JLP’s Weekly Roundup (Week of November 5, 2007)

November 11, 2007

Nickel gives us a progress report on his family’s room addition. – Nickel must not like taking pictures.

FMF wrote about how non-generous Britney Spears is. – I never cared for Britney Spears. I always thought she acted like a spoiled brat. That said, I do hate to see her self-destruct, which she seems to be doing at this point in her life.

NCN hypothesizes what would happen if a person maximized his IRA and 401(k) contributions. – I like illustrations like this. The 401(k) example overstates the growth because it assumes the entire contribution is invested over the entire year.

Flexo reports that gas pumps of the future will give directions. – Personally, I’m not a fan of this idea. Can you imagine how much longer it will take to get gas?

JD asks his readers: What to do when money and ethics clash?

MBH continues his series on starting and running an eBay store.

Jim has three reasons why he ignores so-called housing experts.

Meg writes: Subprime Bailouts: Why Lenders and Borrowers Should Be Allowed to Lose Money. – It’s tough but I think this is the right thing to do.

The Digerati Life says to think twice before taking on these kinds of debt.

Jeremy writes about the bright side of the falling dollar.

4 responses to JLP’s Weekly Roundup (Week of November 5, 2007)

  1. Can you link the “NCN” article?

  2. Dave,

    Oops! Sorry about that. It’s fixed now.

  3. Thanks for the mention, JLP.

  4. Thanks for these roundups.