Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Financial Independence Compilation

Welcome to the October 4, 2010 edition of financial independence.

Your Financial Independence Articles

How to create a budget and stick to it - A budget is a vital tool to help to stay in control of your finances. A budget is like a roadmap for your finances. Once it is created it will help you to stay on course…

Four tips to wealth - There are some proven actions that wealthy people have taken in order to become wealthy. Unless you were born rich we all have to work to make our ends meet and the idea of achieving financial independence sounds pretty good to me.

Although many writers have created steps or tips on how to get rich the road is not easy. Each of these steps take persistency and patience. With the right attitude and doing the right things you are certain to get there…

Reader’s Sponsored Articles

Khaleef @ KNS Financial presents How to Create a Budget – Evaluate Expenses posted at Faithful With A Few, saying, "Establishing goals and setting up a budget is not the end. You must now evaluate your spending to be sure that your money is working toward your goals!"

Bruce presents Government unemployment mortgage assistance posted at Government Mortgage Help, saying, "If one has lost their income during the recession and do not wish to lose their house as well, there are government unemployment mortgage assistance programs that can help."

Sun presents Don’t Like Your Savings Account Yield? You Have Other Options posted at The Sun’s Financial Diary.

Tim Chen presents NerdWallet's Best Rewards Card Roundup, Fall 2010 Edition posted at NerdWallet Blog - Credit Card Watch, saying, "At NerdWallet, we don’t believe that credit cards are one-size-fits-all. Here we break down some of our favorite rewards cards by lifestyle and category, so there's something for all types."

Hussein Sumar presents Top 5 Retirement Myths posted at Roth IRA, saying, "Planning for retirement is a topic that is not on the minds of many people because, well it is too boring. Some people would rather spend a 1 hour extra of their day in the gym working out or socializing than talking to a financial advisor about their retirement goals. In this article, we explore 5 myths that you should get out from your head in order to practically prepare for a smooth retirement. As life expectancy continues to rise (people are living longer), you have to plan at what age will you realistically be able to retire and how much of a nest egg you will need. Will you need $1 million, $2 million or more? Well it all depends on your lifestyle, your goals, your financial obligations and more."

Neal Frankle presents Early Mortgage Payoff….A Good Idea? posted at Wealth Pilgrim: Money Management Advice, Financial Stess Management, Addiction Recovery Plan & Resources, saying, "Is an early mortgage payoff a good idea? An early mortgage payoff is not in your financial interest right now. In fact, it’s the last thing you should do — at least from a financial standpoint."

freefrombroke presents myFICO Offering Free FICO Score posted at Free From Broke, saying, "You can receive an official FICO for free from myFICO."

Praveen presents Is The Education Market The Next Credit Bubble? posted at My Simple Trading System.

Tim Chen presents Best Balance Transfer Card Just Got Better: 0% for 21 months posted at NerdWallet Blog - Credit Card Watch, saying, "Citibank’s Platinum Select credit card has been the standout balance transfer card for some time now, offering 0% rates for 18 months. Now the deal has gotten a bit sweeter with some customers able to get 0% for a full 21 months."

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  1. Thanks for including my article about evaluating expenses!

  2. @Khaleef @ KNS Financial

    You are welcome.

    Thank you for submitting it to my compilation, hope to see another one next week.