Archives For July 2006

Hosting a carnival (this kind, not this kind) can be a lot of fun. It can also be a lot of work! Although I didn’t really keep track of the amount of time I spent putting this week’s carnival of personal finance together, I would say it was easily 4 – 5 hours. Sure, I could have done it in a lot less time than that, but I thought it was necessary to change up this week’s carnival to make it interesting and fun. After hosting several different carnivals, I thought it would be cool to offer up some tips for those of you who haven’t yet hosted a carnival: Continue Reading…

A little Monday morning humor.

What if Symantec’s (the makers of Norton Anti-Virus software) company headquarters looked like this:

Symantec's Company Headquarters

AllFinancialMatters is happy to host the 59th Edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance. Here is this week’s carnival arranged by topic. Enjoy! Continue Reading…

U.S. News & World Report has just published a series on the housing market and what a slowdown could mean for homeowners and “investors.” This quote from the article by Alex Markels says it all: Continue Reading…

This week’s Blog of the Week is Financial Freedumb, which is a blog written by an almost 30-year old, living in Hawaii (must be rough!). The fact that he writes anonymously allows him to share his goals and dreams and his progress towards them. He recently changed up the layout of his blog and is asking readers for opinions. To weigh in on his blog’s design, check out this post.

I know this is a little last-minute, but I’m hosting the 59th edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance. So far I have 27 entries. If you have something that you would like me to include, please send it to me using the BlogCarnival Submission Form. I will accept entries until 6:00 PM Central Time, Sunday, July 30th. Anything later than that will be held over for next week’s carnival.

It looks like Microsoft is really going to improve Hotmail with the introduction of Windows Live Mail (the “hotmail” name is going away). If you are interested, you can sign up for the Beta version of Windows Live Mail, which should go live in a couple of weeks. The link also includes lots of screenshots of the new service. It looks promising.