Lots of great links this week!
Story of my life from itsprobablyphdme. Shiny!
The annual food stamp/SNAP challenge from the nonconsumer advocate. It’s would be a bit easier for us given that we’re now a family of four, but #4 only eats vicariously ($112 is pretty close to our regular grocery bill… $84 is not).
Graceful retirement links to a bunch of longevity calculators.
Gabe is winning at chore wars.
A map of the market from Smart Money.
Kelly Damian talks about horrible gift ideas.
Reassigned time discusses, among other things, how we wish we could hire more folks.
Oil and Garlic nails some problems with common proposals for fixing retirement and health insurance.
Wandering Scientist talks a bit about why she works and life the universe and everything (but not balance or having it all).
First Gen American with some great career advice.
No trust fund has an anonymous survey she’d like you to take.
Mutant Supermodel is looking for single parents to share their stories.
Hush with an interesting take on the tiger mother book.
We were in this week’s carnival of personal finance.