Best Personal Finance Blog Articles of 2012: Week 43
From time to time, I still get surprised about the breadth of topics that are featured on financial blogs. I thought my experiment on when to contribute to an IRA was pretty significant, but the McDonald’s Monopoly game experiment is epic!
Bargaineering: My Journey: Handwriting 100 Letters for McDonald’s Monopoly Pieces (Part 3) So, every year McDonald’s has a Monopoly game sweepstakes where you get game pieces off of certain food items. You match some up and you can win prizes. Like all sweepstakes, they have to offer a way to participate without actually purchase. Some guy took them up on it and sent 100 requests for the game pieces. Fun!
Budgets Are Sexy: My Entire Work History: All 30+ Jobs! J. Money chronicles the 33 jobs he’s held since being a teenager. The guy had more jobs before he entered college than I have had my entire life!
Free Money Finance: American Express Blue Cash Preferred Card Changing Its Terms OK, so you’re probably not interested in a credit card company changing its terms. The interesting part lies within the article where the author points out a very significant savings tip.
Mr. Money Mustache: Frugal vs. Cheap Frugality is often associated with people who exhibit extreme behaviors in order to save a few pennies. MMM takes on being “penny wise and pound foolish.”Posted by Long