We’re back with another week’s worth of updates! Where did you think we would go? First up, a small update: we’re up to 28 followers on Twitter. Sweet. Click here and make it 29.
Carnivals and Featured
- “So Soon We Forget: Are Americans Losing Interest in Personal Finance?” was featured in the Carnival of Personal Finance at Beating Broke.
- “ Are Personal Checks Obsolete? Why the Future of Payments is Paperless” was featured in the Yakezie Carnival at 20 and Engaged!
- Yes I Am Cheap linked our article “Occupy Wall Street: How Much Do Republicans and Democrats Invest in Wall Street Firms?“. Thanks for the link, looking forward to your post on OWS!
Links We Liked
- “The Limits to Frugality” – Hard to disagree when Control Your Cash points out the issues with frugality, especially as the writer of an article called “Frugality vs. Reality: Is Frugality Overrated“. The point? It’s possible to take frugality too far, or to prioritize it at the expense of other glaring problems with your budget.
- “How Do People Survive on Minimum Wage?” – Yes, left a long comment on this article at So Over Debt. We’ve written about the Minimum Wage too… here, and here.
- “Does Your Job Define You?” – Asked a different way, when people ask you about yourself, how quickly do you mention your job title? From Boomer & Echo.
- “Personal Finance Ratios Everyone Should Know” – Good ‘rules of thumb’ for measuring your personal cash flow from The Frugal Toad.
- Obligatory Occupy Posts – Wealth Informatics, Financial Samurai, Darwin’s Money and Live Real Now. We’ve got some good stuff in the queue that’s OWS related, but check out the two articles we’ve already on the subject: “Occupy Wall Street: Follow the Money to See Which Political Party Benefits!” and “Occupy Wall Street: How Much Do Republicans and Democrats Invest in Wall Street Firms?“