JLP’s (Almost) Weekly Roundup (February 5, 2008)

February 5, 2008

Here’s a quick roundup from the MoneyBlogNetwork and beyond:

Here’s a list of common tax deductions from Nickel.

Is this a good or bad way to die?

The pros and cons of working at home.

MBH tells us that among the changes going on at eBay, the biggest is that starting in May, buyers can only receive positive feedback. – I kind of like this idea after my experience a couple of years ago.

Debt cures for living on a budget.

Flexo highlights a Kiplinger article on how to save $1,000,000.

An interesting question posed over at Wise Bread: should you be ashamed to be on public assistance? – Sadly, the people who SHOULD be on assistance that are ashamed. The leeches think it’s their God-given right to be on assistance and therefore feel no shame.

Tricia writes about the tightening of the financial belt.

The Silicon Valley Blogger with a guest post about teaching kids how to handle debt and credit.

The Dividend Guy has 6 mutual fund marketing tricks to watch out for.

Single Ma’s fed up with HSBC and their “rate adjustments.” – LOL! Be sure and read her letter to HSBC.

The Frugal Duchess has 11 cheap ideas for Valentines Day. – The post isn’t as bad as I made it sound! There’s some great ideas!

Jeremy’s taking a poll about what you plan to do with your emergency fund now that Fed has reduced interest rates by 1.25% in the last couple of weeks.

Save money by living in the ghetto.

Lastly, that seems to be very popular these days. – His conclusion is pretty much what I’ve been saying all along.

5 responses to JLP’s (Almost) Weekly Roundup (February 5, 2008)

  1. Some great picks this week. :) Thanks for including mine.

  2. Hey JLP:

    Thanks for including me in your roundup.
    Take Care,

  3. Thanks for the mention JLP.
    The Dividend Guy

  4. I feel like a celebrity when I’m featured on All Financial Matters. LOL

    Thank ya kindly. :-)

  5. Thanks for the mention :)