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A Post-Turkey Roundup

This week I’ll start the roundup by welcoming Miranda Marquit who launched her blog Planting Money Seeds this week. If you are regular reader, you recognize her name, she is the most prolific personal finance blogger I know, but until now all her writing has been guest hosted at others’ sites. Now she has a place of her own. Welcome, Miranda.

Len Penzo wrote Black Coffee: Thanksgiving Leftovers, the Crumbling Euro & Turkey Science, a combination roundup, look back, and look at the numbers. (Did you know 15% of US households get their water from a well? Now, I do.)

At Enemy of Debt, Brad Chaffee shares The Worst Day of my Entire Life with his readers. A great story, although, I’ve had worse, Brad….

Are Live Sports Worth The Cost? That’s the question at Canadian Finance Blog. Add it all up, and it makes you think the big LCD screen may be the way to go.

At Consumerism Commentary, Flexo gives us 10 Cash Back Credit Card Traps. I’m a fan of my Fidelity 529 card, 2% into a College Savings Account, and I’d consider this list a must read as you look for the best card for your lifestyle.

While we’re talking credit cards, Neal Frankle at Wealth Pilgrim wrote Credit Card Scams and How To Avoid Them. Always good to look over your shoulder. Take Neal’s advice and play it safe.

No talk of Black Friday this week. It held very little interest for me, except for that $9 Crock Pot at CVS. I hope you had a healthy, happy Thanksgiving this week, and survived the day after if you ventured out.


  • 20's Finances November 27, 2011, 4:33 pm

    Thanks for pointing out some great reads. It’s hard to keep up with the latest during the Holiday season.

  • Miranda November 28, 2011, 2:29 pm

    Thanks so much for including me, and giving a shout-out to my new blog! 🙂 And, of course, thanks for the roundup of great reads from around the blogosphere.

  • KC @ PsychoMoney November 28, 2011, 2:34 pm

    I love reading what the people I am following are reading. Thanks for the update.

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