When I was a little kid, one of my favorite video games was called Contra. In it, you played a soldier battling an alien invasion in the jungle – you ran to the right, aliens ran at you, and you shot at them. I played this game with one of my cousins for hours upon hours, and we also played the sequel, Super C, to death. Well, Super C recently was released for download on my Wii and I decided to purchase it. Talk about a pure nostalgia rush – the time I’ve already spent playing it (maybe an hour) has been well worth the cost of the game, from the simple enjoyment to the huge nostalgia rush.
Ten Questions To Talk Over With Your Spouse Before You Retire As my wife and I continue to mull over a stay-at-home arrangement for one or the other of us for a few years, these are very similar to the questions we’re talking about. (@ all financial matters)
Ten Common Investing Mistakes – Or Just Personal Choices? You’re going to find situations where any investment strategy is a mistake. The challenge is finding one that makes sense and fits with your goals. (the digerati life)
The Simple Dollar Retro: 26 Personal Finance Books Ranked From Best To Worst At the halfway point of my “52 Personal Finance Books In 52 Weeks” series, I stepped back, looked at the 26 books I had reviewed, and ranked them. Here’s that ranking. Hint: if you’re into next month’s book club, you shouldn’t be shocked by the top choice.