Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The Wealth Builder Carnival #146

Welcome to the one hundred forty-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.


Theresa Torres presents How to Make Some Extra Money posted at CreditDonkey.com Tips, saying, "Here are a few ideas to help you get some extra cash in your spare time. Check out which suits you best."

Insuring and Protecting

Gary presents Is Life Insurance Tax Deductible? posted at MyLifeInsuranceQuotes123.com, saying, "Is life Insurance tax deductible? Is life insurance taxed at all? How about estate taxes, death benefit payouts, and premiums – how are all these aspects of life insurance treated under the tax code? Check out our guide to answer the most important questions you’ll have about life insurance and taxes."


Bill Smith presents Rating Royal Bank Of Scotland Today posted at FastSwings, saying, "Royal Bank of Scotland Group operates in both the United Kingdom and the United States. Its operations in other countries are minimal in comparison."

John Schmoll presents OptionsXpress Review: An Online Brokerage Worth Looking At posted at Frugal Rules, saying, "Investing in the stock market is vital to building wealth and with the variety of options available of where to invest it can be confusing. Choosing a good brokerage that has good offering and low fees can be a great way to help grow your retirement portfolio and get your investing on the right foot."

Living Frugally

Matt Becker presents Buying a Car: Sealing the Deal posted at Mom and Dad Money, saying, "This is the final installment of my series on buying a car. In this post we'll go over the final steps in the car-buying process to make sure you get exactly the car you want at the absolute best price possible."


Justin @ Root of Good presents A Simple Way to Retire 15 Years Earlier posted at Root of Good, saying, "Justin at Root of Good illustrates the huge impact of lower spending and higher savings. By increasing savings from 10% of income to 30% of income, aspiring early retirees can knock 15 years off their retirement date."


simon elstad presents How Much Money Should You Have In Savings Before You Invest? posted at Modest Money, saying, "Beyond what amount should you move part of your emergency fund from a savings account to maybe an investment account. This weeks post explores that from the combined wisdom of PF bloggers."

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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