How was your New Year’s Eve? We grilled steaks and had a champagne toast when the ball dropped….which was 9 pm here. My son who was getting ready to start his evening just laughed. Oh well, it works for us.
We started the year off yesterday with Hoppin’ John and cornbread to have good luck all year!
Around the Web
After revisiting 2010 goals and setting new ones for this year, I decided to make January a no-spend month. I’ll update my progress each week so you know how close I am to my monthly goal.
Are you a basketball fan? Well, there a personal finance blog version of March Madness hosted by Free Money Finance and I’m participating. Check out the brackets and be ready to vote for me when I’m up.
Don’t buy that tax software yet because PF Stock is giving away 5 copies of H&R Block at Home.
No Editor’s picks today because there were so many great posts reviewing the past year and making plans for the next. How do you pick one over the over?
Instead I’ll share with you a couple of resolution round-ups to get you started. They might give you some ideas!
Welcoming 2011 With Goals and Resolutions is at Consumerism Commentary and includes yours truly.
Joe Taxpayer shares his 2011 Resolution Roundup.
Carnivals and Roundups
Bring on the Yakezie @ Miss Thrifty
Dollar Matters: Carnival of Personal Finance #288 @ Financial Highway
Lessons from the Iraqi Dinar Scam @ Hope to Prosper
Baby Boomers Blog Carnival Seventy-first Edition @ Baby Boomers U.S. (The Blog)
Weekend Reading: Christmas Edition @ Invest it Wisely
Carnival of Personal Finance #289: New Year’s Eve Traditions @ Blonde and Balanced
Yakezie Carnival Round-up, Part 2 @ Little House in the Valley
Retirement Round Up One @ Buck Inspire