Weekend Scoop: Labor Day Edition

by Kay Lynn

Labor Day Parade

NYC Labor Day Parade circa 1900

Do you have today off?  My office is closed today but I’ve been working on blogs for the hours.  I guess it’s the price to pay for taking the past two days off.

Our grandson was over Saturday and we met up with my in-laws and their grandkids for dinner and games at Chuck E. Cheese’s.  I love that they have games for grown-ups and kids alike.  The pizza’s not too bad either!

Around the Web

Most of us have stuff in our kitchen we don’t use.  Read about these 10 kitchen appliances you may never use at Couple Money.

If you have time, here are a few of my favorite personal finance articles this past week.

Failure and Greed of American CEOs @ Hope to Prosper

Good Debt & Bad Debt – What’s my Take? @ Life and My Finances

Poverty is NOT a Disease @ So Over Debt

She Is the Man Now @ Financially Consumed

24 Legitimate Home-Based Business Ideas @ Christian Personal Finance


Thank you to these blogs for including one my articles.  They have some great links in them!

Financial Follies: Playing Doctor Is for Kids – Let’s Play Gynecologist! @ The Millionaire Nurse Blog

What Other Bloggers are Saying #15  @ My University Money

Yakezie Carnival – The Jester Edition @ The Ultimate Juggle


Voting closes Wednesday for the Tempur-Pedic essay contest here at Bucksome Boomer.  If you haven’t already, please take a moment to read the entries and vote for your favorite.

Need an iPad?  One of the blogs hosting a giveaway for this great prize is Life and My Finances.  Enter by the end of the month!

Christian PF is also giving away an iPad plus four $25 Amazon cards.  You can enter through September 11th.

We’re giving away a $25 iTunes gift card at Two Savvy Sisters.  Entries close September 11th.

Money is the Root is celebrating his 100th post with a $50 Amazon Gift Card giveaway.  Entries close September 19th.

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