Tuesday, February 08, 2011

The Wealth Builder Carnival #27

Welcome to twenty-seventh 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 them into seven categories: Earning, Investing, Insuring and Protecting, Living Frugally, Retiring, Saving and Taxes.

And now onto the Carnival:


"Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed." ~ George Burns

FMF presents Free Money Finance: A Reminder: Networking is Important to Your Career posted at Free Money Finance, saying, "A reminder to all of you who want to maximize your income -- keep your network strong for times when you'll need it."

Job-Interview-Site.com presents Work Philosophy Examples: What Is Your Philosophy towards Work? posted at Job Interview Guide, saying, "A question about work philosophy is generally asked to managers, team leaders and high level executives.It is also asked to professionals who work in a noble profession as nursing, teaching and social work."

Kyle Taylor presents NASA Will Pay You $5,000/month to Stay in Bed posted at The Penny Hoarder, saying, "The folks over at NASA are paying $5,000 per month to participants of their bed rest study."

Insuring and Protecting

"The Act of God designation on all insurance policies; which means, roughly, that you cannot be insured for the accidents that are most likely to happen to you" ~ Alan Coren

CreditCardGuru presents Credit Card Travel Insurance Coverage posted at credit card forum [the blog], saying, "An overview of the various travel insurance benefits commonly found on credit cards these days, including some caveats about them that everyone should know about."

Mike Piper presents Protecting Your Private Files posted at The Oblivious Investor, saying, "If you keep old tax returns saved on your computer, how do you keep them both backed up and protected in the event of computer theft?"


"Never invest your money in anything that eats or needs repairing." - Billy Rose

Steve presents Exxon-An Example Of Success posted at FastSwings, saying, "Exxon reported a very good quarter and should continue to perform well at the current price of oil."

Aussie Investor presents 2011 Share Floats - What Will 2011 Hold For Investors In IPOs? posted at Australian Investing, saying, "With the year now well underway, it's time to turn our attention to what the IPO market might throw our way in 2011. In terms of the number of new issues, last year was an improvement on 2009. Will 2011 be a better year again for investors in Australian share floats?"

Dividends4Life presents 28 Dividend Stocks Acting Like a Money Machine posted at Dividends Value, saying, "Readers of this space know that the primary focus of my investing efforts is to build an ever-increasing income income stream by investing in dividend growth securities. This means that often I will choose a lower yielding security with better dividend growth prospects over a higher yielding security. As one that values diversity, I also invest in some high yield securities."

Arjun Rudra presents On A Quest To Turn $3000 Into $100000 With Trader Mark Li, DMS posted at Investing Thesis, saying, "An interview with equity and currency trader Mark Li who is attempting to turn Turn $3000 Into $100000."

BankMan presents Are Online Brokerages a Good Deal? posted at High Yield Savings Accounts, saying, "Are online brokerages a good deal for cheap stock trades, or do they skimp on the features you need most to make informed investing decisions?"

Living Frugally

"Never spend your money before you have it." - Thomas Jefferson

Michal presents 5 Ways To Save Money On Your Cell Phone Bill Phone Reviews Plus posted at Phone Reviews Plus, saying, "Tips to saving money on your cell phone bill"

Ryan Hudson presents Can Using a Credit Card Be Considered Frugal? posted at Best Credit Cards IQ, saying, "How to use a credit card responsibly and maintain a frugal lifestyle."


"Retire from work, but not from life." ~ M.K. Soni

Robert @ The College Investor presents What Young Workers Should Know About Social Security posted at The College Investor, saying, "I got my first Social Security statement and it got me thinking..."

Jackson presents Retirement Plans; A Roth IRA posted at 2009 Tax, saying, "Traditional IRAs are not as beneficial as Roth IRAs for most tax payers."

Ryan @ MFN presents Roth IRA Qualifications posted at The Military Wallet, saying, "Are you qualified to open a Roth IRA? Find out income and contribution requirements to see if you are eligible!"


"The only way not to think about money is to have a great deal of it." - Edith Wharton

Super Saver presents How Living Only on Base Salary Funded our Early Retirement posted at My Wealth Builder,saying, "Here were the compensation elements that we saved instead of spending."


"A tax loophole is "something that benefits the other guy. If it benefits you, it is tax reform." — Russell B. Long, U.S. Senator

Robert Moore presents 2011 Tax Information For Small Businesses And Self-Employed Individuals posted at 2011 Tax, saying, "Small business owner tax information and tips is available for 2011 on the IRS website."

Madison DuPaix presents Tax Extension Form 4868 posted at My Dollar Plan, saying, "Need more time to get your taxes in order? You can extend your filing date but you'll need this form first!"

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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1 comment:

Robert @ The College Investor said...

Thanks for including my post!