Friday, April 22, 2011

Day 193 - Weekly Roundup

April 22, 2011
Day 193 - Weekly Roundup
 Blogs and articles of note this week....

The Debt Diet Challenge: Looking for five people to try out Jean Chatsky's Debt Diet program.  In exchange for regular progress updates that will be posted to credit.com, you will receive a year of free access to the the Debt Diet.
Consumerism Commentary: Great podcast related to financial literacy in honor of Financial Literacy Month.  Topics include financial clutter, 

Questbridge: Sending kids to college soon? Questbridge is a non-profit organization that links bright, motivated low-income students with educational and scholarship opportunities at some of the nation's best colleges.  See the National College Match program which connects high-achieving low-income students with admission and full scholarships to 30 partner colleges (including Princeton, Notre Dame, Yale and many other great schools).

Best 25 Financial Blogs from Time.com: Looking for some good reads on a more advanced personal finance level? Think investing, market and economic analysis, housing trends, financial reports.  A lot of this is over my head right now, but after the debt is paid off it will be important for me to understand these concepts as I focus more on investments and retirement.

Free airline tickets to Europe?  I'll give it a read.  This blog post is courtesy of GetRichSlowly.org - even if you don't use credit cards you may still find a way to reap some reward.
When will you be a millionaire?  Find out with this cool calculator from cnnmoney.com. I've got a ways to go - how about you?

Happy Easter weekend! Don't eat too many peeps and don't drink too many bottomless mimosas.

Stay tuned,
Sarah
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