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Run ‘Round The Blogosphere 2/4/2010

My Honey, My Money

Do you have a story to share about money & relationships? If so, please contribute to this new series by sending me an email with your stories! Budgets Are Sexy and Fabulously Broke are already participating, don’t you want to be as cool as them? ūüėČ

Personal Finance

2010 means tax benefits for the first-time homeowner. Free From Broke has information on how to claim the first-time home buyers tax credit. If you’re ready to buy, this tax benefit can sweeten the pot even more. But don’t buy a home just for the tax credit.

Networking is important, but many people find that making small talk with strangers can be, well, awkward. Investing Newbie has some tips on networking for the anti-socialite (hint, have a drink in your hand!).

Miss M is debating between two hotels for her honeymoon: a hotel that includes kitchens in the rooms, or a traditional hotel without. Making food will save money, but who wants to cook and clean on their honeymoon? Which hotel should Miss M pick?

Author & personal finance expert Manisha Thakor hosts a guest post by National Endowment for Financial Literacy on how to deal with the 3 most common credit card problems: missed credit card payment, inability to pay bills, and low credit score.

Join people, not firms, so says Financial Samurai. I have to agree – while a big-name firm can definitely open doors later on, the people you work with will be a big determinant of how happy and fulfilled you are at your job. A constructive work environment is important, period.


Want to file your taxes for free? Mapgirl is giving away free Turbo Tax state & federal filing. Hurry, the contest ends tomorrow, February 5. My Next Buck is also having a Turbo Tax giveaway that ends Monday, February 8.

Fabulously Broke is giving away a set of 3 Ninja Star hooks. Contest ends February 28.

  • FFB - Thanks for the mention! ReplyCancel

  • Investing Newbie - Thanks for the link love! ReplyCancel

  • Financial Samurai - Gracias senorita. I guess it’s good to identify those all-star type firms you aspire to work for, but it really is the people that support, promote, and give you happiness in your career that truly matter.

    BTW, let Daniel-san at Sweating The Big stuff know you’re in on the Samurai Alexa Challenge so he adds you to his tracking list!

    Hope all is well.
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