Best Personal Finance Blog Articles of 2012: Week 20
No original blog post from me this week. Too busy juggling home improvement, responsibilities for the parental units, and celebrating an anniversary with my beautiful wife. Oh yeah…and working. I don’t know how these full-time bloggers keep it up! So for now, please enjoy these great blog posts from some of my favorite finance writers.
Budgets Are Sexy: 14 Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill It’s starting to get hot. I’m looking forward to hearing the news cause panic with constant updates of brownouts, blackouts, and reports of the current temperature from the front of an LED sign at a local bank. Here are some electric bill savings tips from one of my favorite bloggers. Since I don’t think you should be shy about staying cool during the summer, you should at least try to offset your usage.
Cash Money Life: Why I’m Not Buying FaceBook Stock I don’t get Groupon. I don’t get Pinterest. I don’t get Instagram. That is, I don’t get how they make money. Along comes Facebook, the hottest IPO to come around in quite some time. Investors are in a fervor. With the public offering scheduled for today, a lot of people are going to be rich. Should you invest in something that might be another passing fad?
Financial Samurai: The Average Net Worth For The Above Average Person The average net worth for someone age 25-34 is only $9,000. That’s scary. Net worth is generally comprised of pre-tax savings, after tax savings, and real-estate. Take a look at how you measure up and find out if you have the “X Factor.”
The Military Wallet: The Roth Thrift Savings Plan Has Arrived Ryan Guina strikes again with a blog post about the introduction of Roth TSP plans for members of the military and other federal government service. A Roth TSP is extremely valuable for enlisted members of the military who aren’t making much and don’t have any deductions to take.Posted by Long