Personal Finance Weekly

by Joe on February 19, 2010

Starting today here at kick debt off, i will be writing a weekly personal finance great reads – featuring some great posts that i read over the week.

Featured this week

Bible Money Matters Is Math The King Of The Financial Jungle?
Craig poses a thought provoking question.  If it makes the most math sense it must be the right choice (myth).

Christian PF  How Much Can You Afford To Pay For A House?
Deep look into the need to know where your goals in life are before you tie your funds in a huge mortgage payment.  

Being Frugal Frugal Living is Not a Sprint. It’s a Marathon.
Lynae  hit the nail on the head about frugality “Most moves toward living more frugally are going to take time. And spending more time on frugal pursuits is often a difficult adjustment. It’s best to take it in baby steps.”

Finacial Bondage Common mistakes married couples make that get them into deep debt
A great post that every young couple should read.  “After a young couple gets married, they typically buy in 5 years what it took their parents 20 or 30 years to accumulate. As a result, they get themselves too far into debt early on.”

Money Making Sense Success with Financial Goals: Accountability Partner
Ken emphasizes the need for an accountability partner noting that ” Not having someone to check in with on your goal can let the goal become elusive and out of focus.  The contact with a caring but confronting friend can be the difference maker in successfully reaching a goal.”

PFJourney Should I Hurry to Pay off My Student Loans
Here Lakita presents a great analysis that will show you if you have low interest student loans.. pay them off sooner than later.

Debt Free Adventure One World Currency – New World Order
Matt outlines the ten stages of societal progression. A good reminder that the only solid foundation is in God.

The Simple Dollar Seven Rational Things to Do When Financial Panic Hits
Trent offers a great advice for a reader whose husband lost a job

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Lakita (PFJourney) February 19, 2010 at 9:18 am

Thanks for including me! I always enjoy round-ups because I discover so many great articles and information 🙂


Matt Jabs February 19, 2010 at 9:43 am

I’m gonna “kick debt off” as soon as possible! 🙂


Ken February 19, 2010 at 8:56 pm

Thanks for the mention in your weekly summary.


Joe February 20, 2010 at 1:01 am

@latika, @Matt and Ken.. Great articles keep the good work


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