Festival of Frugality: It’s My Birthday Edition

There’s nothing better spending your birthday preparing a blog carnival, am I right? Yesterday was my birthday but the truth is I did the majority of the work on Sunday, just put the finishing touches on between checking out my notifications on Facebook. So without further adieu, the Festival of Frugality:

Editor’s Picks: If you guys were at my party, I’d have give you a corner piece of cake:

Cat Alford presents Soapbox Time: Medical School & 6 Figure Loans posted at Budget Blonde.

Tushar presents 6 Money Saving Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Increasing Your Savings posted at Earn More and Save.

Lance presents Don’t Be Fooled! Watch Out For These 3 Credit Card Rewards Tricks! posted at Money Life and More.

Jay presents The Best Tips for Saving on Car Insurance posted at Daily Fuel Economy Tip.

Pauline presents Where will your savings rate take you? posted at Reach Financial Independence.

Here are everyone else who was invited to the party:

Daniel presents Financial Questions that need to be Answered When You’re Getting Married. posted at Make Money Make Cents.

Michael presents 2013 Sales Tax Holidays posted at Financial Ramblings.

Cookie presents How your Supermarket is Bitching you Up posted at Bitched Up.

Matt presents Tips on How to Prioritize Your Budget posted at Budget SNOB.

Christopher presents How to Secure a Great Home Loan in These Tough Financial Times posted at This That & The MBA.

Bank Free Credit presents Free Summer Activities posted at Bank Free Credit.

Corey presents How to Handle Friends Who Are Bad With Money posted at 20s Finances.

Oscar presents Retirement Saving Tips for Married Couples posted at Money is the Root.

Suba presents Money Tools For A Simplified Life posted at Broke Professionals.

Glen Craig presents 10 Tricks to Get Cheaper Textbooks (Because Tuition is Expensive Enough!) posted at Free From Broke.

Emily presents Don’t Sell to Me, Man! posted at Evolving Personal Finance.

Amanda presents Did You Know You Can Get Free Preventive Care? posted at My Dollar Plan.

Kyle presents Two Ways to Find Small Business Savings posted at The Penny Hoarder.

Mike presents Why every business needs Commercial insurance posted at Personal Finance Journey.

Don presents Tips for Choosing the Right Realtor posted at MoneySmartGuides.

Lenny presents The Climate Change Levy: What’s It All About? posted at Best Money Saving Blog.

Jacob presents How to Save Money in a Tough Economy posted at AllPersonalFinance.

Kanwal presents When is The Perfect Time For You to Start Investing? posted at Simply Investing.

LaTisha presents Entrepreneur Fridays: The ManHammer posted at Young Finances.

Hadley presents Investing Tips for the New Investor – Part 2 of 4 posted at Epic Finances.

SBB presents My Budget Categories posted at Simple Budget Blog.

Jester presents How to Get a Raise posted at The Ultimate Juggle.

Mr. Frenzy presents Marriage for Cheap: The Frugal Wedding posted at Frenzied Finances.

Danielle presents How to Budget When You’re Broke posted at Saving Without A Budget.

Daisy presents Earn More Money by Cutting Expenses posted at Suburban Finance.

Michelle presents How the U.S.A. is not living up to its potential and what needs done. posted at The Shop My Closet Project.

MR presents What It Means To Be Lower Upper Middle Class posted at Money Reasons.

Maria presents The Importance and Tips to Building Good Credit posted at The Money Principle.

Sam presents Growing an International Business posted at The New Business Blog.

Amanda L Grossman presents Reader Question: Will My Financial Past Affect the Credit Score of My Credit Card Co-Signer? posted at Frugal Confessions.

Tushar presents Are You Living By the 3 Month Emergency Rule? posted at Start Investing Money.

Tushar presents Life Insurance: Differentiating the Safety & Necessity Purchase posted at Finance TUBE.

Katie presents Roth IRA vs Traditional IRA posted at IRA Basics.

JP presents Child Trust Funds Explained posted at My Family Finances.

Minimalist presents Fun Side Jobs for Another Income Stream posted at Minimalist Finance.

Jack presents Financial Tips for Young Adults posted at Money Saving Ethics.

Debt Guru presents Necessary Insurance: The Insurance You Should Worry About posted at Debt Free Blog.

Luke presents Some Thoughts on Timing Your Corporate Bond Purchases posted at Learn Bonds.

Amy presents Common Financial Mistakes and How to Avoid Them-Part 1 posted at Money Mishaps.

Brent presents Updating Your Home Insurance Policy After Your Move OR Checking on insurance during a house move posted at PersonalFinance-Tips.

Lily presents The Difference Between Trading and Investing posted at Paying Debt Down.

Kyle presents Finding Good Deals? They Could Be Making You Broke posted at The Penny Hoarder.

Mrs. Accountability presents Nifty Credit Card Transfer Trick posted at Out of Debt Again.

Crystal presents Mortgage Rates: Buy or Refinance Now Or Else! posted at Married with Debt.

Bob presents Top Questions to Ask to Determine Your Target Market posted at Dwindling Debt.

Crystal presents Moving? 7 Tips to Help Keep Your Wallet Full posted at Budgeting in the Fun Stuff.

Hank presents The Simple Truth on How to Get the Lowest Interest Rate on a Car Loan posted at Money Q&A.

Rich presents What is Dollar Cost Averaging? posted at Growing Money Smart.

IMB presents The Crisis in Europe is Bubbling up Again posted at Investing Money.

Tony presents Lessons Learned in Automobile -Ownership- posted at We Only Do This Once.

Ashley presents Don’t Rationalize Your Purchases; Do THIS instead posted at Money Talks Coaching.

Wayne presents Summer Savings: How to Have More Fun with Less Money posted at Young Family Finance.

CAPI presents 10 Easy Ways to Diversify Your Income posted at Creating a Passive Income.

Justin presents Fitbit Flex is Wired’s Choice for an Almost Perfect Sleep and Activity Tracker posted at Digit Fox.

Ryan presents E*Trade Online Brokerage Account Review posted at Cash Money Life.

Carrie Smith presents How Does Mortgage Interest Work? posted at ReadyForZero Blog.

Daisy presents 5 Great Ways To Invest and Save Money In The Summer posted at When Life Gives You Lemons, Add Vodka.

Gary presents Top Resume Words – Resume Action and Power Words posted at Gajizmo.com.

Paul @ The Frugal Toad presents The Pros and Cons of Borrowing Against a 401k posted at The Frugal Toad.

Little House presents Kanga Cottage Cabins posted at Little House in the Valley.

Liana presents Can You Use a Debit Card as a Credit Card? posted at Card Hub.

Mary presents How does a reverse mortgage work after death? posted at Wallet Hub.

ETZ25 presents Will AIG Deliver With Their Next Earnings Report? posted at Entertainment Timez.

11 Responses to Festival of Frugality: It’s My Birthday Edition

  1. Happy Belated Birthday and thanks for the shoutout in the festival of frugality. Hope you had a great birthday!

  2. Thanks for hosting and including us Daniel!

  3. Happy belated birthday. Thanks for making me an editor’s pick!

  4. Little House says:

    Happy Belated Birthday! And thanks for including me in your carnival!

  5. Pauline says:

    Yum, cake! Thank you for the mention and happy belated birthday!

  6. Happy birthday and thanks for mentioning us!

  7. Tony Rapley says:

    Happy Belated Birthday! This is a GREAT list!

  8. What! The corner piece of cake? That is a good deal. Please invite me to your next party and thanks so much. :D

  9. Happy Birthday and thank you for including my Nifty Credit Card Transfer Trick post! :-)

  10. Happy Birthday! Thanks for sharing this list!

  11. JR says:

    Happy birthday! Hope you had a great one! Thanks for putting the list together, lots of great articles there!