When I was around age twenty, my favorite musical group was They Might Be Giants. I was nearly obsessed with them, owning all of their albums and even their obscure EPs. Yesterday, I was at Best Buy. I wandered through the music section and noticed that they had a new album out – and I didn’t just pick it up and buy it. I still enjoy the CDs I have – I listen to them in my truck on occasion – but I guess things really have changed. An aside – my son loves their child-oriented albums.
Question For Readers: Get Rid Of Debt Before Investing For Retirement? My philosophy is that you should invest in your 401(k) up to the highest amount that your employer will match, then pay off debts as fast as you can. (@ consumerism commentary)
The Simple Dollar Retro: Money Merge Accounts: Are They A Good Deal For Home Borrowers? This post stirred up a storm and has since taken on a life of its own, receiving a new comment every day or two and currently resting at 206 comments. I was a bit more hands-off with the comments here than in other places because of the passion of some of the commenters (but I still keep things family friendly).