Pick up some post-Halloween Deals
With Halloween over, it is time for look at the post-Halloween deals. For instance, this is an ideal time to buy candy on sale. Of course if you are anything like me you have a bunch of candy left over. If that's the case, fear not, there are more savings to be had. It's a great time to buy next year's costume. You'll eliminate procrastination and save money. That's like a double rainbow of win!
Drop some Love on the World
My buddy, J. Money over at Budgets Are Sexy are teaming up with ItStartsWith.Us and Love Bomb to create a new venture: Love Drop. The concept is simple. People donate as little at $1 or as much as $20 a month, and they find people in need of a little financial love... surprise style. They describe it as "Extreme Home Makeover meets Oprah", but I'm hoping it has a bit of a Publisher Clearing House Sweepstakes video in it.
The site won't be dropping love until January. However, I'm not waiting for the new year to be a better person. I want to be better now. So I'm in for the maximum donation. I'm hoping you'll donate with me.
Enjoy these Personal Finance Links
From The Money Writers:
- Brip Blap posts repeated violent blows to the head.
- Digerati Life says opt for a deferred payment plan when you can't pay your bills.
- Frugal Dad blogs giving away stuff: things come and go, but memories last forever.
- Generation X Finance presents five wise uses for discretionary income.
- Million Dollar Journey offers some wealth building tips for new college/university graduates.
- Money Smart Life discusses how to choose an MBA program.
- My Dollar Plan writes that Social Security 2011 wage base remains unchanged.
- The Sun's Financial Diary says get more for your online buck.
... and from other Top Personal Finance sites:
- The Smarter Wallet asks is getting a college degree worth it?
- One Frugal Girl wonders do you speak up when your experience is unsatisfactory?
- Darwin's Finance blogs saying bye-bye to the mortgage interest deduction?
- Debt Sucks on how preliminary budgets can keep you on track.
- Bargaineering with how to pay off debt.
- Canadian Finance Blog posts avoiding financial disaster - new work, no debt.
- Get Rich Slowly says cheap things you never use are no bargain.
- Suburban Dollar presents how to negotiate medical bills.
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