Dream Anymore I loved this post by CleverDude about how making progress on his debts and having a plan has significantly reduced the amount of time he spends stressing about money…and dreaming of some improbably windfall that would wipe out all the debt. I’ve had those dreams for years, and am getting to the point they’ll be going away, so this was inspiring.
Christmas Without Credit: And That’s a Bad Thing? I loved JLP’s reaction at All Financial Matters to a Newsweek article suggesting that we all may have to pay with cash this Christmas.
America’s Debt Nightmare Ends Nation’s Easy Credit Era Not from a blogger but MSNBC, this is one of the best articles I’ve read explaining what the new era of consumer credit will look like.
Money Under 30 in the News and Around the Web
I was featured in two carnivals recently. An article was featured in the Carnival of Twenty Something Finances and my article on why it works to pay yourself first was featured at the 174th Carnival of Personal Finance. Thanks, hosts!
Finally, I’d like to announce an upcoming totally new carnival at my other site Arrive Financial: Credit Card Intelligence™. The Carnival of Consumer Credit officially launches on Monday, so get your entries in! I’ve already received a healthy number of posts; thanks!