This week, I began sharing a few money tips on the Frugal Dad Facebook page, along with other links I find interesting outside of the weekly roundup collection. If you are on Facebook, but haven’t yet joined us there, I encourage you to follow us.
If you’re wondering what to get me for Christmas this year, sharing a few of these tips with fellow Facebook friends to help spread the message would make for a nice stocking stuffer!
The Frugal Roundup
It’s tough to measure financial progress, particularly the progress of others. Those with the most toys often have the most debt, and those with huge incomes often spend most of it each month.
This is a good description of what peer to peer lending is and how it works. I’m a big fan of Lending Club, and have managed a 10.85% net annualized return on my investments there. Take that crappy savings rates!
With the kids out of school over the holidays, it would be a fun time to host a holiday cookie swap!
There is a frightening possibility that you could be legally forced to pay someone’s bills, someone other than your spouse. Yes, this is for real.
The Digerati Life shares 5 ways to deal with holiday stress and Christmas blues, two things I’ve been struggling with myself this year.
With all the hype about Christmas shopping, it’s easy to forget the real reason we celebrate. To help get closer to that memory, remember to give to charity this holiday season.
As 2010 draws to a close, it’s time to start thinking about taxes – here are some year-end tax deductions you don’t want to overlook.
Health care costs are on the rise. This post details how a Health Savings Account can help you save money.
A nice collection of real, practical, non-spammy ideas for making extra money from home – jobs for stay-at-home-moms (and dads).
Best of the Rest
- Do You Want To Own Your Own Franchise?
- Buying Organic Herbs in Bulk and Saving 90%
- Checklist Of Things You’ll Need At Tax Time In 2011 For Doing Your 2010 Taxes
- Keep Your 401k Safe from Employer Fraud
- How Much House Can You Really Afford?
- I’m Switching to e-bills and e-statements
- The Best Employee Gifts
- Is Payment Protection Insurance Ever a Good Idea?
- 8 Ways to Fix Holiday Spending Problems
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