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A post Dow micro-crash Roundup

Is that what they are calling whatever happened?
This week we start with a Guest post at Out of Your Rut, A better way to budget. I like the idea of first tracking your spending to have a baseline from which to progress. Read the rest if you can use an idea on how to get started. The Author Paul Williams blogs at Provident Planning.

Miranda Marquit asks Using Your Coupons: Is it Really a Good Deal? It might not always be, but when then are used right, there’s some savings to be had. A nice post to shed some light on this topic.

Kristin Harad, posting at fat wallet, asks, Are You Saving Too Much for Your Children’s Education? She helps you to understand why your own finances, emergency fund, and retirement savings should take priority.

Neal Frankle over at The Wealth Pilgrim (and a fellow Money Maven Network member) shares his thoughts on How To Select The Right Roth Beneficiary. This issue is too important to be overlooked, the wrong choices can cost your family quite a bit of money over time. Read Neal’s post, and choose wisely.

Shawn Watson at Watson Inc asks Do The Rich Pay Their Fair Share Of Taxes? This is really a question with no answer in sight. With the bottom 47% or so of taxpayers paying no Federal tax at all, it would seem that the middle and upper class are all paying more than their fair share. I’d bet that you can get twelve honest people in a room and they will never reach a consensus on what a fair tax structure is. I sure don’t know.

And last this week, Jason at Redeeming Riches, tell us The #1 Thing You Should Do With Your Money (And Probably Don’t). I don’t want to ruin the punchline, you’ll just have to visit to find out.

  • Paul Williams May 17, 2010, 9:32 am

    Thanks for highlighting my guest post, Joe! I’ve got an article up on my site today, Why Budgeting Fails that discusses the same concept but provides the inspiration I had behind it.

  • JOE May 17, 2010, 2:15 pm

    You’re welcome, glad I read it.

  • Roshawn @ Watson Inc May 17, 2010, 9:42 pm

    Thanks for including this roundup!

  • Roshawn @ Watson Inc May 17, 2010, 9:43 pm

    Thanks for including me in this round up

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