Welcome to the 25th edition of the Carnival of Financial Independence, a selection of the best articles related to Financial Independence this week. If you would like to be included next week, please submit your post via Blogger Carnivals. If you would like to host for a future edition, please contact me.
The guidelines are:
- You can submit a post that was published during the last month
- The posts have to relate to reaching financial independence, and fit within the following categories: Savings and Simple living, Travel and Lifestyle, Wealth and Passive income, Real Estate and Investing, or Self employment.
- Submit by Wednesday night for the Saturday edition
- Please mention the carnival in your roundups if you have been featured!
This week on Make Money Your Way
Troy talks about the Things to Be Aware of When Investing in American Real Estate, Alexandra wonders if you Are you too busy to make money? And I share How I got my Alexa rank below 100K in eight weeks
NOTE: this carnival is late because I am in Cancún, Mexico trying to catch a cheap last minute flight to Europe and learning the hard way that cheap often ends up expensive haha, but that is for another post. I may be MIA for a few more days, have a good one!
Travel and Lifestyle
Jason Hull @ Hull Financial Planning offers 21 Tips and Tricks to Evaluate Travel Options
Cat Alford @ Budget Blonde’s husband shares his Trip to India.
Simon @ Airline Miles Experts thinks you can holiday on a budget and Cutting Cost Doesn’t Mean Cutting Fun
Bargain Babe @ BargainBabe.com tells us How to Run a Swap
Matt Becker @ Mom and Dad Money reminds us of The Hidden Costs of Having a Baby
Tushar Mathur @ Everything Finance explains what you will have to Sacrifice When You Have Children, Minimalist @ Minimalist Finance thinks you may want to consider the Extra Cost of Private School for your Child. Thanks to Brock Kernin @ Clever Dude, they will be Dressed for Success This School Year, and SarahN @ Livetolist helps you figure out children’s pocket money
Wealth and Passive Income
Michael @ Financial Ramblings calculates How Much to Save for Retirement
DW @ Great Passive Income Ideas explains Passive Income Streams
Michael Kitces @ Nerd’s Eye View shares the Renaming Outcomes Of A Monte Carlo Retirement Projection
MMD @ IRA vs 401k Central helps you learn about the 401k Rules of Your Employer Retirement Plan
Little House @ Little House in the Valley warns us against outliving Your Retirement.
Kathleen O’Malley @ Frugal Portland shares thoughts on The Value of Having Money
Lindy @ Minting Nickels helps you Make Zero Interest Credit Cards Work for You
Mr FD @ Financial Debauchery warns you against The 72 Month Auto Loan
Matt @ Living in Financial Excellence talks about Your Values and Beliefs About Money being Tested
Jayson Coomer @ Modest Money thinks Man Can Live By Luck Alone
FI Pilgrim @ FI Journey thinks you should Be Flexible With Your Financial Goals
Real Estate and Investing
Jon @ Novel Investor put together a Guide to the Different Types Of Mutual Funds
Derek Chamberlain @ MoneyAhoy.com reviews the Best Dividend Paying Stocks
Mrs. Accountability @ Out of Debt Again thinks Mobile is The Future of Funds Management
Mr.CBB @ Canadian Budget Binder talks about When to renovate your home
Monica @ Making Sense of Cents recomends you Pay off Your Mortgage Faster and Save Thousands of Dollars
Anton Ivanov @ Dreams Cash True lists The Best Online Brokers
Lazy Man @ Lazy Man and Money helps you Do a Whole Home Audit
Dividend Growth Investor @ Dividend Growth Investor thinks that Your best ideas might already be in your circle of competence
John S @ Frugal Rules wonders How to Invest in the Stock Market With Little Money
Robert @ The College Investor shares the second installment of The Only Thing That Matters in Investing
Pamela Douglas Webster @ Hands on Home Buyer reveals 5 Strategies to Help Home Buyers Deal With Rising Interest Rates
Jeremy Berretta @ My Financial Road helps you find out if you have Accountability
Robb Engen @ Boomer & Echo studies Where to invest for short term financial goals
Self employment and Career
PK @ Don’t Quit Your Day Job… proves that The Slow Recovery is Not Due to Baby Boomers Retiring
Eva Baker @ TeensGotCents continues with her Teen Entrepreneurs series, today is about Ben Lamb.
S @ Grad Money Matters shows us how to Make Money with eBay, while Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance @ Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance offers 7 Ways To Make Money Fast.
Harry Campbell @ Your PF Pro thinks The Best Customer Service is Now on Twitter
Michelle @ Diversified Finances list the things Not To Do When Leaving Your Job
Esther @ Bons Vivants Blog suggests 6 Ways To Make Money From The Comfort Of Your Own Home
Stefanie @ The Broke and Beautiful Life tells us why Blogs Have Saved her Money
Gary @ Gajizmo lists different Part-Time Summer Jobs For Teachers
MMD @ My Money Design celebrates 2 years of blogging and gives some SEO Tips and Tricks
Michael @ The Student Loan Sherpa reviews The College Survival Guide
Daniel @ Sweating The Big Stuff is Canceling his LLC Because There Are Too Many Rules
Grayson @ Debt Roundup shares One of his Biggest Money Mistakes
Nathan @ Ask n Why wonders if You Meet All Your Customers Needs?
Saving and Simple Living
Lisa E. @ Lisa Vs. The Loans lists some Simple Things anyone can enjoy while living a frugal lifestyle.
AB @ Aspiring Blogger helps you how Save Cash by Ditching Your Cable TV
Travis Pizel @ Enemy Of Debt thinks Your Perspective On Money Changes….When You’re Paying the Bills
Monica Iannacone @ Monica On Money give some ideas on How To Be Frugal When You’re Not
Holly Johnson @ Club Thrifty shares Operation Frugality (Plus This Week’s Frugal Moves)
Thank you for reading, have a great weekend!
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