Aspiring Blogger – Personal Finance Carnival #5 – May 3, 2013


Aspiring Blogger – Personal Finance Carnival #5 – May 3, 2013

Welcome to the May 5, 2013 edition of Aspiring Blogger – Personal Finance Carnival! I’ve added a new category today for “Blog Friends” to highlight their articles. Today we’ve just got Mr. CBB, but I’m sure there will be more soon. If you want to be featured in this section, just hang out here – read the articles, make comments, and interact – like Mr. CBB! All of the authors have put a lot of effort into writing their articles, so please  take a few minutes and click through to read each one that interests you. 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!


Blog Friends

Mr.CBB presents Life, Money and Retirement~Skype Doesn’t Reach Heaven posted at Canadian Budget Binder, saying, “Sometimes we need to ask ourselves why we work so hard for all the money we make and whether we are spending our time wisely. Pouring your life into one basket risks leaving behind potential memories that you might not be able to go back and get. Take time to evaluate your life, your priorities and your future.”


David Bar presents What To Tip Your Server posted at Barwhiz Blog, saying, “Tipping differs from country to country, base don history and culture. This guide will help you tip correctly as you wander from one country to the other.”

Financial Freedom

Jon and Krista Maroni presents Specific Ways to Start a Retirement Plan posted at Responsible and Generous Living in Early Adulthood, saying, “This post it to urge young people who avoid thinking about retirement to take really specific steps in starting their retirement plans and learning how to make a substantial sum of money so they’re free from income stress when they reach age 65.”

Financial Independence

gmeinna presents 6 Ways To Finance Your Startup | BobbyFinance posted at BobbyFinance.


Rhiana presents Couponing 101: Where to get Coupons posted at A Frugal Life, saying, “Learn advance coupon techniques with Lesson 2 of A Frugal Life’s online couponing course.”

Justin presents Find Your Financial Path: Start the Journey Today – The Frugal Path posted at The Frugal Path, saying, “Sometimes the hardest step is the very first one that you must take. This can be especially true with personal finances.”

Location Independence

Jason Hull presents Do FBAR and FATCA Affect You If You Plan On Becoming an Expatriate? posted at Hull Financial Planning, saying, “If you plan on becoming a backpacking vagabond living in the steppes of Tajikistan, you’ll still need money to live on. Will the long arm of the IRS touch you? Here’s how to stay in their good graces if you want to be an expat.”

Making Money Online

Richard Adams presents Why You Should Avoid Paypal Like The Plague posted at Lifestyle Design Unleashed, saying, “Last month I lost my Paypal account. Find out what I did wrong and the lessons you can learn.”

John Schmoll presents Online Brokerages I Use: OptionsHouse Review posted at Frugal Rules, saying, “There are many online brokerages to use as you look to invest in the stock market. The good ones are there to meet your needs and help make sure you’re doing what you can to be investing for things like retirement.”

Frankline Sewe presents Make Your Blog Stand Tall posted at Make Money, saying, “The blogging tips will help you learn to write better and earn more money from your blogs”

Personal Finance

Bill Smith presents TurboTax Continues To Grow In Popularity posted at 2011 Taxes, saying, “Millions of people utilize TurboTax in order to file their income taxes annually. In fact, Intuit recently reported that sales for its products have increased since last year.”

Jennifer Saksa presents New Free Personal Finance Software posted at NCH Software Blog, saying, “MoneyLine is a brand new and free personal finance program to track all your money, bank accounts and spending in one place, to keep you organized and in control of your finances.”

David de Souza presents Should politicans have to publish their tax returns? posted at TaxFix Feed Update, saying, “Should politicians be forced to publish their tax returns? Or should they benefit from the same confidentiality and privacy as any other taxpayer?”

James Powell presents Tax Credits and Benefits Changes 2013 – How They Will Affect You : Tax Credits posted at Tax Credits, saying, “This post will look at how the changes in tax credits will affect you in 2013.”


That concludes this edition – I know, we had a LOT today! I want to thank everyone who submitted a post . Please take time to click through and read (at least a few) posts…PLEASE!!!

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 index page.


{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Krista May 3, 2013 at 9:51 am

Thank you for hosting this carnival, I’ll be sure to check out all the rest, as well as future carnivals!

Krista (and Jon)

Reply May 6, 2013 at 11:09 pm

Thanks Krista!


Canadianbudgetbinder May 3, 2013 at 6:31 pm

Thanks for hosting and sharing a CBB post! Have a great weekend my friend.

Reply May 6, 2013 at 11:10 pm

No problem, thanks for submitting a great article!


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