The Simple Dollar Morning Roundup: Freedom Friday Edition

This is the first time in more than three months I’ve genuinely been looking forward to a somewhat relaxing weekend. I plan on doing little else but taking care of household chores, playing with my kids, watching some baseball, reading, and playing a few games on my Wii.

The First Million Is The Hardest This is a brilliant illustration of the impact of the power of compound interest over a lifetime of financial responsibility – the later years are absolutely amazing. (@ moolanomy)

Finding and Killing Nemo Along With My Debt Snowball Sometimes, things that seem like a great deal end up not being a very good deal after all. Total cost of ownership, my friend, total cost of ownership. (@ gather little by little)

One Man Who Beats The Market (And His Suggestions For Individual Investors I’ve been thinking about portfolios a lot lately, and this is more fuel for the fire. (@ get rich slowly)

The Simple Dollar Retro: Calculating Net Worth: What Should One Do With Their Primary Residence? Personally, we’re counting the house as an asset and the mortgage as a debt.

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  1. Pinyo says:

    Thank you Trent. Using the word “brilliant” to describe one of my post is a huge honor.

    PS: I also love Glbl and J.D posts — both are great!

  2. glblguy says:

    Thanks so much Trent and I agree on TCO…been talking to my wife about that. Funny thing about that article, I debated posting it as I didn’t think anyone would find it interesting!

  3. paidtwice says:

    great articles! and it sounds like a wonderful weekend. Don’t forget to write a few articles inbetween the Wii games ;)

  4. Mark says:

    If you canceled cable how will you watch baseball, it is on cable?

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