Many people plan barbecues and picnics on Memorial Day weekend, but it is also important to remember the sacrifices our service men and women have made. Recently Vice President Biden gave a moving speech to families who had lost loved ones in the line of duty and recounted his own depths of grief after the loss of his wife and daughter in a car accident 40 years ago. For those who have served and made the ultimate sacrifice and their loved ones that remain behind, it is important to make this Memorial Day more significant than just having a barbecue.
Around the web, I have been reading some excellent personal finance articles. Here are some of my favorites:
Tired of paying $1 or more for those little taco seasoning packets? Edward Antrobus at If You Can Read You Can Cook recently launched a new line of taco seasonings that are tastier and less expensive than the grocery store counterparts.
Facebook’s Eduardo Saverin’s decision to become an ex-pat has been a topic of discussion (and anger) lately. My Journey to Millions shares why he loves Saverin’s decision.
Prairie Eco Thrifter is celebrating 2 years blogging with a massive giveaway. Enter for your chance to win one of 19 prizes including a new iPad and cash prizes of $25 to $50!
Financial Samurai was recently offered a job in paradise (Hawaii) and shares his tips for negotiating a higher salary.
If you are planning to travel this summer, you’ll want to read Wealth Informatics’ post, Beating the Bidding: Priceline Bidding Strategies for Hotels.
Aloysa at My Broken Coin has written a fascinating series on mail order brides (her mother was one), and she concludes the series with The Financial Dangers of Being a Mail Order Bride.
Jeff at Sustainable Life Blog shares 6 Lessons He Learned While Training for a Marathon. Congrats!
Good Financial Cents shares Tricks Use to Get You to Spend Your Money saying, “There are several tricks that can be used to encourage you to spend money that you didn’t exactly mean to part with.”
What motivates you financially? Jason at Live Real, Now shares his financial motivation.
The price of groceries has risen considerably in the last few years. Barb Friedberg Personal Finance shares how to save money on groceries and dining out.
Yes, I Am Cheap shares her experience buying a new rental property funded by her 401k.
On a different note, Everything Finance was featured in several blog carnivals recently:
Carnival of Personal Finance #359 hosted by My Personal Finance Journey
Yakezie Carnival – Earth Day Edition hosted by The Frugal Toad
Totally Money Carnival #65 hosted by Debt Black Hole
Financial Carnival for Young Adults #10 hosted by 20’s Finances
Carnival of Financial Camaraderie #31 hosted by 101 Centavos
Carnival of Personal Finance #360 hosted by Money Talks Coaching
Festival of Frugality #336 hosted See Debt Run
Financial Carnival for Young Adults #11 hosted by 20’s Finances
Carnival of Financial Camaraderie #32 hosted by Young and Thrifty
Carnival of Personal Finance #361 hosted by One Cent at a Time
Yakezie Carnival – My Momma Told Me Edition hosted by Well Heeled Blog
Festival of Frugality #337 hosted by Moneywise Pastor
Totally Money Carnival #67 hosted by Don’t Quit Your Day Job
Festival of Frugality #337 hosted by Funny about Money
Carnival of Financial Camaraderie #33 hosted by My University Money
Financial Carnival for Young Adults #12 hosted by 20’s Finances
Financial Carnival for Young Adults #13 hosted by 20’s Finances
Yakezie Carnival – Will Smith Slap Edition hosted by Young Adult Finances
Thanks to all of the hosts for including our posts!
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