Aspiring Blogger – Personal Finance Carnival #29 – January 31, 2014


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Welcome to the 29th edition of the Aspiring Blogger – Personal Finance Carnival. For the first time in a LONG while, the carnival is a little shorter today. I think all the weather issues have people too cold to submit to blog carnivals? Either that, or their internet isn’t working? Whatever the reason, I’ll take quality over quantity any day of the week. I hope you enjoy reading the posts, hopefully you’ll find a few that you love!

While you’re here, make sure to read as many of the posts as you can – I know it would be difficult for you to read all of them – but please do if you feel like it! If you’re interested in participating in the next blog carnival, you can find out details here or submit your post here! Thanks for stopping by!



Cat Alford @ Budget Blonde writes How To Budget College Students Funds – The following is a guest post from my friend Jason, who loves sharing tips and tricks on how to budget college students funds.


Wayne @ Young Family Finance writes Things for Gen Y to do in Retirement – Technology will not only change how we live and work as young adults, but also our future. While I am sure that technology will continue to evolve, it has already changed my understanding of retirement. Retirement no longer means playing golf, watching TV, and preparing to die. Instead, there are new activities for retirees to do while in retirement.T


Roger @ The Amateur Financier writes 8 Considerations When Starting to Invest – A short guide to some of the things you need to consider when you are first starting to invest and trying to choose the best investments for your needs.

Luke @ Learn Bonds writes Risk Tolerance – What Every Investor Should Know – Risk tolerance is one of the most important and fundamental parts of investing. Here’s what ever investor should know about this important concept.

Tushar @ Start Investing Money writes What Type of Investment Option is Best for You? – This Post was Originally published at What Type of Investment Option is Best for You? on Start Investing MoneyIf there is one thing you can rely on in the ever changing world of investments, it is that there are lots of different investments to choose from. You’ve got stocks, shares, IPOs, mutual funds, real estate investments and many others besides.


Corey @ 20s Finances writes How to Get Your CAREER Off the Ground – Growing up a child I learned how to get a successful job: graduate high school, go to college, and then pick and choose the best company making you an offer. It was simple. Or so I thought. The unfortunate truth is that it is very hard to get a job when you are young. Even with a good college education, it’s hard to get your career off the ground.

CAPI @ Creating a Passive Income writes What It Meant To Be The Average Financial American in 2013 – In 2013, many Americans needed to watch their finances. Read here for a year’s review of finance to start off your 2014.

Jester @ The Ultimate Juggle writes Does Technology Equal Productivity? – One of my new friends and I like to talk about new business ideas. The first time that we hung out, we ended up having a three hour conversation about some of our best ideas and how we would like to create them over the next couple of years.

Don @ MoneySmartGuides writes Intelligent Ways to Save Money for Your Upcoming Summer Vacation – Do you have big summer vacation plans coming up? For example, let’s say that a bunch of your old buddies from college have finally decided to get together for an outdoor adventure of mountain biking, white water rafting, and trail […]

Debt Guru @ Debt Free Blog writes What To Avoid When You’re Buying Your First Home – Looking for your first home? It can be a difficult process, but we’re here to make it easier. Read for tips on what to avoid when buying a first home!

Minimalist @ Minimalist Finance writes 3 Ways to Save on Home Cleaning Products – 3 Ways to Save on Home Cleaning Products has been published on Minimalist FinanceCleaning products are part of almost every household budget, and they can be quite expensive. Between glass cleaner, disinfectant, laundry soap and other supplies needed for cleaning your home, cleaning products can take up a good chunk of the home maintenance fund.

SBB @ Simple Budget Blog writes Taking Inventory of Your Financial Life – It’s important to keep track of your own belongings in cases of theft or damage. Here’s what you can do in order to create an inventory of your household.


PPlan @ Provident Plan writes The Graduated Tithe – A Good Alternative to Tithing? –        I’ve written a good bit of material designed to free people from the idea that the tithe is something they must do

Jacob @ AllPersonalFinance writes The Truth About Car Finance – The truth about car finance If you are looking to buy a new car, there will be a whole host of finance options available for you. The dealers themselves will nearly always offer you a finance deal as it is a great profit maker for them, but the choice can leave a consumer very confused. …r

Kyle @ The Penny Hoarder writes 5 Credit Card Promotions That Made Me $1,425 – One of the best ways for a Penny Hoarder to make some serious extra cash is to take advantage of credit card sign up bonuses. Of course, to get the most benefit, you should have excellent credit, and you should routinely pay off your credit card in full each month so you’re not paying interest.

Lindy @ Minting Nickels writes Should You Be Getting Depressed about the State of the UK Economy? – Let’s face it; it’s been a crazy couple of years, as far as the UK economy is concerned.

IMB @ Investing Money writes How To Grow Your Wealth In 2014 – People across the country have made a resolution to take control of their finances in 2014. This is a great goal to have, but understanding how to make this goal a reality can be difficult. Buying a property with a home loan in the new year could offer substantial financial benefits to a property owner.

Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves writes 10 Ways To Save Money On Home Improvements – For almost a decade in the 1990’s, we were entertained by the standup comedy turned TV show starting Tim Allen called Home Improvement.

Lauren @ L Bee and the Money Tree writes Kitchen Upgrades to Keep Tenants Renting – L Bee Says: I am the Zillow blogger of the week! I used Zillow a good bit back when I was hunting for my first home, and I am excited to be featured. Below is a post by Diana Fishlock for those of you who, like me, have rental property income. Cheers! A good tenant is […]The post Kitchen Upgrades to Keep Tenants Renting appeared first on L Bee and the Moneytree.

Eva Baker @ TeensGotCents writes $1,000 Challenge – Entertainment and Groceries – My mom continues on her quest to save $500 a month by participating in the $1,000 Challenge. Now she’s cut our grocery budget and I’m feeling kinda hungry!

Bargain Babe @ writes Am I a Money Hoarder? – Am I a money hoarder? My friends say yes because I refuse to let my savings dip below $1,000. But they often have just $100 before payday.

Maria @ The Money Principle writes What being debt free means to me? – Being debt free is mostly felt in little things; in a bunch of flowers, music and deep, restful sleep.

Brent @ PersonalFinance-Tips writes 5 unique ways to save money – When you’re trying to get your personal finances in order, it really helps to look into money saving tips.   Most people know about the basic tips such as to put a little money in savings each time you get paid and use money saving vouchers when you can.

SFB @ Simple Finance Blog writes How to Save Money on your Wedding – Wedding day is a big day in anyone’s life and a lot of planning goes into making it a dream occasion.

Minimalist @ Minimalist Finance writes 3 Ways to Ensure You’ll Never Forget to Pay a Bill Again – 3 Ways to Ensure You’ll Never Forget to Pay a Bill Again has been published on Minimalist FinanceWe’ve all done it. Every once in awhile, a bill slips our mind and we forget to pay it. The bill goes unpaid until you get a gentle reminder from the servicing company, or until you notice a late fee on your next bill.

Crystal @ Budgeting in the Fun Stuff writes Writing a Will – A cold front swept through Houston when Mr. BFS and I left for our cruise.

Tushar Mathur @ Everything Finance writes How to save money on pet costs – A month after getting married, my husband and I inherited our pup from a family friend. Essentially, he’s always been a member of our family.

SavingMentor @ How To Save Money writes Is Hiring Writers! – I want to bring you, my readers, the absolute best and most complete information on saving money that can be found anywhere in Canada.

Crystal @ Married (with Debt) writes Thanks to These Blog Carnivals – December 2013 to Current – Hi again! Every week, we submit our favorite posts to a variety of blog carnivals. When we are selected, it is common courtesy (and an expectation) that we link back to those that included us.

Mike @ Personal Finance Journey writes Tips to Successfully Claim Auto Insurance after Accidents – Road accidents may not be on your agenda for the day but it is something that is not impossible to happen. They can occur suddenly and especially when you least expect it. Having your own auto insurance will prove priceless when this predicament happens to you.

Tony @ We Only Do This Once writes Training for a 5k Run – A Beginner’s Guide – Here are some simple tips when you are training for a 5k run.


Well, that’s all for the 29th edition – thanks for stopping by and reading, let me know in the comments if you have any thoughts about the articles or the carnival in general. As always – I really appreciate you all stopping by and spending time reading/commenting/etc!

Submit your article to the next edition of Aspiring Blogger – Personal Finance Carnival using the carnival submission form. Past posts and future edition information can be found on my Blog Carnival page.

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Ted Jenkin @ Your Smart Money Moves February 10, 2014 at 11:14 am

Thanks for hosting and including my article in this!


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