Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The Wealth Builder Carnival #118

Welcome to the one hundred eighteenth edition of The Wealth Builder Carnival. The purpose of this carnival is to collect articles from the blogosphere on building, preserving and keeping enough wealth for a comfortable retirement. For reference, I have tried to keep the carnival content tightly focused on wealth building and did not include submissions that were off topic. For reading convenience, the posts are listed with a brief summary or comment by the submitter and organized into seven categories: Earning, Insuring and Protecting, Investing, Living Frugally, Retiring, Saving and Taxes.

And now on to the Carnival.


Super Saver presents Time to Quit? posted at My Wealth Builder, saying, "There is a good chance that I will decide I'm not paid enough or get enough perks for the extra effort and stress being imposed by the company."

Insuring and Protecting

Jessica Clark presents 30 Blogs to Help You Draft Your First Will posted at Kenney Myers, saying, "A properly drafted will also helps ensure that court proceedings are concluded in a timely manner, and that disputes of your assets and estate are avoided."


Dividends4Life presents This Company Has Paid A Dividend For 118 Years And Increased It The Last 50 Years posted at Dividend Growth Stocks, saying, "In 1872, the company introduced Cashmere Bouquet, a perfumed soap. In 1873, the firm introduced its first toothpaste, an aromatic toothpaste sold in jars. The company sold the first toothpaste in a tube in 1896. By 1908 they initiated mass selling of toothpaste in tubes. Today, the company has sales of over $17 billion and operates numerous subsidiary organizations in over 200 countries and is publicly listed in the United States and India. You know the company as..."

Living Frugally

John Schmoll presents Money Saving Gardening Tips From a Frugal Mama posted at Frugal Rules, saying, "From saving money on produce and groceries to being able to eat healthier there are many benefits to having your own garden. You don’t necessarily need to have a green thumb to garden either."

Frugal Living

Jason Hull presents The Ultimate Guide to College Education for Your Kids posted at Hull Financial Planning, saying, "This compendium of information has nearly everything you'll need to know when it comes to figuring out whether or not college is a good idea for your kid, and, if so, how to get your kid through without having to sell a kidney."


Kristine McKinley presents Medicare vs Medicaid: What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? posted at Social Security Retirement Income, saying, "This article discusses the differences between Medicare and Medicaid. I provide a lot of information about what each program covers, who qualifies, what each program costs, etc."


Sheri presents How Budgeting Money Can Save You $1200 a Year posted at Sheri Otto, saying, "A practical way to save an additional $1200 a year by using this simple budgeting principle. Anyone can do it."

Emily Hunter presents College Savings: You Don't Need to Be Rich, You Just Need a Plan posted at Dorethia Conner, saying, "When it comes to college, keeping your financial head in check is absolutely vital. Having a plan will pave the way."


Edward Webber presents The New Tax Code for 2013-2014 posted at TaxFix Feed Update, saying, "In the UK the tax allowance is about to increase. This means that anyone working in the country can earn 9,449 pounds before they need to pay any tax. This post explains all about it."

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of The Wealth Builder Carnival using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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