March 27th, 2012
Festival of Frugality #329
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The Credit Karma Blog is honored to be hosting this week’s Festival of Frugality. There were lots of posts to pick from. We selected our three favorites out of the bunch, along with 15 other great blog posts. Thanks to all who submitted!
Our Top Three Picks
Aloysa presents My Mother Was a Mail-Order Bride posted at My Broken Coin. Though not exactly about frugality, this first in a three-part series will have you enthralled. Alyosa shares her family’s story of her mother choosing to list herself as a mail-order bride.
MR presents Your First Investment Should Be Fun And Exciting! posted at Money Reasons. Which is more important? A Roth IRA? A 401(k)? Brokerage accounts? Read about Money Reason’s evolution of investing, and how priorities can–and do–change.
Steve presents Getting Back on Track After a Financial Train Wreck posted at Money Infant. Guest poster The Stoic Investor shares his story of financial and personal recovery after finding himself “broke, bankrupt, and divorced.”
The Best of the Rest
Sean Bryant presents Top 4 Things You Should Be Doing in Your 20s for Financial Security posted at One Smart Dollar.