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Weekly Mashup, April 19th

This past week had a lot of action going on.

This week you can find me in 4 different carnivals:

I had a guest post this week:

I wrote an article for Frugal Dad which a lot of commenters seemed to really enjoy. It was titled The Three Most Influential Lessons My Parents Taught Me.

Other articles I enjoyed:

  • The Amateur Financier got ENGAGED! A pretty exciting time for him I am sure :). The next question is… have you created a Wedding account, yet?
  • Clever Dude outlined his past jobs, his current job, and his new employer. He goes over benefits and why he chose to switch. Interesting to see how his sort-of ambivalent nature in the proceedings got him a pay raise despite his expectations!
  • Gather Little by Little had a post on a money lesson from the 1800s. I loved the article because the father empowers the child to make a decision after showing him the value of a dollar. If you read my guest post you will see why I loved the post.
  • Lazy Man and and Money shows some ways to save money going to a baseball game. I love baseball, I used to play in high school. And I love Washington, DC and public transport :).
  • Million Dollar Journey had two posts I enjoyed. One was on whether or not organic food is worth the cost. Some of the items he notes are around a 70% price increase. The other article was on the 80/20 rule. That means 80% of ___ comes from 20% of ____. Example: 80% of your productivity comes from 20% of your time.
  • Stretchy Dollar went over the 3 C’s of Financial Happiness. Don’t compare, complain, or compete.
  • Weakonomics rehashed an age old dilemma… joint or separate accounts after marriage?
  • Man vs Debt, who Weakonomics linked to on the joint vs separate accounts issue, also posted another article I could really realte to. He is at war. With his dreamhouse. Blasted House Fever! But what a beautiful house… really.
  • Moolanomy did a little research and didn’t get scammed by this chimney sweep! It is always important to research and offers you receive.

Look forward to another week of posts!

I will be getting all 4 of my wisdom teeth pulled on Monday and on Tuesday I will be hosting the Festival of Frugality. Stop by and take a look at an even more extensive list of posts!


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5 Comments For This Post

  1. Baker @ ManVsDebt Says:

    Thanks for the link love! I got a ton of great advice on how to avoid House Fever. Enjoy the site, keep up the great content!

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  2. The Weakonomist Says:

    Thanks for the link love!

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  3. Stew Says:

    Thanks for the link, I will check out your post at FD.

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  4. MyLifeROI Says:

    No problem guys, you earned it with your great content!

    Stew, I hope you enjoy my post at FD and see the parallel between your post and mine.

    Looking forward to another week of your posts!

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  5. Roger Says:

    Heh, thanks my friend. Glad to get the feature, to say nothing about the fun of being engaged. To answer your question, no, I don’t have a Wedding Account yet; first, I need to fly out to California on the ‘meet her extended family’ account and introduce myself.

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