With Thanksgiving only one week away, one of the biggest shopping days of the year — Black Friday — is on the horizon.
Most years, I get caught up in the consumerism, but this year — there's just not that much that I need. Add in the fact that most deals aren't actually that great, and it just makes sense to save and not spend.
Check out some of the highlights from the carnival.
Investing vs. Paying Down Debt - Which Way Should You Go? - Personal Finance Analyst
Personal finance isn’t always crystal clear and making a decision between heftier debt payments and investment is a perfect example of that. In order to get the right answer, you’ll need to compare the actual “dollars and cents” value of each option and to assess that result in terms of your own personal outlook and money management skills.
Get a higher return for your money - Blogging Banks
Most individuals have money in regular checking accounts which they use for their regular day to day expenses and deposits. The main issue with these regular checking accounts at banks is that they pay very little in interest rates – sometimes lower than half a percentage point per year.
Free Online Personal Finance Tools - Hustler Money Blog
Here’s a complete free list of online account aggregation services for personal finance.