With three weeks left in the year, have you started to plan out your 2009 finances? Where do you want to be in December of next year?
It's time to figure it out.
The best way to reach your goals is to plan for them. If you don't know where you're going, there's no way you're going to get there.
This week, we participated in 3 (count them, 3!) carnivals:
- Carnival of Personal Finance, Cyber Monday 2008 Edition at
Mighty Bargain Hunter
- Rich Life Carnival #22
- The Money Hacks Carnival: The Best Crazy-Simple Money Hacks Edition at Credit Material
Check out some of the great posts, including:
FNBO Direct vs ING Direct - Reader Compares Online Savings Accounts - Money Smart Life
The main complaint I hear about FNBO Direct is that it’s user interface is a little behind the other online savings accounts available in terms of functionality. The reader seems to agree with this sentiment, preferring the ING Direct web site but he isn’t as pleased with their interest rates. I agree the interface isn’t as flashy but the FNBO Direct interest rates and customer service are better.
8 Money Management Tools for iGoogle - About.com Financial Software
You probably already know that iGoogle pulls information from a wide variety of sources to give you a highly customizable online personal start page. Here are some of the best financial gadgets to add to your iGoogle pages.
How to Save Money on Your Monthly Technology Bills - Free Money Finance
Here are some thoughts from Kevin Brand, EarthLink's SVP of product marketing on how to save on tech bills.
- Assess your Needs
- Take Advantage of Freebies
- Avoid Bundles
- Study your Bill
- Pay Smart