Clio bluestocking tales learns a painful lesson about budgets and other people trying to get you to do their work for them.
An oldie but worth reading: xoom is against decluttering because it promotes consumerism. (#2 adds: hahahaha! I like it.)
If this video doesn’t bring tears to your eyes, then you are a hard-hearted jerk.
How did we miss Grover Appreciation Day???
Do want. From the little professor.
Mutant Super Model needs book suggestions for a precocious 7 year old. Help her out!
An exhaustive list of resources if you think your kid may be gifted from davincilearning.
We were in this week’s carnival of personal finance.
Money Reasons has no clue on how to eat healthily (or cook, apparently). Help him out by giving him advice and encouragement.
Donna Freedman with some tips for older job seekers.
Graceful retirement comments on another post that comments on another post… but really it’s about whether or not we should be trying to impress other people into thinking we’re wealthy even if we can do it cheaply. Is looking good or feeling good more important? Me, I’m middle class all the way, baby.
Meanwhile, Steampunk Challenge is… continuing. The reading is coming along, the reviewing not as much so. I think what happened in my contrary brain is that as soon as I committed to reading one type of book, I instantly got distracted by every other type of book there is. I’m a contrary blogger, yo. (#1: probably doesn’t help that the new Flavia De Luce is out…)
Confidential to Invest it Wisely: got the book, thanks. It has drastic flaws in logic which make it hard to take seriously, but I’m still hoping to get something useful out of it. Memo to self: never ever read another book “published” by CreateSpace.
Writing challenge: Did it. A couple days were really difficult though.