I like Dr. Crazy’s new discussion format for these big issues. But commenting seems like extra work to me! A good read though.
Nick at step away from the mall had several excellent posts this week. I’m highlighting this one on not tapping into your 401(k) during bad times. (I had an interesting conversation with Fidelity this week with the representative lamenting how I couldn’t get a loan on their 403(b) and me explaining how that is a good thing. We are still allowed hardship withdrawals.) I encourage you to check out some of his more recent posts too!
I am so glad that the Boxcarkids lady got into a new trailer park. This one sounds much better and more stable than the ones she had been at before. Check out the saga starting with this post.
A Gai Shan Life with a vivid reminder on the importance of flossing.
Money Reasons on dream homes. It’s amazing how what we thought we wanted changes over time. Do we lose our dreams or just get new ones?
Female Science Prof articulates something that has been bothering me. What’s with all the suffering academic bloggers?
Someone needs to anonymously send my in-laws this link from Squirrelers on how kids can have fun on the cheap. You know, like without sending a Wii months away from any holiday giving.
This post on nature vs. nurture from edgeofthewest is something people in my field need to read, along with Failing at Fairness and Why So Slow?. It’s crazy how many in my profession demand proof for everything, but have some sort of selective blinders when it comes to gender issues.