The story of the week was the rescue of the trapped miners in Chile. They had the world cheering them on and taught us a lot in the process. Consumerism Commentary identified 6 money and life lessons in their story.
I’m changing the format up a little so I can include more links . It was just too difficult to pare down to ten best posts this week.
8 Money Questions That Have a Lasting Impact on Your Finances. These decisions make a big difference in your life. @Christian PF
Family Lessons in Frugality. Aloysa is originally from Russia and discusses the difference in frugality between Russia and America. @ The Kitchen Sink
John Lennon Quotes. Teachings from John Lennon on money and life. @Free from Broke
Why You Need Health Insurance and How I Learned it the Hard Way. The title says it all. @ Money Crashers
The Power of 2nd (and 3rd) Opinions. Jay saved thousands of dollars by getting other quotes for car repairs. @ Budgets Are Sexy
When the Levee Breaks. How could you not like a post that mentions Robert Plant in the first sentence (plus has a Led Zeppelin video)? You’ll have to read it for the connection to personal finance. @ Gen Y Wealth
Are You Familiar with Tipping Etiquette? This post includes thoughts on tipping on all types of dining situations. @ Personal Finance Firewall
How do You Know You’re Retired if You’re Still Working? An interesting look at working while retired. @ Retirement: A Full-Time Job
Judging A Generation Of Home Buyers Based On TV Shows like ‘House Hunters’. Observations on today’s home buyers. @ Everyday Tips and Thoughts
Do you have a Emergency Financial File to simplify your personal finances? A reminder how to have information you need readily accessible for emergencies. @ Simple Financial Lifestyle
How Higher Taxes Saved Me A Boatload Of Money. A silver lining in the recent California tax increases. @ Financial Samurai
Introducing EOD Basic 3.0: Made for Newbies but Perfect for Everyone. This is a great tool for zero-based budgeting. @ Enemy of Debt
Dave Ramsey’s New House: Did He Follow His Own Advice And Pay Cash?. You’ll have to read the post to find the answer. @ Bible Money Matters
There’s only a lot because I forgot some last week. Enjoy these round-ups of good reading on the web.
Carnival of Money Stories @ Free Money Finance
Weekend Reading: The Changing Seasons and Canadian Thanksgiving Edition @ Invest it Wisely
Green Links: Saving Green and Going Green @ Greenbacks Gal
Sherpa Picks: Holiday Spending, Groupon and More @ Cash Flow Sherpas
2010 Blog Action Day Roundup @ Beating Broke
Smoky Mountain Getaway Roundup @ Personal Finance by the Book
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