After a nice long weekend, it’s always hard to get back into a routine. I am no exception, and as tough as it was to get out of bed on Monday morning, I did appreciate the extra sleep I got last weekend. Here’s to hoping this weekend is as relaxing.
Jill from MyDollarPlan had an excellent article on 6 Mistakes Of New Earners And How To Fix Them. The discussion was fantastic and everyone offered some great tips about how to get ahead after graduating.
Evan at EvolutionofWealth gives 4 Reasons To Talk To Your Creditors. I really love stories about negotiating and hope the post convinces someone to try it! Hopefully we’ll have some stories up soon describing ways people have saved money on various expenses simply by asking. Or by trying a number of other tactics.
MoneyNing presents 5 Effective Ways To Protect Yourself From Rising Inflation. This is a concern that a lot of people are talking about. I don’t think I’ll be investing in gold, but if inflation does set in, we will surely see savings accounts such as ING raise their rates significantly.
With only one month left, Jim from Bargaineering gives us idea on How to Spend Down Your FSA. If you have any money left over, there are some good suggestions about how to spend your money before you lose it.
Finally, I just read the 20s money article about Retirement Saving in Your 20s. I really enjoy the topic of starting early and thought it should definitely be included.