Monday, December 6, 2010

Financial Independence Compilation, make money blogging and passive income opportunities


Welcome to the December 6, 2010 edition of financial independence.
Your Financial Independence Articles
Making money blogging: diaries of a beginner blogger entry 2–should I give up? - Back in September 10 I posted an entry entitled Diaries from a beginner blogger entry 1. In that post I explained why I started this blog and, in summary, what I wanted to achieve.
Just to recap, I made the following points…
Passive income opportunities - This post is a bit of dummy spit from me. Not a nice start, I apologise for that. I get very annoyed by the main stream financial advice available in personal finances magazine or even on TV. The main advice you get from the experts is to cur your expenses,save your money, put it into your superannuation, or 401K if you are in the USA and have an emergency fund.
Whilst they are not wrong I believe they are missing the point. Think about the following scenario…

Top ten saving tips - Want to save your money but don’t know where to start? Or perhaps you are have already gone through the process of cutting your expenses but it has not been enough?
Whatever your circumstances, I have compiled ten easy ways save on your daily expenses.

Reader’s Articles

Rich D presents Where to Buy Penny Stocks posted at Stock Tips, saying, "Buying penny stocks can be confusing for many investors. Learn how and where to buy penny stocks and what to look for when choosing which penny stocks to buy."

Pinyo presents How to Protect Yourself from Debit Card Overdrafts posted at Moolanomy.

Colin Robertson presents What Credit Score Do You Start With? posted at The Truth About Credit Cards.com, saying, "If your one account is in good standing, meaning you’ve made payments regularly and kept the balance low (credit utilization), you should have a good credit score."

BC Russell presents Free MLM Leads posted at Internet Marketing... while being careful with your cash., saying, "That can’t be a real offer, can it? Well sort of. Here are 3 ways you can generate MLM leads free, if you understand the downsides."

Everything Finance presents How to Manage Customer Reviews Online posted at Small Business Resource, saying, "For small business owners, word of mouth advertising is one of the most effective ways to draw new customers."

Tim Chen presents Rewards Showdown - Chase Sapphire vs Capital One Venture posted at NerdWallet Blog - Credit Card Watch, saying, "The Chase Sapphire and the Capital One Venture Rewards cards seem pretty similar, and even their signup bonuses and rewards programs overlap. But when you really look at the numbers, some glaring differences appear."

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Trippy Limerick posted at Mad Kane's Humor Blog.

Thursday Bram presents Doing What You Love, and Deciding Never to Retire posted at Currency.

Thursday Bram presents How Much Should You Spend On Having Fun? posted at Currency.

Jeff Weber presents Discover More Card Review Who Benefits with this Credit Card posted at Smart Balance Transfers, saying, "The Discover More card is a good credit card for people who want good customer service and fair treatment."

Chizoba Morah presents Your Personal Finance Journey | Information Gallery posted at Information Gallery.

Chizoba Morah presents Tips for Taxpayers Who Owe Money to the IRS | Bookkeeping Tips posted at Bookkeeping Tips.

Barb Friedberg presents How to Prepare for the Coming Inflation posted at Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance, saying, "Get ready to fight inflation with these tips. Your shopping trips are going to cost more soon!"

Steve Faber presents How to Use the Law of Attraction to Win the Lottery | lucky-lotto-numbers.com posted at Lucky Lotto Numbers, saying, "Thousands of people ask this question every day. Have any of them really thought about how this could happen? Apparently not! Here is what they're missing, and it's as plain as the nose on Cyrano's face."

BWL presents 8 Ways To Save Money On Your Christmas Shopping posted at Christian Personal Finance, saying, "This article looks at 8 simple ways you can save money on your christmas shopping this year..."

Michael Pruser presents Understanding the Value of a Good P/E Ratio posted at The Dough Roller, saying, "Knowing the value of a good P/E ratio could be the edge you need in the stock market."

Michael presents Sony Card From Capital One $50 Gift Card posted at Consumerism Commentary, saying, "A credit card for anyone loyal to the Sony brand, or who has a big electronics purchase looming."

Praveen presents Two Stock Ideas: NETC and RPM posted at My Simple Trading System.

Odysseas presents Five Ways You Can Turn Your Debt-inspired Frown Upside Down posted at Wallet Blog, saying, "I think your readers will enjoy my submission this week because it shows them that debt does not have to be such a heavy burden. Anyone can take control of their financial future by making a few lifestyle changes."

MoneyThinking presents Holiday Hosting on a Budget posted at Money Thinking, saying, "I realized the other day that I’m going to have three or four get-togethers at my house in the next month. First off, I wondered what I was thinking. Secondly, I realized that this could get really expensive! Luckily, I have experience with keeping things cheap but fun… and as always, I’m going to help you, the readers, do the same! Hosting a holiday party this year? Then check out these quick tips!"

freefrombroke presents LIFE Has A Way Of Screwing Up Budgets posted at Free From Broke, saying, "You try to do the right thing and make a budget. But you find that your cash flow still doesn't work out. What's happening? LIFE!"

Ken presents How a Home-based Business Helps You Reduce Taxes Even More – Part 2: Business Losses posted at Spruce Up Your Finances.

PT presents Do You Need Home Office Insurance? posted at Prime Time Money, saying, "Does your small home business need insurance?"

DoubleMyNet presents Buy My Truck For $900 Per Month posted at Double My Net Worth, saying, "How would you like to buy a USED truck for 900 U.S. dollars a month? That's a terrific steal. Better than 1500 a month, don't you think?"

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Transferring Your Brokerage Account? Switch Brokers With Ease posted at The Digerati Life, saying, "Thank you!"

Darren presents Social Security Benefits for your Spouse posted at MORE than Finances, saying, "You may know about receiving social security benefits for yourself when you retire. But did you know that when you retire, your spouse also receives benefits?"

Erin Pavlina presents How I Got Every Job I Ever Wanted posted at Erin Pavlina - Spiritual Wisdom for Conscious People, saying, "When I was 17 my father told me I could work for him during the summer for $3.00/hour or I could go out into the “real world” and get a job that earned minimum wage, which at the time was $5/hour. I thought this was a very clever deal since he was offering me the..."

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