Friday Finance Round Up – August 28, 2009

by Jason on August 28, 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.


Photo by: benjieciAverage Retirement Savings by Age – Bargaineering

“I don’t put much stock in most “averages,” whether they’re rules of thumb or average net worth, but every once and a while it’s good to know where you stand.”



Photo by: Lisa HaneyHow Facebook Ruins Friendships – Wall Street Journal

“Amidst all this heightened chatter, we’re not saying much that’s interesting, folks. Rather, we’re breaking a cardinal rule of companionship: Thou Shalt Not Bore Thy Friends.”



Photo by: gobankingrates.comWho’s Underwater?! A Look at US States with Upside Down Mortgages – Go Banking Rates

“Over half of all negative equity mortgages can be accounted for by just 3 states”




Photo by: rejuvesiteThe Final Numbers on ‘Clunkers’ – NY Times

“The top 10 traded-in vehicles were American brands and 8 of the top 10 purchased vehicles were foreign brands.”



Photo by: BiggieA Price Comparison of 10 Sandwiches – Len Penzo dot Com

“…I was curious to know which sandwiches were the most economical and which ones, if we weren’t careful, could end up putting the squeeze on our grocery budget.”


This Week’s Links

Political Calculations declared If You Want to Get Ahead Stop Taking This Path The Best Post of the Week, Anywhere!” in their On the Moneyed Midway section.  Wow, I don’t know about that, but I appreciate the sentiment!

Your Money Relationship included Who Can You Count on For Retirement in this week’s Carnival of Personal Finance #219.

Hundred Goals made If You Want to Get Ahead Stop Taking This Path the Editor’s Pick for this week’s Carnival of Money Stories!

Wise Money Matters discussed Who Can You Count of For Retirement  in this week’s Wise Money Podcast.


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