As we keep going through this home buying process, we keep finding out more and more about hidden costs and so forth. It’s just amazing how demanding the home buying process really is, even here where the prices are relatively low. I am so happy that I do not live in an overheated housing market. I’ll keep my Iowa life, thank you very much.
What Would You Do If You Lost Your Job? This is a great question for everyone to think about as it helps you to plan for contingencies. My plan would be pretty similar to this one, except I might just say “forget it” and give writing for a living a shot. (@ blueprint for financial prosperity)
The Simple Dollar Retro: Rewriting Money Magazine’s “25 Rules To Grow Rich By” I wrote an extensive critique of an article in the November 2006 issue of Money Magazine. I think they intended it to be a “puff” article, but I took it to task and exposed a lot of interesting stuff. Give it a read.