I just finished reading Boomsday by Christopher Buckley. The novel relates a presidential campaign geared to get the young to vote. How? One candidate advocates a “Boomsday” – in other words, a euthanasia of all Baby Boomers when they reach age 75. That’s one way to solve the Social Security woes! Anyway, on to personal finance news.
How To Save Money On Magazines My best tip in this area is to ask yourself if you really read the magazine at all, and if you don’t, then stop getting it. I have problems in that area. (@ money smart life)
Cutting Dishwasher Costs: Tips From A Sears Expert These are some really nifty tips, especially the “run hot water in the tap for ten seconds” one. (@ the frugal duchess)
Retirement Savings After A 401(K) And IRA Good information, but remember that if you’re already maxing out a 401(k) and a Roth IRA, you’re blowing away virtually everyone else and will probably give yourself a raise when you retire.
The Simple Dollar Retro: Turning Off The Financially Irresponsible Mindset These tips all worked for me while I was in the process of defeating a financially irresponsible mindset, which was one of the largest challenges I faced in getting my finances in better shape.