Hmm. I had a long weekend, out of town attending a wedding. As I sat down to review the links I saved from my reading this week, the news of Osama Bin Laden’s death hit the news. It’s the end of an era, I’m sure, but not the end of the war on terror. Someone will always be there to take his place. In a post last night, Sam asked Osama Bin Laden Is Dead: Good Or Bad? Well, I say ‘good’ but I agree with Sam that we are not out of the woods.
On to the roundup – Tom Drake at Canadian Finance Blog offered 3 Ways for kids to Start Saving for Their College Fund. It’s never too early to start, 18 years from birth to college goes by all too fast.
My friend Jeff at Deliver Away Debt posted Financial Literacy Month – April 30 Featuring Steve Stewart to close out the month of April. Well, as my readers know, every day is financial literacy day for me, the learning never ends.
On a frugal note we have Cheap Cool Activities at Green Panda Treehouse. A nice list to help your wallet and your health.
At Out of Your Rut, Kevin tell us How Frugality Becomes Counterproductive.Kevin has written a number of articles over the past months focusing on how income is far more important and longer lasting than anything you can do to be frugal. His points are well taken, and I agree that so long as one spends less than they earn that pushing your income up will be far more rewarding than anything extreme frugality will produce.
Next, at Fiscal Fizzle we have Americans and Money: 3 Reasons Why We’re in Trouble. A simple but “to the point” article on what our issues are as a country.
To wrap up this week, Monevator offered Weekend reading: Free your mind and your future with Free Capital a review of a book that describes how 12 investors made their millions.
A great week of reading.