Friday Finance Round Up – August 14, 2009

by Jason on August 14, 2009

Friday Finance Round Up is a weekly post that includes interesting articles and blog posts on money found during the week from across the web.


The Housing Boom and Bust – Challies

Tim Challies provides his usual thorough and helpful book review on The Housing Boom and Bust written by conservative economist Thomas Sowell.  One quote I thought was interesting in here was, “As the government increases its control over the American economy it essentially buy s up the freedom of its people with their own tax dollars.”


Photo by: eforrestHow to Make a Million Dollars While Eating Lunch – Millionaire Mommy Next Door

I don’t know about the million dollars part, but this is a great post showing how simple sacrifices today can yield results tomorrow; i.e. bringing your lunch to work instead of hitting up the local flare every day.



debt-consolidationShould You Do a Debt Consolidation Loan? – Bible Money Matters

Is consolidation really that magic bullet you’ve been waiting for to get you out of debt?  Peter offers up some great tips to consider before you combine your debts.


Photo by: andrew.figueroa2310 Tips to Resolving Medical Billing Errors – One Money Design

Most of us have experienced opening that medical bill only to discover it’s a little higher than you thought it was going to be.  This post offers some good tips on how to go about resolving those discrepancies.


back-to-school-shopping-copy1Back to School: 8 Money Saving Tips for Back to School Shopping – Financial Highway

It’s that time of year again.  School shopping was always a fun way to kick off the new year.  Financial Highway offers some good tips to help keep the costs low.


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