Carnival of Twenty Somethings- Wedding Edition

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This week in the Carnival of Twenty Somethings I received great amount of fantastic articles and enjoyed reading them, since I spent most of the weekend wedding planning I thought it’d be fun to have a Wedding Edition. I have post on wedding tips coming soon, so here are a few wedding tips and maybe some jokes ;)

Let`s start with the best of the best!

Editor’s Choice

Patrick @ Cash Money Life presents Who is Dave Ramsey posted at Cash Money Life,  a very interesting and informative biography of Dave Ramsey is.

PicktheBrain presents Gallows Humor: 21 Economy Inspired Cartoons posted at School Loans, a very humors collection of economic cartoons.

Pinyo presents How To Save Money – The 1,001 List Of Money Saving Tips And Ideas posted at Moolanomy, a very detailed list of saving tips and ideas.

J. Savings presents The Financial Crisis Explained via Beer & PukeBonds posted at Budgets are Sexy., don’t understand the financial crisis? Well here is a straightforward explanation of it.

The Dough Roller presents Lies, Damn Lies, and Personal Finance posted at The Dough Roller, saying, “Is personal finance a myth that has wrongly replaced the role government should play in our lives? Find out why one reporter thinks so, and why she is so wrong.”

Silk flowers save you a lot of money and they’re already preserved. The Bride can have fresh flowers, but there isn’t any need for everyone else to go fresh.

wedding-car

Savings

Barry presents Tips To Curb Impulse Buying posted at Associate Money.

Matt presents Allowance And Chore System For The Kids posted at myfinancialrecovery.net, saying, “A look at our recent implementation of an allowance and chore system for the kids.”

nickel presents How to Save Money on Car Insurance posted at fivecentnickel.com.

Matthew Paulson presents Should You Consolidate Your Student Loans posted at American Consumer News.

Debt Freedom Fighter presents Want to Get the Best Car Insurance Rates? posted at Discover Debt Freedom!.

kathryn presents Even More Easy Savings around the House posted at Out of Debt Christian, saying, “The more money that you can save then the less stress you are likely to feel each month. Little savings around the house can quickly add up and take some of the burden off your wallet.”

FIRE Getters presents Top 7 Energy Saving Tips for this Summer! posted at FIRE Finance.

Ted presents Saving Money: 50 Tips for College Students posted at CampusGrotto.

If you’re having a dessert table, you really don’t need to buy an elaborate wedding cake, try renting.

Madison presents Making Home Affordable Q & A posted at My Dollar Plan.

MoneyNing presents How to Deal with Frugal Advice posted at Money Ning, saying, “Don’t just skip the article if you think it doesn’t apply to you as it might be useful later on in life.”

Olivia presents Where to Put Your Emergency Fund posted at IndependentBeginnings.com.

Deposit Accounts presents How Much Should You Save in Your 401K? posted at Deposit Accounts.

My Life ROI presents How Much Did That Shower Cost? Use a Low-Flow Shower Head! posted at My Life ROI, Getting the Best Return On Life, saying, “With the new focus on green, and the new focus on frugality… low-flow shower heads provide the best of both worlds!”

Depending on your culture and where you live in Canada, having a cash bar is totally acceptable. This can be a huge money saver.

wedding-flower

Investing

ABC presents Commodities posted at ABCs of Investing, saying, “A brief explanation of commodities.”

The Smarter Wallet presents Stock Market Index Analysis: Predicting An S & P Reversal posted at The Smarter Wallet, saying, “Thanks!”

Jeff Rose presents 6 Reasons Why College Students Think You Should Invest posted at Jeff Rose.

Praveen presents Successful Trading is About More than Generating A Buy Signal.. posted at Stock Trading Riches.

Dividend Tree presents When to Start Investing ? posted at The Income Portfolio, saying, “I believe for the first two years of your professional working life, one should focus singularly focus on debt reduction and/or laying your future financial foundation (and not investing in stock markets). At most, investing can be done under the umbrella of your 401K accounts at your work place.”

Credit & Loans

Sam presents Your Credit Report and FICO Credit Score. Good Credit Rating Makes Buying a Home Possible posted at Surfer Sam and Friends.

Jeff – StretchyDollar presents Disputing a Charge On Your Credit Card posted at StretchyDollar, saying, “Thanks for considering my post!”

Brian McKay presents Option Adjustable Rate Mortgages posted at MonitorBankRates.com, saying, “Option adjustable rate mortgages (ARMs) give you the option of making different mortgage payments each month, including the traditional payment of principal and interest, an interest only payment or a minimum mortgage payment which can be less than the amount of interest due that month.”

Kevin Fleming presents Best Cash Back Credit Cards posted at CreditShout.

Handy Saputra presents What are Homeowner Loans? posted at Home Loan | Mortgage Resources, saying, “If you are looking for a loan but are unsure whether or not you will be able to secure one or you are concerned that the interest rate may not be affordable within your budget then a homeowner loan may be the right option for you.”

Mr Credit Card presents Which Delta SkyMiles Credit Card To Get? posted at Ask Mr Credit Card.

Dan at Everydayfinance presents New Discover Current Card – Like Spying on Your Kids? posted at Everyday Finance, saying, “A new card out there allows parents to track their kids’ every move which is great for college students…or is it?”

David presents 9 Tweeters Every Credit Card Hound Should Follow posted at Credit Card Offers IQ, saying, “Check out theses credit card twitterers worth following.”

Unless you’re doing a formal shoot at the bride or groom’s house, you don’t need a photographer there. Your wedding party and family will have their cameras out anyway.

wedding-hands

Reviews

The Dough Roller presents Dave Ramsey Unleashed: How to Apply Ramsey’s ‘Baby Steps’ to Grown Up Finances posted at The Dough Roller, saying, “See how to apply Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps for those already on their way to retirement.”

Investing School presents ShareBuilder Review – Stock Broker for Automatic Investing posted at Investing School, saying, “ShareBuilder is not a much talked about stock broker but the automatic investing feature could be golden for those that just don’t time markets.”

Silicon Valley Blogger presents TradeKing Review: How Does TradeKing Measure Up? posted at The Digerati Life, saying, “Thanks!”

Four Pillars presents BMO InvestorLine Discount Brokerage Review posted at Quest For Four Pillars, saying, “Review of BMO InvestorLine discount brokerage.”

Economy

Bank Savings Review presents Bank Stress Test Results posted at Bank Savings Review, saying, “We finally got the results from the bank stress test but did anyone fail? Nope. Not much of a test huh?”

Patrick @ Military Money presents Watch Out For Stimulus Check and Government Grant Fraud! posted at Military Finance Network, saying, “Tips on how to guard your identity and avoid online rip off scams like the infamous government grant scheme.”

Chris McClelland presents 10 Reasons Your Bank Never Wanted You to Read This posted at Lucrative Investing.

Never mind buying an expensive silk gown. Stick to polyester blends. They’re cheaper, don’t wrinkle as much and are easier to clean.

Others

Fabulously Broke presents What I learned at my worst job posted at Fabulously Broke ….in the City, saying, “What I learned at my worst jobs in my 20s, and how to repurpose that knowledge to make more money in the future.”

Jack Schmidt presents Hot Trends – Going Once, Twice, Three Times! posted at SectorMatic Money Journal, saying, “Personal Finance | Everything for the Big Spender on a Budget! Now you can live like a fat cat, even if you’re on a money diet. Laugh all the way to the bank with Jack Schmidt and SectorMatic. It’s for you!”

BankMan presents Get a Free Garmin GPS at Key Bank posted at High Yield Savings Accounts, saying, “Get a free Garmin GPS system for opening a free checking account at Key National Bank. This offer excpires soon!”

Dana presents How Loss Aversion Affect Our Decisions posted at Investoralist, saying, “Understand how loss aversion affects our investing, personal, and career decisions.”

Save Money presents Dinero Saves Dinero: Foil And Water posted at How I Save Money.net.

Kevin Fleming presents Free Satellite TV posted at Satellite TV Guru, saying, “Recently, we have been getting a lot of emails from people looking to cut back on their expenses asking if it is possible to get free Satellite TV. In this article we explore the various ways people try to get around paying for tv and see any are actually viable and most importantly legal.”

Rick Foreman presents The Virtue of Laziness posted at Waiting for the Singularity.

KCLau presents The Most Common Habit of Rich People posted at KCLau’s Money Tips, saying, “About the common habits of the rich”

jim presents 2009 Sales Tax Holiday Schedule posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity.

Darwin presents 10 Ways to be Annoying at Work and Ruin your Career posted at Darwin’s Finance, saying, “This article highlights 10 incredibly annoying tactics and behaviors in the workplace and how to tackle them head on.”

John Russell presents No-Fault Auto Insurance Basics posted at The Low Cost Auto Insurance Guru, saying, “If you live in a state with no-fault auto insurance, you need to understand what it does and doesn”

My Journey presents How Should I handle ?Alternative Income? Opportunities when Friends and Family are Involved? posted at My Journey to Millions, saying, “How to charge family and friends comes up often for 20 somethingers!”

Wren Caulfield presents Adventures in Cake, Installment One posted at True Adventures in Money Hacking, saying, “Starting a small business.”

I hope you enjoyed the carnival! For everyone out there getting married or is married, I wish you all the best in your journey together and I’ll leave you off with this quote:

“A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendships, all the enjoyment of sense and reason – and indeed all the sweets of life. – Joseph Addison

wedding-dance


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  1. says

    Thanks for hosting and including my article! Great carnival!

  2. says

    Thanks for Hosting…going to take me a while to get through all these articles

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