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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Best of Blogs Link Roundup 2-26-2010

Tweet Personal Finance Enemy of Debt is hosting a Money Challenge for the month of March. There will be prizes, but the greatest prize of all is gaining control over your finances, right? Right? Eking Out a Living found a job! Congratulations to her, especially in this job environment. Frugal Dad talks about the art […]

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7 Steps In Overcoming Rejections In Job Search

Tweet Rejections during job search are disappointing, to be sure. Nobody likes to be told that they were qualified candidates, but the management has decided to go in another direction. In this environment, however, rejections are common-place through out the job search and interview process. After the initial disappointment wears off a bit, there’s really […]

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Plutus Award Voting Opens

Tweet The last time I asked someone to vote for me was in freshmen year of high school. I lost. But.. it was a life-enriching experience? If you enjoy reading Well-Heeled Blog, please consider voting for me for the Plutus Awards Best Personal Finance Blog for Generation Y or X. All you have to do […]

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WordPress Thesis Question: Thesis Options Freezing!

Tweet Hi everyone – so this is kind of a strange occurrence so I’m hoping you can give me a little insight? I have Thesis theme on WordPress, and every time I click on “Thesis Options” (lower left hand corner of the dashboard / admin area), my browser freezes and stops responding. I’ve tried this […]

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Taking Debt to Fund Once-In-A-Lifetime Trip

Tweet Most people would say “no” to borrowing money for a vacation. But what if the circumstances were slightly altered? What if this trip wasn’t purely a vacation but a visit to the place of your birth? What if the travel isn’t for you but for your elderly parents, who might not have the opportunity […]

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I’m a Finalist for 2009 Plutus Awards

Tweet Wow! I did not expect that, and no, this isn’t some false modesty at work. I am genuinely surprised that I’m a Finalist in the Best Personal Finance Blog for Generation Y or X category. My fellow finalists (a big congratulations to Bargineering, Budgets Are Sexy, Finance For Freelance Life, and Generation X Finance) […]

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‘Run Round The Blogosphere 2/18/2010

Tweet Personal Finance I DO care what people think [Me in Millions]: I do, too. I think most people do, despite what they may say. Resistance is futile: Why buy-and-hold beats value investing [Pop Economics]: Value investing might be better, but Pop Economics argues that it’s not better for you. Automation: Why you don’t have […]

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Disney World Picture With Stitch

Tweet Our Disney World adventure concluded in December. Two months later, we finally printed out 200 – a fraction – of our pictures. Here’s one of my favorites. A Disney World vacation isn’t complete until you get pictures with some of its characters. I don’t normally like to wait for pictures, but since we were […]

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I Like Getting Tax Refunds

Tweet The running line among personal finance experts is that those who get tax refunds are simpletons who can’t do basic math or spendthrifts who have no self-control. After all, a tax refund is essentially an interest-free loan to the government for a year. The popular thinking goes: if you readjust your tax forms and […]

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Marriage, Money, and Making It Work

Tweet Everyone grows up surrounded by cultural paradigms, lenses through which we view or interpret the world. I’ve been thinking about two common cultural dialogues surrounding marriage / commitment and household economics – topics that interest me because I am in a serious relationship and because I find money, cultural norms, and gender roles to […]

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My Honey, My Money by Fabulously Broke

Tweet Fabulously Broke, one of my favorite bloggers for her picture-laden posts and down-to-earth tone, gives us her take on her biggest money conflict. ——————————- This might sound kind of silly, but our biggest money conflict is that sometimes I am willing to pay slightly more (nothing outrageously so) for an item. Here’s a recent […]

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