The first link listed in this week’s roundup references a great article which outlines the secrets of getting rich. Well, it’s not much of a secret, really, but so few heed the advice. Start investing early, take advantage of compounding interest and never lose money.
Seems simple enough, doesn’t it? Wish I had read it 20 years ago!
The Frugal Roundup
Prioritizing Your To-Do List: Getting the Right Things Done. I really like the way this list of priorities can be sorted by various metrics, making it easier to see what really belongs at the top depending on your goals.
Some Deeper Thoughts on Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending. While Lending Club has been good to me, I understand (and agree with) many of the points presented here.
22 Manly Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin. I’m partial to the mini survival kit, but there are several other great uses for these tins.
Bootstrapping Your Start-Up Business with Little or No Money. I started Frugal Dad for less than $50, which obviously has much lower overhead than more traditional businesses.
7 of the Best Free Finance Apps for the iPhone and iPad. I don’t have an iPhone (but the Verizon edition has my attention) or an iPad, but if I did, these would be on my list of downloads.
Best of the Rest
- Spending Too Much Money? 10 Warning Signs To Watch Out For
- Groupon Coupons Review
- Caught in a Rut? 4 Tips for Climbing Out
- My Crossover Point
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