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Weekly Roundup – 03/31/06

Written by Nickel - 2 Comments

Bank Deal: Earn 1.00% APY on an FDIC-insured savings account at Barclays.

It’s weekly roundup time! Here are a bunch of articles from across the MoneyBlogNetwork and beyond that caught my eye this week…

AllThingsFinancial has morphed into AllFinancialMatters due to a recent spate of legal difficulties. Despite this distraction, JLP has kept up his great work, and has even managed to squeeze in another interview with a personal finance columnist — this time it’s Steve Rosen of the KC Star.

Being the cheap bastard frugal guy that he is, Jim of pfBlueprint has launched a new series on lowcost ideas for your weekend. He also continued his in depth look into SEP-IRAs.

Flexo of ConsumerismCommentary recently migrated his site to WordPress and has been dealing with some search engine troubles due to a minor change in his permalink structure. This is something that I’ve worried about in the past, as I’ve toyed around with the idea of changing my permalink structure (and doing a redirect, of course).

FreeMoneyFinance suggests that you might be able to increase your home’s value by planting trees. I’m a huge fan of trees — regardless of what they do for the value of your home, great trees definitely increase its liveability.

MightyBargainHunter doesn’t mind dropping a dime (or two or 50) at a garage sale. Too bad he wasn’t around for our moving sale — we did well (results), but we could’ve done even better with a few more customers like him. is in the midst of a fund-raising drive. Also note that Flexo has recently come out of the closet as the webmaster.

FearlessMoney grossed $1300 on Amazon book sales in just one month!

The Young Professionals Finance Blog has an interesting post on finding a mortgage — a topic that’s near and dear to my heart now that we’re moving.

Finally, a couple reminders… The MoneyBlogNetwork is giving away a copy of Dave Barry’s Money Secrets (review). Also, don’t forget that we recently launched forums for personal finance bloggers. Please stop by and check them out.

Published on March 31st, 2006 - 2 Comments
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Comments (scroll down to add your own):

  1. I still long for your RSS feed.

    Comment by Anonymous — Apr 1st 2006 @ 7:31 am
  2. See here for info on the forums RSS feed.

    Comment by Nickel — Apr 1st 2006 @ 7:42 am

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