Welcome to the 119th Best of Money Carnival. Today is Labor Day, and while you’re enjoying your day off, hot dogs, chips and beer, I’m slaving away to give you the best in personal finance from this past week. If you have a worthy Personal Finance post, submit it for next week’s carnival.
Editor’s Pick: CreditDoneky’s Infographic on Labor Day. Quite Fitting. I didn’t know there are 2.8 million registered nurses – quite a lot.
Editor’s Pick: PT Money’s Guide to Mobile Coupon Apps. There are just too many apps out there. If you’re looking to save money on your smartphone, you should enjoy this post.
Editor’s Pick: ChristianPF’s Guide to Paying off Your Mortgage Early. There is some standard personal finance tips here. It was a good refresher for me. Give yourself 5 minutes to read this article
- Andrew presents Labor Day 2011 posted at CreditDonkey.
- Suba presents Get What You Need – by Handling Tough Conversations posted at Broke Professionals.
- Jay Fleischman presents 14 Steps For Saving Money When Negotiating With A Debt Collector posted at Money Health Central.
- Sustainable PF presents How to Save for Retirement: Pay Yourself First posted at Sustainable Personal Finance.
- Bob presents 5 Tips For Paying Off Your Mortgage Early posted at ChristianPF. This article looks at 5 commonly overlooked ways to easily shave off years or even a decade off your 30-year mortgage.
- Staff presents 5 Tips to Help Pay Off Student Loans Faster posted at Deliver Away Debt.Whatever the situation, the graduate has many options for repaying the loan while enjoying the new ventures life affords.
- Philip Taylor presents Complete Guide to Mobile Phone Coupons posted at PT Money Personal Finance. Mobile coupons save you money by giving you a discount on your purchases. However there are things that you can do to increase your savings.
- Joe Morgan presents 7 Things People Spend More Money on Than They Should (and Tips to Stop Doing it). posted at Simple Debt-Free Finance. Saving money is always a good thing and with the recent recession, more people are casting an eye on their expenses in the hopes of cutting back. It’s not just a good idea during recession. If more people became more watchful of their spending, then the country as a whole would be in a much better place financially. Here are 7 things that many people spend too much on, as well as some tips for cutting back on that spending.
- Glen Craig presents Homeowners Insurance Coverage: Are You Truly Covered? posted at Free From Broke .You think your homeowners insurance coverage will protect you for various damages to your home, but you may be surprised to find out it may not. See what homeowners insurance coverage isn’t typically part of an insurance plan.
- Crystal presents What My Dysfunctional Family Taught Me about Personal Finance posted at Budgeting In The Fun Stuff.