At least in Northern California, Rite Aid is having a sale on Speed Stick deodorant, Colgate toothpaste, Soft Soap, and Irish Spring bar soap (3-pack). I went to stock up today and the shelves had been picked clean. However, I got rain check for 5 of everything. Since they don’t bad, I don’t mind stocking up. I probably could have gotten it for more, but it should take us through a year or more. On to the links that I liked this week.
Generation X Finance unleashed a website redesign. I love how clean it looks. The Random Post is really addicting. However, people should come for the content and I liked his article on people who buy high and sell low.
Money Smart Life asks why people ignore easy money. I think it’s because they just don’t know better.
After reading my article on choosing a 529 plan, the Sun’s Financial Diary decided to set one up himself. He chose Ohio too after his research. It looks like Five Cent Nickel has as well. Though he makes a good case for the Illinois one.
The Digerati Life writes about subprime loans and defaulting mortgages. I think the whole nation has gotten engrossed with having to own a home at any price. I think there are simply too many people who believe that buying is better than renting under any circumstances.
Money, Matter, and More Musings has a cute article giving 10 steps to becoming wealthy. I’m already implementing all 10.
Jim at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity sums up 10 popular personal finance books in one sentence each.
Flexo at Consumerism Commentary asks who yard sale finds. A quarter for Eric Clapton’s Unplugged? Outstanding!
Free Money Finance notes that Warren Buffet Recommends Index Funds