Welcome to the 14th 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
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!
Travel and Lifestyle
Jason @ Live Real Now compare the price of his daughters’ Horseback Riding Lessons with buying them a pony.
Kim @ Eyes on the Dollar explains why you should Say No To Your Children Now So You Won’t Have to Later.
Wealth and Passive Income
PK @ Don’t Quit Your Day Job… writes a whale post with all the Personal Finance Basics.
Team DINKs @ DINKs Finance offers A little motivation for your financial goals.
Dividend Growth Investor @ Dividend Growth Investor explains How Warren Buffett made his fortune.
Jeff Rose guest posts @ BryanMaltier.com to tell you How Much Life Insurance You Need At Different Stages In Your Life.
Real Estate and Investing
Glen Craig @ Free From Broke explains the pros and cons of buying a house before marriage.
Div Guy @ The Dividend Guy Blog wants you to Look For All The Money You Can Invest in The Stock Market for a bullish take on 2013.
Michael @ Financial Ramblings explains the Tax Consequences of Vanguard Mutual Fund Share Conversions.
Robert @ The College Investor runs the numbers on Investing in Real Estate in College Towns
Investor Junkie @ Investor Junkie lists investments options to Get a Higher Yield.
Sean @ One Smart Dollar talks about Refinancing a Rental Home and the obstacles that might stand in your way.
Melissa @ Minting Nickels thinks you should Stop Planning a Lump Sum Retirement and diversify your retirement investments.
John S @ Frugal Rules teaches us How to Invest in Stocks When You Do Not Know Where to Start
MMD @ IRA vs 401k Central writes Roth IRA Basics and How They’re Different From a Traditional IRA – It helps to know your Traditional and Roth IRA basics. Although both are excellent tools, one of them is likely better suited to your individual needs.
JC @ Passive-Income-Pursuit shares his Dividend Update for May 2013.
Jon @ Novel Investor writes about ETFs to protect yourself with Rising Interest Rates.
Jules Wilson @ Fat Guy,Skinny Wallet is turning the house she bought into her Home.
Michelle @ Making Sense of Cents considers whether she Should Rent her Home or Sell It.
Jeremy @ Modest Money reviews Etrade
Self employment and Career
Jason Hull @ Hull Financial Planning studies the options entrepreneurship gives you in life.
CF @ The Outlier Model shares 5 tips for your next performance review
Gary @ Gajizmo.com prepared a detailed guide on How To Become A Freelance Writer.
SB @ One Cent at a Time has 15 Creative Ways to Earn Money Online From Home
Alexis @ FITnancials is starting a new career As A Personal Trainer.
Arnel Ariate @ Money Soldiers teaches us How to Start a Startup
MMD @ My Money Design shares his Affiliate Marketing Ideas for Targeting the Right Audience
Robert @ My Multiple Incomes shares his Monthly Income Stream Report for May 2013
Robert @ Beat The 9 to 5 explains How a Bad Boss, Boredom, and a School Crush Led him To Entrepreneurship
Shannon Ryan @ The Heavy Purse breaks down the true cost of college and some of its hidden costs, and Kyle @ My University Money explains how to get a Canada Learning Bond to reduce those costs.
Saving and Simple Living
Minimalist @ Minimalist Finance says you should Getting Rid of Bank Fees
Lazy Man @ Lazy Man and Money makes a Case for Being Un-Lazy
Brock Kernin @ Clever Dude gets finances under control, and asks How Do You Pay Your Bills?
CF @ Outlier Model shares her salsa and lime pork chop recipe