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Kids and Money -- January 15, 2009

Posted by billspaced | 11:40 AM | | 2 comments »

Welcome to the first edition of Kids and Money 2009! There are a lot of posts (as a reader, do you like reading lots of material all at once, or do you want smaller "helpings?" This would entail going back to once-a-week publishing, which I'm okay with, as long as you, the READER, wants that), so pull up a chair and sit down for a while!

Tell me your viewing preferences in the Comments, please. Also, as a submitter, what would you rather have? Once a week, twice a month, or monthly?

That said, here goes.

Isaac Yassar presents Manage Your Anger posted at Isaac Yassar .com, saying, "Teaching kids with anger is not a good idea. If parents cannot manage their anger well, kids will be victims. Show them some example how to deal with anger. Manage your anger!"

He says, with a SHOUT!!! :)

Credit Shout presents TrueEarnings Card from Costco and American Express Review posted at CreditShout, saying, "The TrueEarnings Card from Costco and American Express can save families who shop at Costco a lot of money over time."
I've pondered this one for a while...

Ben presents Best Online Savings Accounts posted at Money Smart Life.

Debt Free Destiny presents Should Mom and Dad Get an Allowance? posted at Debt Free Destiny.
Yep, but only Mom :)

Jim presents Best Student Credit Cards posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity.

Joe Manausa presents REAL ESTATE TRENDS WORTH WATCHING | Tallahassee Real Estate Blog posted at Tallahassee Real Estate Blog, saying, "The MLS is the only source of information that directly ties supply to demand, so I find that it is important to keep an eye on this set of information on a daily basis. The most important information is new listings, new sales, new failures, and new pendings (homes put under contract), and track these as an “average” or trend over time."
Could you tell us more?

Silicon Valley Blogger presents 529 College Savings Plan Rewards, Referral Bonus To Save For College posted at The Digerati Life, saying, "Thanks Bill! Happy New Year!"
Right back at ya'! I love the 529 plans, as well as the ESAs.

The Smarter Wallet presents Family Budget For Frugal Living: Living Cheap Can Be Fun, Too! posted at The Smarter Wallet, saying, "Thanks!"

Jack S. Keifer presents The Ten Commandments For a Stable Internet Business posted at Jack S. Keifer.
I'm telling you guys, if you want income stability, the best way for 2009 (and beyond) seems to be an income business. Search this blog for my posts about this.

Mary Cavanaugh presents Some encouraging thoughts for those getting a later financial start? posted at lean and green, saying, "Not so sure this fits exactly - but it's encouragment for anyone trying to catch up saving money!"
Nowadays, we all need some encouragement! Thanks.

Concerning Kids presents Help For Single Parents Raising Children posted at Concerning Kids.

KCLau presents Introduction of a new scheduler tax deduction (STD) posted at KCLau's Money Tips, saying, "About LHDN introducing a new scheduler tax deduction (STD) system"

Matthew Paulson presents Family Skiing Made More Cost Efficient posted at American Consumer News.
Love it!

Savings Toolbox presents Save For College With 529 Plans Through FreshmanFund posted at Savings Toolbox.
Ditto SVB above!

Destroy Debt presents 20 Inexpensive Ways to EntertainYour Kids in the Winter posted at Destroy Debt.
Excellent list!

Deposit Accounts presents Learning to Live on 70% of Your Income posted at The Money Blog.

Trisha Wagner presents Are You Waiting For Your Ship to Come in? posted at Empowering Mom.

Lauren Rose presents Secrets of Keeping to the Family Budget posted at No Debt Anymore .org, saying, "Making your money work for you is the ultimate goal of any budget. Financial problems usually arise due to lack of proper budgeting skills, or failure to keep to the proposed budget."

Mr Credit Card presents Children and Identity Theft.
That's a chilling thought!

The Shark Investor presents Alternative Income: Tutoring posted at The Shark Investor.

KCLau presents Redefine Retirement: Lifestyle Design of the New Rich posted at KCLau's Money Tips, saying, "About retirement, mini-retirement versus deferred retirement, income relativity and how to earn the income you want in the shortes time."

Credit Shout presents Best Student Credit Cards posted at CreditShout.

Nancy Miller presents OEDb's Online College Rankings 2007.

Concerning Kids presents Some Thoughts On Affordable Child Health Insurance posted at Concerning Kids.

Praveen presents "See, Santa Also Likes Coke!" posted at My Simple Trading System.

FMF presents Financial Steps New Parents Need to Take posted at Free Money Finance, saying, "Money tips for new parents."
As always, a great post. Kids are expensive. But the return is more than worth it!

Jim presents Free College Money: The FAFSA on Blueprint for Financial Prosperity posted at Blueprint for Financial Prosperity.

Jeff Rose presents Preparing Financially for Your First Child posted at Jeff Rose, saying, "What to do when your first little one is on the way."

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of
Kids and Money using our carnival submission form.

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  1. Isaac Yassar // 1/15/2009 4:44 PM  

    Hi, thanks for including my post "Manage Your Anger" in this carnival, I appreciate it. Answering your question, twice in a month is the best I think. If there are so many articles, it will be good if you categorize them, so it will be easier to look, not confusing.

  2. billspaced // 1/15/2009 5:01 PM  

    Thanks, Isaac. That's a great -- yet simple -- suggestion that I can probably follow through on!!! :)

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