Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The Wealth Builder Carnival #126

Welcome to the one hundred twenty-sixth 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.


Ben presents The Game posted at More Sales Appointments, saying, "Sales 2.0"

Theresa Torres presents 7 Signs that Freelancing is Right for You posted at MakeMoneyInLife.com, saying, "Freelancing may not be as easy as you or others think but if you are not afraid of hard work and if you possess or are willing to work on the following traits, then you may consider entering the world of freelancing."

Bryan presents Reasons To Change Jobs posted at Gajizmo, saying, "The best ways to improve your future financial security are to increase your earned income through a career or home business, invest wisely, and limit your spending. This article advises readers on when it may be time to change jobs, make that jump, and get that promotion or raise."

Insuring and Protecting

Jon and Krista Maroni presents What to do When a Friend Tries to Sell You Life Insurance posted at Responsible and Generous Living in Early Adulthood, saying, "How to navigate the awkward and inevitable insurance salesmen, particularly those you know, sent out to recruit family and friends into buying through their insurance company. Tips on what type of life insurance is beneficial and which plans you'll be pushed toward."


Dividends4Life presents PepsiCo, IBM and 7 Other Dividend Stocks Raising Their Payouts posted at Dividend Growth Stocks, saying, "When you purchase individual stocks, risk is inherent. Sometimes bad things happen to good stocks. Eventually, every investor will hold a stock that falls out of favor and endures a double-digit decline. Understanding this from the onset makes it easier to deal with. To minimize the risk of significant declines, your core portfolio should focus on blue-chip dividend growth stocks..."

Martin Poldma presents How to Create a Billion Dollar Business posted at Success and Personal Development Blog, saying, "I would like to submit my latest post on how billion dollar companies are created and how anyone could really do it, if they have a successful business in which they keep investing their wealth."

Living Frugally

John Schmoll presents 5 Great Ways to Save Money When Buying a New Car posted at Frugal Rules, saying, "Buying a new or a new to you car can be a stressful time as you need to figure out how much you can afford as well as negotiating with the dealer. With a little homework, comparison shopping and outside the box thinking you can generally save a nice little sum of money on your car purchase."


Jason Hull presents Are We Taking the Wrong Retirement Risks? posted at Hull Financial Planning, saying, "According to one economist, '(A new Congressional rule) proves that pensions are pretty much dead.'"

Super Saver presents The Death of Pensions posted at My Wealth Builder, saying, "This article examines how we should be using mental accounting to allocate our investments in our retirement portfolio."

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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