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Weekly Roundup – 04/20/07

Written by Nickel - 5 Comments

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

Here’s a quick look at some of the articles that caught my eye over the past week…

FMF asks if going to grad school is a financial mistake.

JLP talks about teaching high school kids about personal finance.

Flexo broke down his 401(k) statement.

Jim talked about the states that have the lowest taxes.

Henry talked about paying down your credit cards that are maxed out before tackling others.

Jeremy takes a closer look at lifecycle funds.

Lazy Man deconstructs a Money magazine article on stocks vs. real estate.

NCN talks about the evolution of his emergency fund. He’s also making progress on his kids’ playhouse.

Finally, JD pointed out that Home Depot is giving away free compact fluorescent bulbs this weekend. In case you don’t know, I’m a huge fan of CF bulbs.

Published on April 19th, 2007 - 5 Comments
Filed under: Link Love

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Comments (scroll down to add your own):

  1. Nice find on the free bulbs…I’ll definately have to head over to take advantage of that.

    Comment by Anonymous — Apr 20th 2007 @ 10:07 am
  2. Agreed, the bulbs one is definitely worth capitalizing on 🙂

    Comment by Anonymous — Apr 20th 2007 @ 12:08 pm
  3. Thanks for the link!

    Comment by Anonymous — Apr 20th 2007 @ 2:20 pm
  4. Hahaha. Very funny Flexo. Took me a minute, but I got it…

    Comment by Nickel — Apr 20th 2007 @ 10:53 pm
  5. Binary Dollar hearts Five Cent Nickel.


    PS – I love the logo!

    Comment by Anonymous — Apr 23rd 2007 @ 10:36 am

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