In honor of National Women's History Month I've decided to decorate this Carnival of Money Stories with some images and quotes of just a few of the thousands of women who have helped make our world what it is today.
“Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.” - Sandra Day O'Connor
Money Beagle has a new baby in the house who's teaching his folks a thing to two. Here are A Few Life Lessons from an Eight Month Old that we can all use!
Are you looking for health insurance? Good Financial Cents has some advice for Affordable Health Insurance Coverage for the self-employed.
Faced with life after employment, Funny About Money has been doing some Big Picture Thinking and realizing that perhaps she's focusing a bit too much on the wrong things. I think she's right!
Mr Credit Card has a beef with Budget and he's working really hard to get to the bottom of it. In part three of his series he discovers that Budget Has No Clue Which Credit Card They Are Giving Out To Scammers. It's a cautionary tale to remain vigilant.
Are you a money waster at the grocery store? Trees Full of Money is a self-confessed poor grocery shopper but one with a plan! Save Time and Money at the Grocery Store spells it out!
As a tenant, Dough Roller is considering Renter's Insurance and deciding whether or not it is worth the cost.
"Each person must live their life as a model for others." - Rosa Parks
Doing it yourself is a good thing, regardless of the reason. ptMoney suggests we Use Free Online Tutorials to Do It Yourself. There's an excellent list of links to places you can find help for your projects!
In a guest post over at Christian PF, Rob Kuban writes about A Lesson in Contentment, urging us to practice being content with what we have. Good advice!
Canadian Finance Blog is trying to help you reason out whether or not you should be offering to share gas money when someone gives you a ride. That one's easy - YES! Don't be a moocher.
In a rather stridently defensive article, Miss Bankrupt explains why she still buys bottled water. She must be getting some grief over it.
With a new baby imminent, MoneyNing is considering how to teach his child about money. He's got a good plan.
The Financial Student explains The Anatomy of an Overdraft. He's speaking from painful experience.
ToughMoneyLove is working as a volunteer tax preparer and getting a lot out of it.
"It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake. " - Margaret Thatcher
The Oblivious Investor is trying out Charles Schwab for his IRA. So far so good!
Free Money Finance is sharing the Financial Moves He's Making Now. Perhaps you can get some tips!
There are alternatives to 529 plans for college savings. Money Help for Christians proposes a hybrid approach involving using a Roth IRA and a Coverdell. Interesting idea.
Simple Trading System is explaining why he Advocates Simplicity for Traders and Investors. Some good reasoning!
KCLau is revisiting The Latte Factor. I'm a big fan of David Bach.
Have you ever considered investing in real estate? The Bigger Pockets blog is giving out a little advice.
"Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around. " - Katherine Hepburn
Oil and Garlic is taking Ms. Hepburn's advice to heart with Tips to Improve Your 9 to 5 Worklife. It's always better to be busy!
Darwin's Finance is thinking about how childhood jobs influence later adult financial situations. Pretty interesting.
Do you earn money online? Gather Little By Little explains why he likes that income stream so much.
The next Wacky Wednesday post is up over at The Amateur Financier with another chapter in the ongoing saga of a time traveler having a little trouble with future finances.
Personal Finance By The Book asks, "When Does Saving Turn into Hoarding?".
"A pedestal is as much a prison as any small, confined space. " - Gloria Steinem
Have you ever disputed a credit card charge? Personal Finance Journey explains How Not to Dispute a Credit Card Charge with her story of being on the creditor side of the table.
Wonderlust Journey has another tip for finding cheap flights. Every little bit helps!
Don't wait for money to come to you, go after it! TFB says you need guts to handle your personal finances!
Since I had my car in the shop all last week I can relate to The Smarter Wallet whose car's been in the shop a lot lately too. How to Handle Car Repairs includes some good tips for financing auto problems.
Sun's Financial Diary did his taxes online with Turbo Tax this year. He gives it a thumbs up!
Are you looking for a house? My Wealth Builder shares some tips in Our Approach to Buying a House.
That's it for this week's carnival. Next week the carnival will be hosted by True Adventures in Money Hacking. Articles can be submitted here.
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