This week’s Sizzlers come a day late, but still as hot as ever. There’s been some fantastic writing out there this week. Locally, I covered job hunting tips for new graduates, increasing productivity at work during a recession, and I asked my readers whether government should be run like a business. In Personal Finance Basics this week, I looked at ways of tracking your money to achieve success.
Favorites This Week
- J.D. at Get Rich Slowly just went through a major site design-overhaul, and gave us 5 ways to teach your kids about money.
- If you’re considering entrepreneurship, Quick Sprout offers 58 resources for first-timers.
- From the Simple Dollar this week comes a post about confirmation bias and your money – I know I’m guilty of this one at least a few times.
- Suburban Dollar, on the other hand, put together a great list of staycation guidelines and things to do. Staycations are a great idea if you decide to take a vacation during a recession.
- Jim from Bargaineering has made another videocast, this time teaching us about cash flow charts.
- Just because gas is cheaper doesn’t mean we should waste it, says Mighty Bargain Hunter.
- The Weakonomist shows us 6 lessons Star Trek can teach us about money.
- Last but not least, don’t forget to live today while planning for the future, a great post from My Two Dollars.
Personal Finance Carnivals
I participated in two PF carnivals this week. Please visit the host’s blog and check out all the other great reads:
- I Pick Up Pennies hosted the Carnival of Pecuniary Delights, featuring my story about taking care of your cars regularly.
- Earn What You Spend hosted this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance, featuring my verdict on whether it’s better for one of both parents to work.
Have a fantastic week!