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Sunday, December 7, 2014

Financial Carnival for Young Adults December Edition

I'm hosting the Financial Carnival for Young Adults again this month and there are some amazing articles and I discovered a few great new blogs, my favorite being:  The Money Principle.  It is a UK blog so not everything is applicable but I learned a good deal and spent a good deal of time reading.  But enough of my chatter, on to the articles:

Tre @ House of Tre writes Walmart Savings Catcher Update - Have you tried the Walmart Savings Catcher? I did an experiment and this is how much I saved.

Mario @ Adventures in Frugal writes http://adventuresinfrugal.com/favorite-black-friday/ - My favorite thing about Black Friday has nothing to do with the holiday cheer, the name, or the low prices

Maria @ The Money Principle writes Take these seven steps and watch your income grow - When was the last time your income increased?

Alexa @ Defeat Our Debt writes Should You Take a Vacation if You’re in Debt? - Your debt is stressing you out. Work is stressing you out. And you just need a little break from the normal day to day grind.

Alexa @ Single Moms Income writes 10 Small Business Ideas for Women - Are you looking to earn some extra money on the side or to potentially start your own business?

Brad @ Enemy of Debt writes Why You Should Walk Away From Free Offers - When you go shopping and you see a sign saying, "1+1 Buy one and get one free!" what do you do?

Kayla @ Shoeaholic No More writes Updated Plan of Attack - I’ve talked before about my debt attack plan and in which order I was planning on focusing on my debts and why.

Natalie @ Debt and The Girl writes We Paid off the Car Loan!!!!…And Got a New One - I did something last weekend in which I have been waiting to do for the better part of two years.

Justin @ iPlugin writes Apple just sold 10 Million new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units - The new iPhone 6 was recently released and, in its first weekend alone, Apple sold over 10 million units, which was better than their previous record of 9 million that was sold during the weekend launch last year of the iPhone 5.

Danielle @ TeacHer Finance writes How Does Cash Advance Work? - A cash advance is very similar to a payday loan, except the terms are generally a bit longer.

Aaron @ Aaron Hung writes Watch out for these Back to School Spending Mistakes - Much to the chagrin of children everywhere another school year is about to start, and that means that parents across the country are busy stocking up on school supplies.

Justin @ Edward Antrobus writes 6 Ways Shoppers are Deceived! - Brands and advertisers use specific marketing tactics to convince shoppers to make purchases There are some tactics that they use that, while not illegal, border on being unethical.

Marissa @ Thirty Six Months writes You Should Always Seek Value - To get yourself financially free, to make good investments and to get through life in a calm and relaxed manner – you should always seek value.

Marissa @ Finance Triggers writes Best Way to Collect Superannuation Funds during Retirement - If you work in Australia, then you are likely to have at least one superannuation account set up to help you out financially during your retirement.

Sam @ The New Business Blog writes Want to be Successful? Avoid These 5 Emotionally Charged Habits - There are, to be sure, many things that contribute to your overall success. Things like your attitude, your ability to lead, your people skills and so forth all have a big influence on it, no doubt.

Katie @ IRA Basics writes 4 IRA Withdrawals that Actually Make Sense - Withdrawing funds from a traditional IRA before a person turns 59 ½ usually means that they’re going to pay a lot of taxes and penalties.

Lily @ Paying Debt Down writes Some Facts to Consider before Filing for Bankruptcy - For many consumers the thought of having to file bankruptcy can cause quite a bit of anxiety.

Bob @ Dwindling Debt writes Looking for a Store Credit Card? Don’t Look Here -

Andrea @ So Over This writes You’re Handling Retirement Savings All Wrong! - Saving money for retirement is something that is very near and dear to me.

Hadley @ Epic Finances writes Stock Investing Myths and Truths Part 4 of 4 - Even though there's plenty of information about what works and what doesn't when it comes to investing in the stock market, many myths still refuse to die.

Lenny @ Best Money Saving Blog writes Stock Buybacks are Booming! - After faltering for a couple of months, buyback announcements from many major US companies shot up to a three month high recently, putting 2014 on track to be one of the biggest years ever for buybacks.

Amy @ Money Mishaps writes These are the Biggest Money Mistakes Couples Make When Divorcing - When people get divorced, it's the spouse who hasn't had a whole lot of experience with the family's finances that often ends up on the short end of the stick.

Jack @ Money Saving Ethics writes These 5 Savings ‘Tricks’ might not be so good after all - Even the best intentions that you have for saving money can sometimes lead to financial problems.

Matt @ Budget Snob writes Investing Doesn't Take Genius Intelligence, Just Common Sense - A quote that's attributed to Albert Einstein goes something like this: "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results."

Danielle @ Saving Without a Budget writes Common Money Mistakes - If you're not keen on throwing your money away, the mistakes below should definitely be avoided.

Jay @ Daily Fuel Economy Tip writes How to Save on Gas – Uncommon Ways - I will describe a few less common ways you can save on gas – I hope you will find them useful.

Oscar @ Money is the Root writes Paying Off Debt Smarter and Faster - There are few things better for your financial health than paying off any debts that you have as quickly as possible.

Daniel @ Make Money Make Cents writes The Expenses of Buying and Owning a Home - From finding the perfect mortgage with the appropriate fees, to the year round upkeep and maintenance, this investment requires a lot of time and capital.

Kay Johnson @ For the Complete Me writes 5 Reasons Why You Need a Plan for Your Life - There is a Divine Plan for your life. Sometimes you may do something that does not line up with this plan, but rest assured, He is not surprised by anything that you do. You need a Plan for your life; a Plan that was designed through prayerful guidance from Him. - See more at: http://www.kaynijo.com/plan-for-your-life/#sthash.fU5wR8sK.dpuf

Brock Kernin @ Clever Dude writes Rotate Your Tires, Or Pay The Price - If you ignore basic car maintenance, it will cost you!

Natalie Bacon @ Financegirl writes Chocolate and J. Crew: The Moment I Stopped Struggling With Money - Here's how a skinny girl uses the "weight loss" analogy to save money - think about money like you think about food.

DW @ The Money Template writes The Top 11 Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget - Follow these simple ways to save money on a tight budget and you'll be able to squirrel away more cash than you knew you had.

Kalen Bruce @ MoneyMiniBlog writes My Biggest Money Mistakes (That I’m Glad I made) Part 2: Wholesale Club - Here is my experience with a wholesale club that cost me several thousand dollars and provided little in return. Learn from my mistake!

Jeremy @ Modest Money writes How to Make the Most on Your Used Car - What did Warren Buffett say was the most important rule of investment? “Never Lose Money”. Now, Warren probably uttered this phrase with his trademark wry grin.

Jeremy @ Modest Money writes Quality, Quantity, and Content – Making a Good Blog Great - You’ve seen them – the content-mill blog with a hundred posts a month, none of them good, selling posts to advertisers and doing nothing else for the world. Or the blog with 6 posts, from 2011, and nothing since.

Jeremy @ Modest Money writes How to Choose and Maximize a Niche in Blog Posts - If you blog it they will come. Right? Well, not necessarily. The web is teeming with unvisited blogs churning away with little effect. How do you make sure that you money blog ends up among the top finance blogs? The only way to get things moving is to work work work. You’ve got to create content constantly,

Erastus @ Wise Dollar writes Motif Investing Review: Get Up To $150 Cash Back With A New Account! - This Motif Investing review covers the unique broker and their themed based investing approach. Get up to $150 when opening a new Motif Investing account!

Erastus @ Sprout Wealth writes TradeMONSTER Review: Trade Free For 60 Days! - TradeMONSTER offers trading at $4.95 per trade! Read my TradeMONSTER review to see how you can trade free for 60 days when opening a new account.

Erastus @ Frugal Rules writes SCOTTRADE REVIEW: GET UP TO $2,000 CASH BACK! - Read my Scottrade review to see how you can get up to $2,000 from bringing them your outside accounts. I use Scottrade for my investing and love using them.

Jon @ Increase Credit Limit writes How You Can Increase Your Credit Limit - Even if you might know that you should increase your credit limit, that information will do you no good unless you know how to get it done. So, here are some tips for how you can increase your credit limit.

Connie @ Savvy With Saving writes 10 Easy Ways To Make Extra Cash For Christmas - While the holidays are filled with fun, festivities, and family, they can also be quite a headache for your budget. Here are 10 ways to make a little extra cash.

Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes My Time Sucking Side Income That I Love - On top of the day-to-day hours I put in teaching our future generation, I’m also creating a side income stream through TeachersPayTeachers.com.