Everything Finance Monthly Round Up – Supreme Court Rules on Arizona Immigration Laws

Published on Jun 26 2012 // Written By // Finance Around The Web

The Supreme Court recently struck down many of Arizona’s controversial immigration laws.  However, one of the most controversial ones, that those suspected of being illegal immigrants must present their papers on demand, was allowed to stand.

Around the web, I have been reading some excellent personal finance articles.  Here are some of my favorites:

Kevin at Thousandaire just finished paying off $33,850 in student loan debt in four years.  Way to go!!!

If you want to avoid college debt for your kids, check out the innovative way the guest writer at The Family CEO paid for two of her children’s college educations.

My Journey to Millions shares the one business he would love to start.

Many people feel like they don’t have enough money to contribute to their child’s college fund, but Broke Professionals shows that isn’t true.  The writer has funded her daughter’s 529 plan using some creative strategies.

Would you be willing to take a brand new, in the box Barbie from the garbage?  Daily Money Shot shares how she is getting used to her husband’s dumpster diving prowess, especially since he has saved them $1,000 in the last week alone!

Think you have had a bad week?  Jason at Live Real, Now had a very bad week and was grateful for his emergency fund.

Financial Samurai recently completed a 30 day sabbatical and shares his insights.

Jason at Work, Save, Live shares how he and his wife handle irregular expenses.  This is a great strategy, if you haven’t implemented it already.

Do you find every summer to be a haze of activity that passes in a blur?  If so, you may want to try Frugal Confessions’ strategy to slow down and be fully present each day.

Looking to pick up some extra money fast?  Check out the list of  potential side hustles complements of Tackling Our Debt.

Jeff at Sustainable Life Blog has paid off $18,000 in debt in three years all while planning a wedding and traveling.  Congrats!

Good Financial Cents shares the best online brokers for beginners.  If you haven’t started investing yet, this is a good primer.

Free from Broke shares some wisdom that is often forgotten–just because you can spend more doesn’t mean you should spend more.

On a different note, Everything Finance was featured in several blog carnivals recently:

Yakezie Carnival – The Power Ballad Edition hosted by Daily Money Shot

Yakezie Carnival – Birthday Edition hosted by 20’s Finances

Totally Money Carnival #69  hosted by Sterling Effort

Carnival of Money Pros hosted by Financial Conflict Coach

Carnival of Financial Camaraderie #35 hosted by My University Money

Yakezie Carnival – Sushi Edition  hosted by Free Ticket to Japan

Totally Money Carnival #70 hosted by Young Adult Finances

Carnival of Financial Planning – Edition #241 hosted by Newlyweds on a Budget

Yakezie Carnival – Arachnophobia Edition hosted by See Debt Run

Carnival of Money Pros hosted by Broke Professionals

Carnival of Financial Camaraderie #37 hosted by My University Money

Thanks to all of the hosts for including our posts!



Melissa is a freelance writer and mom to three children ages 7, 2 and 1. She blogs at Mom's Plans where she shares how her family is learning to live a fulfilling life on less.

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