Evan @ The Smaller Dollar writes Top Ten Forgotten Camping Supplies – With my recent camping vacation, it was abundantly clear that the most important part of camping is proper preparation. There is nothing worse than stepping in a bed of fire ants far away from civilization and finding you forgot your calamine lotion. Yes that happened to a member of our group! The basics of camping such as your tent and cooler are rarely forgotten but there are some things that are often forgotten that make camping a better overall experience.
Mario @ Adventures in Frugal writes Ask the reader: What do you think of permanent long-term travel? – There are plenty of people who never stop traveling, working only the minimum to stay fed, housed, and entertained; what do you think of this life?
Harry Campbell @ Your PF Pro writes Tripit Pro Review and How to Get a Free Subscription – Since I travel frequently for work and pleasure, it can be daunting trying to keep track of all my travel arrangements. Google Calendar can only go so far when you have flights, hotel reservations and more to deal with. And generally whenever I fly domestically on Southwest (which is most of the time) I make multiple reservations so that I can flex my schedule accordingly.
Anne @ Travel Blue Book writes Taking the Saba Island Ferry – Saba is a small island in the Caribbean which goes by the name “The Unspoiled Queen.” Figuring out how to get to Saba can be half of the fun!
Jon Rhodes @ Free Hypnosis Downloads writes How To Improve Your Air Quality – The air you breathe is more crucial to your survival than the food you eat. Make sure you breath in high quality air with these top tips…
Little House @ Little House in the Valley writes Your Life Can Control You, or You Can Control Your Life – There are two types of people in this world: Those that take control of their life and own up to personal responsibility, and those that allow life to control them making it easier to place blame somewhere other than themselves.
Miss T. @ Prairie Eco Thrifter writes Could You Give Up Sugar? – It’s unfortunate that companies put so much sugar in our food, but now that we know sugar is hidden in unlikely places such as salad dressing and pasta sauce, we can avoid it, if we want to. And maybe we’ll also be avoiding a host of diseases that Johnson links to sugar.
Cat @ Budget Blonde writes How I Saved Money On My Wedding Dress – After some long and careful thought, I decided to wear my mother’s dress on my wedding day.
WEALTH AND RETIREMENT
SBB @ Simple Budget Blog writes Life Insurance For Seniors | Am I Too Old To Obtain Life Insurance? – Life insurance for seniors is available, and in more types than ever before. You can definitely purchase life insurance as a senior. You just need to understand some basics about the life insurance industry first. You need to know what makes life insurance companies tick.
Don @ MoneySmartGuides writes You Are Your Greatest Asset – You are your greatest asset. The money you are able to earn is what drives your wealth.
JP @ My Family Finances writes Maximizing Your Family Savings – With saving becoming harder than ever, it is incredibly important that we all maximize the savings that we have, securing the future of our families.
Lauren @ L Bee and the Money Tree writes Is Working for Yourself Worth It? – My dream job involves being a writer who is working on her own terms. But there are drawbacks to self-employment. Is working for yourself worth it?
IMB @ Investing Money writes Creating Wealth with DRIPs – No investment program is without risk. However, there is one – DRIP – that will help you through the bad times and celebrate when the market rallies.
Oscar @ Money is the Root writes Can your Personality Determine your Income? – Experts will tell you that, when it comes to earning money, the type of personality that you have definitely influences how much money you will earn, save and/or put towards retirement.
Justin @ Edward Antrobus writes Low Income is Better than No Income: How to Climb Out of the Low Income Bracket – Nowadays low income brings up a negative image. It feels like a curse word to those that have to list it in their paperwork and feels like a scarlet letter.
Aaron @ Aaron Hung writes It’s Never Too Early: Financial Habits To Build in Your Twenties – Too many students are thrown into college with no understanding of how the real world works and are left to figure it out on their own.
Charles @ Getting A Rich Life writes Find Your Financial Freedom Inspiration – Those who are inspired are more likely to stick with their path towards financial independence.
Gretchen @ Retired by 40! writes **UPDATED: How Much Money to Retire by 40? – Nearly a year later, I revisit how much money it takes to Retire by 40 – and it’s less than you think!
Jeremy @ Modest Money writes Wealth Management: Future Trends – wealth management is a multi-disciplinary advisory process relating to many different financial service branches, which is accessible by anyone with income enough to consider the merits of investing in their financial future. If you’re interested in accessing wealth management, the time is certainly ripe to explore the variety of services on offer
Mario @ Debt BLAG writes ‘What do I do with all this money’ -Peter, a reader case study, the high earner with debt – Today, I profile and offer advice to a reader named Peter who has a high income, but loads of student loans
Stephanie @ Six Figures Under writes Our Favorite Cost-Effective Vegetables to Grow – We love growing our own fresh veggies in our garden. Here is our short list of our favorite cost-effective veggies.