Friday, November 19, 2010

Pre-Thanksgiving Weekly Round-Up

Thanksgiving dinner in Canada.Image via Wikipedia
Welcome to my Pre-Thanksgiving Round-up. It has been a busy week with work and getting the house ready for next weeks eating extravaganza. From around the web some of the best articles.

Over at Personal Finance By The Book an interesting post on extended warranties. Why I Said “Yes” … and then “No” to My Cell Phone Protection Plan

Jim Wang at Bargineering had a great post on the governments budgeting problems called You Fix The Budget . It has a link to the New York Times site where in a game you actually fix the budget. has fun post called Five Fun Financial Holiday Gifts for All Ages. It's a gift giving guide for you holiday shopping pleasure. has an interesting post on being more productive, 10 Tips to Improve Productivity. I always find something in a list like this to help me be more organized.

Canadian Finance Blog has some great tips to stop the holes in our budgets, 5 Non-Essential Expenses that are Bleeding your Budget. It's some great information on fine tuning your budget. 

Get Rich Slowly
gets advice from billionaire Mark Cuban. He's asked "What to do with a windfall?" his answer was very interesting, check out Advice from a Billionaire: What to do With a Windfall.

Dinks Finance has an interesting post on family dynamics and money, When Do We Have Enough Money? With parents, children and combined families the fun never stops.

Financially Poor has some steps to take to get your significant other on board financially, How To Get Your Partner On Board With Finances - 3 Ways.

I hope these links keep you busy over the weekend. Don't forget that turkey at the store. And I don't mean your spouse.


  1. Excellent collection of good articles. Time to do some reading ;)

    Thank you.

  2. There are so many posts that are great. It's hard to pick from them. Thanks for stopping by.

  3. Dave,
    haha "Eating extravaganza" I appreciate a man who calls it as it is! Hoping you have a great Thanksgiving holiday and thanks for the mention.

  4. I hope you also have a great holiday. I can't deny I have a slight turkey addiction. I won't be seeking help for it. Thanks for stopping by.


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